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February 19, 2014

Men’s Tennis Looks to Ride Momentum Against Loyola Marymount

The Matchup

Northern Arizona (3-3, 0-0 Big Sky) vs. Loyola Marymount (3-2, 1-0 WCC)

Date: Saturday, Feb. 22

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Site: Los Angeles, Calif. – LMU Tennis Center

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – After going 2-1 on last weekend's three-match road trip in New Mexico, the Northern Arizona men's tennis squad will head back out on the road for a match against Loyola Marymount.

Series History

This will be the 10th meeting all-time between Loyola Marymount and Northern Arizona with the last meeting in 2005. Back in 2005, the Lumberjacks were victorious in a 4-3 win over the Lions.

Coach Kroll Quote of the Week

"We have a big task on our hands heading out to Los Angeles to face LMU. The Lions are coming off a win against Sacramento State so we are looking to compete as best we can, do as much damage as possible and hopefully come out with a win."  

Successful New Mexico Road Trip

The men's tennis team just finished a three-match road trip where they played three matches in three straight days. The Lumberjacks went 2-1 picking up wins against New Mexico State and Missouri Kansas City.

Non-Conference Schedule

The Lumberjacks with Loyola Marymount will be one the final match before facing Big Sky opponents starting off with Idaho State. The Lumberjacks will also face non-conference opponents, Grand Canyon, Air Force and UNLV in late March.

Conference Play Right Around the Corner

Northern Arizona's five of their next seven matches will be against Big Sky opponents. The Lumberjacks were picked to finish eighth in the Big Sky after finishing 10th last season.

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