Tennis teams strengthen schedules over spring break

Andrew Weimer

Over spring break, both the men’s and women’s tennis teams found success in neighboring states. Between the two teams, only one loss was recorded, which was a close match in the first match of the break for the women’s side.


The women’s break schedule took place between the 11th-15th. They went an overall 3-1 during the time played, only losing to big ten opponent, Rutgers, which ended in a tight 4-3 deficit.

The Eagles defeated Butler 6-1 and swept Chicago State University and St. Norbert College 7-0. This weekend stretch helped the Eagles improve to an overall 7-3 on the season, having not yet started Sun Belt action.


The men’s break schedule took place between the 15th-18th. They posted a perfect 4-0 record during this tenure, beating Lipscomb at home and Coastal Carolina, The Citadel, and USC Sumter in South Carolina.

The Eagles have been on a tear as of late, winning 7 in a row to push their overall record to an impressive 11-8.

They defeated Lipscomb in a tight match 4-3 and swept the rest of their opponents, beating Coastal Carolina 4-0 and The Citadel and USC Sumter 7-0.

What’s Next?

Both teams resume play on Saturday, March 24. The men will face off against Eastern Carolina in Greenville, North Carolina at 11 a.m. and the women will take on Sun Belt opponent, Coastal Carolina in Conway, South Carolina at 10 a.m.

Andrew Weimer, The George-Anne Sports Reporter,