Preseason favorite Husson University has earned the top seed for the 2018 North Atlantic Conference (NAC) women's tennis championship tournament that will be held Saturday, October 6 at the Berkshire West Athletic Club in Pittsfield, Mass.
Husson wrapped up the regular season with a perfect 4-0 conference record, 8-0 overall. The Eagles will face the No. 4 seed Northern Vermont University-Lyndon (2-8 overall, 1-3 NAC) in a semifinal match. Second seed Lesley (3-7, 3-1) squares off with No. 3 Northern Vermont University-Johnson (4-6, 2-2) in the other semifinal match.
The semifinal round will begin at 9:00 a.m., with Lesley facing NVU-Johnson. Husson takes on NVU-Lyndon at 12:00 p.m., though it could be earlier if Match 1 concludes early. The winners meet in the final round at 3:30 p.m., or an hour after the opening matches are complete.
The NAC champion will earn an automatic qualifying bid to the NCAA tournament in the spring.
2018 NAC WOMEN'S TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE
Saturday, October 6, 2018
Hosted by MCLA at the Berkshire West Athletic Club
Semifinals - 9:00 a.m.
Match 1 - No. 2 Lesley (3-7, 3-1) vs. No. 3 NVU-Johnson (4-6, 2-2)
Semifinals - 12:00 p.m.
Match 2 - No. 1 Husson (8-0, 4-0) vs. 4 NVU-Lyndon (2-8, 1-3)
Championship Match - 3:30 p.m.
Match 3 - Winner of Match 1 vs. Winner of Match 2