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Men's Tennis Opens Five-Match Homestand Thursday

March 7, 2007

MALIBU, Calif. - The No. 24-ranked Pepperdine men's tennis team opens a five-match homestand Thursday afternoon at 1 p.m. PT against the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos. The match was originally scheduled for Sun., Jan. 28 but was postponed due to inclement weather.

On Friday, the Waves will host Florida State at 1:30 p.m.

Pepperdine had dropped its last five matches dating back to Sat., Feb. 17 at the ITA Indoor Championships but is a perfect 5-0 at home this season and has won 48 straight at the Ralph-Straus Tennis Center.

Also scheduled to play in Malibu during the Wave's homestand are Yale, March 9, No. 13 Texas, March 15, and No. 2 Ohio State, March 20.