Women's Tennis Draws Principia For Postseason Opener In Ohio

Blue and white NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championships logo by Alan Babbitt

The Hope College women's tennis team is Ohio-bound for the NCAA Division III Tournament.

The 33rd-ranked Flying Dutch are headed to Kenyon, Ohio for a six-team pod that begins on Thursday, May 9 with a first-round match against Principia College.

Start time is 2 scheduled for 2 p.m. The Hope-Principia winner advances to face No. 13-ranked Kenyon in Friday's second round at 2 p.m.

On the other side of the bracket, John Carroll University (Ohio) plays Wheaton College (Illinois) in a first-round match on Thursday at 10 a.m. The John Carroll-Wheaton winner faces No. 11 Carnegie Mellon University (Pennsylvania) on Friday at 10 a.m.

Friday's winners are scheduled to play on Saturday, May 11 at 12 p.m. for a spot in the national quarterfinals on Monday, May 20 at Kalamazoo College.

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Hope (17-5 overall) advanced to the 49-team NCAA Tournament as Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association champions.

This is the Flying Dutch's 15th postseason appearance and eighth in a row. Hope reached the second round last season.

Principia (9-12) won the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference to earn its spot in the NCAA Tournament field.

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