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Troy State tennis hosts BSC at new complex

The Troy State men’s and women’s tennis teams will play host to the Birmingham-Southern in their home opener at the Jimmy Lunsford Tennis Complex Tuesday afternoon. First serve at the new 12-court facility is set for 2:30 p.m.

"This will be a great way to unveil our new facility," head coach Iain Pound said. "Both BSC teams have a couple of matches under their belts and will be ready to play."

The Lady Trojans are 1-0 on the season after defeating UAB, 4-2, last Sunday. Talia Flores and Carolina Aravena led the way, winning both of their respective singles matches and teaming up to win their doubles match. Jayne Hutchinson also picked up a singles victory for TSU. BSC is 1-1 after a 6-1 win over Gardner-Webb and a 7-0 loss to Jacksonville State.

On the men’s side, TSU upended Jacksonville, 4-2, in Mobile, Ala., last Friday.

Pablo Martinezm Rolando Vargas, Joel Scalzi and Emir Basic all secured singles victories for the Trojans as they notched their first victory of the season. The Panther men are 2-0 after a pair of one-sided victories over Gardner-Webb (7-0) and Jacksonville State (5-2).

The Jimmy Lunsford Tennis Complex is located next to the Lady Trojan Softball Complex on Elm Street. Admission is free.