Women's Tennis Earns a Nine Seed in the 2012 BIG EAST Championship

April 16, 2012

CINCINNATI - The University of Cincinnati women's tennis team earned a nine seed in the BIG EAST Championship which begins on Thursday, April 19, in Tampa, Fla., at USF Varsity Courts on South Florida's campus.

The Bearcats turned in a 3-5 BIG EAST Conference record this season, with consecutive wins over Pittsburgh, Connecticut and West Virginia on February 24 - 26.

Cincinnati now matches their BIG EAST Championship seed of 2011, which was also a nine seed. In the 2011 BIG EAST Championship, the Bearcats went on to finish 10th, with losses to Georgetown and St. John's.

UC will face eight seed Rutgers in the first round of the 2012 BIG EAST Championship on Thursday, April 19, at 9 a.m.

See the complete 2012 BIG EAST Women's Tennis Championship bracket here.