| No. 44 Minnesota vs. No. 35 Louisville l No. 38 Boise State
|Date||Friday, February 8 l Saturday, February 9|
|Time||6 p.m. l 3 p.m.|
|Location||Baseline Tennis Center|
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Feb. 7, 2013
After a two-week road swing, Minnesota men’s tennis returns to the Baseline Tennis Center this weekend for two matches on home court. The Gophers welcome No. 35 Louisville on Friday night for a 6 p.m. match-up and will face No. 38 Boise State the following day at 3 p.m.
Louisville enters the weekend with a 4-4 record this spring. Most recently, the Cardinals sprung an upset victory over No. 19 North Carolina. The Cards are led by Chris Simich, who holds a team-best 15-7 record, and Sebastian Stiefelmeyer, who sits at No. 82 in the ITA singles rankings. Minnesota will look for payback against Louisville as the Cardinals were victorious with a 6-1 win in the last meeting on Feb. 4, 2012.
Boise State travels to Minneapolis searching to snap a four-game losing streak. The Broncos, who are 2-4 on the season, boast the No. 28-ranked singles player Andrew Bettles. Bettles is currently 3-3 in action. The Gophers last faced the Broncos on Feb. 6, 2011 at Baseline where the Maroon and gold came out on top with a 5-2 defeat.
The Gophers will host a USTA Member Appreciation Event in conjunction with the match against the Broncos on Saturday afternoon. The event will start with a Cardio Tennis Clinic for both kids and adults, which is at full capacity. However, all members are still welcome to attend a question and answer session with Minnesota head coach Geoff Young that will follow at 2:30 and wrap up before the match begins.
Spec Places Second at Regionals
University of Minnesota’s Matic Spec fell in a hard fought finals match at the ITA Central Region Championships Monday.
Spec Plays Into Regional Finals
University of Minnesota’s Matic Spec advanced to the finals of the ITA Central Region Championships Sunday in Stillwater, Okla.
Spec Advances to Quarterfinals at Regionals
Minnesota student-athlete Matic Spec is advancing to the main singles draw quarterfinals at the ITA Central Region Championships after a victory Saturday in Stillwater, Okla.