The Lipscomb men's tennis team won two doubles matches in a season-opening loss to the Cardinals on Sunday.
The Bisons will open its 2019 season on Friday as the Bisons are set to visit the Louisville Cardinals at 5 p.m. in Louisville, Kentucky at the Bass-Rudd Tennis Center.
In Geoff Hernandez’s second season at the helm, the Bisons will take on a 21-match spring slate that features 12 outings at home and three against NCAA Tournament participants from a season ago.
By any measure Bruce Church has become a Lipscomb Athletics success story. He graduated, established a beautiful family, and became a Christian businessman and an elder in the church. He took a few minutes this week for a brief visit with LipscombSports.com
For the 6th-straight year, Lipscomb leads the ASUN Conference All-Sports standings in the race for the Bill Bibb Trophy after the conclusion of the conference fall seasons.
Sophomore David Skrabut finished the weekend 5-1 overall after winning his doubles draw with Jake Penny and advancing to the semifinals in singles play.
The three-event gets under way at 9 a.m. Friday on the campus of the University of Louisville. The invitational will feature A, B, C and D flights of singles and doubles competition at the Bass-Rudd Tennis Center
The Bisons had two of their four players advance out of the first round in singles play and both pairings did the same in doubles while facing seeded tandems.
Lipscomb Athletics will induct seven new members into the departmental Hall of Fame on Nov. 10 at 11:30 a.m.
Juniors Victor Chaw, Pablo Caffarena and Jorge Ortegon, as well as sophomore Pedro Uribe will represent Lipscomb in the 128-player singles and 64-team doubles tournament.
The Bisons had a tough showing throughout the event, finishing just 2-10 in singles and 2-4 in doubles.
The Bisons will go up against Belmont, Memphis and MT over Friday and Saturday. The event will get under way at the Adams Tennis Complex at 10 a.m.
The results were mixed for the Bisons as their five players combined to go 8-8 in singles action and 3-5 in doubles. Pedro Uribe earned three of those singles victories.
The Scramble will run from Friday through Sunday, with the action set to begin at 9 a.m. each day.
It was the doubles pairing of Victor Chaw and Pablo Caffarena that shined for the Bisons as the duo finished 3-1 on the weekend at the Southern Intercollegiate in Athens, Georgia.
Thirty ASUN Conference student-athletes, administrators & league representatives attended the 2018 Summer Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Meetings from July 22-24 on the campus of Lipscomb University.