ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The men's tennis team opened the SLIAC tournament with a 5-0 win over Webster on Friday to advance to the championship match of the tournament on Saturday.
The doubles matches were the first to finish. The Panthers took 8-2 wins at No. 1 and No. 3 doubles. Justin Tilford and Nate Wieland was the pairing at No. 1, and Austin Burkhart and Gabriel Munoz were No. 3.
To advance in the tournament, the first team to win five matches is the winner. Thus, Greenville only needed two more wins.
No. 2 Munoz and No. 5 Tilford got that accomplished quickly. Munoz won 6-0, 6-0, and Tilford took a 6-1, 6-0 triumph.
The Panthers (17-2) play Principia in the championship on Saturday at 11 a.m.