Dukes Earn Four Seed at Atlantic 10 Championship
April 13, 2011
The Duquesne University men's tennis team has earned the four seed at the 2011 Atlantic 10 Championship to be played in St. Louis, Mo., April 15-17. The Dukes receive a bye in the first round and will face the winner of fifth-seeded St. Bonaventure vs. #12 seed Fordham Friday at 3:00 p.m. ET.
The Dukes, under the direction of sixth-year head coach Rob Castille, placed third at last year's championship, equaling the highest finish ever by a Duquesne men's tennis team.
The seeds for the Championship are George Washington (first), Xavier, (second), Temple (third), Duquesne (fourth), St. Bonaventure (fifth), Charlotte (sixth), Richmond (seventh), Saint Joseph's (eight), Dayton (ninth), Saint Louis (10th), La Salle (11th) and Fordham (12th).
Competition begins on Friday, April 15, at 8:00am, with the final match of the day set to start at 5:00pm. On Saturday, April 16, play begins at 8:00am with the final match slated for 2:00 pm. The fifth-place and seventh place matches of the Atlantic 10 Men's Tennis Championship will commence on Sunday, April 17, at 8:00am. The third place and title matches close out the event at 11:00am.
Live scoring, along with results, recaps and photos, for the 2011 Atlantic 10 Men's Tennis Championship will be available via the league's official website - atlantic10.com.