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 BoiseState men's and women's team are continuing play this season in
the NCAA National Tennis Tournament.
BoiseState'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.
BoiseState and Corpus
Christi will play
Friday, May 11 at 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.
BoiseState 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.
Bronco women, who lost to FresnoState Saturday in the finals of the WAC Tournament, received an
at-large bid to the Women's Championship.#44 BoiseState will face #24 Indiana Friday, the 11th at 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.