Utah Hosts Northern Arizona and Weber State

vs NA, WeberSalt Lake City, UT – The University of Utah men’s tennis team (5-0) looks to keep its winning streak alive this weekend, as it takes on Northern Arizona (0-0) and in-state rival Weber State (0-1) on Saturday at the Eccles Tennis Center. Utah will face the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks at 12 p.m. and the Weber State Wildcats at 5 p.m. As always, admission is free and fans can park in the lot East of Guardsman way free of charge. Live stats are available here.

Head coach Roeland Brateanu looks forward to the doubleheader: “Weber State is always a tough out. It is a fun in-state rivalry. NAU is a much improved team, so we have two tough matches.”

Northern Arizona (0-0)
Coaches in the Big Sky Conference voted that the Lumberjacks would finish fifth during conference play this season. Last year, Northern Arizona finished sixth out of twelve teams. The Lumberjacks will begin the 2016 season tomorrow at BYU before facing the Utes on Saturday.

Weber State (0-1)
The Wildcats were picked to finish first in the Big Sky. Last year, Weber State finished first during regular season play with just one conference loss.  Weber State has three Second Team All-Conference players returning to its squad this year: Jakub Gewert, Todd Fought and Landon Barlow. Last year, the Utes defeated the Wildcats 6-1 in Salt Lake City. BYU handed the Wildcats their first loss of the 2016 season last Friday, 7-0.

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Match Information
Northern Arizona (0-0) at Utah (5-0)
Date: Saturday, January 30
First Serve: 12 p.m. MT
Court: Eccles Tennis Center
Location: Salt Lake City
Coverage: Live Stats

Weber State (0-1) at Utah (5-0)
Date: Saturday, January 30
First Serve: 5 p.m. MT
Court: Eccles Tennis Center
Location: Salt Lake City
Coverage: Live Stats

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