St. Olaf And St. Thomas Advance In First Round Of MIAC Men’s Tennis Playoffs

Posted on May 1st, 2009 by

St. Olaf will face Carleton in one of the MIAC semifinal matches on Saturday.

St. Olaf will face Carleton in one of the MIAC semifinal matches on Saturday.


St. Thomas will face Gustavus in the other MIAC semifinal match on Saturday.

St. Thomas will face Gustavus in the other MIAC semifinal match on Saturday.

The fourth-seed St. Olaf Oles and the sixth-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 Oles defeated the fifth-seed Saint John’s Johnnies 7-2, while the Tommies upset the third-seed Bethel Royals 5-4.

The top-seeded Gustavus will face St. Thomas since it is the lowest remaining seed in the tournament and second-seeded Carleton will face St. Olaf. If play is held outdoors or indoors, matches will begin at 9 a.m. The semifinal winners will square off at 2 p.m if played outdoors. If play is forced indoors, matches will begin at 4 p.m. The champion will receive the MIAC’s automatic bid into the NCAA Championships.

St. Thomas 5, Bethel 4

St. Olaf 7, Saint John’s 2

 

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