Pirates Welcome Campbell For Final Home Match

UABSPORTS.COM Mario Martinez
Mario Martinez

April 7, 2014

GREENVILLE, N.C. --- East Carolina returns to the River Birch Tennis Center for its final home match of the season on Tuesday, April 8, against Campbell beginning at 1:30 p.m. It'll be the final home match for seniors Mario Martinez and Joran Vliegen.

The Pirates, 15-6 overall and 10-2 at home in 2014, are coming off a 7-0 loss to No. 44 UNCW on Saturday, while Campbell has won eight of its last nine matches and owns an 11-5 overall record.

Vliegen owns an individual record of 28-7 this season, including a 7-4 mark against ranked opponents. Ranked No. 22 in the latest ITA Singles standings, Vliegen is winless in his last two matches after having his seven match-winning streak snapped.

He is one of two 20-match winners on the season along with freshman Fredric Lehfeldt, who has compiled a 20-10 singles mark during his rookie campaign. He is 14-6 in dual matches during the spring, which includes a 7-2 mark at the No. 5 position. Junior Damien Brenard has 16 singles wins this season and Martinez has tallied 15 wins.

East Carolina will conclude regular season dual meet play Saturday, April 12, at No. 49 Elon before heading to Tulsa for the Conference USA Championships beginning April 17.