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Men's Tennis Pairings Set
Courtesy: Southern Conference
Release: 04/19/2009
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SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Samford and Davidson will open the 2009 Southern Conference Men’s Tennis Tournament on Thursday at the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center in Elon, N.C.  The Bulldogs earned the No. 8 seed, while the Wildcats are seeded ninth.  The winner will advance to face top-seeded Furman Friday morning.

 

The four-day event will take place at the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center in Elon and at the Burlington Tennis Center.  The second match of the opening day is the seventh-seeded Appalachian State Mountaineers taking on The Citadel, which earned the No. 10 seed.  Also squaring off at 1:00 p.m. is the No. 6 College of Charleston taking on the No. 11 seed Chattanooga Mocs.

 

UNC Greensboro, which earned the No. 4 seed, will take on No. 5 Georgia Southern Friday morning.  At 1:00 p.m. Friday the host Phoenix will take on the winner of the ASU-Citadel matchup, while No. 3 Wofford takes on either College of Charleston or Chattanooga.

 

The Paladins claimed the top seed by virtue of a 10-0 conference record. The Paladins claimed the regular season and tournament championship in 2008, while Elon captured both titles in 2007.

 

 

Thursday, April 23 (at Jimmy Powell Tennis Center; Elon, N.C.)

Match

Teams

Time

Match 1:

#8 Samford (6-15-1, 3-6-1) vs. #9 Davidson (7-15, 2-8)

10:30 a.m.

Match 2:

#7 App. State (14-5, 5-5) vs.#10 The Citadel (8-14, 1-9)

1:00 p.m.

Match 3:

#6 Coll. of Charleston (9-13, 5-5) vs. #11 Chattanooga (2-17, 0-10)

1:00 p.m.

 

Friday, April 24 (at Burlington Tennis Center; Burlington, N.C.)

Match

Teams

Time

Match 4:

#1 Furman (19-7, 10-0) vs. Winner Match 1

9:00 a.m.

Match 5:

#4 UNCG (14-7, 7-3) vs. #5 Georgia Southern (9-8-1, 5-4-1)

9:00 a.m.

Match 6:

#2 Elon (19-5, 9-1) vs. Winner Match 2

1:00 p.m.

Match 7:

#3 Wofford (13-10, 7-3) vs. Winner Match 3

1:00 p.m.

 

Saturday, April 25 (at Jimmy Powell Tennis Center; Elon, N.C.)

Match

Teams

Time

Match 8:

Winner Match 4 vs. Winner Match 5

2:00 p.m.

Match 9:

Winner Match 6 vs. Winner Match 7

2:00 p.m.

 

Sunday, April 26 (at Jimmy Powell Tennis Center; Elon, N.C.)

Match

Teams

Time

Match 10:

Winner Match 5 vs. Winner Match 6

2:00 p.m.

 

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