There's nothing quite like two semifinal matches simultaneously coming down to the third set on the last court. When it was all said and done on Monday, the Pac-12 and SEC proved to be equal women's tennis foes in Urbana, Ill., as No. 12 Stanford upset No. 1 Florida 4-3 and No. 3 Texas A&M got past No. 7 UCLA 4-3 to set the table for Tuesday's 3 p.m. PT national championship match.
The Pac-12 will comprise half of the semifinals of the NCAA women's tennis championships after Stanford and UCLA recorded quarterfinal victories Sunday in Urbana, Ill., while Cal's season ended in the Elite 8. Semifinal action for both the men's and women's championships takes place Monday with the finals to follow Tuesday.
The Pac-12 is sending three teams to the NCAA softball super regionals after regional play wrapped up Sunday across the country. Oregon, Washington and Arizona State are heading to softball's sweet 16, while Cal, Stanford and UCLA have been eliminated from championship contention.
The Washington men and California women successfully defended their Conference titles at the 2013 Pac-12 Rowing Championships on Lake Natoma in Gold River, Calif.
California women's rowing coach Dave O'Neill and his team talk about the team effort that went into defending their Conference crown Sunday at Lake Natoma.
Washington men's rowing coach Michael Callahan and his team discuss how they claimed the 2013 Pac-12 Championship at Lake Natoma on Sunday.
USC women's rowing coach Zenon Babraj explains the confident attitude his crew used to claim the Conference crown in the Varsity Eight event Sunday at Lake Natoma.
Washington's coxswain Seamus Labrum discusses his time at the University of Washington as a scholar-athlete balancing his athletic and educational commitments on the water and in the classroom.