PREVIEW: Tennis Hits the Road This Weekend

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – The SIUE men's and women's tennis teams will both be in action this weekend, as they take their final road trip before Ohio Valley Conference Championships in two weeks.

The SIUE men will begin the weekend by taking on Tennessee Tech at noon Saturday.  Both the men and women will then take the court Sunday, when they face Jacksonville State at 10 a.m.

On the men's side, the Cougars come into the weekend with an overall record of 8-5 and a 3-2 mark in OVC play.  SIUE knocked off Eastern Illinois 5-2 Wednesday afternoon in Edwardsville, as freshman Nico Kuehn picked up his team-leading ninth singles victory of the season.

The SIUE women will enter Sunday's match against the Gamecocks at 7-11 overall and 3-4 in conference.  Freshman Monique Krutak continues to lead the way for the Cougars, and she'll look to improve upon her stellar singles record of 16-1.