Simmons Tennis Set for NCAA Tournament
The Simmons College women’s tennis team, ranked 25th among
Northeast Division III programs, will head to Williams College in
Williamstown, Massachusetts where they will face Vassar College on
Friday at 11:00AM. Simmons went 12-6 this season, receiving an
automatic bid to the NCAA Championship by winning the Great
Northeast Athletic Conference title with a 7-0 record. Vassar went
17-4 and won the Liberty League Championship. The winner of the
Vassar-Simmons match will move on to play host and defending
National Champion Williams on Saturday.
The 2009 NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Championships provides for a 47-team tournament. The teams will play a single-elimination tournament with the first, second and third rounds played at regional sites, May 8-10. Oglethorpe University and the Gwinnett Sports Commission will co-host the team championships finals, which will be held May 19-21 at Collins Hill Athletic Club in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Student-athletes selected to the individual championships will be announced Wednesday, May 6.
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