TSU Netters Open Season with Two Losses
Sunday, March 21, 2010

Men's Tennis Opens season with Losses at Morehead and EKU


The Tennessee State men's tennis team opened their 2010 season with 0-7 losses at Morehead State and Eastern Kentucky.

At Morehead State (3/19), newcomer Lawrence Washington pushed his first match at #1 singles to 7-5 before losing the second set (and match) 6-2. Justin Hamm , Aaron Fields , Austin Fields and Michah Poole dropped their matches in straight sets. In doubles, the team of Washington and Hamm lost 8-1 with Au. Fields and Aa. Fields dropping their match 8-1.

At Eastern Kentucky (3/20), Washington lost in a tie-breaker in the first #1 singles match, 7-6 (3) before losing the second set 6-4. Hamm lost 6-1, 6-0 in #2 singles, Aa. Fields lost 6-2, 6-0 at #3, Au. Fields dropped his #4 singles 6-1, 6-0 and Poole retired at 3-0 at #5. In doubles, Hamm/Washington lost 8-2 and Au. Fields/Aa. Fields lost 8-4.

Men's tennis will return to action on Saturday, March 27th when they host Jacksonville State at 1:30 on the Tiger Courts on Schrader Lane/Ed Temple Blvd.