ASU men's tennis qualifies for SWAC tournament

MONTGOMERY, AL—The Alabama State University men's tennis team has qualified for the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) tennis tournament.

ASU enters the tournament with a 5-10 overall record and a 2-4 SWAC record.  The Hornets were able to play their way into the tournament by winning two of their four conference matches at last week's SWAC East vs. East matchups.

The Hornets are the fifth seed and will open play facing third-seeded Jackson State University.  Their match is set to begin Friday, April 15th at 1 p.m. at the Alexandria Racquet and Aquatic Club.

Alcorn State finished the season 6-0 in SWAC play and will be the top seed.  They have won five SWAC men's titles and picked up their last championship in 2009.

The championship is set for April 15-17 at the City Park Tennis Center and the Alexandria Racquet and Aquatic Club in Alexandria, La.