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ODU Receives No. 4 Seed; Faces UAB in First Round of C-USA Tournament

April 17, 2017
By ODU Athletics

IRVING, Texas – The 2017 Conference USA Women's Tennis Championship bracket is officially set with Old Dominion (10-9) receiving the No. 4 seed for the 14-team single-elimination tournament. The Lady Tennis Monarchs will square-off against No. 13 seed UAB (5-14) on Thursday, April 20 at 4:00 p.m. EST with a ticket to the Quarterfinals on the line.

Thursday will mark the first meeting between ODU and the Blazers this season. North Texas will host the four-day event at the Waranch Tennis Complex in Denton, Texas.

No. 1 seeded Rice and No. 2 seeded FIU are the only two schools to receive First Round byes. The winner of the C-USA Tournament receives an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.

2017 Conference USA Women's Tennis Championship Schedule

First Round - Thursday, April 20
Match 1: (8) Southern Miss vs. (9) UTSA - 10 a.m.
Match 2: (7) Charlotte vs. (10) Louisiana Tech -- 10 a.m.
Match 3: (5) North Texas vs. (12) Middle Tennessee - 1 p.m.
Match 4: (3) Marshall vs. (14) UTEP -- 1 p.m.
Match 5: (4) Old Dominion vs. (13) UAB -- 4 p.m.
Match 6: (6) WKU vs. (11) Florida Atlantic -- 4 p.m.

Quarterfinals - Friday, April 21
Match 7: Match 1 winner vs. (1) Rice - 11 a.m.
Match 8: Match 2 winner vs. (2) FIU - 11 a.m.
Match 9: Match 3 winner vs. Match 5 winner - 3 p.m.
Match 10: Match 4 winner vs. Match 6 winner -- 3 p.m.

Semifinals - Saturday, April 22
Match 11: Match 7 winner vs. Match 9 winner - 1 p.m.
Match 12: Match 8 winner vs. Match 10 winner - 1 p.m.

Championship - Sunday, April 23
Match 13: Match 11 winner vs. Match 12 winner - 11 a.m.

All Times Eastern

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