The Oxford men's tennis team traveled to Meridian, Mississippi to compete in a four-team event being hosted by Meridian Community College. Other teams competing in the event included Hinds Community College and Copiah-Lincoln Community College. The Eagles went 1-2 in the event but played some great competition to prep them for the rest of the season.
In the first match, Hua and Yang were victorious in their doubles match with an 8-6 score. Also, Geoffry Yang and Nico Hasty were victorious in their singles matches. However, the Eagles fell in total by a final score of 2-7.
In the second match, the Eagles won against Hinds Community College 6-3. Victories in this match included the top two doubles and the top singles match for the Eagles. Guillermo Cabral was apart of both the first team singles and first team doubles matches.
In the final match, the Eagles faced the host Meridian Community College. Falling by a total score of 1-8, Meridian defeated Oxford with the Eagle's only victory coming from Hua and James in their doubles match.
The Eagles will face off against Morehouse College at home this Saturday. Matches begin at 2 pm, so make sure to come out and cheer on your Eagles at their first home match of the Spring season!