Golden Eagle tennis team opens fall slate in North Carolina

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COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Junior Alex Chen (in photo) will play in the top singles and doubles flights to lead the Tennessee Tech men's tennis team this weekend when it opens the fall tournament schedule at the UNC Greensboro Invitational.

Second-year head coach Kenny Doyle has a lineup of six players competing in the tournament, with play Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Chen will play in the A1 singles flight and team with junior Justin Kirstein in the A Doubles flight. Tech's entry in the B Doubles flight will be the duo of Lloyd Harris and John Taylor, while in C Doubles, Tech's pair is Josh Girling and Arturo Santo Ruiz.

Girling and Kirstein will compete in teh A2 singles flight, and could meet in the semis if they both reach that mark. Santo Ruiz will play in the A3 singles flight, while Taylor and Lloyd are both in the A4 singles flight. That final pair is in different ends of the bracket and could meet in the finals Sunday if they each win three matches to get there.