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No. 5 men's tennis opens regular season at Southern Wesleyan

No. 5 men's tennis opens regular season at Southern Wesleyan

CENTRAL, S.C. – The No. 5-ranked Lander men's tennis team begins the 2019 season at Southern Wesleyan on Tuesday afternoon at 3:00 p.m. 

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STORYLINES

• Lander is coming off a 22-4 record, an NCAA Southeast Region title, and a trip the NCAA Tournament Round of 16 last season. 

• The Bearcats have made the NCAA Tournament in 24 of the last 25 seasons. 

• Seniors Eirik Gronerand Ozan Cildir were both tabbed as preseason all-Peach Belt Conference selections. 

• Cildir is ranked No. 17 in the ITA's Division II Singles rankings, while Groner is ranked No. 24. The duo sits at No. 21 in doubles. 

• Lander will play its first four matches of the season away from the Joe Cabri Tennis Center. 

• The Bearcats went 6-0 in road matches last season.