GREENVILLE, S.C. -- The Furman men's tennis team will square off against Valpariaso Tuesday at 12:15 p.m. in a neutral match in Orlando, Fla.
Saturday's match marks just the second meeting between the two schools. The Paladins beat the Golden Eagles, 7-0, last season in Florida to take a 1-0 lead in the series.
Furman enters the contest riding a seven-match winning streak. The Paladins hold an 8-3 overall record and 1-0 SoCon mark after topping Georgia Southern, 6-1, on Friday Sophomore Ivan Mitric ranks 104th nationally. Junior Jake Bhangdia boasts an 8-1 singles record at flight four, and sophomore Drew Singerman is 9-0 in singles play.
Valpo is 6-3 overall and 1-1 in the Summit League. The Golden Eagles will face Hampton in Florida on Monday before taking on the Paladins. Valpariaso is coming off a 4-3 loss at Western Michigan on Thursday.
Julie Paré, Furman Sports Information