immons College Tennis will travel to Amherst, Mass. on May 13, 2011 for the first round of the 2011 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championships. Simmons will face New Paltz at Amherst College, as announced Monday afternoon by the NCAA. The winner of that match will take on top-ranked Amherst (16-2) in the second round on Saturday. The start time has yet to be announced.
This is the Sharks' fifth trip to the NCAA tournament, clinched after earning the 2010 Great Northeast Athletic Conference Championship in October. Simmons is currently 15-5 on the season, and has played spring matches against Smith, MIT and Endicott leading up to the tournament.
New Paltz holds a similar record of 15-4, and will appear in their third NCAA tournament as the State University of New York Athletic Conference's (SUNYAC) automatic qualifier.
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