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MEN’S AND WOMEN’S TENNIS HOST SOUTHERN VIRGINIA TODAY FOR SEASON OPENER

MEN’S AND WOMEN’S TENNIS HOST SOUTHERN VIRGINIA TODAY FOR SEASON OPENER

RALEIGH, N.C. – Shaw University men's and women's tennis will host Southern Virginia University Friday (Sept. 20) at 4 p.m. at Worthdale Park located at 1001 Cooper Road, Raleigh, NC 27610.

 

The Bears (0-0) opens the 2019-20 season today, coming off a 5-10 overall record during 2018-19 year. Shaw returns three players from a season ago and welcome five newcomers.

 

The SVU men's squad opens the 2019-20 season after posting a 13-6 mark last season. The Knights (0-0) were 4-4 on the road a year ago.

 

On the women's side, the Lady Bears (0-0) whom are the two-time defending Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) champions open the season against the Knights of SVU Friday. Shaw is coming off a 17-9 overall record last year and returns four players that were All-CIAA a season ago while welcoming three new players.

 

As for the Knights women's tennis squad, SVU (0-0) finished 15-5 overall during the 2018-19 season. The Knights posted a 5-3 mark on the road.

 

Southern Virginia is a Division III member institution from the Capital Athletic Conference (CAC).

 

For the most up-to-date information on Shaw athletics and its 13 varsity sport teams, visit www.shawbears.com.