MAC Men's Tennis Tournament Begins Thursday

Updated 4/22/2007

The Western Michigan men’s tennis team will look to defend its MAC Tournament title this weekend as the league’s championship is hosted by IPFW beginning Thursday. WMU earned the No. 1 seed with a perfect 5-o conference slate and 16-7 overall. Ball State gained the No. 2 seed with its 4-1 MAC record.


Action gets underway Thursday with No. 3 seed Toledo facing host IPFW at 10 a.m. No. 4 seed Buffalo takes on No. 5 seed Northern Illinois at 2 p.m.


The winners advance to Friday’s semifinal action with WMU matched against the UB-NIU winner and BSU taking on the UT/IPFW survivor. The league championship match is Saturday at 1 p.m.


All matches will take place at the IPFW Tennis Courts on campus. The inclement weather sight is the Wildwood Tennis and Racquet Club.


MAC Tournament Schedule  - Fort Wayne, Indiana


April 26 - Thursday

No. 3 Toledo vs. No. 6 IPFW, 10 a.m.

No. 4 Buffalo vs. No. 5 Northern Illinois, 2 p.m.


April 27- Friday

No. 1 Western Michigan vs. UB/NIU winner, 10 a.m.

No.2 Ball State vs. UT/IPFW winner, 2 p.m.


April 28 - Saturday

Championship, 1 p.m.