By NEMS Daily Journal
Both the Ole Miss and Mississippi State tennis teams were easy winners on Friday as they opened NCAA Championship play on their home courts.
The sixth-seeded Rebels weathered a rain delay and beat Lehigh 4-0, while 10th seeded MSU defeated Austin Peay 4-0.
The Rebels, driven indoors with a 2-0 lead, play Memphis – a 4-0 winner on Friday over BYU – today at 2 p.m. with a trip to the Sweet 16 at stake.
Ole Miss defeated Memphis 4-2 on Feb. 27 in Oxford in its first outdoor match of the season.
The Bulldogs play Harvard – 4-0 winner over Samford – today at 1 p.m.