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Sports This Week: 3/25-3/31

March 25, 2019

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Sports This Week: 3/25-3/31

Graphic by Jessica Mouton

Graphic by Jessica Mouton

Graphic by Jessica Mouton

Graphic by Jessica Mouton

Men’s tennis looks to continue win streak as conference play begins:

After subsequent victories over UT-Rio Grande Valley and Alcorn State in Brownsville, Texas, on March 22 and 23, the men’s tennis team will look to improve upon its win streak with matchups against New Mexico State, Abilene Christian and Incarnate Word.

The Colonels’ competitions against Abilene Christian on March 29 at 2 p.m. in Abilene, Texas, and Incarnate Word on March 31 at 11 a.m. in San Antonio, Texas, will mark their first conference matches of the season.

The team will face New Mexico State on March 26 at 12:30 p.m. at the Colonel Tennis Complex.

Women’s tennis looks to pick up first road victory of season:

The women’s tennis team is set to face Abilene Christian on March 29 at 2 p.m. in Abilene, Texas, and Incarnate Word on March 31 at 11 a.m. in San Antonio, Texas, following a 3-4 loss to Bradley on March 20 at home.

A victory in either match would give the Colonels their first road victory of the season.

Baseball faces Lamar series following close matchup against No. 10 LSU:

The baseball team is set to travel to Metairie on March 26 to face Southern Miss. at 6:30 p.m. ahead of a series with Lamar in Beaumont, Texas, on March 29 through 31. The men will face the Cardinals at 6 p.m. on Friday, 2 p.m. on Saturday and 1 p.m. on Sunday.

The Colonels are coming off of a 4-5, 10-inning loss to No. 10 LSU in Baton Rouge on March 20.

The men also won their series against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on March 22 through 24, defeating the Islanders on Friday and Sunday but falling short in 10 innings on Saturday.

Softball begins stretch of home games:

After sweeping Abilene Christian in a road series on March 22 and 23, the softball team is set to travel to Baton Rouge on March 27 at 6 p.m. to face No. 8 LSU.

The team will then face Sam Houston State at Swanner Field on March 29 and 30, competing at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Friday and at 12 p.m. on Saturday.

The series will mark the first of a stretch of home games for the women that will conclude on April 13.

 

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