#2 Men's tennis heads to SSC Championships as #1 seed

#2 Men's tennis heads to SSC Championships as #1 seed

SAINT LEO, Fla. – The 2016 Sunshine State Conference Tennis Championships will take place April 28-30 at the Hillsborough Community College in Tampa. Both the men's and women's tournaments will take place at the same location, with all men's matches starting at 2 p.m.

Saint Leo enters the tournament with the No. 1 seed and a bye to the semifinals. Barry received the other first-round bye and will play the winner of Lynn and Florida Tech.

The men's team, who went 6-0 in SSC play, will play the winner of No. 4 Florida Southern and No. 5 Rollins on Friday, April 29 at 2 p.m. Saint Leo played Rollins on March 31 and earned a 7-2 victory. The Lions played FSC later in the season and earned a 9-0 win.

Saint Leo's men's team currently sits at the No. 2 spot in the ITA national rankings, and at No. 1 in the South Region according to both the ITA and NCAA rankings. 

For more information on the Saint Leo men's tennis program, visit SaintLeoLions.com.  Fans can also stay up-to-date on the latest Lions news by following Saint Leo Athletics on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and YouTube.

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Men's Schedule

Thursday, April 28
2:00 pm – #4 Florida Southern (14-9) vs. #5 Rollins (8-13) - LIVE STATS
2:00 pm – #3 Lynn (15-6) vs. #6 Florida Tech (12-10) - LIVE STATS

Friday, April 29
2:00 pm – #1 Saint Leo (20-1) vs. Florida Southern/Rollins winner - LIVE STATS
2:00 pm – #2 Barry (13-5) vs. Lynn/Florida Tech winner - LIVE STATS

Saturday, April 30
2:00 pm – Championship Match - LIVE STATS