Tusculum seeded second in this week's SAC Tournament

Tusculum seeded second in this week's SAC Tournament

The Tusculum College Women's tennis team has earned the #2 seed for the South Atlantic Conference Tennis Championship, which begins Thursday on the campus of Brevard College in Brevard, north Carolina.

The Pioneers, who finished 19-4 overall and 10-1 in conference action, earned a bye into Friday's semifinal round. Tusculum will play at 9 a.m. Friday against the winner of Thursday's quarterfinal match between #3 seed Queens University of Charlotte and #6 seed Coker.

On the other side of the bracket, top-seeded Wingate University will play Friday at 9 a.m. against the winner of the quarterfinal on Thursday between #4 seed Newberry and #5 seed Lincoln Memorial.

The semifinal winners will meet on Saturday at 9 a.m. for the conference championship and the automatic bid to the NCAA Division II Tournament. Tusculum has won two conference tournament championships, in 2004 and 2014.

- SAC -

2016 South Atlantic Conference Women's Tennis Championship
at Brevard College (Brevard, N.C.)

Thursday, April 21 - Quarterfinals
Match 1: #4 Newberry vs. #5 Lincoln Memorial, 9:00am
Match 2: #3 Queens vs. #6 Coker, 9:00am

Friday, April 22 - Semifinals
Match 3: #1 Wingate vs. winner match 1, 9:00am
Match 4: #2 Tusculum vs. winner match 2, 9:00am

Saturday, April 23 - Championship
Match 5: winner match 3 vs. winner match 4, 9:00am