Men's Tennis Heads to NEC Championships on Friday
Mount St. Mary's Men's Tennis vs. Sacred Heart
NEC Quarterfinals * Friday, April 20
Mercer County Park * West Windsor, NJ
The Mount men will face the Pioneers in the first round of the NEC Conference Tournament. The match is set for 2:00 p.m.. The Mount earned the fourth seed, after going 3-1 in NEC play this season. This will be the first matchup between the two teams this year.
If the Mount wins, they will play Saturday against the winner of FDU/Wagner-St. Francis NY match at 11:30 AM. If they lose, they will face the loser of that match at the same time.
Mount St. Mary's and the Northeast Conference Tournament: Since the NEC Championships moved to a team-flighted even in 1999, the Mountaineers have 4-13 record in the championship side of the bracket. The Mount advanced to the 2005 NEC Championship match, falling to Quinnipiac, 4-1. The Mount has lost in the NEC Quarterfinals in each of the past four seasons.
Planting a Seed: The Mount is the No. 4 seed this year. Since moving to a team-flighted event in 1999, the Mount has been the No. 2 seed once (2005), the No. 3 seed three times (2003, 2004, 2006), the No. 4 seed once (2012), the No. 5 seed twice (2007, 2010), the No. 6 seed four times (1999, 2008, 2009, 2011) and the No. 10 seed three times (2000, 2001, 2002).