Arkansas men's team swept 6-1 by Mississippi

The Razorbacks wrap up the regular season at home next weekend, welcoming Alabama and Tennessee to Billingsley Tennis Center

by Lorenzo Ciotti
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Arkansas men's team swept 6-1 by Mississippi

The Arkansas University men's tennis team was swept 6-1 by Mississippi on the road Sunday. The Razorbacks move to 12-12 overall and 0-11 in conference play. The Razorbacks wrap up the regular season at home next weekend, welcoming Alabama and Tennessee to Billingsley Tennis Center.

The Bulldogs got the ball rolling early, grabbing the doubles point with wins on fields two and three. The No. 73 Jovanovic/Lumsden Mississippi State tandem grabbed the lead with a 6-4 win over Arkansas' Savva/Sau Franco. The No.

70 duo of Adrien Burdet and Melvin Manuel led 5-3 before the point was taken. In single play, Mississippi State managed to win the game with a three-game hitting streak on courses four, two, and one. On field six, freshman Benedikt Emesz earned the only Razorback point in a 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 victory over Mississippi State's Michal Novansky.

About the University of Arkansas

The University of Arkansas is a public university in the United States of America. It is the flagship of the Arkansas State University system. The campus, located in the city of Fayetteville, covers approximately 140 acres and consists of more than 130 buildings.

It was founded in 1871 under the name of Arkansas Industrial University, and the first courses began in January 1872. It assumed its current name in 1899. In September 2022, it exceeded 30,000 students enrolled, reaching 30,936.

The University of Arkansas campus sweeps across hilltops on the western side of Fayetteville, Arkansas. Among the 378 buildings on the campus, 11 buildings have been added to the National Register of Historic Places individually, with most buildings in the historic core being named as contributing properties to the University of Arkansas Campus Historic District.

UA's athletic teams, the Arkansas Razorbacks, compete in NCAA Division I as members of the Southeastern Conference with eight men's teams and eleven women's teams in thirteen sports. The university is known for its traditions, including Calling the Hogs at sports events, and the Senior Walk, more than 4 miles of campus sidewalk etched with the names of all UA graduates since 1871.

Photo Credits: University of Arkansas website

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