Wolverines Tabbed as No. 5 Seed, Will Host First and Second Rounds
5/1/2023 6:15:00 PM
// Sarah VanMetre
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The University of Michigan women’s tennis team received the No. 5 seed for the upcoming NCAA Tournament and will host the first and second rounds at the Varsity Tennis Center as the bracket for the 2023 NCAA Tournament was announced Monday evening (May 1). U-M is hosting the first and second rounds for the ninth time since 2010 and the first since 2019.
Michigan (22-3) swept the Big Ten regular season and tournament titles, entering its 21st straight NCAA Tournament on an 11-match winning streak. The No. 5 seed is the second-highest seed Michigan has received in program history and its highest since earning the No. 4 seed in 2010.
Michigan will face Horizon League champion Youngstown State (11-8) in the first round of action on Friday afternoon (May 5) at the VTC. Joining U-M and YSU in the regional are Notre Dame (15-10) and Ball State (22-3).
Admission will be free to all matches this weekend at the VTC, which is also playing host to the first and second rounds of the men’s NCAA Tournament. It is the first time both teams have hosted the first and second rounds.
NCAA First and Second Rounds
(Varsity Tennis Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan)
Friday, May 5
Notre Dame vs. Ball State, 11 a.m.
Michigan vs. Youngstown State, 2 p.m.
Saturday, May 6
Notre Dame/Ball State winner vs. Michigan/Youngstown State winner, 4 p.m.
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