UCF Set to Face #20 Texas Tech and Memphis

#33/#20 UCF at #20/NR Texas Tech

March 6, 2020, 6:00 p.m. ET

#33/#20 UCF at Memphis

March 8, 2020, 1:00 p.m. ET

ORLANDO, Fla. – The No. 33/20 UCF men's tennis team is set to resume action this weekend with a pair of matches on the road. The Knights will visit No. 20 Texas Tech at 6 p.m. on Friday and Memphis at 1 p.m. on Sunday.

The Black and Gold enter the weekend riding a four-match winning streak with wins over Virginia, Illinois, FAU and Stetson. Gabriel Decamps, Juan Pablo Grassi Mazzuchi and Mikhail Sokolovskiy have played a big part in those victories. Grassi Mazzuchi and Sokolovskiy are on a tear recently, winning their last five and six matches respectively. Decamps has won three of his last four matches as he leads the way for the Knights at the top of the singles lineup.

Texas Tech currently boasts a record of 12-4 and a perfect mark of 6-0 at home. They've picked up a pair of ranked wins this season, defeating No. 20 Mississippi State and No. 27 Middle Tennessee by counts of 4-2 and 4-1.

The Red Raiders have three ranked singles players coming into the weekend. Parker Wynn leads the way sitting at No. 48 in the Oracle/ITA singles rankings. He joins No. 87 Ilgiz Valiev and No. 116 Reed Collier in the top 125. Wynn and Bjorn Thomson make up the No. 64 pair in the nation as Texas Tech's lone ranked duo.

UCF's match against Memphis will be the first conference tilt of the season. The Tigers are coming off three straight victories and will face the Knights with a record 4-8. Their four victories are over Utah State, Temple and a pair of wins over Mississippi Valley State. The Tigers have only played one home match this season, a 7-0 win over Temple. Memphis currently has no ranked players on their roster.

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