University of the District of Columbia Men’s Tennis Earns No. 3 Seed in NCAA East Regional Tournament

INDIANAPOLIS – The University of the District of Columbia men's tennis team has earned a No. 3 seed in this year's NCAA Division II East Region Tournament. The Firebirds (16-4) will battle No. 6 seed New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) in the first round on Monday, April 30th at 8:30 a.m. on the campus of host, Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester, NH.

The Firebirds, who are making the program's first appearance in the NCAA East Regional, have defeated NYIT three times this season, including a 5-0 win on April 17th in the East Coast Conference semifinals. With a win, District of Columbia would advance to play the winner of the No. 2 Queens College vs. No. 7 Southern New Hampshire quarterfinal matchup.

The other quarterfinal matchup features two Northeast-10 schools: No. 4 Merrimack vs. No. 5 Bentley. The match will be played at Merrimack, with the winner advancing to play top-seeded Concordia.