posted May 8, 2012

Flying Dutch Open NCAA Tennis Play at DePauw

The Flying Dutch will open play in the NCAA Division III women's tennis championships by competing in a regional to be hosted by DePauw University in Greencastle, Ind. beginning Thursday, May 8.

Hope (18-7) will face Coe, Iowa (21-3) on Thursday at 2 p.m. with the winner meeting Carnegie-Mellon, Pa. (16-5) on Friday.

The other teams in the regional include host DePauw (17-6), Wheaton, Ill. (19-2) and Webster, Mo. (19-2).

Coached by Nate Price, Hope is making its seventh team appearance in the NCAA championships. The Flying Dutch were champions of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) with a perfect 8-0 league dual match record and won the conference tournament to gain an automatic berth in the NCAA Division III championship.

LINK TO WOMEN'S TENNIS WEBSITE
http://www.hope.edu/athletics/wte/

LINK TO NCAA REGIONAL WEBSITE
http://www.depauw.edu/athletics/news/details/28560/