NYIT and Queens Men's and Women's Tennis Teams Selected for NCAA Championship

NYIT and Queens Men's and Women's Tennis Teams Selected for NCAA Championship

Indianapolis, Ind. - Both the NYIT and Queens College men's and women's tennis teams have earned spots in the upcoming NCAA Division II Tennis Championships.

On the men's side, NYIT received an automatic bid for winning their second straight ECC title with a 5-0 victory over Queens. The Bears, who are making their third straight NCAA appearance, earn the No. 2 seed in the East Region behind Concordia College. As the No. 2 seed, NYIT will host half of the East Region bracket at Cold Spring Harbor High School in Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.

NYIT, ranked No. 19 nationally in the latest ITA poll, will take on a familiar foe in No. 7 seed Queens College in the first round on May 3rd. The Bears won both matches between the schools this season, including last weekend in the ECC Championship.

The winner of the match will advance to take on either No. 3 Chestnut Hill or No. 6 Adelphi on May 4th.

On the women's side, both NYIT earned the No. 1 seed and will host at Cold Spring Harbor High School as well. The Bears are in the field for the second straight season and receive a bye in the first round. They will take on the winner of the first round match between No. 4 Chestnut Hill and No. 5 Merrimack. A win would send NYIT to their second straight appearance in the NCAA Round of 16.

Queens is on the other half of the East Region bracket after earning the No. 3 seed. The Knights have a first round date with No. 6 Goldey-Beacom. The winner of that match will advance to take on the No. 2 seed, Concordia in the second round.

To view the full NCAA men's brackets, click here.
To view the full NCAA women's brackets, click here.