The University of Utah men’s tennis team (8-5) hosts the 45th ranked New Mexico Lobos (11-7) Friday at the Eccles Tennis Center at 6 p.m. MT. FREE PIZZA will be served to fans following doubles play. Also, newly installed scoreboards will debut at this match.
“New Mexico will be a very tough test for us,” said head coach Roeland Brateanu, “They are a very good team and will provide many challenges for our young team.”
Last Friday, the Utes secured a 4-2 victory over rival BYU in Provo. Sophomore Parker McGuiness was named Pac-12 Player of the Week on Tuesday and is 8-3 in singles duel matches.
Last year, Utah defeated No. 67 New Mexico in Albuquerque, N.M. Utah is looking is bolster a 6-2 home record, and the Lobos are 2-4 on the road this season. New Mexico is lead by No. 62 Samir Iftikhar in singles and by the 67th ranked doubles team of Hayden Sabatka and Bart Van Leijsen.
As always, admission and parking in the lot east of Guardsman Way are free. Come Friday to enjoy Utah tennis, new scoreboards and FREE PIZZA!
No. 45 New Mexico (11-7) at Utah (8-5)
Date: Friday, March 13, 2015
First Serve: 6 p.m. MT
Court: Eccles Tennis Center
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah