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Tennis Teams Take On Alabama A&M

Monday, January 30, 2006

Jan. 30, 2006

On January 28, both the men's and women's tennis teams battled Alabama A&M at the Whitworth Racquet Club in Nashville, Tenn. Though it was the third match for the Lady Bisons this season it was only the first for the Bisons. The Lady Bisons lost their match 5-2 to bring their record to 0-3 while the Bisons won 6-1 to get their season off to a 1-0 start.

Singles winners for the women were Mary Beth Muncher and Casey Hall (default).

The men's team earned the doubles point with #1 doubles Mike Sherman & Andrew Harris, and #3 doubles Jeff West and Andy Mizell winning their matches. Singles winners for the men were Andrew Harris, Mike Sherman, David Carrillo, Jeff West, and Daniel Carrillo.

Lipscomb tennis player Colten Jones said, "Despite the fact that I lost my match, I am glad that we were able to win as a team. It is nice to be 1-0 going into a tough match against UT Martin because it give you a sense of momentum and confidence."

The Bisons will take on UT Martin on February 4 at the Whitworth Racquet Club.