No. 20 Women's Tennis Receives a No. 1 Seed in the Conference USA Championships This Weekend
April 14, 2014
IRVING, Texas - No. 20 University of Tulsa women's tennis team received the No. 1 seed in the Conference USA Championships this weekend in Norfolk, Va., announced by the league on Monday.
With 16 teams making the conference championships, the Golden Hurricane (15-4) receives a double-bye and plays in the quarterfinals against the winner of USTA-Middle Tennessee/Florida Atlantic at 1 p.m. on Friday.
Tulsa has posted a 20-3 (.870) record in eight seasons in the conference championships and has posted a perfect 12-0 record as the No. 1 seed with four titles.
The Golden Hurricane enters the championships on a three-match winning streak with each opponent ranked in the top-50.
Four Conference USA teams are ranked in the International Tennis Association poll released on April 8 with Tulsa leading the charge at No. 20, followed by No. 21 Rice, No. 67 North Texas and No. 72 Marshall. All four teams received a double-bye into the quarterfinals.
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Wednesday, April 16
Match 1: (15) Tulane vs. (10) East Carolina - 9 a.m.
Match 2: (14) Charlotte vs. (11) Southern Miss - 9 a.m.
Match 3: (16) Florida Atlantic vs. (9) Middle Tennessee - 1 p.m.
Match 4: (13) UTEP vs. (12) UAB - 1 p.m.
Thursday, April 17
Match 5: winner of Match No. 1 vs. (7) Old Dominion - 9 a.m.
Match 6: winner of Match No. 2 vs. (6) FIU - 9 a.m.
Match 7: winner of Match No. 3 vs. (8) UTSA - 1 p.m.
Match 8: winner of Match No. 4 vs. (5) Louisiana Tech - 1 p.m.
Friday, April 18
Match 9: winner of Match No. 5 vs. (2) Rice - 9 a.m.
Match 10: winner of Match No. 6 vs. (3) North Texas - 9 a.m.
Match 11: winner of Match No. 7 vs. (1) Tulsa - 1 p.m.
Match 12: winner of Match No. 8 vs. (4) Marshall - 1 p.m.
Saturday, April 19
Match 13: winner of Match No. 9 vs. winner of Match No. 10 - 11 a.m.
Match 14: winner of Match No. 11 vs. winner of Match No. 12 - 11 a.m.
Sunday, April 20
Match 15: winner of Match No. 13 vs. winner of March No. 14 - 9 a.m.
*All times are central
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