ECU Men’s Tennis Opens Home Schedule This Weekend

Pirates host Norfolk State and Longwood at the ECU Indoor Tennis Center

Greenville, NC Jan. 25, 2013 – After opening the its 2013 dual match season with a victory at George Mason on Monday, East Carolina will start its home schedule this weekend against Norfolk State on Friday and Longwood Sunday.

Friday’s home opener against Norfolk State will start at 2:30 p.m. and Sunday’s match versus Longwood will begin at 1 p.m. Both matches will be played at the ECU Indoor Tennis Center located at 1750 Wimbledon Dr.

East Carolina Pirates men's tennis

The Pirates posted a 6-1 victory over George Mason earlier this week, winning five singles matches in straight sets as well as sweeping the doubles point. Joran Vliegen posted as 6-1, 6-2 victory on court one as did John Schmitt and Colin Roller at the No. 3 and 5 positions respectively.

Norfolk State enters the weekend with a record of 0-1 after it opened the season with a 5-2 loss at Old Dominion this past past Sunday.

Longwood split its first two matches of the season last weekend, losing to Virginia Tech before defeating Morgan State. The Lancers will face Norfolk State on Saturday before taking on the Pirates Sunday afternoon.