Men’s Tennis Top Seeds Advance In First Round Of MIAC Playoffs

Posted on April 25th, 2008 by

Bethel will face Carleton in the semifinals.

Bethel will face Carleton in the semifinals.


St. Thomas will face Gustavus in the semifinals.

St. Thomas will face Gustavus in the semifinals.

The third-seed Bethel Royals and the fourth-seed St. Thomas Tommies advanced to the semifinal round of the MIAC Men’s Tennis Playoffs on Friday at the Swanson Tennis Center in St. Peter. The Royals defeated the sixth-seed St. Olaf Oles 6-0, while the Tommies defeated the fifth-seed Saint John’s Johnnies 5-1.

Since the top seeds advanced after day one of the playoffs, top-seeded Gustavus will face St. Thomas and second-seeded Carleton will face Bethel. If play is held outdoors, matches will begin at 9 a.m. However, if play is held indoors due to weather, matches will begin at 1 p.m. The semifinal winners will square off at 2 p.m. if outdoors or at 6:30 p.m. if indoors. The champion will receive the MIAC’s automatic bid into the NCAA Championships.

St. Thomas 5, Saint John’s 1
Bethel 6, St. Olaf 0

 

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