UCF Men's Tennis Face Georgia Southern at Home

Feb. 6, 2007

ORLANDO, Fla. (www.ucfathletics.com) - The UCF men's tennis team will return home from its journey north last weekend to take on Georgia Southern this Friday, Feb. 9. The match is set to begin at 2 p.m.

Admission to all home matches at the UCF Tennis Complex is free.

The Golden Knights (2-2) went 1-1 over the weekend when they knocked off No. 50 Penn with a 4-3 victory and then traveled to New Jersey, where they fell 6-1 at Princeton. Freshman Johan Beigart was the only Golden Knight to go 2-0 on the trip. At Penn he defeated Eric Riley and against Princeton he recorded the only singles victory, topping Charlie Brosens. Beigart is now 4-0 on the season.

Georgia Southern is 1-2 on the season with losses to Jacksonville and Georgia Tech and a win over Florida A&M. The Eagles have five returning players from last year's roster and have added five newcomers to the squad including freshman Greg Bekkers, who was ranked as high as No. 6 in Belgium and is 2-0 in doubles this season with partner Joris De Weerdt.

After this Friday's contest against the Eagles, UCF will face No. 10 Miami at home on Sunday, Feb. 11. The match is scheduled for 11 a.m.

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