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Men's Tennis - Sat, Mar. 23, 2013

Men's Tennis picks up three wins on Spring Break Trip

The Seminole State men's tennis team recently traveled to Florida during their spring break for several matches and training.

To begin the week, the SSC men would face off against NJCAA fourth ranked Johnson County College from Kansas in a dual match in Oklahoma City. Seminole came out hot, as the Trojan men took all three doubles matches and led 3-0. Singles play would prove to be just as dominate for Seminole, as they took five out of the six matches in straight sets, losing only at #2 singles in a third set tie-breaker. The Trojan men won the dual 8-1 over Johnson County.

SSC then traveled to Tallahassee, Florida to take on Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College on Sunday, March 17th. Seminole came out a little flat, losing at #1 and #2 doubles, but winning #3 doubles and going down 2-1 after doubles play. SSC would fight back and pick up wins at #1 singles, #6 singles, but would drop #2 and #4 singles going down 4-3. Rain came and washed out the match, with no final team score.

On Monday, March 18th, the men traveled to Daytona Beach, Florida to take on NCAA D1 Bethune Cookman University in a scrimmage. In the 10 matches that were played, SSC took five of those against the D1 School.

On Tuesday, March 19th, SSC would face off against NJCAA Onondaga Community College from New York. Seminole won the dual match 9-0, and only dropped nine games total in the dual match.

More rain came on Wednesday, March 20th as SSC had two duals scheduled against NCAA D3 schools University of Wisconsin Osh Kosh and Western New England University. The duals were unable to begin, and were unable to be rescheduled.

On the way home, the Trojan men stopped over in Meridian, Mississippi to take on Meridian Community College. Even after a long day of traveling the day before and tough weather conditions in Meridian, SSC flexed its muscle and defeated Meridian 9-0. Seminole won eight shutout sets in the dual.

The matches that were completed, SSC went 3-0 on the trip. The Trojans have now won eight dual matches this year by a score of 9-0 and now stand at 11-3 overall on the year.

Next up:

Thursday, March 28th, 2013 vs. Oklahoma State University at Stillwater, Oklahoma at 4:00 pm