The men and women’s tennis teams will take on big teams this weekend as they bear the cold and focus on bringing wins back from Colorado, after suffering losses last weekend.
The men’s team competed last weekend in Houston against Rice University. The Wildcats had trouble with the Huskies and Owls, falling in the match, 6-0.
ACU was scheduled to play Prairie View A&M also in last weekend’s tournament, but due to weather conditions, the match was rescheduled.
“Even though we didn’t come through with the wins we wish we could have had, everybody still competed really hard and gave it their all,” sophomore Nico Agritelley said. “I am still very happy with where we are at and with the team’s performance this year. Our attitudes on the court are positive and always improving.”
The women’s team had their dual with Texas A&M, which was to be played last weekend, but is postponed to April 1.
This weekend, both teams will battle the cold as the Wildcats travel to Colorado Springs for matches against the Air Force Academy Falcons and Seattle University Redhawks.
The men’s team will go into the tournament with a 2-7 record, as the women’s team will lead with its record of 3-0.
Both teams will look to earn big wins by playing through some tough teams.
The Air Force Academy women’s team is going into the tournament with a 9-3 record after just coming from a 7-0 victory. The Falcons have seen earlier success in their season as they defeated No. 66 Kansas State 4-3.
In singles records, junior Kaysie Hermsdorf and freshman Lucile Pothier lead the women’s team with matching 5-0 records.
Agritelley leads the men’s team in singles as well doubles with a record of 5-4 in singles and 4-3 in doubles alongside his partner, senior Guilherme Gesser.
In doubles records for the women, Hermsdorf and senior Brittney Reed lead the team 8-0 and stand in the No.1 position.
The men’s team is scheduled to play Air Force Academy at 5 p.m. on Friday and Seattle University on Saturday at 5 p.m. The women’s team will be playing on Saturday and Sunday.