Men’s Tennis Set for Three Matches in Four Days
Northern Arizona (5-6, 2-2 Big Sky) vs. Northern Colorado (7-3, 5-1 Big Sky)
Date: Wednesday, March 19
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Site: Sedona, Ariz. – Enchantment Resort
Northern Arizona vs. Air Force (11-3, 0-1 Mountain West)
Date: Friday, March 21
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Site: Las Vegas, Nev. - Fertitta Tennis Complex
Northern Arizona vs. UNLV (7-7, 0-1 Mountain West)
Date: Saturday, March 22
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Site: Las Vegas, Nev. – Fertitta Tennis Complex
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – After winning two-matches in Sedona last week, the Northern Arizona men's tennis team will take its two-match winning streak and face Northern Colorado, Air Force and UNLV this week.
This will be the 12th all-time matchup between Northern Colorado and Northern Arizona with last season's meeting went in favor of the Bears with the 4-3 victory. Air Force and Northern Arizona will meet for the eighth time and to close out the weekend, UNLV and NAU will face for 26th time in the school's history.
Locci Grabs Player of the Week
After going unbeaten against Montana State and North Dakota, freshman Alexandre Locci has been named this week's Big Sky Conference Player of the Week. Locci got a win against Montana State's Javier Morillas with a 6-2, 7-5 score at the No. 2 position. Locci ended the weekend picking up two wins against North Dakota. The native of France got the 8-2 with Jordan Gobatie over Ryan McGuigan and Connor Oberle. The win clinched the doubles point for the Lumberjacks over North Dakota. Locci grabbed the Lumberjacks final point over North Dakota with a tough three-set match at the No. 2 position over McGuigan. After dropping the first set 6-4, Locci stormed back to take the final two sets 6-2, 10-8 to put an exclamation point on a great weekend for the Lumberjacks.