Men's Tennis Hosts NC State Friday

Feb. 16, 2017

Series Breakdowns
Opponent Last Meeting (Date) Series
NC State L, 4-3 (2/07/16) SC, 34-21

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- South Carolina continues its home slate, hosting NC State on Friday, Feb. 17 at 2:30 p.m. at the Carolina Tennis Center. The Gamecocks are coming off a doubleheader sweep, defeating Old Dominion 4-1 and SC State 7-0 last Friday at home.

Gamecock Notables

  • The Gamecocks are 7-0 this spring, their best start in dual play since 2012.
  • Junior Gabriel Friedrich (121) was named SEC Player of the Week following his win over Old Dominion's Adam Moundir (18) in straight sets last Friday.
  • The Gamecocks boast three ranked in singles: Thomas Mayronne (107), Yancy Dennis (110) and Gabriel Friedrich (121).
  • South Carolina has won the doubles point in every match this year.

Quick Hits NC State

  • The Wolfpack is 6-3 in dual play this spring.
  • Friday's match will be NC State's first road match.
  • NC State boast two ranked in singles, Alexis Galarneau (67) and Nick Horton (68).
  • The 2016-17 roster is made up of three freshmen, five sophomores and one senior.
  • The 2015-16 team finished ranked No. 44 with an overall record of 18-14 and 5-7 in league play.
  • Head coach Jon Choboy enters his 15th season at NC State.

Up Next

The Gamecocks will travel to Atlanta, Ga. to face Georgia Tech Sunday, Feb. 19 at noon before the team travels to Montgomery, Ala. For the Blue Gray National Tennis Classic.