The Gustavus women’s tennis team has been selected to host one of eight NCAA Regional Tournaments this Thursday through Saturday, May 13-15, at the Brown Outdoor Tennis Complex in St. Peter, Minn. Play will begin on Thursday, May 13, with first round matches beginning at 12:00pm and 3:00pm. St. Norbert (Wis.) (8-7) will face Luther (Iowa) (25-5) at 12:00pm, and Wheaton (Ill.) (17-4) will take on Edgewood (Wis.) (11-5) at 3:00pm. On Friday, May 8, Gustavus (20-4) will play the winner of the St. Norbert/Luther match in the first second round match at 12:00pm. UW-Whitewater (Wis.) (20-4) will face the winner of the Wheaton/Edgewood match in the other second round match at 3:00pm. The winners of Friday’s matches will play on Saturday, May 15, for the opportunity to advance to the NCAA Team Championship, which will be held May 25-30 at the Battleground Tennis Complex on the campus of the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia.
Gustavus will be appearing in the NCAA Tournament for the 22nd time, as well as makings its 22nd consecutive appearance. Gustavus won the NCAA Championship in 1990. Last season, the Gusties lost to Amherst 6-0 in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament.
Thursday, May 13
Noon – St. Norbert vs. Luther
3:00pm – Wheaton vs. Edgewood
Friday, May 14
Noon – Gustavus vs. St. Norbert/Luther
3:00pm – UW-Whitewater vs. Wheaton/Edgewood
Saturday, May 15
Noon – To Be Determined