Lobos Close Out Regular Season at Air Force
April 22, 2010
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.--The University of New Mexico men's tennis team wraps up its regular season with an 11 a.m. match against the Air Force Falcons on Saturday, April 24, in Colorado Springs. Due to weather conditions, the match could be moved up to 9 a.m. should it need to be played indoors.
The Lobos will then travel to Las Vegas for the Mountain West Conference tournament, where quarterfinal matches will begin on April 28.
WHAT TO WATCH FOR
SCOUTING AIR FORCE
Head coach Alan Dils, in his 14th season, is nine wins shy of 200 with a 191-129 career coaching mark at UNM.
The Lobos have a small winning edge in singles duals with a 55-51 mark in the spring season. Overall, spring and fall combined, UNM is 104-87 in singles for a .545 percentage.
UNM has lost five matches by the score of 4-3 this season.
Fourteen of UNM's 18 opponents have been ranked in the ITA Top 75 polls.
Berg has not lost a singles match since March 6 when the Lobos played then-ranked No. 22 Washington. Berg had lost four in a row, as the freshman started the season 2-6. He is now 11-5 in dual play and 19-10 overall. He is also a perfect 5-0 in conference singles and doubles.
PARTNERS IN CRIME
SERVING UP A CURE
Serving Up A Cure will allow people to get involved in a couple of different ways. Donors can pledge money per match or per set won for either the men's or women's tennis teams. Forms to make donations and instructions for submitting them can be found at GOLOBOS.com on either the men's or women's tennis page. ALS affects adults of all ages, sexes and races. Every 90 minutes someone is diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's Disease and every 90 minutes someone dies from this disease. There is no known cause or cure and the cost for an ALS patient is $200,000 per year.
Please help the men's and women's tennis teams fight against ALS. For more information contact Roy Cañada at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 925-5780.