Friday, May 17, 2013

Tennis update

In better news, men's tennis aced Oklahoma yesterday 4-1 to move on into the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament. Third seeded Georgia will play Pepperdine, the same team that ousted them last year, at 1pm on Saturday.
Georgia (25-4) is into the quarterfinals for the 10th straight year and has now won 16 matches in a row and 20 of the last 21.
“We feel good,” Georgia coach Manuel Diaz, who has led his team into the NCAA field of 64 in each of his 25 seasons in Athens, said in a news release. “Oklahoma was ranked as high as No. 5 in the country and they have a very good team. They’re well-coached. This was a great victory today and we earned it. It was physically and emotionally draining and we look forward to getting some rest and bouncing back.”
Meanwhile the ladies take on Clemson today at 1pm, also in Illinois. If they can dispatch the Tigers the way they did Winthrop and Arizona State last weekend in Athens they'll advance to the quarterfinals as well. You can follow all the action at