Lady Tiger Tennis to Play UTEP in C-USA First Round
April 17, 2007
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The University of Memphis women's tennis team will open its 2006-07 Conference USA Tournament action as the No. 11 seed and will face No. 6 seed UTEP, Thursday, at 2 p.m. at the University of Tulsa.
The match-up will be a repeat of an earlier season contest played in El Paso, where the Miners downed Memphis 7-0.
The Lady Tigers will played on the bank of A courts on Thursday, while No. 7 seed Houston faces No. 10 Rice on Bank B courts. No. 8 seed UCF and No. 9 seed East Carolina will open the tournament on the A courts at 10 a.m., Thursday.
The winner of the Memphis/UTEP match will face No. 3 seed Marshall, Friday at 2 p.m. on Court B.
Host Tulsa is the top seed for the tournament, followed by No. 2 seed SMU. Marshall received the No. 3 seed, while UAB was No. 4.
The remainder of the field includes Southern Miss, UTEP, Houston, UCF, East Carolina, Rice and Memphis.
Results of the tournament will be posted at www.conferenceusa.com and Memphis fans can check www.gotigersgo.com for Thursday results.