Both Princeton fencing teams will begin a four-week run through the Ivy League schedule this weekend when the men host Penn and the women head to Philadelphia to meet the Quakers.
Princeton (11-4) vs. Penn (8-5)
Saturday, Mar. 30, 2 p.m. at Lenz Tennis Center, Princeton, N.J.
ITA team rankings: Princeton 52, Penn NR
Individual rankings: Princeton's Matija Pecotic #7 singles, Princeton's Zack McCourt/Pecotic #33 doubles; Penn NR
All-Time series record: Princeton leads 98-12-1
Last meeting vs. Penn: Princeton won 4-3 on Mar. 31, 2012 in Philadelphia
Streak: Princeton 5 overall, 2 home
On the Tigers: Since coming up short in two straight 4-3 losses in its final two ECAC matches, Princeton has won seven of its last eight, the only defeat a 5-2 loss on the road to a Pepperdine team now ranked No. 6 in the nation.
On the Quakers: Penn is 7-0 at home this season and 1-5 away from their Levy Pavilion courts this season. The Quakers had a six-match winning streak this season, all at home, before going winless on a three-match trip to Florida.
Common opponents: Both teams have played and defeated Buffalo, Stony Brook and St. John's as their only common opponents.
Princeton (8-4) at Penn (8-3)
Saturday, Mar. 30, noon at Hamlin Tennis Center, Philadelphia, Pa.
ITA team rankings: Princeton 65, Penn NR
Individual rankings: Princeton NR; Penn's Agustina Sol Eskenazi and Sonya Latycheva #32 doubles
All-Time series record: Princeton leads 28-13
Last meeting vs. Penn: Princeton won 4-3 aon Mar. 31, 2012 in Princeton
Streak: Princeton 4 overall, 2 away
On the Tigers: Three of Princeton's four defeats this season have come by 4-3 scores, including its last outing at Loyola Marymount on Mar. 21.
On the Quakers: Penn has won four of its last five matches and are undefeated at home this season, winning all five home contests.
Common opponents: Temple is the teams' only common opponent. Princeton won 6-1 on Jan. 30, and Penn won 7-0 in its last match on Mar. 23.