MONTGOMERY - The Southern University tennis team doesn't appear to be ready to give up their grip on the Southwestern Athletic Conference title. If their performances at the SWAC Tennis Roundups are any indication, the Jaguars are primed to defend their crown. The SWAC Tennis tournament will take place April 19-21 at City Park in New Orleans.
Southern claimed the top seed in the West, going 3-0 in the roundups. The Jaguars won all seven of their matches over the course of the two events.
Last year's runner-up Alcorn State were tops in the east. Their only loss was a non-divisional match again Southern. Jackson State and Prairie View were also solid during the roundups, each finishing at 2-1. Rounding out the tournament field will be Alabama A&M and Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
Grambling def. Alabama A&M 4-3
Southern def. Prairie View 7-0
Jackson State def. Alabama State 4-3
Alcorn State def. Grambling 7-0
Southern def. Jackson State 7-0
Prairie View def. Arkansas-Pine Bluff 4-3
Alcorn State def. Alabama State 6-1