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No. 8 men's tennis faces three PBC opponents this weekend

No. 8 men's tennis faces three PBC opponents this weekend

GREENWOOD – The Lander men's tennis team (5-1, 0-0 PBC) begins Peach Belt Conference play this weekend at the Joe Cabri Tennis Center as the Bearcats welcome No. 4 Columbus State (4-0, 0-0 PBC) on Friday at 2:00 p.m., Georgia Southwestern (2-3, 0-0 PBC) Saturday at 1:00 p.m. and Georgia College (2-0, 1-0 PBC) at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday.

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STORYLINES

• Lander defeated Emmanuel 7-2 on Tuesday.  

• The Bearcats have won 19 consecutive regular season matches against conference opponents at home. 

• Lander's last home PBC loss in the regular season came on April 8, 2013. 

• Junior Eirik Groner holds a combined 10-2 overall record in singles and doubles play this season. 

• The Bearcats fell to Columbus State, 6-3, last year in the final match of the regular season.

• Lander blanked Georgia Southwestern, 9-0, on the road last year. 

• The Bearcats earned an 8-1 road win over Georgia College last season.