Men's Tennis in HEB Tournament This Weekend

Thursday, March 07, 2002

Johnson City, Tenn. (March 7, 2002) -East Tennessee State's men's tennis team heads to Corpus Christi, Texas to compete in the H.E.B Championships being held from Friday, March 8th through Sunday, March 10th at the H.E.B Tennis Center and the Corpus Christi Country Club. The Buccaneers will face the Texas Tech Red Raiders tomorrow at 8:30 am at the Corpus Christi Country Club in the first round of the tournament. ETSU is 3-2 overall this season. The Bucs' two losses came to # 12 Tennessee and # 35 Wake Forest while defeating # 70 Memphis. ETSU sophomore Diego Iglesias (Mar del Plata, Argentina) is currently on a roll for the Bucs with a 4-1 singles record with his lone loss being to Mike Murray of Wake Forest. Texas Tech is 4-3 on the season. All three losses by the Red Raiders were to nationally ranked teams. The Raiders are bringing with them 59th-ranked junior Royce Ramey, who is 8-3 this season in singles action. Nationally ranked programs in the tournament include Middle Tennessee State (# 21), Boise State (# 66), Louisville (# 69) and Memphis (# 70).
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MBB UNC Greensboro 80 F
Dec 13 ETSU 79
WBB Eastern Kentucky University 49 Final
Dec 13 ETSU 64
WBB ETSU 86 Final
Dec 15 Morehead State University 77
MBB ETSU 63 F
Dec 16 Eastern Kentucky 60
WBB ETSU 48 Final
Dec 19 University of North Carolina Wilmington 61
WBB ETSU 56 Final
Dec 20 Jacksonville State University 57
MBB ETSU 60 F
Dec 22 VCU 84
WBB Iona College Johnson City, Tenn.
Dec 29, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MBB ETSU Knoxville, Tenn.
Dec 31, 1:00 p.m. Tennessee
WBB ETSU Chapel Hill, N.C.
Jan 2, 2:00 p.m. University of North Carolina
MBB VMI Freedom Hall
Jan 2, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MBB ETSU Birmingham, Ala.
Jan 5, 8:00 p.m. Samford
MBB Mercer Freedom Hall
Jan 8, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Greenville, S.C.
Jan 10, 2:00 p.m. Furman University
MBB Chattanooga Freedom Hall
Jan 10, 4:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Spartanburg, S.C.
Jan 12, 11:30 a.m. Wofford College