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Men's Tennis Takes on Jacksonville State In OVC Tournament
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Men's Tennis Takes on Jacksonville State In OVC Tournament
Photo by Sam Jordan- TSU Athletics

TENNESSEE STATE vs JACKSONVILLE STATE
Friday, Apr. 21 | 2 p.m. CT 
Nashville, Tenn.  

OPENING SERVE: 

The men’s tennis team is set to take on Jacksonville State in the opening round of the OVC Tournament on Friday Apr. 21 at 2 p.m. at Centennial Sportsplex. This is TSU’s first trip since 2003.

LAST TIME OUT: 

Tennessee State dropped a 7-0 match to Jacksonville State. TSU began the match trailing 1-0 after losing the doubles point to start the day. Tom Parant and Kyle Burton trailed 3-5 in their doubles match before it went unfinished.

Matt Brown played tough at No. 1 losing by scores of 7-6, 6-3 to Jaryd Reese. The Tigers struggled in singles play throughout the afternoon. Shashank Nautiyal provided a spark at No. 4 before falling to Felix Morck 7-5, 6-3.

ABOUT JACKSONVILLE STATE: 

Jacksonville State enters the OVC tournament as the No. 3 seed. The Gamecocks had multiple players earn double digit wins including three All-Conference members. JSU finished the season with an 11-8 record while posting a 4-2 conference mark.

UP NEXT: The winner between TSU and JSU will go on to play Eastern Kentucky in the next round of the tournament. 

Singles Victory Leader: Burton (10)

Doubles Victory Leader-Team: BURTON, Kyle/PARANT, Tom (8)

Doubles Victory Leader-Individual: Burton, Parant (9)

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