No. 8 Lander faces Newberry, Emmanuel this weekend

No. 8 Lander faces Newberry, Emmanuel this weekend

GREENWOOD – The No. 8-ranked Lander men's tennis team is set for a pair of matches this weekend as the Bearcats travel to Newberry on Friday at 2:00 p.m. before hosting Emmanuel on Saturday at 1:00 p.m.

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• Lander (4-1) has won seven consecutive true road matches, dating back to the first road match of the 2018 season. 

• The Bearcats can also extend their home winning streak to 11. 

• Since 2011, Lander is 68-8 at home.

• Newberry (6-5) has also faced Mount Olive and Benedict this season. The Wolves lost to UMO and defeated Benedict, while the Bearcats have beaten both the Trojans and Tigers. 

• Emmanuel (0-6) has dropped two of its last three matches by a single point. 

Axel Cronje boasts a 3-1 record at No. 1 singles this season for the Bearcats.