Men's Tennis Bound For Baylor During ITA Kickoff Event|
June 9, 2017
LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) - The UNLV men’s tennis team will take part in the annual ITA Kickoff Weekend event next season by traveling to Waco, Texas, after this week’s national draft determined the site lineups.
Competing from Jan. 27-28, 2018, the Rebels will face the top-seeded and ninth-ranked host Baylor Bears at the Hurd Tennis Center while No. 2 seed and 31st-ranked Florida State will take on No. 41 Purdue. The winners of each match will play each other the following day, as will the losing teams.
UNLV also learned its final ITA Mountain Region rankings and finished No. 3 as a team. Departing senior Jakob Amilon was the region’s No. 2 singles player while Alexandr Cozbinov was fourth. The doubles team of Amilon and Evaldo Neto ranked No. 2 in the region.