Feb. 19, 2007
Auburn, Ala. -
The undefeated Auburn men's tennis team continues play on Tuesday at the Brook Highland Racquet Club in Birmingham, Ala. The Tigers, 5-0, will play Alabama-Birmingham, 3-2, at 1:30 p.m. CT.
This will mark the 25th meeting between Auburn and UAB as the Tigers hold the all-time series advantage 17-7. The last time the two teams met was March 18, 2006, in Auburn. Auburn defeated UAB 5-2, by capturing the doubles points and victories at No. 1, 2, 4 and 6 singles.
Five Tigers have not lost in singles action so far this year. Leading the way with a 5-0 record is senior Robbert Lathouwers, who has seen action at the No. 1 and No. 2 spots. Lathouwers and sophomore Lukas Marsoun have also fared well in doubles play, as the duo has a 5-0 ledger to date. Junior Pawel Dilaj is also 5-0, while senior Alex Schweizer and sophomore Alexey Tsyrenov are both 3-0 in singles play.
Auburn has swept three of its opponents and is coming off a 6-1 victory over No. 37 Georgia Tech on Saturday. UAB defeated Southern Miss, 5-2, this past Saturday and also has wins over Winthrop, 7-0, and North Alabama, 7-0.