Tennis Preview (2/27-3/4)
The Pride men's and women's tennis teams will travel to Emory & Henry on Tuesday followed by a men's match on Saturday at Methodist. The men are 1-2 on the year while the woman are 0-2.
Tuesday, February 28 Men and Women at Emory & Henry (3:00 p.m.) -- The Emory & Henry men are 1-2 on the season with a spring season opening match against Hampden-Sydney on the schedule for Monday. The Wasps are 4-4 in doubles play season with the one and two teams going to 4-2. Each of the top six singles players have won multiple matches with Adam Henderson leading the way with four wins.
The women, meanwhile, are 1-2 on the year and opened the spring on February 24 with a loss to Hollins. Alyssa Wingate has a team high two wins in singles play while also picking up two wins with doubles teammate Sarah Vishnev.
Saturday, March 3 Men at Methodist (11:00 a.m.) -- Methodist is an impressive 6-1 on the season, including a 4-1 spring record. The Monarchs are led by USA South Player of the Week, Austin Wang, and USA South Rookie of the Week, Dillon Sullivan.
Wang is 10-3 on the year in singles play and 9-2 in doubles while is 9-4 in singles and 7-4 in doubles. Hams Baumstark has also posted an impressive record at 11-2 in singles competition and 9-3 in doubles.
Methodist was picked to finish fourth in the conference after going 14-7 last season.