Razorbacks Top Wichita State To Advance

  • Razorbacks Top Wichita State To Advance

Razorbacks Top Wichita State To Advance

In March, it was Baylor women's head coach Kim Mulkey and the Lady Bears earning a No. 1 seed and brining tournament action to the Ferrell Center.

The No. 19 Arkansas women's tennis team turned in a strong showing in singles and doubles play to beat Wichita State 4-2 on Saturday morning at Michael and Anne Greenwood Tennis Center in the first round of the NCAA Championship at the Stillwater Regional on the campus of Oklahoma State University.

If anyone thought the Quakers (13-4, 6-1 Ivy) would struggle with the Midshipmen going into Friday's contest, it probably would've been because of Navy's high-octane offense, one ranked ninth nationally entering the afternoon averaging a stellar 15.42 goals per game.

Texas A&M and Louisiana-Monroe will start competition at 10 a.m. Saturday.

The Minutewomen continued the trend of being a second half team as they outscored the Buffs 7-2 in the final 30 minutes.

The Aggies (17-12) will take on No. 16 Baylor (22-6) in the second round on Sunday at 1 p.m.at the Hurd Tennis Center, with the victor advancing to the round of 16 and the final championship site, the Dan Magill Tennis Complex in Athens, Georgia.

In singles play, UNC (25-4) won all six of its first sets and continued to display a great deal of dominance.

"They beat us once in 11 years".

"He's been a great addition for us", Myers says. "The home crowd is a big part of our success. I knew we were going to have a fight on our hands".

"Courtwise, we are used to the court". We are excited to get to Athens.

"The postseason is what it is all about". "That being said, we can not focus too much on Jenna". Our guys take some finals and re-engage. They are No. 1 in the nation right now, and we have the opportunity to go to their place and play them on Sunday.

The Cardinals setback marks the second consecutive season Big Red has advanced to the NCAA Championships.

However, Tulane rebounded when freshman Amit Batta and senior Wendell Watanabe fell 6-4 to freshman Luis Erlenbusch and junior Constantin Schmitz.

According to the NCAA Tournament bracket, Virginia will face either Florida or ACC rival Georgia Tech on Thursday at 9 a.m.at the University of Georgia's Dan Magill Tennis Complex.

Goals: HP-Poulin 6, Gaeng 5, Brown 4, Perrotta 3, Britton 2, Herman; T-Montalbano 4, Brookhart 3, Tellekamp 3, Sulmonte 2, Gillingham, Conti, Ferro.

The women's tennis team clinched the MVC regular season championship title.

"Everyone is great at this time of year".

Boland, who will step down as the Cavaliers' coach after 16 seasons to become head of men's tennis development for the United States Tennis Association, was predictably sentimental following the win. "She's one of those players that's figured it out, and thank God she's figured it out for us". It is the fifth NCAA playoff appearance for the Midshipmen, who have won a pair of play-in games, but are 0-4 in the first round.

"It is huge to host", Knoll said. "It wasn't our day, but at the end of the day, I'm really proud of this team", Penn coach Karin Corbett said.