ASU Netters Earn Postseason Bids

ASU Netters Earn Postseason Bids

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta State's men's tennis team earned a bid to the NCAA postseason, according to a recent announcement from the NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis, Ind.

The No. 19 Jaguars (13-6) are one of eight Peach Belt Conference programs in the NCAA's 64-team field. The eight PBC teams will play in two preliminary-round sites in the Southeast Region; Armstrong Atlantic State and Columbus State will serve as hosts.

ASU, which has advanced to the NCAA Regionals in seven of the last 11 seasons, will face USC Aiken on Thursday, May 6 at 1:00 p.m. in Columbus, Ga. The Jags will be making their ninth NCAA postseason appearance all-time, including their fifth trip in the last six years.

The Lady Jaguar tennis team received an at-large bid as well. The Lady Jags (13-8) are one of seven PBC women's tennis teams to land a spot in the 64-team field. The seven PBC teams will play in two preliminary-round sites in the Southeast Region; Armstrong Atlantic State and Clayton State will serve as hosts.

ASU, the 29th-ranked team in the nation, will be making its sixth postseason appearance in the last 11 seasons. The Lady Jags will take on Columbus State on Friday, May 7 at time still to be determined.

The Clayton State regional will be PBC-heavy with four of the five teams coming from the conference. Georgia College & State will play in the first-round match on Thursday against Lincoln Memorial. The winner will advance to Friday to meet host Clayton State. Columbus State will take on Augusta State in Friday's other semifinal. The championship match is set for Saturday. Match times have not yet been released.

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