BRADFORD, Pa. -- The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford tennis teams will usher in a new era Friday as they host Penn State-Behrend on the newly renovated outdoor courts at the Kessel Athletic Complex.
The Panthers women's team is coming off a 6-3 defeat at La Roche last Friday.
The Panthers picked up their first points of the evening in doubles action as the No. 3 team of Aaliyah Smith and Abbie Buerkle picked up a convincing 8-2 victory.
Katelyn Wells and Jessica Jordan each picked up singles victories.
On the season, Wells leads the team with a 3-2 overall record in singles action.
The doubles duo of Smith and Buerkle has found the most success for Pitt-Bradford, posting a 3-1 mark.
On the men's side, Pitt-Bradford will be in action for the first time since opening AMCC action against conference powerhouse Franciscan On Sept. 23.
The squad opened its season on Sept. 7 against Alfred and narrowly fell 5-4.
Volz and Patla went onto pick up wins in singles action, Patla's in comeback fashion.
After Friday's action, both Panthers teams will head to Penn State-Altoona to continue AMCC action.
Friday's match on the new courts will begin at 5 p.m.