Sports Shorts April 9, 2012

By NEMS Daily Journal

– The No. 10-ranked Mississippi State men’s tennis team (17-5, 8-2) clinched at least a share of the SEC Western Division title with Sunday’s 4-3 win at Vanderbilt. The No. 14 Ole Miss men (11-6, 7-3) lost 5-2 at No. 6 Kentucky but can gain a share of the division title in a Saturday match against MSU in Oxford.

– The No. 16 Ole Miss women’s tennis team celebrated Senor Day with a 7-0 win over Kentucky. Seniors Kristi Boxx and Abby Guthrie combined to win at No, 1 doubles and also won their singles matches.

– The Mississippi State softball team (21-19, 5-14) won its series at Arkansas over the weekend and now prepares for a Friday-Saturday visit to Ole Miss (16-21, 3-11), which was swept at Florida.