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Men's Tennis

Roadrunners return home to face pair of ranked foes

vs. #53 Florida Atlantic: 2/24 – 1 p.m.
vs. #66 Wichita State: 2/26 – 11 a.m.
SAN ANTONIO – Fresh off winning the H-E-B Tournament of Champions, the UTSA men's tennis program will return to the UTSA Tennis Center this weekend for a pair of matchups with ranked opponents.
This will be UTSA's first action since the squad was announced as the 67th-best tennis program in the country according to the ITA and its initial computerized rankings. The Roadrunners will be welcomed to the national rankings with matchups against the number 53 and 66 programs.
The 67th-ranked Roadrunners (5-4) will begin its weekend with a familiar foe, facing off with fellow Conference USA school Florida Atlantic (6-6) on Friday afternoon at 1 p.m. UTSA will then turn its attention to Sunday where it will match up with the Wichita State Shockers (7-5) at 11 a.m.
Sophomore Tomás Pinho owns the best singles record through nine duals, as he's 5-3. The duo pair of Garrett Skelly and Jackson Ross is 5-1 to lead the doubles groups.
UTSA's doubles pair of Rodriguez and Alan Magadan remain in the top 20 of the ITA national rankings as the duo was recently announced as the 18th-best tandem in the country following the Feb. 21 update.
Series History
#53 Florida Atlantic – UTSA and Florida Atlantic will meet for the fifth time ever this weekend. The Owls have never lost to the Roadrunners, holding a perfect 4-0 record over UTSA in a series that dates all the way back to 2007. The two teams last met in March of 2022 where FAU won the dual, 5-2. This will be the Owls' first time traveling to San Antonio.
#66 Wichita State– The Roadrunners and the Shockers are set to meet for the eighth time this Sunday. Wichita State is a perfect 7-0 against the Roadrunners, having won each dual by at least three points in a series that began in 2012. The two teams last met in March of 2021 when the Shockers took down UTSA, 4-1.
Up Next
After wrapping up its February slate, UTSA will be back in action next weekend when it heads to College Station to face off with Texas A&M. Currently, A&M is ranked 40th in the ITA computerized rankings. The match at Texas A&M is set for Saturday, March 4, and is set to begin at 6 p.m.
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