FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – The fourth-seeded Salisbury University women's tennis team will begin its run in the 2022 Coast-to-Coast Athletic Conference (C2C) Tournament on Friday, May 6 at 1 p.m. against the fifth-seeded Pratt Cannoneers. The tournament will be held University of Mary Washington Tennis Center.
HOW WE GOT THERE
- Salisbury finished the regular season with a 9-5 overall record and dropped its only C2C match of the year at then-No. 25 CNU on April 9.
- The Sea Gulls had two four-match winning streaks during the year and was a perfect 7-0 at home.
HOW THEY GOT HERE
- Pratt had an even 4-4 record at the conclusion of the regular season.
- Three of its four losses came on 5-4 decisions.
THE 2022 SEA GULLS
- Salisbury ranks 14th in the Atlantic South Region.
- Salisbury collected three C2C Athlete of the Week honors during the year, including back-to-back awards on Feb. 21 and Feb. 27 with Katherine Tamesis and Hannah Carter earning the honors respectively. Veronica Cuellar was named the C2C's top athlete on April 4.
- In singles matches, Tamesis and Elizabeth Christine each won 10 matches. Carter, Cuellar and Sarah Cooper each collected eight singles wins during the regular season.
- Carter and Cooper as well as Cuellar and Tamesis recorded a 9-5 record in doubles in 2022.
- Christine and Sarah Dover notched an 8-6 record in second doubles.
WHAT'S ON THE LINE
- Friday's winner will take on the top-seed Mary Washington on Saturday, May 7 at 1 p.m. with a spot in Sunday's championship on the line.
- The winner of the C2C Championship will earn the league's automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament.
Salisbury University is a proud member of NCAA Division III with primary membership in the Coast-to-Coast Athletic Conference, along with the New Jersey Athletic Conference for football and the Metropolitan Swimming and Diving Conference for men's and women's swimming. With over 500 student-athletes in 21 varsity sports, SU is recognized as one of the most competitive intercollegiate athletics programs regardless of division, and dedicated coaches and staff that foster excellence on-and-off the field. The Sea Gulls have celebrated 22 team national championships, 24 individual national champions, 186 conference championships and 41 Academic All-Americans.
To learn more about the tradition of excellence with Sea Gull Athletics, visit www.SUSeaGulls.com or on social media @SUSeaGulls.