RALEIGH, N.C. – The Shaw University men's tennis team will host Pfeiffer University for its home opener on Saturday, Feb. 15 at Worthdale Park. The match time is scheduled for 1 p.m.
The Bears are 0-2 to start 2020, coming off a 9-0 defeat by the hands of N.C. Wesleyan on Monday (Feb. 10). During that match, the Bears top performer in singles was Ilya Skobelev (Lelyshenko, Rostov-on-Don) who took his opponent three sets before falling, 6-2, 7-5, 4-10 from the fourth position.
As for Pfeiffer, the Falcons are also 1-1 to start the season. PU is coming off an 8-1 win over Brevard in its last outing on Sept. 29, 2019.
This will be the first meeting between Shaw and Pfeiffer, the Bears defeated the Falcons, 5-4 on Feb. 25, 2019.
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