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No. 5 Bearcats host Benedict, Johnson C. Smith

No. 5 Bearcats host Benedict, Johnson C. Smith

FLORENCE, S.C. – The No. 5-ranked Lander men's tennis team faces a pair of non-conference foes in its first two home matches of the season as the Bearcats host Benedict on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. and Johnson C. Smith at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday. 

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STORYLINES

• Lander (3-1) advanced to the championship of the City of Florence Invitational, but fell 4-3 to No. 11-ranked Wingate.

• The Bearcats are aiming for their 10th and 11th consecutive home victories. 

• Since 2011, Lander is 67-8 at home.

• Benedict (0-4) is facing its second PBC opponent of the season after falling 5-0 to USC Aiken. 

• Johnson C. Smith (0-3) has earned just one point this year. 

Ozan Cildir and Omar El-Moslemany are 4-0 in doubles this season.