Men's tennis #2 seed, Women #6 seed in SSC Tournament

Men's tennis #2 seed, Women #6 seed in SSC Tournament

SAINT LEO, Fla. – The Saint Leo Tennis teams will be heading to the Sunshine State Conference Tournament this weekend at IMG Academy in Bradenton. The tournament will start on Thursday, April 20, and will conclude with the championship match on Saturday, April 22.

The Saint Leo men's team finished the regular season with an 11-3 record and went 6-1 in SSC play with their lone loss coming to the No. 1 seed Barry. The Lions will be the No. 2 seed in the tournament and will play the No. 7 seed Florida Tech on Thursday at 10 a.m.

The Saint Leo women's tennis team will enter the tournament as the No. 6 seed after going 9-6, 5-4 in SSC play. The Lions will play the No. 3 seed in Florida Southern on Thursday at 3:30 p.m.

Winners of each championship will receive automatic qualification to the 2017 NCAA Division II Championships. First and second rounds for the 2017 NCAA Championships will be played at non-predetermined sites April 29th - May 2nd. Men's finals will take place May 9th - 12th, while the women's finals will be held May 10th - 13th. Rollins College and the Central Florida Sports Commission will serve as hosts for the NCAA Division II Championships.

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