OVC TRIP TO BELMONT IN STORE FOR SKYHAWK TENNIS THIS WEEKEND
March 21, 2018
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MARTIN, Tenn. – An Ohio Valley Conference tennis match is on tap this weekend for the University of Tennessee at Martin, as the Skyhawks travel to Nashville to take on Belmont at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 23.
The Skyhawks were originally scheduled to complete the swing through Music City against Tennessee State on Saturday, March 24 but the match has been rescheduled. The two squads will now play on Thursday, April 5 at 3 p.m. in Nashville.
UT Martin (0-10, 0-2 OVC) will look for its first win of the 2018 campaign this weekend, as it holds an 8-3 all-time record against Belmont.
Asel Jumamukhambetova leads the Skyhawks with seven singles wins on the season while Andrea Plantada and Jemima Potter pace the team with a pair of singles victories this spring. Plantada has won in both the No. 3 and No. 4 slots while Potter has emerged victorious in both of her decisions at No. 2.
In doubles, Jumamukhambetova and Potter have combined for a team-high seven wins for UT Martin. This spring, Plantada and Amelia Campbell leads the squad with two victories while competing at No. 3.
Belmont comes into the weekend at 4-10 overall with an 0-2 OVC mark. Terra Sheldon was named adidas OVC Player of the Week on March 14 and boasts team-highs of 11 singles wins and nine doubles wins. Sarah Brackin is also responsible for nine doubles victories for the Bruins.