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Bucs to face No. 17 Alabama in NCAAs
Tuesday, May 01, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 1, 2007) - The ETSU men's tennis team is headed to Durham, N.C. where it will face Alabama next Friday, May 11 in the first round of the 2007 NCAA Championship. The match is set to begin at 1 p.m.
The Bucs had a crowd on hand Tuesday afternoon in the
"This is the best way for me to finish my career as a student-athlete," said senior Felix Insaurralde (
For sophomore Enrique Olivares (
Head Coach Yaser Zaatini felt positive about the Bucs drawing
The Bucs (23-4) earned an automatic bid to the tournament by winning its first ever Atlantic-Sun Conference Tournament Championship on April 22, while the Crimson Tide (20-7), who are currently ranked No. 17 in the ITA poll, was defeated by the Florida Gators during the second round of the SEC Conference Tournament on April 20.
This will be ETSU's fifth appearance in the NCAA tournament and third appearance in four years. For more information about the men's tennis team and the NCAA tournament, visit www.ETSUBucs.com.