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WOMEN’S TENNIS ENDS AT NCAA QUARTERFINALS

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Posted on April 24, 2013

UPDATE: May 9, 2013

The 15th-ranked women's tennis team today lost 5-0 to third-ranked BYU-Hawaii (29-1) in the NCAA Division II national quarterfinals.

The team finishes a stellar season season with a 17-10 overall record.

This marks the fifth consecutive year that Cal U women's tennis has reached the national quarterfinals.

 


 

UPDATE: May 8, 2013

The women's tennis team defeated Queens (NY) College 5-0 in a NCAA Division II round of 16 match. The Vulcans play BYU-Hawaii in a national quarterfinal match at 3 p.m. tomorrow.


UPDATE: April 28, 2013

The women’s tennis team defeated Mercyhurst 5-0 today in a second-round NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional Tournament match. Play was moved indoors to the Glen Creek Tennis Club in South Park, Pa.

With this win, the Vulcans improve to 16-9 overall. The team will advance to the NCAA Round of 16 May 8-11 in Surprize, Ariz. 


UPDATE: April 27, 2013:

The women’s tennis team defeated Virginia State 5-0 today in a first-round NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional Tournament match contested at Roadman Park.

The Vulcans improve to 15-9 overall. They will face Mercyhurst University beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday, April 28.


Original story:

The women’s tennis team earned the Atlantic Region’s top seed and will host preliminary-round matches of the NCAA Division II Tournament April 27-28 at Roadman Park.

The Vulcans will face eighth-seeded Virginia State, of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association, at 10 a.m. April 27.

In the other first-round match at Roadman Park, fifth-seeded West Liberty, of the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, will face Mercyhurst, of the PSAC, at noon.

The second-round match, featuring the two winning teams, is scheduled for 10 a.m. April 28.

The winner of the preliminary-round tournament will advance to the Round of 16 at the NCAA Division II Championships May 8-11 in Surprise, Ariz.

Cal U earned the automatic qualifier after winning an unprecedented seventh straight PSAC championship with 5-0 conference tournament victories April 19-20 over Millersville and IUP. 

Under the guidance of 11th-year head coach Pablo Montana, the Vulcans are making their ninth consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance. They have advanced to the national quarterfinals five times in the past six seasons.