Tennis 'Cats Earn Share of Regular Season MEC Title

Tennis 'Cats Earn Share of Regular Season MEC Title

BRIDGEPORT -- The seedings and pairing for the 2017 Mountain East Conference Men's Tennis Tournament have been finalized at the conclusion of league play today.

Fresh off their 7-2 win today over Shephed at the Bobcat Tennis Complex, West Virginia Wesleyan, West Liberty and Fairmont State each claimed a share of the regular season championship with identical 6-1 records. After tiebreakers, the Hilltoppers are the No. 1 seed in this week's tournament, and the Bobcats are seeded second. The top two seeds receive a bye in the first round. Fairmont State is seeded third.

Charleston is the fourth seed, Shepherd is fifth and West Virginia State is sixth to complete the tournament field. 

The tournament gets underway this Friday at 11 a.m. at the Brian David Fox Tennis Center in Huntington, W.Va.

Below are the matchups and pairings.

Friday, April 21
11 a.m.: #4 Charleston vs. #5 Shepherd
2 p.m.: #3 Fairmont State vs. #6 West Virginia State

Saturday, April 22
11 a.m.: #1 West Liberty vs. #4/5 Winner
2 p.m.: #2 West Virginia Wesleyan vs. #3/6 Winner

Sunday, April 23
11 a.m.: Finals