NCAA Mens Tennis

Men’s Tennis Set to Cap Off Non-Conference Schedule with Belmont

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NO. 59 OLE MISS (9-2, 1-0 SEC)

vs. Belmont (6-2, 0-0 Horizon)

Monday, Mar. 6 • 10 a.m./2 p.m. CT • Oxford, Miss.

Palmer/Salloum Outdoor Tennis Center


OXFORD, Miss. – The Ole Miss men’s tennis team returns to action on Monday, March 6 to wrap up the squad’s non-conference schedule, with the Rebels set to play two matches against the Belmont Bruins.

On the heels of their upset victory over Mississippi State, the Rebels (9-2, 1-0 SEC) carry a six-match win streak into the team’s non-conference finale on Monday, with the team set to host Belmont (6-2, 0-0 Horizon) for a pair of matches on March 6. Match times are currently set for 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. CT.

Weather permitting, both matches will be played at the Palmer/Salloum Outdoor Tennis Center. In the event of inclement weather or a drop in temperature, matches will be moved indoors to the William F. Galtney Tennis Center.

Live scoring and live video for both matches will be available to the public. Links to both can be found above as well as on the Ole Miss men’s tennis schedule page.

Rebels in the Rankings

For the first time of the 2023 spring season, Ole Miss men’s tennis found itself ranked inside of ITA’s Top 75 NCAA Team Rankings leading up to the team’s slate of matches. The Rebels clocked in at No. 59 overall in the country, earning their first team ranking since the final ITA Top 75 rankings of the 2021-22 season last May. Rebel senior Nikola Slavic remains the lone Ole Miss men’s tennis player to find a spot in the ITA rankings for singles play, with Slavic settling in the No. 68 position in the nation. With a record of 8-5 in 2022-23, the reigning ITA All-American is coming off of two ranked singles wins for the Rebels over the previous two matches. He sits tied with John Hallquist Lithen at a team-high three ranked wins on the season so far.

Rebels Open SEC Play with Upset Win Over Mississippi State

The Rebels put together a strong start to their SEC schedule on Saturday, as the team pulled off their biggest win of the season by toppling No. 18 ranked Mississippi State at Palmer/Salloum Tennis Center. Despite the Bulldogs entering the matchup with only one loss to their name in 2023, the Rebels were unfazed as key ranked singles and doubles victories…

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