EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – The SIUE women's tennis team will play host to Tennessee State Friday and Belmont Saturday.
The Cougars (0-14, 0-3 Ohio Valley Conference) will face Tennessee State (11-5, 0-3 OVC) who halted their three game losing skid when they defeated Alabama A&M Mar. 27. The Tigers are led Aarushi Kakkar, who has a combined 15-5 singles and doubles record on the year. Match time is set for 1:30 p.m.
Belmont (5-11, 1-3 OVC) will travel to play Eastern Illinois Friday before playing SIUE. The Bruins' Drew Harkins leads the team in wins with a combined 13-16 doubles and single record. The match is scheduled to start at 4 p.m.
For SIUE, Lara Tupper won her No. 1 singles match Mar. 17 against Jacksonville State's Genevie Ulanday 6-4, 6-4. Raillane Kamdem defeated Grace Summers 6-1, 7-6 in the No. 2 singles match Mar. 20 against Eastern Illinois.