For the second time in as many matches, Miami struck first and didn’t let up until the victory had been clinched, taking the first four points en route to a 5-2 win over the NC State Wolfpack. The win puts the Hurricanes at 7-1 in the ACC and 15-4 overall.
No. 6 Miami earned singles wins on courts two through five to advance to the quarterfinals with a 4-2 victory over defending champion and No. 11 UCLA Friday afternoon at the George P. Mitchell Tennis Center in College Station, Texas.
In the hopes of winning the program’s first women’s tennis national title, sixth-ranked Miami must defeat defending champion and No. 10 UCLA in the Round of 16 tomorrow at 10 a.m. at the George P. Mitchell Tennis Center in College Station, Texas.
With temperatures in the high 80’s, sixth-ranked Miami disposed of Army 4-0 in an hour and 43 minutes to advance to the second round of the Coral Gables, Fla. regional against No. 29 Florida International.
Despite its No. 3 ranking in the country, the Duke Blue Devils came into Sunday’s Atlantic Coast Conference Championships Final in Cary, N.C. as the second seed after losing to No. 6 Miami 5-2 on March 22 at the Neil Schiff Tennis Center.
With its remaining regular season match at 1 p.m. this Friday against host Maryland (4-15, 1-8), the fifth-ranked women’s tennis team rides a nine-game winning streak after sweeping 7-0 weekend matches against N.C. State and No. 34 Wake Forest.