Tigers Look to Get Back on the Winning Track
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Tigers Look to Get Back on the Winning Track

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 women’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 women’s tennis team was unable to slow down Eastern Illinois, suffering a 6-1 defeat at Hadley Park in Ohio Valley Conference action in the last match played. Sophomore Abhilasha Vishwanath secured TSU’s point with a singles victory.

ABOUT ALABAMA A&M:

Alabama A&M comes into the match having dropped its last two matches played. The Bulldogs are led by Head Coach Willis Mbandi.

ABOUT EKU: 

The Colonels hold a 7-9 overall record with a 3-2 conference standing. Eastern Kentucky has four players with double-digit singles wins led by Sagung Putri Dwinta with 15. Kristina Lagoda and Marina Marti are undefeated in doubles play with four wins.

UP NEXT: The Tigers will Arkansas Pine Bluff at Hadley Park on Apr. 11 at 1:00 pm.

Singles Victory Leader: POPIASHVILI, Ani (19)

Doubles Victory Leader-Team: NATRAJ, Pragati/VISWANATH, Abhilasha (7)

Doubles Victory Leader-Individual:  POPIASHVILI, Ani (12)

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