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Quartet of Liberty Players Set for River City Open

October 10, 2019  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Mundt (pictured) and the Flames will play at Richmond's River City Open over the weekend.

Mundt (pictured) and the Flames will play at Richmond's River City Open over the weekend.

A quartet of Liberty Flames men's tennis players will compete at Richmond's River City Open over the weekend.

William Barker, Steve Mundt, Ian Sturgill and Deji Thomas-Smith will represent the Flames at the event.

Event/Days/Location: River City Open | Friday-Sunday | Westhampton Tennis Courts and Collegiate School Williams – Bollettieri Tennis Center | Richmond, Va.

Participating Teams: Liberty, Wake Forest, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Richmond, VCU, James Madison, Old Dominion, William & Mary, Campbell, George Mason, College of Charleston, Longwood, East Carolina, Bucknell, Appalachian State, Charlotte and Randolph-Macon College

Liberty Flames Players Participating: William Barker, Steve Mundt, Ian Sturgill, Deji-Thomas Smith  

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Draws/Schedule/Results: Draws will be posted on the tournament website once they are made available on Thursday, along with the tournament schedule. Results will be available on LibertyFlames.com/menstennis at the conclusion of each day.

Tournament Breakdown:
Barker, Mundt, Sturgill and Thomas-Smith are all making their third appearances this fall after each player competed at the season-opening Liberty University Invitational (Sept. 13-15) and at the Duke James Bonk Invite (Sept. 20-22).

Mundt and Thomas-Smith captured a doubles title at the Liberty Invitational, while Mundt earned runner-up status in the Blue singles flight. Sturgill leads the group with a 5-3 singles record, while Barker and Mundt have four singles triumphs apiece.