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Mississippi State
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Auburn University
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@RazorbackMTEN faces LSU on Senior Day

04/11/2014
Athletic Communications
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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - The University of Arkansas men's tennis team (12-15, 2-9) returns home for their final regular season match of 2014, taking on LSU at 1 p.m. on Saturday.

The Razorbacks are coming off an 0-2 performance last weekend, dropping 4-0 decisions to both No. 8 Georgia and No. 20 Tennessee.

Arkansas will honor the five seniors who complete their eligibility this spring on Saturday, with a small ceremony between doubles and singles play.

Hall Fess, a redshirt senior from Little Rock, Arkansas, has been a standout member of the team since arriving in 2009, particularly in doubles play. Fess has been a consistent member of the Arkansas doubles lineup, seeing time at all three doubles positions throughout his career. He really hit his stride this season, pairing with fellow redshirt senior Pete Thomason as the two combined two win a team-high 17 matches this spring at the No. 2 position. Fess is a nominee for the H. Boyd McWhorter SEC Scholar Athlete of the Year postgraduate scholarship as well as a member of the 2013 Community Service Team. Hall is the son of Greg and Judi Fess, and his father also played tennis for the University of Arkansas.

Manfred Jeske, a senior from Pretoria, Rep. of South Africa, will leave a legacy of success for future Razorbacks to follow. Together with his partner Mike Nott, he has been part of an extremely successful doubles pair that earned a trip to the NCAA Championships and the round of 16 in 2013. His success has extended to singles play the past two years, where he has been a mainstay at the No. 2 position including a victory that clinched a 4-3 win over No. 15 Florida this spring, the team’s first top-15 victory since 2006.

Christian Lee, a senior from Kuala Lumpur, Maylaysia, will leave with a 21-21 singles record bolstered by this season’s 9-7 performance. He has seen time at the Nos. three, four, five and six positions, including a perfect 3-0 mark at No. 3 this spring and appearances in four SEC matches.

Mike Nott, a senior from Chorley, England, has seen most of his success as a Razorback with fellow senior Manfred Jeske. The pair became the first Razorback doubles pair to qualify for the NCAA Tournament since 2009 and advanced to the round of 16 before falling. He led the team in singles wins his junior season, posting an 11-6 dual match record including three victories in league play. His win over his No. 78 ranked opponent was key in Arkansas defeating No. 15 Florida at home this spring.

Pete Thomason, a redshirt senior from Amarillo, Texas, joined the Razorbacks after two years at Tyler Junior College and made an immediate impact on the program. Thomason posted a 10-1 singles record his junior season after a successful fall but really found his place this spring, playing at the No. 2 doubles position with Hall Fess. The pair spent most of the spring ranked by the ITA, rising as high as 41, as they accumulated a team- and career-high 17 victories. 

LSU enter the weekend at 12-12 on the spring, having lost three consecutive league matches but are fresh off a 4-0 victory over Tulane.

Live stats links for both can be found on ArkansasRazorbacks.com as well as by following @RazorbackMTEN on Twitter.

Probable Lineups:
Arkansas
Doubles:

Singles:

LSU:
Doubles:
1. No. 33 Simpson/Butsch
2. No. 62 Trinh/Perez
3. Korinek/Kennedy 

Singles:
1. No. 81 Chris Simpson
2. Boris Arias
3. Justin Butsch
4. Andrew Korinek
5. Tam Trinh
6. Harrison Kennedy 


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