#1 Quinnipiac University Bobcats (11-10, 8-0 MAAC)
#4 Marist College Red Foxes (8-7, 5-3 MAAC)
2014 MAAC Women's Tennis Championships
Saturday, April 26 - Sunday, April 27 | 2 PM
Mercer County Park - West Windsor, N.J.
WEST WINDSOR, N.J. – The 2014 MAAC Tennis Championships begin this weekend, April 26-27 at Mercer County Park in West Windsor, N.J. Quinnipiac clinched the MAAC Regular-Season Title and will carry its perfect record into the semifinals. The Bobcats are set to face fourth-seeded Marist at 2 p.m. on Saturday afternoon.
Also at 2 p.m. the second-seeded Fairfield Stags and third-seeded Niagara Purple Eagles compete in the second semifinal matchup. Fairfield finished the regular season with a 7-1 record, while Niagara finished with a 6-2 record in MAAC play.
The championship matches will take place on Sunday, April 27 between the winners of the semifinal matches.
The joint MAAC Tennis and Rowing Awards Show will take place on Friday, April 25 at 6 p.m. and is free to viewers on MAAC.TV.
Admission to the championship is free to fans who wish to attend.
Fans can follow the weekend's happenings on twitter by following @MAACSports and using the hashtag #MAACTennis.
Under the direction of head coach Mike Quitko, Quinnipiac is in search of its seventh Division I Conference Championship. The Bobcats have six to their name, winning Northeast Conference Titles in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2011.
LAST TIME AGAINST MARIST
On April 9, 2014, Quinnipiac became the first team to clinch a spot in the MAAC Tournament Championships with a 5-2 win over Marist College at the QU Outdoor Tennis Courts. The Bobcats swept all three doubles matches and took points at No. 2, 4, 5 and 6 singles to secure the win. Jacqueline Raynor, Sydney Young, Kelsi Oliphant and Ariana Launie each won their individual matchups.
#1 – Dzulynsky/Young (QU) def. Pang/Morlock (MC): 8-5
#2 – Raynor/Dassa (QU) def. Carlay/Eastman (MC): 8-0
#3 – Chupa/Oliphant (QU) def. Seitz/Campbell (MC): 8-4
#1 – Pang (MC) def. Dzulynsky (QU): 7-5, 3-6, 6-0
#2 – Raynor (QU) def. Morlock (MC): 6-1, 6-4
#3 – Campbell (MC) def. Dassa (QU): 6-4, 6-2
#4 – Young (QU) def. Carlay (MC): 6-0, 6-2
#5 – Oliphant (QU) def. Rohan (MC): 6-0, 6-2
#6 – Launie (QU) def. Seitz (MC): 6-3, 6-3
THE QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY WOMEN'S TENNIS LINEUP
|Sophia Dzulynsky '16||Singles Wins||Singles Losses||Doubles Wins||Doubles Losses|
|2012-13 Season (SU)||2||4||4||6|
|Jacqueline Raynor '15||Singles Wins||Singles Losses||Doubles Wins||Doubles Losses|
|Michelle Dassa '15||Singles Wins||Singles Losses||Doubles Wins||Doubles Losses|
|Sydney Young '17||Singles Wins||Singles Losses||Doubles Wins||Doubles Losses|
|Kelsi Oliphant '17||Singles Wins||Singles Losses||Doubles Wins||Doubles Losses|
|Mary Chupa '14||Singles Wins||Singles Losses||Doubles Wins||Doubles Losses|
|Ariana Launie '15||Singles Wins||Singles Losses||Doubles Wins||Doubles Losses|
|Daniella Reyes '17||Singles Wins||Singles Losses||Doubles Wins||Doubles Losses|
|Nicole Keklik '13||Singles Wins||Singles Losses||Doubles Wins||Doubles Losses|
|Rachel Horton '17||Singles Wins||Singles Losses||Doubles Wins||Doubles Losses|
WELCOME TO THE MAAC
Quinnipiac University officially joined the MAAC back in July of 2013, and has immediately made it mark in the league. With a women's tennis title this weekend, it would be the third QU team (Men's Soccer and Field Hockey) to win the championship in their first season in the conference.