Men’s Tennis earn 3-seed and bye to MSC Quarterfinals
Saturday, April 16, 2022
Men’s Tennis earn 3-seed and bye to MSC Quarterfinals
Sacha Colomban (Credit: Bob Tamboli)

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland Men's tennis earns the No. 3 seed in the Mid-South Confernce Championships and will take on the winner of 6-seed Tennessee Southern and 11-seed Shawnee State on Friday in Bowling Green, MSC officials announced late Saturday evening.

The tournament is slated to begin with three opening-round matches on Thursday at 12:30 p.m. CT, 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. CT at Michael O. Buchanon Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Friday’s Quarterfinals take place at 9:30 a.m. CT, 12:30, 3:30 p.m and 6:30 p.m.. Saturday’s Semifinals take place at 3 p.m. CT and 6 p.m. with Sunday’s championship match scheduled for 3 p.m. CT.

Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) enters the tournament as the No. 1 overall seed after capturing the regular-season championship on Friday. The Blue Raiders (17-3, 10-0 MSC) are set to face the winner of the first opening-round match between No. 8-seeded Thomas More (Ky.) (9-10, 4-6 MSC) and No. 9-seeded Bethel (Tenn.) (6-12, 2-8 MSC).

No. 2 seed Cumberlands (Ky.) (19-5, 9-1 MSC) faces the winner of the second opening round match between No. 7-seeded Georgetown (Ky.) (9-13, 4-6 MSC) and No. 10-seeded Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.) (3-10, 1-9 MSC).

No. 3 seed Cumberland (Tenn.) (13-8, 8-2 MSC) faces the winner of the final opening-round match between No. 6-seeded Tennessee Southern (18-7, 5-5 MSC) and No. 11-seeded Shawnee State (Ohio) (3-17, 0-10 MSC).

No. 4 seed Pikeville (9-7, 6-4 MSC) faces No. 5 seed Campbellsville (Ky.) (12-11, 6-4 MSC) in the quarterfinals on Friday.

The MSC Men’s Tennis Tournament champion earns the conference's automatic bid.