OVC Championship Bound

OVC Championship Bound

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont men's and women's tennis teams have qualified for this week's OVC Championship which is set for this Friday-Sunday, April 26-28, in Nashville.

The men's team, who captured a share of the OVC regular season title, will be seeded #2 at this week's event.  They will have a bye to the semifinal round, where they will face either Jacksonville State or Tennessee State.  Their semifinal match is set for Saturday afternoon at 2:00pm at the Hadley Park Tennis Center in North Nashville.  If they win their semifinal match, they will play in the championship match on Sunday at 2:00pm at Centennial Sportsplex.

The women's squad earned their first trip to the OVC Championship since the 2012-13 season.  Seeded #4, they will face Southeast Missouri in a first round match on Friday at 10:00am at Centennial Sportsplex.  The winner of that match faces top seeded Austin Peay in a semifinal on Saturday at 10:00am at Centennial Sportsplex.  The championship match is scheduled for Sunday morning at 10:00am.

A full championship schedule is listed below.  To find out more information on this year's OVC Championship, go to OVCSports.com. 

 

2019 OVC Men's & Women's Tennis Championship Schedule

 

Men's Schedule

First Round – Friday, April 26

Match 1 - #3 Jacksonville State vs. #6 Tennessee State – 2 p.m. (@Hadley Park)

Match 2 - #4 Austin Peay vs. #5 Eastern Illinois – 2 p.m. (@Centennial Sportsplex)

 

Semifinals – Saturday, April 27

Match 3 - #2 Belmont vs. Match 1 winner – 2 p.m. (@Hadley Park)

Match 4 - #1 Tennessee Tech vs. Match 2 winner – 2 p.m. (@Centennial Sportsplex)

 

Finals – Sunday, April 28

Match 5 – Match 3 winner vs. Match 4 winner – 2 p.m. (@Centennial Sportsplex)

 

 

Women's Schedule

First Round – Friday, April 26

Match 1 - #3 Murray State vs. #6 UT Martin  – 10 a.m. (@Hadley Park)

Match 2 - #4 Belmont vs. #5 Southeast Missouri – 10 a.m. (@Centennial Sportsplex)

 

Semifinals – Saturday, April 27

Match 3 - #2 Jacksonville State vs. Match 1 winner – 10 a.m. (@Hadley Park)

Match 4 - #1 Austin Peay vs. Match 2 winner – 10 a.m. (@Centennial Sportsplex)

 

Championship – Sunday, April 28

Match 5 -Match 3 winner vs. Match 4 winner – 10 a.m. (@Centennial Sportsplex)

 

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