PASADENA, CA – The Beavers men's tennis squad is slated to play 19 matches during the 2014 season. Their schedule is loaded with nationally ranked teams throughout.
Based on the preseason poll from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, Caltech is playing six teams that are ranked in the top 20. Highlighting those national rankings are No. 2 ClaremontMuddScripps, No. 3 Amhearst and No. 7 Cal Lutheran.
The season's first match is a road match at Biola on Feb. 1 with their home opener a SCIAC contest versus Occidental.
The Beavers will play 11 home matches, six road contests and two neutral site events. The two neutral site matches (March 8 vs. Linfield and March 10 vs. Hardin Simmons) will be played in Indian Wells, CA. The same city that hosts the annual professional men's and women's tournament.
Caltech is returning all but two individuals from their 2013 campaign. The top three players (Devashish Joshi, Rushikesh Joshi and Luka Mernik) all return.