NASHVILLE, TENN. – The No. 8 Texas A&M men’s tennis team continues their four match SEC road stand against the No. 18 Vanderbilt Commodores Sunday at the Currey Tennis Center at noon.
The Aggies (11-5, 2-1) look to bounce back after suffering a 4-0 defeat to No. 22 Kentucky Friday evening in Lexington. The Commodores (11-2, 2-0) return to league action after defeating Ball State 6-1 at home Friday.
Sunday’s match is set to feature five ranked singles players and two of the top five doubles teams in the country. The maroon and white enlist the top-ranked doubles team of Junior Ore and Jackson Withrow, while the Commodores feature the No. 5 tandem of Gonzales Austin and Ryan Lipman. A&M features three top-40 singles players in Harrison Adams (11), Shane Vinsant (26) and Jeremy Efferding (38).
In last season’s match-up the Aggies bested the Commodores 5-2 at the Mitchell Tennis Center in College Station. Efferding, Adams and Vinsant registered singles wins a season ago.
Following the match-up in Nashville the Aggies will stick to the road to face Arkansas and LSU, Friday and Sunday respectively. Stay tuned to AggieAthletics.com and follow @AggieMTEN on Twitter for coverage of Texas A&M men’s tennis.
No. 8 Texas A&M at No. 18 Vanderbilt
Texas A&M Projected Lineup (11-5, 2-1)
1- No. 11 Harrison Adams (9-5)
2- No. 26 Shane Vinsant (8-3)
3- No. 38 Jeremy Efferding (8-6)
4- Junior Ore (6-6)
5- Jackson Withrow (6-3)
6- Jordan Szabo (5-2)
Vanderbilt Projected Lineup (11-2, 2-0)
1- Ryan Lipman/Gonzales Austin (9-1)
2- Rhys Johnson /Ryan Smith(6-5)
3- Suresh Eswaran/Jeff Offerdahl (2-0)
1- No. 15 Gonzales Austin (9-1)
2- No. 122 Ryan Lipman (8-2)
3- Rhys Johnson(6-5)
4- Kris Yee (8-3)
5- Anton Kovrigin (8-1)
6- Jeff Offerdahl (7-2)