Mountain West Announces Women's Tennis Championship Bracket
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Fresno State has earned the No. 1 seed in the 2015 Mountain West Women’s Tennis Championship. The Bulldogs, who are the defending MW women’s tournament champion and are ranked No. 49 nationally, went 6-0 in MW play and 17-4 overall.
The 2015 MW Women’s Tennis Championship will be held April 22-26 at the McKinnon Family Tennis Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico. First round action begins Wednesday, April 22 at 9 a.m. MT, with the quarterfinals on Friday, April 24, starting at 9 a.m. MT. The semifinals will be played on Saturday, April 25 at 3 p.m. MT and 6 p.m. MT, with the championship match set for 2 p.m. MT on Sunday, April 26. All matches at the 2015 MW Tennis Championships will be broadcast live and for free on the Mountain West Network, powered by Campus Insiders.
New Mexico, host of the 2015 MW Women’s Tennis Championship, earned the No. 2 seed. The Lobos finished the regular season with a 13-9 overall record and 4-2 mark in Conference play. San José State (13-6, 3-1) is the No. 3 seed and San Diego State (13-10, 2-2) is the No. 4 seed.
Wyoming (13-5, 5-0) will be the No. 5 seed and Utah State (13-10, 2-3) received the No. 6 seed. Nevada (8-10, 1-4) is the No. 7 seed and Air Force (17-8, 2-4) is the No. 8 seed. Colorado State (8-11, 1-5), Boise State (9-12, 2-4) and UNLV (7-16, 1-4) round out the bracket as the ninth, 10th and 11th seeds, respectively.
Wednesday’s first round gets underway at 9 a.m. MT with No. 8 Air Force facing off with No. 9 Colorado State. At Noon MT, No. 6 Utah State and No. 11 UNLV square off. Nevada, the No. 7 seed and No.10 Boise State are scheduled for a 3 p.m. MT start.
Quarterfinal play on Friday, April 24 begins at 9 a.m. MT with No. 4 San Diego State and No. 5 Wyoming. The Bulldogs will meet the winner of the Falcons/Rams match at Noon, MT. In the afternoon session, the Spartans will play either Utah State or UNLV, while the Lobos will face the winner of Wednesday’s match between the Wolf Pack and Broncos at 6 p.m. MT.
For complete coverage of the 2015 Mountain West Women’s Tennis Championship, which will have all 10 matches broadcast live and for free on the Mountain West Network, visit the Championship Central page http://www.themw.com/#!/page/championship_w-tennis.
2015 Mountain West Women’s Tennis Championship Pairings
Wednesday, April 22
9 a.m. MT First Round Match #1 No. 8 Air Force vs. No. 9 Colorado State
12 p.m. MT First Round Match #2 No. 6 Utah State vs. No. 11 UNLV
3 p.m. MT First Round Match #3 No. 7 Nevada vs. No. 10 Boise State
Friday, April 24
9 a.m. MT Quarterfinal Match #1 No. 4 San Diego State vs. No. 5 Wyoming
12 p.m. MT Quarterfinal Match #2 No. 1 Fresno State vs. Air Force/Colorado State winner
3 p.m. MT Quarterfinal Match #3 No. 3 San José State vs. Utah State/UNLV winner
6 p.m. MT Quarterfinal Match #4 No. 2 New Mexico vs. Nevada/Boise State winner
Saturday, April 25
3 p.m. MT Semifinal Match #1 Quarterfinal Match #1 winner vs. Quarterfinal Match #2 winner
6 p.m. MT Semifinal Match #2 Quarterfinal Match #3 winner vs. Quarterfinal Match #4 winner
Sunday, April 26
2 p.m. MT Championship Match