Written by Darcy Waskiewicz, Sports Editor
Now at the halfway point of the spring season, the Furman men’s and women’s tennis team are soaring. The men’s team is coming off a dominant win against University of Richmond, while the women are swinging strong while on a seven-game winning streak. With the Southern Conference Championship in April rapidly approaching, both teams look to continue their success.
After their six-game winning streak was snapped with a 3-4 loss to Charlotte on Feb. 16, the Paladins bounced back the next game, and defeated University of Richmond 6-1 at home. The 21st nationally ranked duo of Jake Bhangdia and Jake Munns led the charge in doubles competition, and the Paladins finished with a complete sweep of the Spiders in that event. Furman also dominated in singles competition, winning five of their six matches. Jake Munns was also named SoCon men’s tennis player of the week for competition from the week of Feb. 2-8 following the Paladin’s six game winning streak.Continue reading “Tennis Swinging Strong at Mid-Season Mark”