MEN'S TENNIS OPENS UP WITH TOP-SEEDED S.C. STATE IN MEAC TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP
Dr. James Heimdal will be coaching in his first MEAC Tennis Championship
Dr. James Heimdal will be coaching in his first MEAC Tennis Championship

April 12, 2012

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference has released its 2011-12 Men’s Tennis Championship bracket and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore men’s tennis team will open up with top-seeded South Carolina State University on Friday, April 13 at noon. The Hawks received the invitation after finishing in fourth-place in the MEAC North, while S.C. State stands as the No. 1 seed in the MEAC South.

UMES (0-16, 0-7 MEAC) faces a tough challenge in their opener as the Bulldogs have won 14-straight matches and ended the regular season with a 16-2 mark. They were a perfect 4-0 in the MEAC and are vying for their fifth straight conference title.

The winner of the match will square off with the winner of the Bethune-Cookman and Hampton contest on Saturday, April 14 at noon. The single-elimination tournament will conclude on Sunday, April 15.

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