Men's tennis travels to Houston for 53rd Rice Invitational

The No. 60 Texas A&M - Corpus Christi men's tennis team will face some tough competition this weekend when they take part in the 53rd Rice Invitational in Houston. They will face some of the top teams in the nation at the annual event.

The Islanders come into the tourney with a record of 9-6 overall and will have an opportunity to improve on the No. 60 national ranking throughout the event.

They are scheduled to face Central Florida at 10 a.m. on Friday morning with the Golden Knights being ranked in the Top 100 of the teams in the country.

The competition will get harder each day as they face No. 50 South Florida on Saturday and round out the tournament with a match against No. 41 Rice on Sunday.

More info on the event can be found on the Rice website at