Hogs tennis teams in NCAA Tournament

By: Bob Holt
Published: Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Arkansas' men’s team is making its 20th NCAA Tournament and third under Coach Andy Jackson.
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Arkansas' men’s team is making its 20th NCAA Tournament and third under Coach Andy Jackson.

FAYETTEVILLE — The University of Arkansas women’s and men’s tennis teams have received bids to the NCAA Tournament, it was announced Monday night.

It is the first NCAA bids for each team since 2017.

The No. 32-ranked Arkansas women’s team, making its 19th NCAA Tournament appearance and first under fourth-year Coach Courtney Steinbock, will play Old Dominion at 9 a.m. Friday in Chapel Hill, N.C.

The No. 43-ranked Arkansas men’s team, making its 20th NCAA Tournament and third under Coach Andy Jackson, will play at No. 7 national seed TCU at 2 p.m. Saturday.

The SEC had 24 NCAA Tournament bids – 13 women’s teams and 11 men’s teams.

The women’s teams, in addition to Arkansas, are Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, LSU, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas A&M and Vanderbilt.

The men’s team in addition to Arkansas are Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, LSU, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas A&M.

The 16 regional winners advance to Orlando, Fla., to compete for the national championship May 16-28.

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