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Men's tennis quarterfinal roundup
Courtesy: Southern Conference
Release: 04/18/2019
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Courtesy: Southern Conference

Macon, Ga. –

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No. 1 ETSU 4, No. 8 The Citadel 0

No. 4 Wofford, No. 5 Samford 3

No. 6 Mercer 4, No. 3 Chattanooga 1

No. 2 Furman 4, No. 7 UNCG 0

  •  ETSU and Furman advanced to the semifinals with identical 4-0 wins. The win over The Citadel marks the fifth consecutive year ETSU has advanced to the semifinals with a 4-0 win while Mercer advances past the quarterfinals for the third consecutive year.
  • Wofford’s thrilling 4-3 win over Samford is the Terriers first appearance in the semifinals since 2016. In that meeting, also against ETSU, Wofford fell 4-0 to the top-seeded Bucs. Wofford is seeking its first championship appearance in program history.
  • ETSU is seeking its fifth straight appearance in the championship match, while Furman has advanced to four of the last five.
  • For the third year in a row, Mercer and Furman will square off in the semifinal round. Furman took last year’s meeting 4-1. The Paladins claimed a 4-2 win in the regular season matchup this season.
  • Mercer, the host school, is the lowest seed to advance to the semifinals since Wofford in 2015. The Terriers were also a No. 6 seed. 
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