Mount Women's Tennis Heads To NEC Championships For Quarterfinal Action Against St. Francis U

Mount Women's Tennis Heads To NEC Championships For Quarterfinal Action Against St. Francis U

6 MOUNT ST. MARY'S (4-16, 2-3 NEC) vs. #3 ST. FRANCIS U (5-11, 3-1 NEC)
Friday, April 20, 11:30 am.
West Windsor, N.J. | Mercer County Tennis Center

NEC CHAMPIONSHIP HEADQUARTERS

NEC WOMEN'S BRACKET

2018 NEC TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE
Friday, April 20, 11:30 am.
#1 LIU Brooklyn vs. #8 St. Francis Brooklyn – 11:30 am.
#2 Bryant vs. #7 Wagner – 11:30 am.
#3 Saint Francis U vs. #6 Mount St. Mary's – 11:30 am.
#4 Sacred Heart vs. #5 Fairleigh Dickinson - 11:30 am.
Saturday, April 21
Semifinals
Sunday, April 22
Championship

MOUNT UPDATE
The Mountaineers won three matches in a row and four of the last five. The Hampton women swept the Mountaineer women 4-0 on Tuesday afternoon. These matches were played match to clinch so the outcome was the first team to four points wins the match. Sophomore, Alexa Quintanilla finished the regular season with a team leading 16 singles flight wins. In her first two collegiate seasons, she has posted 17 and 16 singles flight wins. Fellow sophomore, Hannah Davis ended the regular season with a team leading 14 doubles flight victories.

TEAM LEADERS
Singles victories: Alexa Quintanilla (16), Hannah Davis (8), Sruthi Kamprath (7), Megan Smith (7)
Doubles victories: Hannah Davis (14), Quintanilla (13), Kamprath (13), Megan Gamble (13)
Doubles teams: Davis and Quintanilla (7), Gamble and Quintanilla (6), Davis and Kamprath (5)

ABOUT THE RED FLASH
The Saint Francis Women's Tennis team dropped a 7-0 decision against Duquesne on Sunday at the Alpha Tennis and Fitness Center in Pittsburgh.  The Red Flash fell to 5-11 on the season, while Duquesne improved to 13-3.

ALL-TIME SERIES
The Mountaineers and the Red Flash have met 25 times with the Mount owning a 14-11 advantage but St. Francis has won the last six meetings between the teams including a 5-2 win earlier this year at the Tennis Club of Pa.

LAST YEAR'S CHAMPIONSHIPS
The Mount claimed the seventh seed at the 2017 NEC Championships, but fell by a 4-1 margin in a quarterfinal matchup with two-seeded Bryant. LIU Brooklyn was crowned tournament champions with a 4-0 win over three-seeded Fairleigh Dickinson in the championship match.

Quarterfinals
#1 LIU def. #8 SFBK, 4-0
#2 BRY def. #7 MSM, 4-1
#3 SFU def. #6 SHU, 4-2
#4 FDU def. #5 WAG, 4-0
Semifinals
#1 LIU def. #4 SFU 4-0
#3 FDU def. #2 BRY, 4-3
Championship Match
#1 LIU 4, #3 FDU 0

MOUNT TRADITION
The Mountaineers have won the most Northeast Conference Championships in league history with seven, setting a conference record by winning seven in a row from 1989-95.

TOURNEY SEEDS
The Mount enters this year's NEC Tournament as the sixth seed for the second time in program history.
No. 1 seed -- N/A
No. 2 seed – N/A
No. 3 seed – two times (2003, 2007)
No. 4 seed – four times (2004, 2005, 2006, 2008)
No. 5 seed – four times (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012)
No. 6 seed – two times (2015, 2018)
No. 7 seed – four times (2013, 2014, 2016, 2017)
No. 8 seed – one time (2000)
No. 9 seed – one time (2001)
No. 10 seed – N/A
No. 11 seed – one time (2002)