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MSU Men's, Women's Tennis to Host NCAA Regionals

M. Tennis: Top-Seeded Mustangs to Host South Central Regional

No. 14 Midwestern State seeks its unprecedented third consecutive trip to the NCAA Division II Sweet 16, heading into its 13th appearance in the championship bracket.

The Mustangs' quest begins Sunday with a showdown against either Cameron or Newman (Kan.) at the MSU Tennis Center. First serve is set for for 2 p.m.

The Aggies (12-7) and Jets (15-10) battle in their first-round matchup on Saturday also at the MSU Tennis Center. Once again, first serve is slated for 2 p.m.

Midwestern defeated Cameron 6-3 in the regular season finale and has not faced Newman this season.

The Mustangs, who are making their third straight postseason appearance, advanced to the Round of 16 in consecutive years in 2005 and 2006 then again in 2013 and 2014. MSU battled through to the Elite Eight in each of the last two years.

The other South Central Region match pits Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference champion Western New Mexico hosting Heartland Conference titlist St. Edward's (Texas).

The winners of both regional matches advance to the national Round of 16 at Surprise Tennis and Raquet Complex in Surprise, Ariz. from May 13-16. 

W. Tennis: Mustangs Earn 15th NCAA Postseason Bid

Back-to-back Lone Star Conference champion Midwestern State earned a bid into the NCAA Division II Tournament for the 15th time in program history Tuesday night.

The 14th-ranked Mustangs (16-6) play host to St. Edward's (Texas), the runner-up in the Heartland Conference, in a South Central Region 1 match Monday at the MSU Tennis Center. First serve is set for 2 p.m.

Midwestern blanked St. Edward's 9-0 earlier this month in Wichita Falls.

The Mustangs are making their third consecutive appearance and fourth in the last five years in the NCAA Tournament. MSU won its regional in each of the last two seasons, advancing to the Sweet 16.

The other South Central Region match has Heartland Conference champ St. Mary's (Texas) hosting Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference titlist Western New Mexico.

The winners of both regional matches advance to the national Round of 16 at Surprise Tennis and Raquet Complex in Surprise, Ariz. from May 13-16.

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