#uttylerwtennis to Open NCAA Regionals With Whitman

Monday, May 5, 2014
by Jeff Williford

TYLER -- The UT Tyler women's tennis team, the 2014 American Southwest Conference Champions, will open the 2014 NCAA postseason on Friday, May 9 in Claremont, California against Whitman College. 

UT Tyler (19-6) is fresh off a dramatic win in the ASC Championship final, and has won 15 matches in-a-row entering the NCAA postseason.

The Patriots will take on Whitman College (15-9) on Thursday, May 8 in Claremont, California.

Whitman, the Northwest Conference Champions, have won eight matches in-a-row, and went undefeated in conference-play.

UT Tyler and Whitman will join host Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (bye), UC Santa-Cruz, Pomona-Pitzer and La Verne (bye). 

The first three rounds of the NCAA tournament will take place in Claremont, with the quarterfinals beginning May 19 at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center.

For more on the 2014 NCAA Div. III Women's Tennis Championships, please visit NCAA.com