Utah Opens Pac-12 Championships Versus Washington

olympic_ads_M-W_tennisOjai, CA – The 7th seeded University of Utah men’s tennis team (17-9, 1-6) will face the 6th seeded Washington Huskies  in the first round of the Pac-12 Championships. First serve will be Wednesday, April 20 at 3 p.m. PT at Libbey Park in Ojai, California.

“It’s great to be back in Ojai for the Pac-12 Championships,” said head coach Roeland Brateanu . “We are fighting for our last chance to extend our season and always have great battles with Washington. I expect another great fight this time around.”

The Pac-12 hosts a team tournament to determine the automatic qualifier for the NCAA Championships. Teams are be seeded based on won-lost percentages during regular-season Conference play. The Pac-12 Network will broadcast the tennis championships live for both of the men’s matches on Friday as well as the Championship match on Saturday. Live results can be found here throughout the tournament. Tickets for the tournament can be purchased here.


Matt Cowley, 2015 Pac-12 Chamionships

The Utes fell in a nail-biter to Washington during Pac-12 Play in Seattle, 4-3. Utah looks to build upon its momentum after winning its final regular season match of the year versus Arizona, 6-1. The winner of the first round match-up between Utah and Washington will face No. 3 seed California.

Click here to access the home page for the 2016 Pac-12 Tennis Championship and here to view the bracket.

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