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WHITTIER, Calif. – Director of Tennis Kristin Yep announced the Whittier College Men's Tennis 2019 Schedule Monday, which includes 13 home matches.
The Purple & Gold open February with three straight home matches at the Richard Ettinger Tennis Courts against Concordia (February 2), Pomona-Pitzer (February 9), and UC Santa Cruz (February 16). They end the month with a road dual with cross town rival Biola University on February 23.
Whittier will travel to Claremont, Calif. on March 3 for two neutral match-ups against Christopher Newport and Mary Washington before returning to the Richard Ettinger Tennis Courts for a nine-match home stand spanning from March 8-March 30. They begin with Rhodes (March 8) and Hardin-Simmons (March 9) and then take on Babson (March 16), Trinity (CT) (March 18), and Hobart (March 19) within four-days. The final four matches of the month will take place against Puget Sound (March 23), George Fox (March 25), Linfield (March 27), and Chapman (March 30).
April will be a test for the Poets as they return to Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) play. They start with road matches against Claremont-M-S (April 6), Cal Lutheran (April 12), and Redlands (April 13) before hosting Occidental (April 19). Their final regular season match will occur on the road against Caltech (April 20).
The Ojai Championships are set to take place April 26-28 in Ventura, Calif.