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Flames Men's Tennis Seeded Fourth for BSC Men's Tennis Championship

April 13, 2018  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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2018 Big South Men's Tennis Championship Bracket

Liberty men's tennis is the No. 4 seed for the upcoming 2018 Big South Men's Tennis Championship.

The Flames (12-11) finished 4-3 in the conference and will face the No. 5 seed Longwood Lancers (12-8, 3-4 BSC) in a quarterfinal match on Monday at 11 a.m.

The three-day tournament will be held at Winthrop's Memorial Courts in Rock Hill, S.C. Quarterfinal matches will take place on Monday, followed by the semifinals on Tuesday and final on Wednesday.

Host Winthrop is the top seed in the tournament after going 7-0 in league play. Campbell (6-1) earned the No. 2 seed, followed by defending Big South champion Presbyterian (4-3), who drew the No. 3 seed by virtue of its head-to-head victory over Liberty.

Gardner-Webb (2-5) is the championship's No. 6 seed, followed by No. 7 seed UNC Asheville (2-5). Radford (0-7) rounds out the field as the No. 8 seed.

The winner of the Liberty-Longwood match on Monday will move on to face either top-seeded Winthrop or eighth-seeded Radford in the semifinals. The championship match will be contested on Wednesday at 2 p.m. Liberty is seeking its first Big South title in program history.

2018 Big South Men's Tennis Championship (Memorial Courts, Rock Hill, S.C.)      
Monday, April 16 – Quarterfinals
Match 1:  No. 1 Winthrop vs. No. 8 Radford, 8 a.m.
Match 2:  No. 4 Liberty vs. No. 5 Longwood, 11 a.m.
Match 3:  No. 2 Campbell vs. No. 7 UNC Asheville, 2 p.m.
Match 4:  No. 3 Presbyterian vs. No. 6 Gardner-Webb, 5 p.m.

Tuesday, April 17 – Semifinals
Match 5:  Match 1 winner vs. Match 2 winner, 10 a.m.
Match 6:  Match 3 winner vs. Match 4 winner, 2 p.m.

Wednesday, April 18 – Championship
Match 7:  Match 5 winner vs. Match 6 winner, 2 p.m.