Northwest men’s tennis earns 8th straight NCAA appearance

Posted 12 months ago

By Dave Riggert

Northwest2013riggertThe Northwest Missouri State men’s tennis team will make its eighth consecutive NCAA appearance as the Bearcats were named the No. 2 seed in the Central Region Tuesday night.

The Bearcats will host MIAA rival Washburn at Frank Grube Courts this weekend – official date and time will be announced later this week. Northwest won its fourth straight MIAA Championship Sunday with a 5-1 win over Southwest Baptist to finish 19-3 on the regular season.

In the regular season meeting between the Bearcats and Ichabods, Northwest claimed a 5-2 win in St. Joseph. The Bearcats are currently riding a 12 match winning streak.

No. 1 seed Ouachita Baptist will host No. 4 seed Southwest Baptist with winners of both matches advancing to the Round of 16 May 8 in Surprise, Ariz. The NCAA II National Championship match is set for May 11 at the Surprise Tennis and Racquet Complex.

— NWMSU Sports Information —