Wellesley Tennis Heads to NCAA Tournament

WELLESLEY, Mass. -- The Wellesley College tennis team will head to the 2012 NCAA Division III Tennis Tournament, participating in a six team regional at Middlebury College beginning on Friday, May 11th. 

The Blue will square off against Mount Saint Mary College on Friday, at 2:00pm. Wellesley, who won the NEWMAC tournament in the fall, is making its eighth appearance in the NCAA tournament. The Blue are 16-6 overall and ranked 18th in the latest ITA Division III national poll. The Knights, winners of the Skyline Conference, are making their third-straight NCAA appearance, and sport a 13-3 overall mark. 

The winner of the Wellesley/Mount Saint Mary match-up will advance to the second round to play #12 Bowdoin. #4 Middlebury has the bye in the first round on the other half of the bracket, as Ithaca and Scranton will compete for a chance to play the Panthers. 

Official Regional Website - Official NCAA Tournament Program (PDF)

TOURNAMENT BRACKET


2012 NCAA Women's Tennis Regional – Middlebury College

First Round - Friday, May 11
10:00am - Ithaca (11-7) vs. Scranton (9-5) 
2:00pm - Wellesley (16-6) vs. Mt. St. Mary (NY) (13-3)

Second Round - Saturday, May 12
10:00am - Ithaca/Scranton winner vs. Middlebury (10-5)
2:00pm - Wellesley/Mt. St. Mary winner vs. Bowdoin (11-8) 

Regional Finals - Sunday, May 13
12:00pm - Second round winners