2012 NCAA Women's Tennis Championships Central




May 18, 2012

NCAA Women's Tennis Championships Now Underway

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Despite a close doubles point and an upset of the nation's top tandem, the No. 15-ranked University of Michigan women's tennis team could not overcome a slow start in singles play, falling, 4-0, to No. 2-seeded and defending NCAA champion Florida in the third round of the NCAA Championships on Thursday evening (May 17) at the University of Georgia's Dan Magill Tennis Complex.

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Northwestern drew Stanford in the third round of the NCAA Championships for the second straight year and for the second time in a row it was the Cardinal that was moving on to the quarterfinals at the end of the day. 4th-seeded Stanford defeated 13th-seeded Northwestern at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex in Athens, Ga., 4-1.

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The NCAA Women's Tennis Championships is underway at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex in Athens, Ga., with No. 13 Northwestern taking on No. 4 Stanford. At 7 p.m. ET, No. 15 Michigan matches up with No. 2 Florida.


The Nebraska women's tennis team was edged 4-2 by Texas on Saturday afternoon in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

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The No. 15-ranked University of Michigan women's tennis team is headed to its third consecutive Sweet 16 after rallying to defeat No. 19 Texas A&M, 4-3, in the final match on Saturday afternoon (May 12) in the second round of the NCAA Championships at the Varsity Tennis Center.

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For the 12th time in 13 years the Northwestern Wildcats have advanced out of the NCAA Regional Championship round and into the round of 16 with Saturday's thrilling 4-2 victory over the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at the Combe Tennis Center.

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Three Big Ten squads compete in the NCAA Women's Tennis Championships second round today, beginning with Northwestern hosting Notre Dame and Michigan welcoming Texas A&M at 1 p.m. ET. At 2 p.m., Nebraska travels to Austin, Texas, to face the Longhorns.


Northwestern picked up its 26th victory in NCAA Championship play under the direction of head coach Claire Pollard Friday when it blanked the Akron Zips, 4-0 at the Vandy Christie Tennis Center. The Wildcats advance to the second round of the tournament, where they will face Notre Dame for the second straight year Saturday.

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The No. 22 Purdue women’s tennis team had its historic season come to a close on Friday as the Boilermakers fell in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, 4-0, to No. 41 Pepperdine.

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The No. 15-ranked University of Michigan women's tennis team claimed the doubles point and the first three singles matches off court to cruise to a 4-0 win against Illinois-Chicago in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday afternoon (May 11) at the Varsity Tennis Center.

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The 18th-ranked Fighting Illini women's tennis team (18-8) came up just short in a 4-3 heartbreaker to No. 39 Rice (17-8) on Friday afternoon at Palmer/Salloum Tennis Center, ending its 2012 campaign.

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The Nebraska women's tennis team swept North Texas by a score of 4-0 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday.

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The Minnesota women’s tennis team had its turnaround season come to an end on Friday with a 4-1 loss to No. 28 Arizona in the first round of the NCAA tournament at Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center in Chapel Hill, N.C.

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Six Big Ten teams compete in the NCAA Women's Tennis Championships on Friday, beginning with Minnesota taking on Arizona at 10 a.m. ET. Nebraska faces North Texas at 11 a.m., while Illinois squares off with Rice at Noon. At 1 p.m., 15th-seeded Michigan hosts Illinois-Chicago and Purdue faces Pepperdine. At 3 p.m., 13th-seeded Northwestern hosts Akron in Evanston. All six teams will play in second-round contests on Saturday if they emerge victorious on Friday.