Lobos Travel to Compete Against #69 Miami and #58 Texas Tech
Feb. 27, 2013
Coming Up: #69 Miami, #58 Texas Tech
Where: Lubbock, Texas
When: March 2-3, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. MT
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Last Match for New Mexico:
The Lobos played at home against #41 Northwestern resulting in a 5-6 overall record after a 5-2 loss. The Lobos secured the doubles point after both teams won at #1 and #2. At the third court, the Lobos edged the Wildcats 9-8 (7-4). The Lobos had two three set matches in singles and had three tiebreak sets. Leading the Lobos in singles is senior Jadon Phillips with a dual match record of 8-3. The senior is currently on a seven win streak and in his last 10 appearances, he is 7-3. Following behind him is fellow senior Conor Berg with a record of 5-4. Top doubles team for the Lobos is the duo of James Hignett and Riaan Du Toit with a dual match record of 5-3.
#69 Miami, #58 Texas Tech:
Miami is currently ranked 69 in the country, a spot that New Mexico previously held last week. Miami (6-3) suffered its first loss at home after falling to #62 North Florida 5-2. Leading the team in singles is Wilfredo Gonzalez with a 7-2 dual match record and he is currently on a five win streak. Following behind him are William Albanese and Gabriel Flores both with six wins. #58 Texas Tech, previously #27 last week defeated Tulane in their territory with a score of 6-1. Texas Tech finished the 2012 spring season with a 15-8 overall record going undefeated at home 8-0. They had two singles players nationally ranked at least five times last year and had four doubles teams ranked nationally at least once.
The Lobos will play at home at the Linda Estes Tennis Complex on March 8-9, 2013 to face DePaul and New Mexico State with both matches starting at 12:00 p.m. MT