Emory Men's Tennis Advances To National Quarterfinals | News
ATLANTA -- The No. 2-ranked Emory men's tennis team has advanced to the quarterfinal round of the NCAA D-III Championships following a victory over No. 19 North Carolina Wesleyan in the regional final played Sunday afternoon at Emory University. The Eagles raised their overall record to 22-0 following a 5-1 decision over the Battling Bishops who closed out the campaign with a won-lost slate of 17-3.
Emory will take on No. 13-ranked Johns Hopkins (19-4) in the quarterfinals in on May 21. The Blue Jays earned a spot in the round of eight following a 5-2 decision over No. 12 Middlebury in a regional final. Emory's appearance in the quarters will mark the 21st time in 23 years that it has advanced that far in the national tourney. The Eagles have earned a spot in the national semifinals in nine of the past 10 seasons and captured team championships in 2003 and 2006.