Top-seeded Lady Bucs prepare for A-Sun Tournament

Tuesday, April 11, 2006

MACON, Ga. (April 11, 2006) - The Lady Bucs tennis team will vie for a spot in the NCAA Tournament, this week at the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament at the John Drew Smith Tennis Center on the campus of Mercer University.

 

The 2006 A-Sun Tournament will mark the first postseason appearance for ETSU as members of the Atlantic Sun. The top-seeded Lady Bucs have a bye in the first round and will face the winner of #8 Gardner-Webb/ #9 Lipscomb on Thursday, April 13 at 11:30 a.m.

 

ETSU has already faced both teams earlier in the year defeating Gardner-Webb, 7-0 on March 24 and Lipscomb, 7-0 on March 18. Should the Lady Bucs advance to the semi-finals they will take on either # 4Mercer or #5 Jacksonville. ETSU defeated Mercer, 7-0 on March 23 and not faced Jacksonville this season.

 

The Lady Bucs (20-4, 6-0), enter the tournament undefeated in regular season conference play. ETSU has dominated the six teams they have faced, sweeping all of them, 7-0.

 

The championship match is set for Saturday, April 15 at 2 p.m.

 

Results from the A-Sun Championship can be found at www.etsubucs.com/sports/wtennis or www.atlanticsun.org

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Dec 13 ETSU 64
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Dec 16 Eastern Kentucky 60
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Dec 19 University of North Carolina Wilmington 61
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Jan 2, 2:00 p.m. University of North Carolina
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Jan 2, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
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Jan 5, 8:00 p.m. Samford
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Jan 10, 2:00 p.m. Furman University
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