Uploaded Ad
Women's Tennis Semifinal Roundup
Courtesy: Southern Conference
Release: 04/19/2019
Print RSS
Courtesy: Southern Conference

MACON, Ga. –

Tournament Central

No. 1 Furman 4, No. 5 Samford 0

No. 2 ETSU 4, No. 3 Wofford 1

- Saturday’s championship match will be the third consecutive between Furman and ETSU. Furman won last year’s match 4-1 and earned its third straight tournament title and 18th overall.

-  ETSU advanced to the championship match for the fifth consecutive year with a 4-1 win over Wofford Friday. The Bucs are 1-3 in their last four championship match appearances, falling to Furman twice and splitting with Samford. ETSU is seeking its second overall tournament championship and its second in the last four years.

. ETSU has made it to the championship match every year since rejoining the SoCon.  

- Furman will be looking for back-to-back-back tournament titles, a feat that has not been accomplished since College of Charleston won five straight from 2009 to 2013.

- Should Furman win both the regular season championship and the tournament title, they would become the fourth school in the last seven years to win both (College of Charleston - 2013, Samford - 2015 and Furman – 2017, 2018).

- The last two years, both semifinal winners advanced with 4-0 wins. This year, Wofford won the doubles.

- The Paladins and Bucs last squared off just one week ago in the regular-season finale. Furman won 6-1 in Greenville, South Carolina.

- Saturday’s winner will earn an automatic berth to the NCAA Women’s Tennis Championship.

- Rain disrupted the SoCon Tennis Championship for the second year, as the 2017 Championship was played indoors at the McCallie School in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

SoCon Digital Network
Tennis (W)
2017 Women's Tennis Highlights - Championship
Tennis (W)
2017 Women's Tennis Highlights - Day 2
Tennis (W)
2017 Women's Tennis Highlights - Day 1
Tennis (W)
2016 SoCon Tennis Championships Highlights: Wom...
Connect with SoConSports