Tennis vs. Jacksonville State Rescheduled, Tigers Prepare for Eastern Kentucky
Friday, March 27, 2009

Tigers in OVC Action versus Eastern Kentucky, 

Rescheduled Match Against Jacksonville State Set 

Nashville, Tenn. – The Tennessee State University tennis teams will host Eastern Kentucky in OVC play on March 29th in Nashville, Tenn. at 10 a.m. Both men and women's squads are 0-5 overall and 0-4 in Ohio Valley Conference play.

The men's team is 3-26 in singles competiton, 1-12 in doubles' play, and are led by Justin Hamm (1-4), Aaron Fields, (1-4) and Michael Mosley (1-4) who have posted the only wins this season.

The women are led by Meagan Haynes (0-5) and Dania Lofton (1-4). Haynes still stands as the Tigers no. 1 player while Lofton has posted the only win thus far. In doubles action, the Tigers are winless at 0-14.

The last time both Tiger squads were in action back on March 20th versus Western Kentucky suffering a 7-0 defeat.  

Eastern Kentucky's men are 10-8 overall with a 1-0 OVC record while posting 2-6 on the road. The Colonels are fresh off a 6-1 win against Eastern Illinois (3/21) and are riding a two-match win streak. Alex Dasizquierdo leads EKU with a 16-12 record and is one-half of a 5-1 doubles combination with Niklas Schroeder.

EKU's women stand 12-5 overall and 1-0 in OVC play winning two of their last five matches while picking up a 7-5 win against Eastern Illinois (3/21). The Colonels are 2-5 on the road and are led by Myriam Mhirit (22-4) and the doubles team of Jemma Euers and Anouk Faure (14-6).

The Tigers will take on Jacksonville State in Jacksonville, Ala. on Tuesday, March 31st, start time is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. The match is a make-up after the original scheduled meeting was postponed on Friday, March 27th.