Newman defeated the Emporia State mens tennis team 5-4 in a duel Friday.
Emporia State won at number 1 and 2 doubles to get the match started. Newman would win 4 of the 6 singles matches. Three of the 6 matches were decided in tie breakers. Diego Prudencio won at number 1 singles in a tie breaker. Farhan Sadique won at number 5 singles. The Hornets are scheduled to host Ottawa Tuesday in their final tune up for next weekends MIAA tournament.