Women's Tennis Earns Fifth-Straight NCAA Bid
Communications Student Assistant
BATON ROUGE --- The LSU women’s tennis team will travel to Stillwater, Oklahoma to compete in the first round of the NCAA Team Championships on Friday, May 11 at the Greenwood Tennis Center.
The Tigers (15-10) will face off against No. 24 Tulsa (21-5) in the first round of the Stillwater Regional, hosted by No. 7 Oklahoma State.
“Our team is thrilled to be in the NCAA Tournament,” co-head coach Julia Sell said. “We’re excited to get to compete again.”
This is the fifth year in a row the LSU women’s tennis team has qualified for the NCAA Tournament. The team has advanced to the second round in each of the last three seasons.
The Tigers defeated No. 40 Tulsa, 4-3, in the first round of last year’s NCAA Tournament before falling to No. 13 California in the second round of the Berkeley Regional.
The NCAA has not yet announced the start times for the first round on Friday, May 11. Winners of all 16 regional sites will advance to the Wake Forest Tennis Complex in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where the 16 teams will compete for the national championship May 17-22.
For more information on the LSU women’s tennis program follow the Lady Tigers on Twitter @lsuwten and @LSUJuliaSell, on Instagram @LSUWTen and on www.Facebook.com/lsuwten.
NCAA Stillwater Regional Schedule
Friday, May 11
No. 7 Oklahoma State vs. UMKC at TBA
No. 24 Tulsa vs. No. 36 LSU at TBA
Saturday, May 12
Winner of Match 1 vs. Winner of Match 2