Mountain West Announces 2013 Men's Tennis Championship Bracket
April 21, 2013
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|