Sumter, SC - The Emory Oxford men's and women's tennis teams competed in the ITA Regional Tournament, held in South Carolina, this past weekend. The Eagles took a total of eight players, four from each team. Sophomores Kavi Jain and Kevin Yan and freshmen, Michael Ru and Bryce Guenther represented the men. While, sophomores Cody Lu and June Woo, and freshmen Frances Lee and Allison Park represented the women.
In men's singles play, Ru and Guenther each won a main draw match. Jain, after dropping his first match in main draw, made it all the way to the semi-finals in the back draw. On the women's side, Woo and Lee each claimed one main draw match. Lu made it all the way into the main draw semi-finals, which was the best finish for any Eagle.
In men's doubles, Jain and Ru made it all the way into the quarter-finals. In women's doubles, Woo and Park won their first main draw match. Lu and Lee had a bye in the first round and then won their second round match, before dropping their third round match.
The Eagles will return home against Spartanburg Methodist College on Saturday (Sept. 28). This will be their Ovarian Cancer Awareness Game and matches will begin at 1:00PM