Arkansas Tennis to Take on Ole Miss at Noon
BY ANDRES FOCIL
FAYETTEVILLE, ARK. – No. 29 Arkansas will take on No. 4 Mississippi at noon on Sunday, March 28, at the UA Outdoor Tennis Complex in a match originally scheduled for 1 p.m.
The match will feature some of the best collegiate players in the nation as Arkansas and Ole Miss combine to have five nationally ranked singles players and one nationally ranked doubles team. Mississippi’s singles lineup contains Catalin Gard, No. 4 in the nation, Claes Lindholm, No. 29 in the nation, and Paul Ciorascu, No. 82 in the nation. Gard and Ciorascu team together to represent the Rebels with the 8th ranked doubles team in the nation as well. Ole Miss comes into Fayetteville with a 15-1 record on the season and a perfect 7-0 mark in SEC play. The Rebels only loss came to UCLA on February 7.
The Razorbacks, 11-4 on the season with a 2-3 mark in SEC play, have two highly ranked players as well in Adrians Zguns, No. 10 in the nation, and Nathan Price, No. 83 in the nation. Arkansas’ Matt Roberts and Imraan Ismail are 10-3 on the season in doubles play with a 7-3 mark at the two spot.
Following Arkansas’ match against Ole Miss the Hogs will prepare for upcoming matches against Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Ala., at 1 p.m. on April 2 and against Auburn in Auburn, Ala., on April 4.
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