Men's Tennis Team Faces Busy Weekend

Lucas Dirube and his teammates will be in action at the Southern Miss Fall Invite.

Sept. 27, 2012

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. ----- The UAB men's tennis team is back in action this weekend as the Blazers take part in the three-day Southern Miss Fall Invitational at Hattiesburg, Miss.

The Blazers will go against four different teams in either singles and/or doubles during the weekend at the USM Tennis Courts.

Teams in the tournament include Lamar, New Orleans, Nicholls State, South Alabama, Stetson, Troy, Southern Miss and the Blazers.

Play begins Friday morning at 8:30 a.m. with singles play with doubles play beginning at 4:30 p.m.

UAB's first action in the tournament will be Friday at 10:30 when the Blazers play Troy in singles. Later in the day, UAB will take on Nicholls State in doubles. Action resumes Saturday at 8:30 with singles and doubles at 4:30, and will wrap up Sunday with doubles competition at 9 a.m.

The Blazers meet Stetson in singles on Saturday morning (8:30) before battling South Alabama in doubles at 12:30. On Sunday, UAB concludes its play with doubles competition against Troy at 9:00 a.m. UAB and Stetson will meet in doubles at 10:30.

UAB opened its 2012 fall schedule last weekend at the Dale Short Shootout in Murfreesboro, Tenn.