GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG's men's tennis
team will face a 22-match regular-season spring schedule, coach
Thomas Mozur announced Wednesday.
The Spartans will open the 2012 campaign against Tennessee Tech in Memphis, Tenn., on Jan. 28 and will face Memphis the following day.
UNCG will host its first two home matches at the Piedmont Indoor Tennis Center, welcoming Gardner-Webb on Feb. 4 and UNC Asheville on Feb. 5.
The Spartans then head up to Raleigh, N.C., for a contest at NC State on Feb. 12 before returning home for a three-match homestand at the UNCG Tennis Courts. UNCG will host Charlotte (Feb. 17), Belmont (Feb. 24) and Richmond (Feb. 26) before embarking on a season-high four-match road swing.
UNCG will kick off the road trip at Winthrop on March 1 and head to Georgia Southern on March 4 to open Southern Conference play. Dates at Coastal Carolina (March 6) and The Citadel (March 8) follow.
Chattanooga comes to Greensboro for a March 11 match before the Spartans are idle for nearly a week before a March 17 home bout against Davidson.
UNCG will step back out of conference to play at East Carolina on March 21, followed by dates at Furman (March 23) and Wofford (March 24).
The Spartans will host Appalachian State on March 31 before a grueling three-match stretch to finish league play. UNCG will face the defending SoCon regular-season co-champions in consecutive contests, hosting College of Charleston on April 1 before making the short trip to Elon on April 4.
UNCG hosts its final home match and concludes league play April 7 against defending SoCon tournament champion Samford.
UNCG closes the regular season at Campbell on April 14 before heading to Charleston, S.C., for the SoCon tournament, April 19-22. The Spartans won the 2010 tournament in Charleston, earning their first-ever NCAA tournament bid.
UNCG's 2012 men's tennis schedule
Jan. 28 vs. Tennessee Tech (Memphis, Tenn.), 12 p.m.; Jan. 29 at Memphis, 9 a.m.; Feb. 4 Gardner-Webb (Piedmont Indoor Tennis Center), 4 p.m.; Feb. 5 UNC Asheville (Piedmont Indoor Tennis Center), 4 p.m.; Feb. 12 at NC State, 4 p.m.; Feb. 17 Charlotte, 2 p.m.; Feb. 24 Belmont, 2 p.m.; Feb. 26 Richmond, 2 p.m.; March 1 at Winthrop, 1 p.m.; March 4 at Georgia Southern*, 12 p.m.; March 6 at Coastal Carolina, 2 p.m.; March 8 at The Citadel*, 1 p.m.; March 11 Chattanooga*, 12 p.m.; March 17 Davidson*, 2 p.m.; March 21 at East Carolina, 2:30 p.m.; March 23 at Furman*, 2 p.m.; March 24 at Wofford*, 1 p.m.; March 31 Appalachian State*, 12 p.m.; April 1 College of Charleston*, 12 p.m.; April 4 at Elon*, 3 p.m.; April 7 Samford*, 12 p.m.; April 14 at Campbell, 1 p.m.; April 19-22 at Southern Conference Championship (Charleston, S.C.).
* Southern Conference match
All home matches played at the UNCG Tennis Courts unless otherwise noted
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