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Lady Bucs welcome in-state A-Sun rivals Lipscomb and Belmont this weekend
Thursday, March 05, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 5, 2009) - After spending the first two months of the season on the road the ETSU women's tennis team will open its quest for an Atlantic Sun Conference regular season championship with a pair of league matches this weekend. The Lady Bucs host conference foe Lipscomb with a 12:00 p.m., contest Friday, followed by 11:00 a.m., match Saturday at the
ETSU (1-3, 0-0 A-Sun) enters its home-opener after coming off a 4-1 loss at No. 65 Mississippi State last Saturday. During the contest the Lady Bucs held an early lead in three singles matches before inclement weather conditions came pouring in causing a second long delay forcing the match to be moved inside the Bulldogs McCarthy Gymnasium.
Individually, junior Yevgeniya Stupak (
Lipscomb (5-3, 0-0 A-Sun) enters its first conference match after falling at
After playing USC Upstate in its league opener this Friday Belmont (5-2, 0-0) strolls into the Tri-Cities after winning five out of its last six matches. In its last contest the Bruins picked up a 5-2 decision against in-state non-conference foe
Results will be available online at www.ETSUBucs.com after the conclusion of both matches.