Saturday, March 17 marks the opening of the 2012 season for the Tennessee State University men's and women's tennis program when the Tigers welcome OVC foe Morehead State to the TSU Tennis Complex. The match is scheduled for a 1 p.m. first serve.
Coach Gerald Robinson's teams return a combined five letter winners from a year ago.
Among the leading returners for the men is Lawrence Washington. The senior from Canton, Mich., posted a 10-6 record last season and earned an Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week accolade.
Also returning on the squad is Memphis sophomore Shaun Ingram, who grabbed two victories in 2011.
The Tigers women's tennis team returns three letter winners in Kryston Mason (junior), Shardel Suber (sophomore) and Khadijah Williams (junior).
Morehead State's women boast a record of 7-4, including five straight wins. The Eagles' men's team also has a 7-4 record, winning six out of their last seven contests.
Admission is free to Saturday's match and fans are encouraged to attend. Results of Saturday's match will be available online at TSUTigers.com.
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