first_imgThe Bulldogs (6-3) are coming off a tough 5-2 setback at Wisconsin on Feb. 16. The team is led by Vinny Gillespie, who is ranked 55th in singles. He holds a perfect 7-0 singles record as the squad’s top singles player. BYU (7-5) split matches last week, falling 4-3 to New Mexico and topping San Francisco 4-2. The Cougars are led by Jacob Sullivan and Matthew Pearce, who have an 8-1 and 8-3 record, respectively. DES MOINES, Iowa – The 42nd-ranked Drake University men’s tennis team travels to Eugene, Ore. to square off against BYU in a neutral site match on Saturday before taking on No. 23 Oregon on Sunday. Oregon (8-2) was riding a five-match winning streak before falling to Minnesota 5-2 in Minneapolis on Sunday. No. 36 Thomas Laurent has won 13 consecutive singles matches and is 13-0 in his career at the No. 1 position. The Ducks also boasts three nationally-ranked doubles teams: No. 33 Laurent and Clissold, No. 47 Jayson Amos and Simon Stevens and No. 51 Amos and Armando Soemarno. Following the Bulldogs’ trip to the West Coast, they head to Minneapolis on March 4 to take on Washington and Minnesota. Print Friendly Versionlast_img

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