HAMDEN, Conn. – The Quinnipiac women's tennis team is awaiting their first round NCAA Tournament opponent with the NCAA Women's Tennis Selection Show on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 5 P.M.
Fans interested in viewing the selection show can do so by going to the NCAA website (NCAA.com) and accessing the live schedule of events. The link should go leave approximately five to 10 minutes before the beginning of the Selection Show at 5 P.M.
This past Sunday, the Bobcats qualified for their eighth NCAA Tournament in program history as they won the MAAC Championship for the second consecutive season. Since joining the MAAC prior to the 2013-14 season, the Quinnipiac women's tennis team has not lost a conference match, a streak spanning 20 matches including the two MAAC Tournament appearances.
Overall, the Bobcats competed in their fifth consecutive conference championship match, dating back to the 2010-11 season when they were still a member of the Northeast Conference.
Jacqueline Raynor (Garden City, New York) was named the MAAC Tournament's Most Outstanding Player for the second consecutive season, and tied for a team-high three victories in the tournament. Raynor's three wins extending her personal winning streak to 24 matches dating back to her last loss on March 17 against Iowa State. Raynor also picked up her 48th victory of the season and 169th victory of her career over the weekend, both of which are program records she set this season.
Sydney Young (Austin, Texas) won the clinching match for the Bobcats on Sunday afternoon as she gave the Bobcats the 4-0 sweep of Niagara to send the Bobcats into their second straight NCAA Tournament. The win was Young's 39th of the season, good for second on the team behind Raynor.
Prior to the MAAC Tournament beginning, Head Coach Paula Miller was named the MAAC Coach of the Year in her first year at the helm of the Quinnipiac women's tennis team after serving as an assistant coach and associate head coach under former Bobcats head coach Mike Quitko for 17 seasons.
After the NCAA Selection Show, the Bobcats will begin preparations for their first round opponent in hopes of winning their first NCAA Tournament match in program history.