W&L Women's Tennis Earns No. 6 Seed in NCAA Tournament
LEXINGTON, Va. – The NCAA announced its field for the
Division III Women’s Tennis Tournament on Monday evening and
Washington and Lee University earned the sixth-overall seed in the
W&L, currently 18-5 this season and ranked sixth in the nation, earned its 17th consecutive trip to the NCAA tournament after claiming its 20th Old Dominion Athletic Conference championship with a 5-0 triumph over Hollins University earlier this season.
The team will travel to Atlanta, Ga. and host school Emory University for early round action. The Generals received a first-round bye in the tournament and will face the winner of Friday’s first round match between Transylvania University (12-2) and Vassar College (18-2) on Saturday, May 15. Host Emory (18-5) also received a first-round bye and will face the winner of the Methodist University (22-2) Agnes Scott (11-7) match on Saturday. Game times for the weekend matches will be announced at a later date.
The regional championship will be held on Sunday, May 16, with the winner advancing to the NCAA Division III Team Championships Quarterfinals. The quarterfinals will be hosted by the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Va. beginning on May 25.