No. 18 Women's Tennis Earns 20th Consecutive NCAA Tournament Selection

May 1, 2007

Tempe, Ariz. - The No. 18 Arizona State Sun Devil women's tennis team earned its school-record 20th consecutive selection to the NCAA tournament on Tuesday. The streak of 20 selections stands as not only the longest active streak in the school, but the most consecutive team selections for any sport in the history of Arizona State.

The Arizona State Sun Devils (12-9) will face the No. 46 UNLV Rebels on May 11 at the Hellman Tennis Center Complex in Berkeley, Calif. The winner of the match will advance to the round of 32 on May 12 against winner of No. 74 SE Louisiana and host, the tenth-seeded Cal Golden Bears. The regional winner will advance to the championship rounds hosted by Georgia on May 17-21.

Head coach Sheila McInerney will be guiding the Devils to her 22nd NCAA appearance in her 23 seasons at the school. She has guided ASU to a quarterfinal finish in the Elite 8 on eight occasions and has reached the Sweet 16 in 18 of those 22 appearances.

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