Drexel Dragons – Pairings Set for 2018 CAA Tennis Championships Beginning Thursday

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RICHMOND, Va. – The pairings are set for the 2018 CAA Men’s and Women’s Tennis Championships, which will be held April 19-22 at the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center on the campus of Elon University.

The women’s championship starts on Thursday morning with first-round action at the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center as no. 8 Towson faces No. 9 Hofstra at 10 a.m. Friday’s quarterfinal play will take place at the Burlington Tennis Center in Burlington, N.C. At 9 a.m., top-seeded William & Mary meets the Towson/Hofstra winner and No. 4 Elon takes on No. 5 Drexel. Those matches will be followed at 1 p.m. by No. 2 James Madison squaring off against No. 7 UNCW and No. 3 Delaware battling with No. 6 Charleston

The winners advance to Saturday’s 2 p.m. semifinal contests and the CAA women’s championship match is set for 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center.


The men’s championship gets underway on Friday morning with four quarterfinal matches at the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center. At 9 a.m., top-seeded William & Mary takes on No. 8 Delaware and No. 4 James Madison goes against No. 5 Drexel. At 1 p.m., No. 2 Elon meets No. 7 Hofstra and No. 3 UNCW faces No. 6 Charleston.

The winners will move on to Saturday’s 10 a.m. semifinal contests. The CAA men’s championship match is set for 10 a.m. on Sunday. All three of those matches will be played at the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center on Elon’s campus.

 

Admission is free to all four days of the championship, with the men’s and women’s champions both earning automatic bids to the NCAA Tournament. For more information, log on the Tennis Championship page on CAASports.com.



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