Men's Tennis Travels to California to Participate in 13 Team Tournament;
March 27, 2001
Irvine, Calif.-- - The University of Memphis men's tennis team (7-6, 1-2) will participate in a 13-team tournament at California-Irvine, beginning at 9 a.m. (Pacific Time), Thursday, against Northern Arizona.
The winner of that match will play Tennessee Tech, which received a first-round bye, at 1:30 p.m., Friday. The set-up of the UC-Irvine Anteater Classic is similar to the way the Conference USA tournament is set up in that the teams are put into a bracket and then whether they advance or fall into the losers bracket depends on the team score, not the individual match scores.
Other participating schools include Jacksonville, Sacramento State, Northern Arizona, Tennessee Tech, Illinois State, Idaho State, Southwest Missouri State, Southern Mississippi, Denver, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and Pacific in addition to the Tigers and host UC-Irvine.
In other action Thursday, Jacksonville will face Sacramento State, while Denver plays Texas A&M-CC, all at 9 a.m. Illinois State and Idaho State will face off at 1:30 p.m., while SW Missouri State and C-USA foe Southern Miss also square off at 1:30 p.m.