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NEW ORLEANS – The Jackson State University men’s tennis team defeated Alabama State, 4-1 on Sunday at City Park/Pepsi Tennis Center to be named the 2016 Southwestern Athletic Conference Men’s Tennis Champions.

This is the Tigers’ fourth program title and first since the JSU captured the title three-straight seasons in 1996, 1997 and 1998.jsu swacmtn16Jackson State University
2016 SWAC Men's Tennis Champion

In doubles action, Alabama State claimed the first win with a 6-1 decision by Adam Coyne and Takura Mlambo at No. 2 position over Miguel Gomez and Hernan Geria.

Jackson State’s Federico Boscarino and Camilo Pation won the No. 1 doubles match 6-3, over Patrik Cvik and Szabin Pusztay. The Tigers’ Richie Agarwal and Federico Mendieta captured the doubles point for JSU with a 7-5 victory over Ronald Mataba and Karlo Skvorc.

In singles action, Boscarino defated Mataba, 6-2, 6-2 at No. 2 singles before hit Tiger teammate Stylianos Gkontsaris defeated Pusztay, 6-4, 6-1, at No. 4 position.

Alabama State picked up a point at No. 1 singles, with Takura Mlambo defeating Patino, 6-3, 6-3.

At the No. 6 singles position, Richie Agarwal collected a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Jarred Thompson to clinch the title for the Tigers.

First-year Tigers’ head coach Lois Alexis was named the 2016 SWAC Coach of the year while Agarwal earned SWAC All-Tournament Most Valuable Player honors.

SWAC Men’s Tennis All-Tournament Team
Takura Mlambo, Alabama State
Karlo Skvorc, Alabama State
Szabin Pusztay, Alabama State
Miguel Gomez, Jackson State
Federico Mendieta, Jackson State
Richie Agarwal, Jackson State

Coach of the Year: Lois Alexis, Jackson State
Most Valuable Player: Richie Agarwal, Jackson State

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