Women's Tennis Heads West For NCAA Regionals
May 4, 2000
LEXINGTON, Ky. - The University of Kentucky women's tennis team will face the Texas A&M Aggies on Saturday, May 13, in first-round regional action at the 2000 NCAA Championships in Berkeley, Calif. The 29th-ranked Wildcats (12-10) were selected today by the NCAA selection committee.
The Cats are making there fourth straight NCAA Tournament appearance, Texas A&M finished the season 14-9, ranked 40th in the nation. UK leads the series 6-0 with its last win coming in 1991.
"Texas A&M is going to be a tough first round match for us and we will have to prepare if we are going to get a win," coach Mark Guilbeau said. "Right now we are just really excited about getting a berth and going out to California. We are just looking forward to the experience of playing tennis in this environment."
Sixth-ranked California-Berkeley will take on Pacific (Calif.) in the other
regional match on Saturday with the two winners squaring off on Sunday, May
14, for a spot in the final 16. The championship will be decided May
18-26, in Malibu, Calif.