Women’s Tennis Faces Goldey-Beacom In First Round Of NCAA Championship Monday

Women’s Tennis Faces Goldey-Beacom In First Round Of NCAA Championship Monday

BRONXVILLE, N.Y. – The Concordia College New York women's tennis team begins play in the 2019 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II Women's Tennis Championship on Monday, May 13 against Goldey-Beacom College in the East Region II pod hosted by Stonehill College at 12 p.m., with the winner of the match facing Stonehill on Tuesday, May 14.

Match Information: Goldey-Beacom
Monday, May 13, 2019 | 12:00 p.m.
Easton, Ma. | The Weymouth Club 

About the Clippers
Concordia (15-7), earning the No. 6 seed in the NCAA East Region, ended the 2018-19 season on Monday, April 22 at New York Institute of Technology, falling to the 47th-ranked nationally and fourth seed within the East Region Bears 5-2.

Senior Tadi Mrewa (East London, South Africa) boasts a team-best 34 total victories with a team-leading 19-4 record in singles action while sophomores Josefina Torres Martin (Miami, Fla.) and Angelica Karlsson Hantzis (Fuengirola, Malaga, Spain) pair up for 19-5 mark in the 40th-ranked duo.

Concordia is 2-0 against Goldey-Beacom this season, both 4-3 results, with the last outing between the two in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Championship Semifinals on Saturday, Oct. 20.

About the Lightning
Goldey-Beacom (14-4) received the No. 3 seed in the region after ending the 2018-19 regular season with back-to-back victories via a 6-1 decision over Indiana University (Pa.) on Friday, April 12 and 5-2 triumph over Slippery Rock on Sunday, April 14.

Lotte Lesscher Y Post and Catarina Zheng represent GBC on the national stage, ranking 13th in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) National Doubles Poll behind a 19-4 overall record with Catarina Zheng adding a 16-4 mark in singles action for a team-leading 35 combined victories.

About the Skyhawks
Stonehill (14-5) awaits the winner of the NCAA East Region II First Round matchup after receiving the No. 2 seed within the region and a first round bye in the Tournament. Stonehill won the Northeast-10 Conference Championship during the fall but went 1-4 during the spring with no matches against Division II opposition.

Alexandra Vo leads the Skyhawks behind a team-best 29 combined victories, holding a 17-4 mark in singles and 12-11 record in doubles while Caroline Ray boasts a team-leading 14-5 record in doubles.

Up Next
The winner of the East Region II bracket advances to the NCAA Championships Round of 16 in Altamonte Springs, Fla., from May 22-25.

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