Chris Helliar is now listed at No. 86 in the ITA Singles Rankings.
Feb. 14, 2014
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. ---- UAB's men's tennis team returns to the courts this weekend as the Blazers play host to a pair of Conference USA opponents at the Lakeshore Tennis Center.
The Blazers (2-3) will go against No. 73-ranked Tulane Saturday in a 1 p.m. CT match before meeting UTSA on Sunday in an 11 a.m. match.
UAB is coming off a split of road matches last weekend. The Blazers defeated Winthrop before falling to Charlotte a day later. UAB senior Chris Helliar is listed at No. 86 nationally in the latest ITA Singles Rankings.
The Green Wave will come into the match with a record of 5-1. Tulane won its most recent match, defeating North Florida last Sunday.
UTSA will be playing its second match of the weekend in Birmingham. The Roadrunners downed No. 69 Samford on Friday, 4-3. UTSA has one of the nation's top doubles teams as the duo of Joel Rubio and Tomas Stillman is ranked No. 16 in this week's ITA Rankings.
All UAB matches at the Lakeshore Tennis Center are free to the public.