April 22, 2014

Denison to host NCAC Tennis Championships

For the first time since 2010, the North Coast Athletic Conference Tennis Championships will be held at Denison University this weekend (April 25-27). The tournament begins on Friday with the quarterfinal matches, while the semifinal and consolation semifinal matches will be played on Saturday.  Sunday will feature the championship and third-place matches for both the men and women.

On the men’s side, top-seeded Kenyon will open the tournament against the No. 8 seeded Ohio Wesleyan, while second-seeded DePauw will take on seventh-seeded Wabash.  Both matches will take place at 9 a.m. on Friday.  At 11 a.m., No. 3 Denison will take on sixth-seeded Wittenberg and fourth-seeded Allegheny battles No. 5 Oberlin.

At 1 p.m., the top-seeded DePauw women will face off against the No. 8 seed Wittenberg, while second-seeded Denison takes on seventh-seeded Ohio Wesleyan.   Friday’s quarterfinal round will conclude with matches that feature No. 3 Oberlin against sixth-seeded Wooster, and No. 4 Kenyon versus No. 5 Allegheny.

For a complete bracket and schedule of events, visit the 2014 NCAC Tennis Championship home page. If rain or inclement weather drives the tournament indoors, the tournament venue will be split between Denison's Mitchell Center and the Kenyon Athletic Center in Gambier, Ohio.