Utah State Men's Tennis Hosts Fresno State On Sunday In Regular-Season Finale
April 19, 2014
LOGAN, Utah - Utah State men's tennis (9-14, 0-6 MW) faces off against Fresno State (12-9, 3-4 MW) on Sunday, April 20. First serve for USU's regular-season finale is set for 11 a.m. at the USU Outdoor Courts on the east end of the campus of Utah State University.
Sunday is the Aggies and Bulldogs' second meeting this season, as Fresno State took the first match, 4-3, in Tucson, Ariz., on March 14.
"We have our final match of the regular season on Sunday, and hopefully Aggie Nation can come out again one more time," said USU head coach Clancy Shields. "I know it's Easter Sunday, but these guys really deserve for people to come out because they work hard and it would be great to send them out with a lot of support in their final regular-season match."
The Aggies have a chance to get four players into double-digit wins in dual match play. Freshman Sebastian Schneider leads the team with 12 wins, while freshman Dennis Baumgartner already has 10 wins exclusively at the No. 1 spot, but juniors Matt Sweet and Marcus Fritz both have nine wins. This is the first time the Aggies have had multiple double-digit winners since the 2010-11 team had four.
Fresno State had its five-match win streak snapped by Nevada on April 18 before travelling to Logan this weekend. The Bulldogs rely on their depth, as they have three players with double-digit wins and have two more within reach of the mark. In doubles, Ethan Lopez and Nikolas Papic have a team-high four dual match wins as a tandem.
Next week, the Aggies travel to Fresno, Calif., for the Mountain West Tournament. The four-day event begins on Thursday, April 24 and ends on Sunday, April 27. Mountain West Tournament information can be found by clicking the "MW Championship Central" link on the tennis page of www.UtahStateAggies.com
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