North Texas Host Last Sun Belt Matches
The nationally ranked No. 74 North Texas tennis team will play host to Troy and Middle Tennessee this weekend for its final two matches in the Sun Belt Conference.
North Texas (12-5, 4-0) climbed back into the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s rankings that were released Tuesday, April 9, at No. 74.
The Mean Green is fresh off a sweep of the No. 1 NJCAA Tyler Junior College last Thursday at the Waranch Tennis Complex.
Troy improved to 16-4 (4-0) on Tuesday afternoon with a 7-0 win over Alabama State. The Trojans now own the third-longest winning streak in the nation with 12 matches in a row.
Middle Tennessee (10-9, 3-1) moved above .500 on Wednesday afternoon defeating Samford, 4-3, on senior day in Murfreesboro, Tenn. North Texas looks to improve to 8-4 in the series before both teams move to Conference USA.
North Texas will take on Troy on Friday, April 12, at 3 p.m. and Middle Tennessee on Sunday, April 14, at 11 a.m. at the Waranch Tennis Complex. Sunday’s match will be senior day for Ilona Serchenko, Valentina Starkova and Barbora Vykydalova.