Tennis Teams Shutout Austin College, Hendrix

Saturday, March 1, 2008

The University of Texas at Tyler men’s and women’s tennis teams both shutout the men’s and women’s team from Austin College and Hendrix, 9-0, on Saturday afternoon at the Summers Tennis Center.

On the day, the men posted 11 shutout sets, while women posted seven of their own. Over the four match span, UT Tyler lost just one of 61 sets played.

On the men’s side, the Patriots have yet to lose a doubles match this season and have lost just eight in singles play, while the women have lost just six singles matches and only four in doubles.

Both UT Tyler squads now stand at 5-1 on the season.

The two Patriot teams will now travel to Central Mississippi to take on Mississippi College on Wednesday and Millsaps on Thursday. The matches against Mississippi will be the first American Southwest Conference East Division matches of the year for both teams. Matches will begin at 2:30 p.m. each day.