Lions to Compete Against Arizona State, Fresno State This Weekend

Feb. 5, 2018

RELEASE BY MARLEY ABBOTT

After victories over both UNLV and New Mexico State this past Friday, the LMU men's tennis team (3-1) will be back on the road in Tempe, Ariz. this weekend for a pair of matches against Arizona State (0-3) and Fresno State (6-2). Two two matches will both be played at Arizona State.

On Friday, the Lions will rival the Sun Devils at 10:00 am, and will take on the Fresno State Bulldogs at 5:00 pm on Saturday.

The Last Meeting
Loyola Marymount1
Arizona State6
March 1, 2008
Tempe, AZ
Sun Devils Hand Lions a 6-1 Loss
Tempe, AZ - The LMU Lions men's tennis team was defeated 6-1 at Arizona State on Saturday. The Lions fall to 4-4 so far this season, as the Sun Devils move to 7-0.

The Last Meeting
Fresno State4
Loyola Marymount3
February 24, 2017
LMU Tennis Center
Men’s Tennis takes Fresno State to the Wire
Every court saw competitive tennis on Friday, as Fresno State edged Loyola Marymount 4-3.

Arizona State will be entering the weekend having dropped three matches at home this season, while the Lions have yet to host a home match, but have been dominating on the road. Fresno State, which will play at Pacific on Wednesday, is also carrying a short losing skid into the week, as they have come out behind in their last two contests on the road. The last time the Lions and Bulldogs met on February 24, 2017, Fresno State came out on top with a 4-3 victory against LMU at the LMU Tennis Center

Following this weekend's match, the Lions will come back home to host Cal Poly and Nevada to open the home portion of the schedule on February 23 and 24, respectively.

 

 

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