UMKC Aims for Back-to-Back WAC Titles
UMKC Athletics 4-27-2018
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – No. 2 seed UMKC women’s tennis (13-9) will go for its second straight WAC Tournament title and NCAA appearance when it heads to Mesa, Ariz., on Apr. 28-29 for the 2018 WAC Women’s Tennis Tournament at the Mesa Tennis Center. 

The Roos open the event on Saturday, after receiving a bye, against the winner of No. 3 NM State and No. 6 Seattle U at 11 a.m. CT.  Sunday’s championship match, meanwhile, will take place at 11 a.m. CT with No. 1 UT Rio Grande Valley, No. 4 Grand Canyon and No. 5 Chicago State waiting on the opposite side of the bracket.

No. 2 UMKC Kangaroos (13-9, 4-1) vs. No. 1 UT Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros (13-8, 5-0) | No. 3 New Mexico State Aggies (8-14, 2-3) | No. 4 Grand Canyon Lopes (7-14, 2-3) | No. 5 Chicago State Cougars (6-17, 1-4) | No. 6 Seattle U Redhawks (8-13, 1-4)

Dates & Times: Apr. 28, 11 a.m. CT (semifinal) | Apr. 29, 11 a.m. CT (championship)

Location: Mesa, Ariz.

Site: Mesa Tennis Center

UTRGV: Women’s Tennis Homepage

NMSU: Women’s Tennis Homepage

GCU: Women’s Tennis Homepage

CSU: Women’s Tennis Homepage

SU: Women’s Tennis Homepage


The Roos return to action this week when they head to Mesa, Ariz., for the WAC Tournament at the Mesa Tennis Center.


WAC Honors: Aliona Ladutska – WAC Player of the Year, First Team All-WAC Singles No. 1, Katie Fries - First Team All-WAC Singles No 2, Thanushree Vale - First Team All-WAC Singles No. 5, Grace Ball – Second Team All-WAC Singles No. 6


Last Time Out: The UMKC women’s tennis team (13-9) picked up a 6-1 win on Saturday afternoon over Saint Louis (7-12) at the St. Clair Tennis Club in O’Fallon, Ill.


First Meetings: at UTRGV, 3/23: L, 4-3/vs. SU, 3/24: W, 7-0/vs. CSU, 3/25: W, 6-1/vs. GCU, 4/7: W, 4-3/vs. NMSU, 4/8: W, 7-0


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