Bronco Women to Face Alabama in NCAA First Round Match

 BOISE, Idaho The No. 35-ranked Boise State women’s tennis team learned Tuesday that they will face No. 24-ranked Alabama (15-8) in the 2009 Division I NCAA Tennis Championship first round on May 8 or 9. The Broncos (23-4) will travel to Athens, Ga., where the University of Georgia will host a four-team first and second round tournament. The Broncos are headed for their third consecutive appearance and sixth overall appearance in the NCAA tournament.


If they Broncos defeat the Crimson Tide in the first round, they will face the winner of the No. 2-ranekd Georgia (23-2) vs. South Carolina State (14-4) match on May 9 or 10. The 64 team tournament is a single-elimination tournament, with the winners of each of the 16 first and second round sites advancing to the NCAA Division I Men’s Tennis Championships.


The 2009 Division I NCAA Tennis Championship first and second rounds will be held May 8-9 at 16 various campus sites. The championship finals will be held May 14-25 at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. The team finals will be held between May 14-19 while individual singles are slated for May 20-25 and doubles for May 21-25.


Participants in the 2009 NCAA Division I individual singles and doubles brackets will be announced Wednesday, April 29 by the NCAA.


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