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Posted on May 5, 2016

Women's tennis player is swinging her tennis racquet at an incoming ball.

UPDATE, May 18, 2016

Cal U's women’s tennis team lost 5-2 to Cameron (Okla.) University in the third round of the NCAA Division II Championships in Denver, Colo. 

The 26th-ranked Vulcans finish the year with an 18-4 overall record. 

This marked the 10th straight year the Vulcans competed in the round of 16.

UPDATE: May 8, 2016

The women’s tennis team defeated West Virginia State 5-0 in the second round of the NCAA Division II Tournament at Roadman Park.

With the win, the PSAC-champion Vulcans improve to 18-3 overall.

Cal U now advances to the NCAA Division II Championships May 18-21 in Denver, Colo. 

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 May 7-8 at Roadman Park.

West Virginia State and Slippery Rock will meet in a first-round match Park at noon May 7, and the Vulcans (17-3) will face the winner of that match at noon May 8.

In case of inclement weather, the matches could be moved to the Glen Creek Tennis Club in South Park Township, Pa.

The winner of the preliminary-round tournament will advance to the Round of 16 at the NCAA Division II Championships. Those games will be played May 18-21 at the Regency Athletic Complex in Denver, Colo.

Cal U earned the automatic qualifier for the regional contest after winning an unprecedented 10th straight PSAC championship with conference tournament victories April 30 over Millersville and IUP.

The Vulcans are making their 12th consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance. They have advanced to the national quarterfinals six of the past seven seasons.

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