The women’s tennis team (5-10, 2-4 Atlantic 10 Conference) will square off against George Washington (8-5, 2-1 A-10) Saturday at noon in Washington, D.C.
The Owls are currently on a three-match losing streak, having lost two matches last weekend: a 7-0 sweep at the hands of Penn, and a 4-3 loss to Fordham.
Since being elevated to the top flight seven matches ago, junior Alicia Doms is 4-3. Her last match was a 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 loss to senior Amy Simidian of Fordham.
A player to watch for Temple is junior Jordan Batey. She has won 5 of her last 7 singles matches, including a 6-1, 6-3 second flight victory over Fordham sophomore Sarah Ali. Batey has normally played in either the third or fourth flight this spring.
George Washington has lost three of its last four matches. The Rams’ best players this spring have been freshman Stephanie Wei and senior Mimi Hamling. Wei normally plays third flight, and Hamling plays fourth flight. Both players are 10-3 this season.