BLACKSBURG, Va. - The 40th-ranked Virginia Tech men’s tennis team will travel to Nashville, Tenn. to face 21st-ranked Vanderbilt in the opening round of the 2014 NCAA Men’s Tennis Championship. Tech and the Commodores will play at 1 p.m. CT (2 p.m. ET) on Saturday, May 10 at the Brownlee O. Currey Jr. Tennis Center.
Tech (14-11) earns the No. 3 seed in the regional while Vandy (16-10) has been tabbed as the No. 2 seed. The two teams will be joined in Nashville by No. 1 seed and Ivy League champion Columbia (20-1), who is seeded 16th overall, and Atlantic Sun Conference champion East Tennessee State (14-8).
With this year’s at-large bid, the Hokies will make their eighth consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament. Tech and Vanderbilt last met during the 2010-11 season in the opening round of the NCAAs when the Hokies defeated the Commodores, 4-2 in Knoxville, Tenn.
Columbia and ETSU will square off in the opening round beginning at 10 a.m CT on Saturday, May 10.
The winners of the opening round matches will advance to play at 1 p.m. CT on Sunday, May 11.
2014 NCAA Men's Tennis Tournament – Nashville, Tenn., Regional
Saturday, May 10th, 2014
Match 1 (Round of 64) - Columbia vs. East Tennessee State (10 a.m. CT, 11 a.m. ET)
Match 2 (Round of 64) – Virginia Tech vs. Vanderbilt (not before 1:00 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. ET)
Sunday, May 11th, 2014
Match 3 (Round of 32) - Match 1 winner vs. Match 2 winner (1:00 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. ET)
General Admission - $5
Students - $3
Children under 2 - free
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