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2018-19 Men's Tennis Season in Review
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
2018-19 Men's Tennis Season in Review


  • Tennessee State finished the 2018-19 season 5-12 overall, including a 0-6 run in the Ohio Valley Conference, finishing sixth in the league.
  • The Tigers went 3-5 at home, 0-6 on the road, three of the matches on neutral ground.
  • TSU took on Jacksonville State in the first round of the OVC Tournament hosted at Hadley Park, competing in the tournament after a year hiatus.
  • Big Blue introduced a new coaching staff for the 2018 spring season with Dr. Harriet Hamilton serving as the Interim Director of Tennis and former Tiger Kyle Burton as the Interim Assistant Coach.
  • Along with a new coaching staff, the Tigers added four newcomers to the roster, two at winter break - Leandros Misdrachis, Juan Carlos Rojas Antezana, Maksims Kazijevs and transfer Alberto Gonzalez Raton. 
  • The men’s team earned the highest team GPA of men’s small sports this spring with a 3.387.
  • Stefan Koruga was named the team’s Most Valuable Player while Larry Sloan was named Most Improved at the annual Athletics Banquet.
  • Leaders:
    • Singles – Leandros Misdrachis: 5-10 overall, 5-10 dual, 0-5 OVC
    • Doubles – Stefan Koruga and Leandros Misdrachis: 4-9 overall, 4-9 dual, 1-4 OVC
    • Doubles: Individuals – Stefan Koruga and Leandros Misdrachis: 4-9 overall, 4-9 dual, 1-4 OVC