The UT Tyler men's tennis team has been named an Intercollegiate Tennis Assocation All-Academic team for the 2014 season. Three Patriots, Edward Timponi, Doug Kierstead and Ryan Spencer were named ITA Scholar-Athletes.
No. 10 ranked Pomona-Pitzer took a 2-1 lead over the UT Tyler men's tennis team after doubles, and did not look back, winning 5-1 over the Patriots. UT Tyler ends the season with a 22-5 record, tied for the most wins in program-history.
The UT Tyler men's tennis team, the 2014 American Southwest Conference champs, will open the 2014 NCAA postseason with a second-round matchup against Pomona-Pitzer in Claremont, California, Friday, May 9.
The 2014 American Southwest Conference Men's Tennis teams were announced Monday (April 28) by the league office. UT Tyler had nine All-ASC selections, the most in the conference while coach Bizot was named Coach of the Year.
UT Tyler men's tennis defeated rival Texas-Dallas 5-0 to win the 2014 American Southwest Conference Men's Tennis Championship on Sunday, the sixth tournament championship in seven years for the Patriots.