The Seminole State men's tennis team recently competed in the 2013 Men's NJCAA National Championships in Plano, Texas. After five long days of play, SSC finished sixth nationally.
Highlights of the week were semi-final finishes at #1 singles for Tendai Tapfum, #3 singles for Tyler Bridges, and #6 singles for Dimitar Komov. All three doubles teams also made it to the quarter-finals in each of their draws, but fell in the round of eight.
Complete draws and team results can be found at the following link:
In the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) rankings, Seminole State moved up one spot to #5 in NJCAA. The rankings were recently released on April 12th, 2013.
Several men were also ranked individually, with Tendai Tapfuma ranked #11, Wikus Myburgh #15, Tyler Bridges #37, in singles and the doubles combinations of Bridges/Myburgh #8, Brown/Tapfuma #28, and Komov/Vechione #35.
Here's the link to the complete rankings:
* Women's rankings to be released this Friday, 04/18/2013
This past weekend, the Seminole State men's tennis team played in the 6th Annual SSC Trojan Classic in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The men played four dual matches, and finished with a 3-1 record. SSC defeated Cowley College 7-2, Hesston College 9-0, Barton College 8-1, and fell to Tyler Jr. College 8-1.
The men are now 15-6 overall on the season, and next plays Tuesday, April 9th vs. Cameron University in Norman, Oklahoma at 1:00 pm.