Despite entering the day on the heels of an emotional 4-3 win against Murray State in the previous round, the Tech tennis squad could not extend its season as the Austin Peay Governors took the semi-final dual by the score of 4-1
With the season riding on his singles contest, Tennessee Tech junior Alex Chen overcame the pressure to lift the Golden Eagles to the semifinals of the OVC Tournament Saturday, earning a 4-3 victory over Murray State on Friday.
Four members of the Tennessee Tech men’s tennis team have received all-OVC nods, with Josh Girling being named all-OVC first-team and Alex Chen, Vasily Eremeev and Justin Kirstein being named second-team
Seeking just three wins to reach the NCAA Tournament, the third-seeded Tennessee Tech tennis team takes on sixth-seeded Murray State Friday at 2 p.m. in the first round of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament at the Lone Oak Tennis Center in Paducah, Ky.
Eastern Kentucky clinched the Ohio Valley Conference regular season men's tennis title and top seed in the league's post-season tournament with a 7-0 victory over Tennessee Tech Sunday afternoon, denying the Golden Eagles a share of the crown.
The Tennessee Tech men's tennis team, undefeated in OVC play at 2-0, will face three road tests within the Ohio Valley Conference this week with stops at Austin Peay Thursday, Tennessee State Friday and Murray State Saturday.
Tennessee Tech's baseball, softball, tennis and track & field teams are all in action this weekend, and all on the road. The Golden Eagles will be representing Tech in Virginia, Kentucky, Illinois and Tennessee.
The Golden Eagle tennis team plays its first Ohio Valley Conference match on Saturday, visiting Jacksonville State for an 11 a.m. contest. Tech was picked to finish second in the OVC race this spring while the Gamecocks were tabbed for a third-place finish.
With the lessons from their opening weekend behind them, the Tennessee Tech men's tennis team heads to the University of Memphis Friday to face the Tigers. Memphis will be Tech's second ranked opponent in a week.