Men’s tennis posts strong outing against Coast Guard Academy

November 5th, 2020 | Sports, Sports Calendar

The Army West Point men’s tennis team had a successful day against Coast Guard Academy on Saturday at the Lichtenberg Tennis Center. The Black Knights and the Bears went head-to-head in 23 individual matches, with the Black Knights finding victories in majority of the sets. Sophomores A.J. Woodman and Thomas Lake (above) both had a strong day for the Black Knights in singles and doubles play, securing a win as the No. 1 doubles team and singles wins in the No. 1 and No. 2 slots. “We had a great day back into tennis. Our team was so excited to get to play matches again,” said head coach Jim Poling. “They played very solid tennis against a good Coast Guard team. Overall, the matches went 21-2 for the Black Knights and many were close. We are looking forward to taking on Air Force next weekend. There will be some fired up tennis.