Men's Tennis Selected Fourth in USA South East Division Preseason Poll

Men's Tennis Selected Fourth in USA South East Division Preseason Poll

Pfeiffer Men's Tennis Selected Fourth in USA South East Division Preseason Poll

Misenheimer, N.C. (Jan. 30, 2019) –The Pfeiffer University men's tennis team has been selected to finish fourth in the USA South East Division Preseason Coaches Poll the league has announced.

Pfeiffer returns six players from a squad that finished 14-4 overall and captured the ECAC Division III Championship in 2018.

Top returners for Pfeiffer include Tom Hubble (Littlebourne, England) and Raul Ruiz (Beni, Colombia).  Hubble posted a 10-5 overall record last season playing mostly at No. 2 singles.  He is currently riding a four-match winning streak.

Ruiz finished last season with a 15-2 overall record, finishing 9-2 at No. 5 singles, 4-0 at No. 4 and 2-0 at No. 3.

Ruiz and Hubble also teamed together in doubles play, posting an 11-3 overall record on the season.

The Pfeiffer men's tennis team will begin their spring season on Saturday, Feb 9 with a match at Mars Hill at 1:00 p.m.  The first home match of the spring season will be on Feb. 20 at 3:00 p.m. against Shaw.

2019 USA South Men's Tennis East Division Preseason Coaches Poll

Rank

Team (1st Place Votes)

Points

1.

N.C. Wesleyan (5)

25

2.

Methodist (1)

21

3.

Averett

17

4.

Pfeiffer

12

5.

William Peace

10

6

Greensboro

5