Jan. 29, 2014
Incarnate Word (0-1) vs. #7 Baylor (2-0)
Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 | 2:30 p.m. CT
Waco, Texas | Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center
WACO, Texas -The seventh-ranked Baylor men's tennis team will host the University of the Incarnate Word Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at the Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center. The match was added to the Bears' schedule on Saturday.
"It will be good to play," head coach Matt Knollsaid. "Incarnate Word is just moving into Division I and those guys are working hard. They reached out to us and we thought it would be great to get another match in. Tennis is a competition sport so the more you get to play the better you are."
The Bears enter the match with the Cardinals riding a two-game win streak to open the season with both of BU's wins coming against ranked opponents. The Bears are well represented in the latest ITA rankings with four players ranked in the top 100. Julian Lenz and Patrick Pradella lead the Bears ranked No. 2 and 7 while Diego Galeano and Tony Lupiericheck in at No. 18, and 92 respectively.
The Cardinals enter Thursday's match coming off a 6-1 loss to University of Louisiana-Lafayette. Baylor holds a 1-0 advantage in the overall series between the two teams with the last meeting coming in 1994.
Follow the match online with live scoring, a live blog and live video on BaylorBears.com.
Following Thursday's match, BU will be back in action on Sunday, when the Bears host No. 72 Purdue at 1 p.m. All matches for the Bears are free to students and the general public.
For more information on the Baylor men's tennis team, follow the team's official twitter account: @BaylorMTennis.