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Roos Head to Des Moines to Take on Drake
UMKC Athletics 4-6-2018
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – UMKC men’s tennis (8-8) continues its 2018 season when it heads to Des Moines, Iowa, for its penultimate non-conference match of the season against Drake (12-12) at 6 p.m. CT on Apr. 7.

UMKC Kangaroos (8-8 at Drake Bulldogs (12-12)

Dates & Times: Apr. 7, 6 p.m. CT

Location: Des Moines, Iowa

Site: Roger Knapp Tennis Center

Live Stats: Live Stats

Drake: Men’s Tennis Homepage

 

The Roos return to action this weekend when they head north to Des Moines, Iowa, to take on Drake on Saturday, Apr. 7 at 6 p.m. CT

 

The Roos enter the match winners of three straight after sweeping their three conference matches last weekend, including an upset of pre-conference favorite Grand Canyon. 

 

For their efforts over the weekend, the Roos No. 1 doubles pair of Airam Castellano and Alex Pozo were named WAC Doubles Players of the Week and climbed to No 72 in the ITA rankings.

 

Drake enters the match with a 12-12 record on the season.  The Bulldogs have picked up wins over Oral Roberts, Indiana, Arizona, Iowa, Omaha and others, while sitting in first place in The Summit League at 4-0.

 

Up Next:  The Blue & Gold return to action next week when they head to Chicago, Ill., to wrap-up WAC play against New Mexico State on Apr. 13 at 3 p.m. and UTRGV on Apr. 14 at 4 p.m.

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