WINTHROP, Mass. – The Johnson & Wales women's tennis team earned top seed and a first round bye in the 2019 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) women's tennis tournament announced Saturday evening.
Completing conference play with a perfect 7-0 mark, the Wildcats will face the winner of No. 4 Simmons University and No. 5 Colby-Sawyer College match on Saturday, October 19 at 2 p.m. at Winchester Indoor Tennis Center in Winchester, Massachusetts. A win would propel Johnson & Wales to the championship match for the seventh consecutive year.
Before Johnson & Wales begins GNAC tournament play they will prepare with a scrimmage against Roger Williams University on October 17.
2019 Great Northeast Athletic Conference Championship Tournament Schedule
First Round - Wednesday, October 16
Match 1: #6 Saint Joseph (CT) at #3 Regis - 3 p.m.
Match 2: #5 Colby-Sawyer at #4 Simmons - 2 p.m.
Semifinals - Saturday, October 19 (at Winchester Indoor Tennis Center)
Match 3: #4/5 winner vs. #1 Johnson & Wales - 2 p.m.
Match 4: #3/6 winner vs. #2 Eastern Nazarene - 4:30 p.m.
Championship - Sunday, October 20 (at Winchester Indoor Tennis Center)
Match 5: Highest remaining seeds - 12:30 p.m.