Men's Tennis to Host Spartan Climb

April 1, 1998

East Lansing, Mich. -The Michigan State men's tennis team is sponsoring a pre-match event Saturday, April 4 at 12:00 p.m. before its Big Ten home opener against Minnesota which begins at 1:00 p.m.

The event, open to the public and free of charge, will be held, weather permitting, on the MSU Outdoor Courts on Chestnut and Wilson Roads, next to the Duffy Daugherty Football Building. In case of poor weather conditions, the community fund-raiser will be taking place at the Michigan State Indoor Tennis Facility on Mt. Hope Road.

Head Coach Gene Orlando and all of the Michigan State varsity tennis players will be in attendance. The event will feature a campaign prospectus, refreshments, contests, pledge cards, special guest speakers, and drawings for prizes.

The Spartans will battle Minnesota in Michigan State's first home Big Ten dual match on April 4 at 1:00 p.m., and MSU will collide with Iowa on Sunday, April 5, also at 1:00 p.m. The pair of Big Ten dual matches will be played, weather permitting, on the MSU outdoor tennis courts.