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Men's Tennis Unveils Spring 2017 Schedule

November 28, 2016  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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The Flames will open spring competition on Jan. 28 against King and Bluefield State.

The Flames will open spring competition on Jan. 28 against King and Bluefield State.

2016-17 Men's Tennis Schedule

Liberty Head Men's Tennis Coach Johnson has announced the team's spring 2017 schedule.

The Flames will open their spring slate with home indoor matches against King and Bluefield State on Jan. 28. Liberty will host James Madison on Feb. 4 at home, before playing five road matches during the month of February at Elon (Feb. 8), Navy (Feb. 11), George Mason (Feb. 12), N.C. Central (Feb. 17) and Furman (Feb. 19).

The Flames start Big South conference play with a home match against the Longwood Lancers on March 1 at the Cook Tennis Center. Liberty takes on conference foe Campbell on March 9 at home.

Liberty will spend its spring break competing in Orlando, Fla. The team faces off with Fairleigh Dickinson (March 13), Saint Joseph's (March 15) and Fairfield (March 15) while in the Sunshine State.

The Flames round out the month of March with matches against Eastern Carolina (March 22), Gardner-Webb (Big South match, March 25) and Georgia Tech (March 26).

 In the month of April, Liberty will play key Big South contests against Presbyterian (April 1), UNC Asheville (April 5), Radford (April 6) and Winthrop (April 12).

The 2017 Big South Men's Tennis Championship will be held from April 19-21 at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex in Winston-Salem, N.C.

Coach Johnson's squad posted an 11-11 record and 4-4 mark in Big South action in the spring of 2016. The Flames feature one junior, four sophomores and three freshmen who have all had their share of success this fall.