UMKC Set to Face Cardinals in Home Opener
UMKC Athletics 1-25-2018
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – UMKC men’s tennis returns home to face local foe William Jewell in the home opener on Friday at 2 p.m. at the Kansas City Racquet Club in Merriam, Kan.

UMKC Roos (0-3) vs. William Jewell Cardinals (1-1)
Dates & Times: Jan. 26, 2 p.m. CT
Location: Merriam, Kan.
Site: Kansas City Racquet Club
William Jewell: Men’s Tennis Homepage

The Roos return to the Kansas City area when they welcome in local rival William Jewell to the Kansas City Racquet club. 

UMKC will look to pick-up its first win of the season after falling to No. 15 Oklahoma State and twice to No. 11 Baylor last week.


In the matches, the Roos No. 1 doubles team of Airam Castellano (Gran Canaria, Spain) and Alex Pozo (St. Louis, Mo.) notched a marquee victory for the Roos when they upset Baylor’s No. 2 ranked doubles team leading to WAC Player of the Week selections.


William Jewell, meanwhile, will be opening up its spring season after beating Baker and falling to Emporia State in the Fall.


Up Next:  The Blue & Gold hit the road for a pair of matches in Nebraska next weekend when they take on Creighton at 11:30 a.m. on Friday and Nebraska at 7 p.m. on Saturday.

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