Fresh off a national runner-up finish in the team competition, two of the top singles competitors in the NCAA are progressing along nicely in the singles championship.
Top-seeded Loeb improved to 52-3 on the year with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Zoe Scandalis of USC Thursday in second round action.
Loeb will next take on Breaunna Addison of Texas Friday with a spot in the quarterfinals on the line. Addison will be a formidable challenge as she is one of only three players to beat Loeb this season.
As for No. 7 Carter, she also won in straight sets 6-2, 6-2 over Arizona State’s Desirae Krawczyk. Jenny Jullien of St. Mary’s will be her Friday challenger.