Men's Tennis Prepares for Regionals
Oct. 19, 2010
MEMPHIS, Tenn.--Four Tiger netters will face tough competition from throughout the region on Friday when they battle in Lexington, Ky., at the 2010 USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championships, hosted by the University of Kentucky.
The U of M will be represented in the main singles draw by senior Jordan Smith, junior David Henry and freshmen David O'Hare and Joe Salisbury. Main draw action, for both singles and doubles, is slated to begin on Friday, Oct. 22, however, match times have not been released.
Smith and Henry, ranked 47th in the nation as a duo, are the number six seeded doubles pair in the top flight. Most recently, the tandem competed at the ITA/D'Novo All-American Championships where they defeated 59th-ranked Isade Juneau and Josh MacTaggart (Indiana), 8-5, before falling to 49th-ranked Alex Domijan and Jarmere Jenkins (Virginia), 8-4. The pair holds a 27-7 record in 2010.