Mercer releases men’s, women’s tennis schedules

A trip to Puerto Rico for the women’s team and a home tournament for both the men and women highlight the Mercer fall tennis schedule, released Wednesday.

The women’s team will travel to Palmas del Mar, Puerto Rico, for the Puerto Rico College Challenge. The tournament, scheduled for Sept. 25-27, is scheduled to include Georgia, Miami and Illinois.

Mercer’s teams will host the Mercer Gridiron Classic the weekend of Oct. 9-11 at the university’s LeRoy Peddy Tennis Center.

The women also will play Sept. 18-20 in the UCF Quad at Central Florida, while the men will take part in the Southern Intercollegiates (Sept. 11-14 at Georgia) and the Chattanooga Fall Classic (Oct. 2-3).

Mercer also released its spring schedule Wednesday. The Mercer men will face Clemson, Tennessee, Georgia Tech, Auburn and Troy in nonconference play, while the women will take on Georgia Tech, Kennesaw State, Troy and Louisiana-Monroe outside of Southern Conference action. The women’s matches against Troy and Louisiana-Monroe are scheduled to take place in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.