Corkery, Bruch Selected to Compete for NCAA Individual Titles
May 4, 2006
The NCAA Division I Men's Tennis Subcommittee today announced the 64 singles players and 32 doubles teams that will compete in the 2006 NCAA Division I Men's Tennis Championships. Stanford's Matt Bruch and KC Corkery were seelcted to participate in the singles competition while Corkery and James Pade were selected in doubles
The singles and doubles competition will be conducted May 24-29 at the Taube Tennis Center in Stanford, California, following the conclusion of the team championship (May 20-23).
Bruch, a freshman from Lake Forest, Ill., was chosen as the ninth seed in the singles bracket. Corkery was an at-large selection. Junior James Wan was selected as an alternate. In doubles, Corkery and Pade were at-large selections.
The selection of teams and individuals for the NCAA Division I Men's Tennis Championships is based on the prescribed criteria listed in the championships handbook and approved by the Division I Championships/Competition Cabinet.
Automatic qualification into the Division I singles championships will be awarded to any conference with one or more singles players ranked in the ITA Top 125 for singles. For conferences with more than one singles player within the ITA Top 125, the subcommittee will apply the NCAA selection criteria to determine which student-athlete is the automatic qualifier from those conferences.
Automatic qualification into the Division I doubles championships will be awarded to any conference with one or more doubles teams ranked in the ITA Top 60 for doubles. For conferences with more than one doubles team within the ITA Top 60, the subcommittee will apply the NCAA selection criteria to determine which doubles team is the automatic qualifier from those conferences.
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