TSU Looks to Continue Winning Ways
Thursday, April 6, 2017
TSU Looks to Continue Winning Ways
Photo by Sam Jordan- TSU Athletics

TENNESSEE STATE at ALABAMA A&M 
Friday, Apr. 7 | 11 a.m. CT 
Huntsville, Ala. 

TENNESSEE STATE at EASTERN KENTUCKY
Saturday, Apr. 8 | 12 p.m. CT 
Richmond, Ky. 

OPENING SERVE: 

The TSU men’s tennis team hits the road for two straight matches this week. Tennessee State will head to Huntsville, Ala. for a match with Alabama A&M on Friday, Apr. 7 at 11:00 am. The Tigers will then head to face the Colonels of Eastern, KY on Saturday Apr. 8 at 12:00 pm in Richmond, KY.

LAST TIME OUT: 

The Tennessee State men’s tennis team earned a pair of victories on Saturday at Hadley Park. In the first match, the Tigers earned a 5-2 victory over Eastern Illinois in an Ohio Valley Conference match before taking down Arkansas Pine Bluff by a 6-1 margin.

With the wins, TSU improves to 7-4 overall and 1-1 in OVC play.

ABOUT ALABAMA A&M:

The Bulldogs are winless this season having dropped 17 consecutive matches. Alabama A&M has six student-athletes that make up the team. Willis Mbandi is in his first season at the helm of the program.

ABOUT EKU: 

The Colonels are 13-7 this season and have a 2-1 conference record. Eastern Kentucky dropped its last match 7-0 to conference opponent Tennessee Tech. Ramon van Flymen has 17 singles wins to pace the team.

UP NEXT: The Tigers will host cross-town rival Belmont Apr. 13 at Hadley Park.

Singles Victory Leader: Burton (9)

Doubles Victory Leader-Team: BURTON, Kyle/PARANT, Tom (6)

Doubles Victory Leader-Individual: Burton, Parant (7)

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