Boise State Men & Women In Big Dance

Mark Friday, May 11th on your calenders. That's the day that both the men's and women's tennis team will play in the NCAA National Tennis Championships. The Broncos play #41 Texas A & M-Corpus Christi while the Boise State women drew #24 Indiana in the opening round.

Both the Boise State men's and women's team are continuing play this season in the NCAA National Tennis Tournament.

Boise State's men's team will take on #41 Texas A & M-Corpus Christi in the opening round Men's Tournament.  The Broncos earned an automatic invitation with its third consecutive Western Athletic Conference title this past weekend.

Boise State and Corpus Christi will play Friday, May 11 at noon in Austin, Texas.  The other first-round matchup has host Texas (#11 in the country) against Navy.  The winners of those two matches will play for a right to go to the Sweet Sixteen.

Boise State is 29-5 this season and ranked 23rd in the nation in the latest rankings.  Coach Greg Patton's team is 15-5 against ranked opponents.  Corpus Christi is 14-5 and the champions of the Southland Conference.  A & M has won eight of nine matches with the only blemish during that stretch being a loss to Texas.  The Longhorns enter the NCAA's with an 18-8 record, while Navy is 15-10.

The Bronco women, who lost to Fresno State Saturday in the finals of the WAC Tournament, received an at-large bid to the Women's Championship.  #44 Boise State will face #24 Indiana Friday, the 11th at 9 a.m. in Evanston, Illinois.  Coach Mark Tichenor's team is 18-4 this year, including a 6-4 record against ranked opponents.  Indiana has a 20-6 record and also earned an at-large bid after losing in the Big Ten semifinals.  The winner of the Bronco-Hoosier match will play the winner of the #5 Northwestern/Western Michigan match. 




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