Women's Tennis: MIAA Tournament Semifinal Preview

by Alan Babbitt

The 33rd-ranked Hope College women's tennis team opens postseason play on Wednesday, May 1 as the top seed in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Tournament.

The Flying Dutch, who are 15-5 on the season, will host fourth-seeded Calvin College in a 4 p.m. semifinal at Etheridge Tennis Complex. If necessary, the match will be moved indoors to DeWitt Tennis Center.

Wednesday's winner advances to play either second-seeded Kalamazoo College and third-seeded Saint Mary's College on Friday at 4 p.m. at the site of the highest remaining seed.

MIAA Tournament Website | Live Results

The MIAA Tournament champion will receive an automatic berth to the NCAA Division III Tournament. The national field is announced on ncaa.com on Monday, May 6 by noon.

The Flying Dutch are seeking their eighth consecutive MIAA Tournament title and 16th overall.

Hope won the first match against Calvin this season, 9-0, on April 2 at home.

Video by Hope student Elle Merritt

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