FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- The 2015 USA South tennis tournaments have been set, announced the conference on Sunday evening. The Covenant men's team earned the No. 6 seed and will face No. 3-seeded Huntingdon on Friday, April 17 at 10 a.m. in Rocky Mount, N.C. The women's team is seeded fifth and will take on fourth-seed Meredith on Friday at 2 p.m.
It is the first year that both men's and women's programs have qualified for the USA South tournament. The league only takes the top six teams in the final conference standings.
The men finished the regular season with an 8-8 record, the most wins for the program since 2011, and 5-4 in the USA South. The five conference wins sets a program record. The Scots met Huntingdon on April 3 and fell 8-1 with Michael O'Brien tallying the lone victory. Huntingdon is 11-5 overall and 7-2 in conference matches.
The winner of the Covenant-Huntingdon match will face second-seed Methodist on Saturday at 10 a.m.
On the women's side, Covenant won double-digit matches for a second consecutive year and come into the tournament with a 12-6 overall record and a 9-3 mark in the USA South. The Lady Scots will be facing Meredith for a second straight time as they fell to the Avenging Angels 5-4 on Saturday. The matchup is also a rematch of last year's USA South semifinal which Meredith took 6-3.
The Covenant-Meredith winner advances to the semifinal round to face top-seed North Carolina Wesleyan on Saturday at 2 p.m.
For complete information on the men's tournament, click here
For complete information on the women's tournament, click here