From the Desk of Hunter Yurachek: Jan. 7

From the Desk of Hunter Yurachek: Jan. 7

Excitement is building on campus as our winter and spring sports begin to gear up for what will be a very busy spring semester.

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The Razorback Men’s Tennis team is set to open the 2021 season with a doubleheader against Omaha on Friday, January 15th at the Billingsley Tennis Center. First serve on Friday is set for 3:00 p.m. CT.

Arkansas Men’s Tennis and Razorback Head Coach Andy Jackson announced on Saturday the 2021 spring slate of matches that is set to begin on January 15th. The Hogs will host six of their first seven matches before kicking off SEC play at Mississippi State on Feb. 19. After a cancellation of the 2020 season, the Razorbacks will get the chance to host the SEC Tournament in Fayetteville for the first time since 2008.

As we enter the first week of December, there are still plenty of upcoming events for Razorback Athletics before the end of the calendar year.

The Arkansas men’s tennis doubles team of Alex Reco and Nico Rousset downed the fourth-seeded duo of Martin Damm and Patrick Kypson on Wednesday afternoon at the NWA Legacy Bank Tennis Series held at the Billingsley Tennis Center.  

The more things change, the more some things stay the same. In a year of uncertainty, the championship dominance of Arkansas Cross Country and Track and Field certainly remains the same.

The Arkansas men's tennis team capped off their weekend at the Commodore Invitational by taking four matches against the Auburn Tigers on Sunday morning. Maxim Verboven and Hunter Harrison won their second-straight doubles match and the Hogs earned wins in three singles matchups. The Razorbacks won 15 matches over the weekend, with 10 of those coming in singles play. 

The Razorback men's tennis team picked up six wins on Saturday afternoon against the Kentucky Wildcats on the second day of the Commodore Invitational. Arkansas dominated doubles play, taking three of the four matches, and took another three in singles action. 

The Razorback men’s tennis team earned five wins in a matchup with hosting Vanderbilt on Friday afternoon at the Commodore Invitational. Arkansas got a win from the duo of Alex Reco and Nico Rousset in doubles play and then split the eight singles matches.