GWC Women's Tennis Championship Gets Underway Saturday
April 20, 2012
HARLINGEN, Texas - The Great West Conference Women's Tennis Championship will be held Saturday-Sunday at the HEB Tennis Center in Harlingen, Texas. NJIT, the defending champion, will be the top seed in the six-team tournament.
On Saturday, No. 4 seed North Dakota will face off against fifth-seeded Chicago State as the tournament opens at 9 a.m. (CT). Conference newcomer CSU Bakersfield, the No. 6 seed, will play third seed and host Texas-Pan American, the 2010 GWC champion, at 12 noon.
NJIT, which enters the championship with a 19-3 record, will play the UND/CSU winner at 3 p.m. Saturday afternoon, followed by No. 2 seed Seattle U taking on the winner of CSUB/UTPA at 6 p.m.
The third and fifth place matches will occur simultaneously on Sunday at 9 a.m. and the championship match will follow at 12 noon.
2012 GWC Women's Tennis Championship Schedule
9:00 a.m. Match 1: #5 Chicago State vs. #4 North Dakota
12:00 p.m. Match 2: #6 CSU Bakersfield vs. #3 UTPA
3:00 p.m. Match 3: Winner of Match #1 vs. #1 NJIT
6:00 p.m. Match 4: Winner of Match #2 vs. #2 Seattle
9:00 a.m. Match 5: Loser of Match 1 vs. Loser of Match 2 (Fifth Place)
9:00 a.m. Match 6: Loser of Match 3 vs. Loser of Match 4 (Third Place)
12:00 p.m. Match 7: Winner of Match 3 vs. Winner of Match 4 (Championship)