The No. 18 Ole Miss women’s tennis team will kick off the 2011 season this weekend at the Memphis Winter Invitational at the Racquet Club of Memphis.The Lady Rebels will compete against host Memphis, BYU and Missouri today, Saturday and Sunday in matches that will count towards individual records, but not team records.
Ole Miss will match up against BYU in doubles at 12 p.m., Saturday, with Missouri in singles at 2 p.m. and Memphis in singles at 7:30 p.m. Ole Miss will conclude action on Sunday with singles against Missouri at 8:30 a.m.
“Even though it’s really early in the season, it will definitely benefit us to get some matches in as we prepare for our upcoming dual matches,” Ole Miss coach Mark Beyers said. “It’s a good field, and we are definitely excited about seeing the girls keep score again.”
The Lady Rebels return five of the top six from last year’s SEC West Champion team. (January 14, 2011, Page 6A)