Mountain West Announces 2013 Men's Tennis Championship Bracket

April 21, 2013


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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Mountain West regular season champion and 40th-ranked San Diego State (17-7 overall) enters the 2013 Mountain West Men's Tennis Championship as the top seed after posting a perfect 6-0 mark in Conference play this season.

The MW Championship will be held April 25-28 at the United States Air Force Academy Tennis Center. First round action begins Thursday, April 25 at 10 a.m., with semifinals on Saturday, April 27 at 2 p.m. MT. The championship will be played on Sunday, April 28 at 10 a.m. MT.

Boise State, ranked No. 44, earned the No. 2 seed with 17-9 overall record, 5-1 in MW play. UNLV is the No. 3 seed. The Rebels, ranked No. 64, finished the regular season with a 16-6 mark, 4-2 in Conference.

New Mexico (12-12, 3-3) is the No. 4 seed. The Lobos are currently ranked No. 63 in the nation. No. 5 Fresno State (7-16, 2-4), No. 6 Nevada (9-11, 1-5) and No. 7 Air Force (11-12, 0-6) round out the bracket.

Competition begins with the No. 4 Lobos facing off with No. 5 Bulldogs. The winner of that match will take on the top-seeded Aztecs in the semifinals, which are scheduled for a 2 p.m. start on April 27. The Aztecs received a first-round bye by virtue of their regular season championship.

In Thursday's afternoon session, beginning at 2 p.m. MT, No. 3 Rebels takes on No. 6 Wolf Pack, while No. 2 Broncos oppose the No. 7 Falcons. The winners of those respective matches will meet in the second semifinal on Saturday.

For more information, go to the Mountain West Championship Central page: http://www.themwc.com/champ/tennis-champ-2013.html


2013 MOUNTAIN WEST CONFERENCE MEN'S TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP PAIRINGS
Thursday, April 25
10 a.m. MT First Round Match #1 No. 4 New Mexico vs. No. 5 Fresno State
2 p.m. MT First Round Match #2 No. 3 UNLV vs. No. 6 Nevada
2 p.m. MT First Round Match #3 No. 2 Boise State vs. No. 7 Air Force
Saturday, April 27
2 p.m. MT Semifinal Match #1 No. 1 San Diego State vs. UNM/FS Winner
2 p.m. MT Semifinal Match #2 UNLV/NEV Winner vs. BSU/AFA Winner
Sunday, April 28
10 a.m. MT Championship Match