Sixth-ranked Hilltopper Men’s Tennis set to host NCAA Regional

AUSTIN – The St. Edward’s men’s tennis team has been selected to host the 2011 NCAA South Central Regional this Sunday at the Penick-Allison Tennis Center.

St. Edward’s (12-8) will host Northwest Missouri State (19-4) on the campus of the University of Texas. The Hilltoppers and Bearcats know each other very well as they have squared off in each of the last two regionals. St. Edward’s defeated the Bearcats in 2009 with a 5-0 victory in Lawton, Okla. The two teams also squared off in Austin in 2010, with the Hilltoppers winning, 5-4.

St. Edward’s will come into the meeting ranked sixth in the nation, while NW Missouri State is ranked 22nd in the nation.

First serve is set for 2 p.m. and Live Stats will be available on the St. Edward’s Athletic Website. Admission will be FREE.

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