#51 Utah Hosts #3 UCLA and #2 USC

The 51st ranked University of Utah men’s tennis team (14-5, 2-2) will play its final two home matches of the season this weekend, facing #3 UCLA (17-2, 4-0) and #2 USC (22-2, 4-0) in Pac-12 play. Utah hosts UCLA on Friday, April 11 at 1:30 p.m. MT and USC on Senior Day, Friday, April 13 at 11 a.m. MT. Both matches will be played at Coach Mike’s Tennis Academy, weather permitting.Vs. UCLA

“It’s a fantastic opportunity to measure ourselves with the very best teams in college tennis,” said assistant coach Roeland Brateanu. “It looks like we will have some fantastic weather, so we would like to encourage all of our fans to join us at Coach Mike’s on Senior Weekend to honor and encourage Alejandro Medinilla, Ben Tasevac and Devin Lane one more time.”

No. 3 UCLA features five ranked singles players: No. 1 Clay Thompson, No. 3 Marcos Giron, No. 21 Mackenzie McDonald, No. 62 Gage Brymer and No. 92 Karue Sell. 

No. 2 USC has six ranked singles players who are all undefeated in conference play: No. 7 Ray Sarmiento, No. 17 Yannick Hanfmann, No. 46 Jonny Wang, No. 53 Roberto Quiroz, No. 94 Max de Vroome and No. 107 Michael Grant.Vs. USC

Utah is coming off a perfect road trip, clinching wins over #27 Oregon and Washington. Seniors Alejandro Medinilla, Ben Tasevac, and Devin Lane will all be honored on Sunday’s match vs USC.

On Tuesday, Junior Slim Hamza was named Pac-12 Player of the Week.

Against #3 UCLA
Date: Friday, April 11
First Serve: 1:30 p.m. MT
Location: Salt Lake City
Court: Coach Mike’s Tennis Academy (weather permitting)
Coverage: Live Stats

Against #2 USC
Date: Sunday, April 13
First Serve: 11 a.m. MT
Location: Salt Lake City
Court: Coach Mike’s Tennis Academy (weather permitting)
Coverage: Live Stats

Matches will be played at the Eccles Tennis Center in the case of inclement weather. 

 

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