NCAA women's tennis: Stanford and UCLA advance to Final Four
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.
Some survive and advance. We prefer to Keep Calm and Tree On. Back in NCAA semifinals for 28th time in 32 years. twitter.com/StanfordWTenni…
— StanfordWTennis (@StanfordWTennis) May 19, 2013
— NCAA Tennis 2013 (@NCAATennis2013) May 20, 2013
As such, the Bruins are into the semifinals to take on third-seeded Texas A&M at 3 p.m. PT Monday with a chance to improve upon last year's NCAA runner-up finish fresh on their minds.
— Sandy Barbour (@gobearsAD) May 19, 2013
Credit to the Golden Bears for being the first team to take a point off the Gators in the NCAA postseason, but Florida was able to come away with a 4-2 victory over Cal for a date with the Cardinal in the semis. Klara Fabikova and Annie Goransson got Cal out to an early edge in doubles competition, but Florida took Courts 1 and 3 to nab the doubles point. Fifth-ranked singles player Zsofi Susanyi and Fabikova won singles points for the Golden Bears, but the ride came to an end when Caroline Hitimana defeated Goransson 6-3, 6-2 in No. 6 singles. Florida now matches up with Stanford at 3 p.m. PT Monday.