The Student News Site of Texas A&M University - College Station

The Battalion

The Student News Site of Texas A&M University - College Station

The Battalion

The Student News Site of Texas A&M University - College Station

The Battalion

Advertisement
Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp attends the Class of 1972 50-year reunion in Kyle Field on April 20, 2022.
A&M System’s Title IX director suspended after supporting Biden's Title IX changes
Nicholas Gutteridge, Managing Editor • May 23, 2024
Advertisement
Texas A&M starting pitcher/relief pitcher Emiley Kennedy (11) hands the ball to starting pitcher/relief pitcher Brooke Vestal (19) during Texas A&M’s game against Texas at the Austin Super Regional at Red and Charline McCombs Field in Austin, Texas, on Saturday, May 25, 2024. (CJ Smith/The Battalion)
Aggies’ comeback falls short in 9-8 loss to Longhorns
Luke White, Sports Editor • May 25, 2024

As the fifth inning drew to a close in Texas A&M softball’s Super Regional matchup with No. 1 Texas on Saturday, the Aggies found themselves...

Texas A&M utility Gavin Grahovac (9) throws the ball during A&Ms game against Georgia on Friday, April 26, 2024, at Olsen Field. (CJ Smith/The Battalion)
Southern slugfest
May 23, 2024
Advertisement
Beekeeper Shelby Dittman scoops bees back into their hive during a visit on Friday, April 5, 2024. (Kyle Heise/The Battalion)
Bee-hind the scenes
Shalina Sabih, Sports Writer • May 1, 2024

The speakers turn on. Static clicks. And a voice reads “Your starting lineup for the Texas A&M Aggies is …” Spectators hear that...

Kennedy White, 19, sits for a portrait in the sweats she wore the night of her alleged assault inside the Y.M.C.A building that holds Texas A&M’s Title IX offices in College Station, Texas on Feb. 16, 2024 (Ishika Samant/The Battalion).
'I was terrified'
April 25, 2024
Scenes from 74
Scenes from '74
April 25, 2024
Advertisement
Farewell from the graduating Battalion staff of 2024
Farewell from the graduating Battalion staff of 2024
The Battalion May 4, 2024

Aggie tennis prepares for road games

Arthur+Rinderknech+came+from+France+to+play+for+Texas+A%26amp%3BM.
Cody Franklin

Arthur Rinderknech came from France to play for Texas A&M.

Both the men’s and women’s tennis teams are preparing for mid-week road matches before closing out their regular seasons this weekend.
The No. 11 women’s team (12-4, 9-2 SEC) will head to Waco, Texas, for a rematch at 5 p.m. Wednesday against the No. 7 Baylor Bears (19-5, 5-1 Big 12).
The last time the two teams met, the Aggies defended their home court against the then-No. 6 Bears in College Station. At the time, the match was an upset, as A&M was ranked No. 30 when it hosted the Bears.
Since their first meeting, the Aggies have won six of seven matches and worked their way up the polls. Baylor has done comparatively well. Since its loss on March 19 to A&M, it has won four of its five matches and remains a top-10 team.
However, Baylor looks to rebound from its recent conference loss to No. 18 Texas Tech.
The No. 7 Texas A&M men’s team will travel to Baton Rouge, Louisiana Thursday to face No. 24 LSU in its final conference match of the regular season.
The Aggies (17-3, 10-1 SEC) have now won nine straight matches and plan to keep the momentum going as they head to the SEC tournament, where they are projected to be a top seed. A&M has been led by freshman AJ Catanzariti, who has won 11 straight singles matches and contributed to 15 doubles wins.
The success at the bottom of the lineup for the Aggies has been key in a number of their matches on this winning run. In addition to Catanzariti, Jordi Arconada, Max Lunkin and Arthur Rinderknech have all provided key wins for the Aggies.
The Tigers (16-5, 6-4 SEC) have also relied on their depth as of late, especially in their last conference win at Auburn where players on courts four through six all tallied up points for LSU.
Although the Tigers were able to leave Auburn with a tight victory, they have often been on the losing side of competitive matches this season. Even with four conference losses the Tigers remain in the conversation of the SEC tournament as they sit as the No. 24 team in the nation.
The match begins at 3 p.m. Thursday.

Leave a Comment
Donate to The Battalion

Your donation will support the student journalists of Texas A&M University - College Station. Your contribution will allow us to purchase equipment and cover our annual website hosting costs.

More to Discover
Donate to The Battalion

Comments (0)

All The Battalion Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *