March 31, 2011

Men's Bracket

Women's Bracket

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Top-ranked Alcorn State (SWAC East) and Southern (SWAC West) headline the women's field for the 2011 SWAC Tennis Championship, which gets under way Friday, April 15 at the Alexandria (La.) City Park Tennis Complex and the Alexandria Racquet & Aquatic Club.

The Lady Braves (7-1 SWAC) are going for their fourth SWAC title and their second in four years. The Lady Jaguars (7-0 SWAC) seeks its sixth championship in the past nine years and 10th overall. Southern will wrap up its conference season on Saturday, April 2 with a matchup against Jackson State.

The men's field is headlined by top seed Alcorn State (6-0 SWAC). The Braves have won five SWAC men's titles and last picked up the championship hardware in 2009.

Action begins on Friday, April 15 and continues through Sunday, April 17 with championship finales.

2011 SWAC Tennis Championship
April 15-17
Alexandria, La.

Friday, April 15
9 a.m. - Women's match: E3 Alabama A&M (4-4) vs. W2 Prairie View A&M (6-2)
Alexandria City Park Tennis Complex
9 a.m. - Women's match: W3 Arkansas-Pine Bluff (2-6) vs. E2 Jackson State (5-2)
Alexandria Racquet and Aquatic Club
1 p.m. - Men's match: No. 6 Alabama A&M vs. (1-5) vs. No. 4 Arkansas-Pine Bluff (2-4)
Alexandra City Park Tennis Complex
1 p.m. - Men's match: No. 5 Alabama State (2-4) vs. No. 3 Jackson State (4-2)
Alexandria Racquet and Aquatic Club

Saturday, April 16 (Semifinals)
9 a.m. - Women's match: Alabama A&M-Prairie View winner vs. E1 Alcorn State (7-1)
Alexandria City Park Tennis Complex
9 a.m. - Women's match: Arkansas-Pine Bluff-Jackson State winner vs. W1 Southern (7-0)
Alexandria Racquet and Aquatic Club
1 p.m. - Men's match: Alabama A&M-Arkansas-Pine Bluff winner vs. No. 1 Alcorn State (6-0)
Alexandria City Park Tennis Complex
1 p.m. - Men's match: Alabama State-Jackson State winner vs. No. 2 Prairie View A&M (5-1)
Alexandria Racquet and Aquatic Club

Sunday, April 17 (Championship)
9 a.m. - Women's title match at Alexandria City Park Tennis Complex
1 p.m. - Men's title match at Alexandria City Park Tennis Complex