NCAA Men’s Championship Recap: Texas Fight Overwhelms Wake Forest

For the first time in school history the Texas Longhorns are the NCAA Men’s National Champions after the No. 2 seed defeated the defending NCAA Champs Wake Forest 4-1.It was a wild year in Austin that saw longtime head coach Michael Center get dismissed after his involvement in the big admissions scandal and then a month later the program achieved a No. 1 national ranking for the first time in program history. The upperclassmen-laden roster stuck together during the tough times and despite a somewhat surprising loss in the Big XII Tournament to Baylor they hit their peak during the NCAA Tournament and ran over one tough opponent after...

NCAA Men’s & Women’s Championship Preview

Championship Sunday is upon us with No. 2 Texas taking on No. 4 Wake Forest in the men’s final while No. 1 Georgia plays No. 3 Stanford in the women’s final.Wake Forest will be seeking its second consecutive championship while Texas is looking for its first. Stanford will also be seeking its second consecutive championship and 20th overall while Georgia hopes to win its third. For the fourth straight day the weather forecast calls for plenty of sunshine and temperatures in the upper 80s so unless something unexpected happens this will be the first time in recent memory that none of the matches at the finals site were effected by wet...

NCAA Semifinals Recap: Texas Takes Out Florida; Wake Outlasts North Carolina; Stanford Stumps North Carolina; Georgia Clips Duke

After four months of dual-match action we’re finally down to the final two after a great day of tennis on Saturday.The opening match of the day saw No. 2 Texas come through in the clutch to win a close doubles point and then after jumping No. 3 Florida in singles the Longhorns held on to win 4-2.  In doubles, Texas jumped out to early break leads at both No. 1 and No. 3 while Florida went up an early break at No. 2 but all three matches would simultaneously find their way back to 3-3. Texas’s Christian Sigsgaard and Harrison Scott took the next three games to defeat Johannes Ingildsen and McClain Kessler 6-3 at No. 1. Over at...

NCAA Women’s Semifinals Preview

It’ll be a quick turnaround for the women with everyone back on court less than 24 hours after completing their quarterfinal matches. North Carolina and Stanford will play the opening semifinal at 2 pm eastern while Georgia and Duke won’t take the court until the conclusion of the men’s semifinal between Wake Forest and North Carolina which I expect to be a lengthy 3 plus hour match. All your stats, trends, and records are listed down below in the match tables so look them over and try to figure out who will win. UTR-Power 6 Variance:#1 Georgia vs. #5 Duke: UGA +0.62#2 North Carolina vs. #3 Stanford: UNC +0.10 Slam.Tennis...

NCAA Women’s Quarterfinal Recap: Georgia Rallies Past Vanderbilt 4-3; Duke Holds Off South Carolina; North Carolina & Stanford Roll 4-1

The NCAA’s Women’s Final Four is set after a long day of tennis in Orlando with the first ball struck at noon eastern and the last celebration taking place just before midnight. The two late matches were the closer of the four with top seed Georgia coming back from a late 3-2 deficit to edge No. 8 Vanderbilt 4-3 while No. 5 Duke pulled off the mild upset over No. 4 South Carolina 4-1.SEC rivals Georgia and Vanderbilt were meeting for the third time in the last three months and for the second time Vanderbilt would grab the early lead after an impressive performance in doubles. Vanderbilt jumped out to break leads on all three courts but Georgia...