LAS CRUCES, N.M. (March 7) - The New Mexico State men's
tennis team hits the road for two matches hosted at the Linda Estes Tennis
Complex in Albuquerque, N.M. on March 9 and 10. The Aggies face Rio Grande
rival No. 74 New Mexico on Saturday and meet DePaul to close out the weekend on
The Aggies go into the weekend with a 6-3 overall record and
1-0 in Western Athletic Conference play. Riding a three-match win streak, the
Aggies are led by senior standout and reigning WAC Player of the Week, Luis
Ramirez. The senior was unbeaten over the weekend at home and swept his matches
at the top singles spot in straight sets. His 6-2, 6-2 win over Yauheni
Yalauleu helped the Aggies to their first conference win over UT
NM State travels to UNM for the first match of the weekend
with the Lobos ranked 74th in the ITA rankings. UNM split its most recent
weekend with a loss to No. 69 Miami and a big win over 58th-ranked
Texas Tech. The Lobos go into the weekend with a 6-7 record.
The Aggies then play the 3-9 DePaul Blue Devils to conclude
the weekend. DePaul is coming off a three-loss weekend. The Blue Devils fell to
Middle Tennessee State, South Alabama and Western Michigan with matching 4-1
The Aggies face in-state rival New Mexico at 12 p.m. on
Saturday and DePaul on Sunday at 10 a.m.
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