March 21, 2011
RUSTON - Louisiana Tech hosts a pair of Southwestern Athletic Conference teams on successive days in women's tennis starting Tuesday against Jackson State at 5 p.m.
The Lady Techsters will host Grambling State on Wednesday at 2 p.m.
Tech is 4-4 overall and 0-1 in the Western Athletic Conference following 7-0 loss to No. 60 Fresno State on March 12 in its last outing.
In doubles, it's been Zurek and Barnard that have been the most successful with a 5-3 record, all at the No. 1 position.
Jackson State is 5-2 overall and 5-1 in SWAC. The Lady Tigers will see their first action in nearly a month as they defeated Grambling State 5-1 in their last outing on Feb. 26.
Grambling State is 1-7 in the SWAC and is coming off a 6-0 loss to Prairie View A&M on Sunday.
Last season, Louisiana Tech was 2-0 against Grambling State and didn't lose a single match. Against Jackson State, the Techsters won 5-2.
So far this season, Tech has been successful at the Louisiana Tech Tennis Complex compiling a record of 4-1.