Live Stats Available for Tennis NCAA RegionalMay 5, 2010
SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Host Armstrong Atlantic has announced that live stats will be available from the NCAA Division II Men's & Women's Tennis Southeast Regional that begins Thursday in Savannah.
Fans can follow along with all the action at the official site of the NCAA Tennis Southeast Regional as six men's teams and five women's teams descend upon Bacon Park for three days of play, with teams competing for a berth in the NCAA DII Tennis National Championships Round of 16. Thursday's first-round play begins at 10 a.m. with a pair of men's matches.
Conference Carolinas rivals Anderson (13-8) and Lees-McRae (15-5) face off in one of the two matches, while No. 16-ranked Flagler (13-8) out of the Peach Belt Conference takes on No. 34-ranked Limestone (12-10) out of Conference Carolinas in the other match. Flagler and Limestone's meeting is the first ever between the two teams since Flagler became a member of NCAA Division II, while Anderson and Lees-McRae meet for the third time this season. Lees-McRae won both prior meeting this year, 7-2 in the regular season and 5-4 in the Conference Carolinas tournament championship match.
The host Pirates debut on Friday as the No. 1-ranked men take on the winner of the Anderson-Lees-McRae match at 10:00 a.m., while in the other second-round match, No. 13-ranked Francis Marion meets the winner of the Flagler/Limestone match. The winners of Friday's matches will meet at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday in the region final. The winner advances to the 2010 NCAA Division II Tennis Championships in Altamonte Springs, Fla., and will take on the winner of the Atlantic 2 region, hosted by Kutztown, in Round of 16 action on Wednesday, May 12. Stats