March 11, 2014
NEW ORLEANS - Coming off a successful seven-match road trip, the 66th-ranked Tulane men's tennis team opens a two-match homestand on Wednesday with No. 60 George Washington at 3 p.m. CT at the City Park Pepsi Tennis Center.
The Green Wave (10-3) posted a 5-2 record on the road trip that included three wins at the H-E-B Invitational to claim the title of the prestigious tournament.
George Washington (7-4) has won six straight matches, including a 4-3 win at No. 63 Louisiana-Lafayette on Monday afternoon.
"We are excited to be back home after a very successful road swing," Tulane head coach Mark Booras said. "George Washington comes in here riding high on a nice winning streak. Our guys know they have to keep the momentum they gained on our road trip to be successful at home against as very good opponent."
Tulane is led by sophomores Dominik Koepfer and Ian Van Cott. Koepfer owns a 12-1 singles mark, including 11 wins on court one, while Van Cott is 11-2 in singles with six wins on court five and five wins on court six.
Koepfer and freshman Jao Chi-Shan have paired up to record a 10-2 doubles record as well and sit 37th in the ITA rankings.
The Green Wave continue the homestand on Saturday against South Alabama at 1 p.m. CT at the City Park Pepsi Tennis Center.