2013 NCAA Women's Tennis Championships Central
May 17, 2013
North Carolina 4, Nebraska 1
The most successful season in school history came to an end late Friday night, as the No. 16 Nebraska women’s tennis team fell to second-ranked North Carolina, 4-1, at the NCAA Women’s Tennis Championships in Urbana, Ill.
Miami (Fla.) 4, Northwestern 3
A thrilling NCAA round of 16 match ended in a controversial finish as 11th-seeded Northwestern saw its season come to an end Friday evening in a 4-3 loss to sixth-seeded Miami (Fla.).
UCLA 4, Michigan 0
The No. 10-ranked University of Michigan women's team dropped a tightly contested doubles point and the first three singles matches off court in a 4-0 loss to seventh-ranked UCLA in the NCAA Sweet 16 in a match that ran into the wee hours of Saturday (May 18) at the Atkins Tennis Center.
Michigan, Nebraska and Northwestern continue their NCAA Women's Tennis Championships runs today as all three teams travel to Urbana, Ill., for third-round matches.
The 11th-seeded Wildcats take on No. 6 Miami (Fla.) at 5 p.m. ET. At 8 p.m., the 10th-seeded Wolverines match up with No. 7 UCLA and the 15th-seeded Huskers face No. 2 North Carolina.
Nebraska 4, UNLV 1
No. 16 Nebraska advanced to its first NCAA Championships appearance in history, rolling to a 4-1 win over No. 57 UNLV in the second round of the 2013 NCAA Women's Tennis Tournament at the NU Varsity Tennis Courts on Saturday.
Miami 4, Purdue 0
The No. 30 Boilermakers had their dual season come to a close on Saturday. The Boilermakers fell to the No. 6 Miami Hurricanes, 4-0.
Northwestern 4, Baylor 2
Northwestern claimed an NCAA regional title for the 10th-consecutive year as the Wildcats defeated Baylor 4-2 Saturday afternoon at Combe Tennis Center. NU advances to Urbana, Ill., where it will compete in the round of 16 at 4 p.m. Friday against the winner of the match between Miami (Fla.) and Purdue.
Michigan 4, Notre Dame 0
The No. 10-ranked University of Michigan women's tennis team shut out Notre Dame, 4-0, in the second round of the NCAA Tournament to advance to its fourth straight Sweet 16 on Saturday afternoon (May 11) at the Varsity Tennis Center.
The NCAA Women's Tennis Championships continues today, as Michigan, Northwestern and Purdue take the court at Noon CT, while Nebraska's second round match is slated for 2 p.m. CT. Click the interactive bracket above for more information.
Nebraska 5, Wichita State 0
Mary Weatherholt and Patricia Veresova cruised to wins in the top singles and soubles spots to lead No. 16 Nebraska to a 5-0 sweep of Wichita State in the first round of the NCAA Women's Tennis Tournament at the NU Varsity Courts on Friday afternoon. With the victory, Nebraska advanced to an NCAA second-round match against No. 57 UNLV.
Northwestern 4, UIC 0
Northwestern had little trouble in its opening match of the 2013 NCAA Women's Tennis Championship Friday as it cruised to a 4-0 win over UIC at Combe Tennis Center. With the victory, NU advances to take on Baylor -- a 4-1 winner over San Diego State -- in a second-round match at noon Saturday. The victor of that match moves on to the round of 16 next week in Urbana, Ill.
Purdue 4, South Carolina 3
Tess Bernard-Feigenbaum wrapped up a dramatic 4-3 come-from-behind victory for Purdue on Friday. Gisella Pere fought off five dual points as the Boilermakers trailed 3-0 to South Carolina before Purdue completed the win. The Boilermakers advance to the round of 32 to face the winner of No. 6 Miami and North Florida. That match will be held on Saturday at Noon CT at the Neil Schiff Tennis Center.
Michigan 4, IPFW 0
The No. 10-ranked University of Michigan women's tennis team breezed past IPFW, 4-0, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday afternoon (May 10) at the Varsity Tennis Center. Michigan will face off against Notre Dame tomorrow (Saturday, May 11) with a berth to the Sweet 16 on the line. Match time is slated for Noon.
Vanderbilt 4, Indiana 0
No. 41 Indiana women's tennis fell short to No. 19 Vanderbilt in the opening round of NCAA Tournament play on Friday, 4-0. The defeat ends IU's 2012-13 season.
Five Big Ten teams compete in the NCAA Women's Tennis Championships on Friday, beginning with Indiana taking on Vanderbilt at 9 a.m. CT, in Clemson, S.C. Purdue faces South Carolina at 10 a.m., in Coral Gables, Fla., while Michigan hosts IPFW at Noon. At 2 p.m., 15th-seeded Nebraska hosts Wichita State and 11th-seeded Northwestern hosts Illinois-Chicago.