The UT Tyler men's and women's tennis teams were each handed their first loss of the season, with the ladies falling 8-1 to Tyler Junior College and the men fallinh 6-3 to Incarnate Word. The teams will hit the courts again on Saturday.
The No. 15 ranked UT Tyler men's tennis team hosted Southwestern and McMurry on Saturday, winning 9-0. 6-3 to remain undefeated in 2014. On the year, the Patriots are 4-0 overall, and 1-0 in the American Southwest Conference.
The UT Tyler men's and women's tennis teams opened the 2014 spring season with a pair of 9-0 sweeps against ASC-rival East Texas Baptist. The Patriots will now head to Tyler to host Schreiner at 5 p.m. on Saturday evening.
The UT Tyler men's tennis team has been picked to win the American Southwest Conference in the 2014 preseason poll the league office announced Monday. The Patriots received seven of the 11 first-place votes by the ASC's head coaches.