BRONXVILLE, N.Y. – The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) released the pairings for the 2019 NCAA Division II Men's Tennis Championship Round of 16 this week, with Concordia College New York drawing the 11th seed in the field and a matchup against sixth-seeded Southwest Baptist University at Sanlando Park in Altamonte Springs, Fla., on Tuesday, May 21 with first serve slatted for 4 p.m.
Match Information: Southwest Baptist
Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 | 4:00 p.m.
Location: Almonte Springs, Fla. | Sanlando Park
About The Clippers
Concordia (18-3) punched its ticket to the Round of 16 in the NCAA East Region I pod, besting Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) opposition Chestnut Hill College 4-0 in the Championship Second Round on Sunday, May 12.
CACC All-Conference Second Team honoree and Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) East Region Player To Watch sophomore William Nilsson (Bastad, Sweden) and fellow Second-Team recipient freshman Jan Godfrey Seno (Cebu City, Philippines) both have 30 dual-match victories this spring, with Godfrey Seno boasting a perfect 17-0 dual-match record in singles play while Nilsson matches CACC Player of the Year senior Eymeric Chevalier (Bordeaux, France) and freshman Maximilian Grundmann (Schwerte, Germany) with 14 doubles triumphs during 2019. CACC All-Conference First Team recipient and ITA East Regional Singles and Doubles champions sophomore Michele Fenoaltea (Rome, Italy), the 53rd-ranked singles player in Division II, boasts a team-leading 39 total victories during the 2018-19 academic year with a 21-2 record in singles action and 18-4 in doubles split between time alongside Chevalier and Grundmann in the 45th-ranked pairing.
About The Bearcats
Southwest Baptist (18-2) advanced to the third round of the NCAA Championship via a 4-0 decision over Harding University in the NCAA Central Region I Finals on Saturday, May 11.
ITA Central Region Senior of the year Gyorgy Agoston paces the Bearcats behind a 17-1 record in singles play and 14-4 doubles mark primarily paired with Ferenc Agoston, with ITA Central Region Rookie of the Year Adham Gaber matching Agoston's wins total including a 14-5 record in doubles alongside ITA Central Region Most Improved Senior Raul Caballerto.
The winner of Tuesday's match advances to the quarterfinals to face the victor of the Hawaii Pacific University and Southern New Hampshire University on Wednesday, May 22 at 4 p.m.