UChicago Athletics Preview: March 20-26

UChicago Athletics Preview: March 20-26


Baseball

UChicago (4-2 record) resumes its Florida spring trip contests this week. Six more games are on tap in the Auburndale and Winter Haven area.

In the first two games of the trip, the Maroon pitchers only allowed two runs in each game. They have struck out 20 batters over those 18 innings. Sophomore catcher Ian Bohn has gone 5-for-9 with multiple hits in each game. In three of UChicago's four wins this season, the team has allowed three or fewer runs.

  • DATE/TIME: Monday, March 20 @ 11:00 AM (ET) – UChicago vs. Carleton (at Auburndale, Fla.)
  • DATE/TIME: Tuesday, March 21 @ 2:00 PM (ET) – UChicago vs. Dartmouth (at Auburndale, Fla.)
  • DATE/TIME: Thursday, March 23 @ 10:00 AM (ET) – UChicago vs. Fontbonne (at Auburndale, Fla.)
  • DATE/TIME: Friday, March 24 @ 2:00 PM (ET) – UChicago vs. D'Youville (at Auburndale, Fla.)
  • DATE/TIME: Saturday, March 25 @ 10:00 AM (ET) – UChicago vs. Keuka (at Winter Haven, Fla.)
  • DATE/TIME: Sunday, March 26 @ 12:00 PM (ET) – UChicago vs. Southern Maine (at Auburndale, Fla.)


Softball

The Maroons (3-1 record) continue their annual spring trip games in Florida with eight more games this week in Clermont.

UChicago has excelled in the season-opening spring trips, with a combined record of 29-6 since 2014. Last year, the team went 8-1 in Florida and allowed two runs or fewer in seven of those games.

The squad is hitting .368 as a team so far this season. Senior third base Maggie O'Hara has tallied a .583 batting average with one home run, nine RBI and four doubles in four games played. Five players are hitting .500 or better.

  • DATE/TIME: Tuesday, March 21 @ 9:00 AM / 11:30 AM (ET) – UChicago vs. Wisconsin-Eau Claire / UChicago vs. Fontbonne (at Clermont, Fla.)
  • LINKS: Live Stats / Live Video
  • DATE/TIME: Wednesday, March 22 @ 9:00 AM / 2:00 PM (ET) – UChicago vs. Buffalo State / UChicago vs. Clarkson (at Clermont, Fla.)
  • LINKSLive Stats / Live Video
  • DATE/TIME: Friday, March 24 @ 9:00 AM / 11:30 AM (ET) – UChicago vs. Hendrix / UChicago vs. TBD (at Clermont, Fla.)
  • LINKSLive Stats / Live Video
  • DATE/TIME: Saturday, March 25 @ 9:00 AM / 11:30 AM (ET) – UChicago vs. Tufts / UChicago vs. MIT (at Clermont, Fla.)
  • LINKSLive Stats / Live Video


Men's Tennis

No. 5-ranked UChicago (10-1 record) will take on a tough group of opponents during its spring break trip to California. The quartet of foes all own national top 40 rankings – No. 37 Colby College, No. 14 Tufts University, No. 2 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and No. 13 Williams College.

On last year's spring trip, UChicago defeated Tufts 8-1 and lost to C-M-S by a 7-2 score. The Maroons avenged the loss in the NCAA Quarterfinals with a 5-2 victory against the Stags. Over the last three seasons, they have a 33-13 record against nationally-ranked teams in 46 matches.

  • DATE/TIME: Monday, March 20 @ 10:00 AM (PT) – UChicago vs. Colby (at Claremont, Calif.)
  • DATE/TIME: Tuesday, March 21 @ 9:30 AM (PT) – UChicago vs. Tufts (at Claremont, Calif.)
  • DATE/TIME: Thursday, March 23 @ 4:00 PM (PT) – UChicago vs. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (at Claremont, Calif.)
  • LINKS: Live Stats / Live Video
  • DATE/TIME: Friday, March 24 @ 9:00 AM (PT) – UChicago vs. Williams (at Claremont, Calif.)


Women's Tennis

The No. 6-ranked Maroons (9-1 record) head to California for a pair of matches against Westmont College and No. 2-ranked Williams College.

UChicago has faced off with Williams four times in the postseason since 2010. Their last meeting came in the 2016 NCAA Quarterfinals, which the Ephs won 5-0.

Most recently, the Maroons took third-place at the ITA Division III National Team Indoor Championship on March 3-5. They capped the weekend with a 5-2 victory over No. 11-ranked rival Washington University-St. Louis.

  • DATE/TIME: Wednesday, March 22 @ 12:00 PM (PT) – UChicago at Westmont
  • DATE/TIME: Friday, March 24 @ 9:00 AM (PT) – UChicago vs. Williams (at Claremont, Calif.)