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ATLANTA, Ga. – Ole Miss males’s tennis shall be sending 4 Rebels to Atlanta for the workforce’s fall season finale, with the Rebels set to compete within the Georgia Tech Invitational set to run Nov. 4-6.

A complete of seven groups shall be in attendance on the Ken Byers Tennis Complicated, together with the Ole Miss quartet of Nikola Slavic, Lukas Engelhardt, Walker Stearns and Gordon Whitwell.

TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE

Friday, November 4 – One Spherical of Singles and Doubles (Starting at 9 a.m. CT)

Saturday, November 5 – One Spherical of Singles and Doubles (Starting at 9 a.m. CT)

Sunday, November 6 – One Spherical of Singles and Doubles (Starting at 8 a.m. CT)

THE REBELS

Nikola Slavic (Sr.*) – Stockholm, Sweden

– Completed 2021-22 with a singles report of 22-13 and doubles report of 18-8

– Entered the 2022 fall season ranked a career-high No. 6 within the nation in singles

– Obtained an ITA preseason doubles rating of No. 46 general

– Named 2022 ITA All-American in singles play

– 2021 ITA Southern Regional Singles Champion

– Reached Doubles Spherical of 16 and Singles Quarterfinals at 2022 ITA Southern Championships



Lukas Engelhardt (Sr.*) – Augsburg, Germany

– Earned first ranked win of 2022-23 season in opposition to No. 89 Jan Galka (Florida) at Commodore Invite

– Completed 2021-22 with 19-12 singles report and 19-13 doubles report

– Enters 2022 fall season ranked No. 46 in doubles by the ITA

– Reached peak doubles rating of No. 2 general in spring of 2022

– Reached Doubles Spherical of 16 and Singles Spherical of 64 at 2022 ITA Southern Championships

Walker Stearns (So.) – Germantown, Tenn.

– Ended his freshman marketing campaign with singles report of 7-6 and doubles report of 1-2

– TSSAA Div. II-A Singles Champion in 2021 and 2019

– TSSAA Div. II-A Doubles Champion in 2018

– Former four-star recruit by Tennis Recruiting popping out of highschool

– Competed within the qualifying draw for singles on the 2022 ITA Southern Regional Championships



Gordon Whitwell (Fr.) – Oxford, Miss.

– Earned his first collegiate singles win at Commodore Invitational with 6-1, 6-3 win over Paul Wang (Vanderbilt)

– 4-star recruit by Tennis Recruiting popping out of highschool

– Two-time workforce state champion with Oxford Excessive College

– No. 1 recruit from Mississippi and No. 115 recruit within the U.S. for 2022

– Strung collectively three singles wins on the 2022 ITA Southern Regional Championships

TOURNAMENT FIELD

Georgia

Georgia Tech

Miami (FL)

Center Tennessee State

Ole Miss

Vanderbilt

Yale

FALL SEASON FINALE IN ATLANTA

The Georgia Tech Invitational marks the tip of a five-tournament fall season for the Ole Miss males’s tennis workforce, placing a detailed on 2022 for the Rebels. In complete the workforce has grabbed a complete of 15 singles wins and 16 doubles wins throughout the autumn season previous to this weekend’s occasions, with John Hallquist Lithen main the cost in each classes with seven singles victories and 5 doubles victories. The Rebels will now await the flip of the New Yr to kick off their 2023 spring twin season.

REBELS MAKE RUN AT ITA SOUTHERN REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Ole Miss noticed some deep event runs made on the 2022 ITA Southern Regional Championships in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, simply two weeks in the past, discovering success in each singles and doubles play. Defending All-American Nikola Slavic battled his option to the event’s Spherical of 16 in singles, whereas the pairing of John Hallquist Lithen and Simon Junk completed as Southern Regional Runners-Up within the doubles bracket because the area’s No. 6 seed.

JUNK/LITHEN TRAVEL TO ITA NATIONAL FALL CHAMPIONSHIPS

With their runner-up end in Tuscaloosa, Lithen and Junk shall be lacking the workforce’s journey to Atlanta this weekend because the duo heads out West for the 2022 ITA Nationwide Fall Championships in San Diego. Regardless of dropping their first match of the week on Wednesday, the Insurgent pairing will proceed to play via the event’s comfort bracket for the rest of the week.

FOLLOW THE REBELS ON SOCIAL

For extra info on Ole Miss Males’s Tennis, observe the Rebels on Twitter at @OleMissMTennis, on Fb at OleMissMTennis and on Instagram at OleMissMTennis, observe Coach Hansson on Twitter at @TennisToby.

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