For the 20th straight year, the Queens College women’s tennis team is going dancing.
The Knights sealed its spot in the NCAA Division II tournament by winning the East Coast Conference title last week and clinching the automatic bid, defeating St. Thomas Aquinas 4-0 in the championship.
“I’m so proud of my team,” head coach Alan Nagel told QueensKnights.com. “They have a never quit attitude but nothing could keep them down. They all played their hearts out and left everything on the court in what the whole team felt was a must-win situation. NCAA here we come!”
In the NCAA Tournament, Queens will host the East Regional Championship of the 36-team field from May 10-11, and will take on Franklin Pierce in the opening round. Franklin Pierce posted an undefeated record this season en route to winning its first-ever Northeast-10 Conference title.
In the other East Regional semifinal, Concordia will play Stonehill. The winner of the Regional advances to the NCAA finals which are set for May 19-21 in Surprise, Ariz.