TENNESSEE STATE at RHODES
Saturday, March 5 | 10 a.m.
Memphis, Tenn. | Dunavant Tennis Complex
TENNESSEE STATE vs. LEMOYNE-OWEN
Saturday, March 5 | 1 p.m.
Memphis, Tenn. | Bellevue Tennis Center
OPENING SERVE: In the final tune-ups before the start of Ohio Valley Conference play, the Tennessee State men’s tennis team will travel to Memphis Tenn. to take on Rhodes and LeMoyne-Owen on Saturday. Saturday’s action concludes a six-match road swing for the Tigers before playing five-consecutive matches at home.
LAST TIME OUT: TSU suffered a 7-0 loss at #50 Middle Tennessee on Feb. 27 on the road. The nationally-ranked Blue Raiders earned the doubles point before taking all six of the singles matches.
ABOUT RHODES: The Lynx have gone 3-0 this spring with victories over Bethel, Hendrix and Christian Brothers in February. Rhodes, which competes at the NCAA Division III level, is led by Eliot Blatt at the No. 1 singles position.
Singles Victories: Grant Maddox (9)
Doubles Victories - Team: Kyle Burton/Shashank Nautiyal (5)
Doubles Victories – Individual: Daniel Bernal, Kyle Burton, Grant Maddox, Shashank Nautiyal (5)
UP NEXT: The Tigers will jump into Ohio Valley Conference play with home matches versus Tennessee Tech on Friday, March 18, and Jacksonville State on Saturday, March 19.