William and Mary's men's tennis team learned Tuesday evening it will travel to No. 13 North Carolina in the NCAA tournament.
The Tribe, making their first NCAA Championship appearance since 2007 and 11th overall, faces the Tar Heels May 8 in the Chapel Hill Regional.
The regional also includes No. 18 Mississippi State and Denver.
William and Mary claimed it fourth CAA title and the subsequent autmatic NCAA bid on April 19.
William and Mary's women, making their 20th all-time NCAA appearance, will also travel to Chapel Hill for regional action.
The Tribe, fresh off its 23rd CAA title, will meet Dartmouth May 9.
The regional also includes the host Tar Heels and Quinnipiac.
W&M is led by junior Leeza Nemchinov, the CAA Player of the Year.
North Carolina's women are guided by former Tribe head coach and 2015 W&M Athletics Hall of Fame inductee Brian Kalbas.
Track athletes earn CAA honors
A pair of William and Mary track and field athletes earned Colonial Athletic Association honors.
William and Mary captain Meghan McGovern was named the CAA Track Athlete of the Week on Tuesday, after a lifetime-best performance at the Penn Relays last weekend, and javelinist Bob Smutsky was named the CAA Field Athlete of the Week.
McGovern ran a lifetime-best 16:22.01 to finish 10th overall in the Penn Relays’ 5,000 meters.
At the Penn Relays, Smutsky beat his lifetime-best by 8.5 feet, and won the college section of the javelin with a meet-record throw of 71.67m (235-2). That is the sixth-best throw in school history and ranks him 12th in the country this season.
William and Mary hosts the CAA Championships Friday and Saturday at the Stimson Throwing Events Area and at Zable Stadium. Admission is free both days.
League leader set to visit Plumeri Park
William and Mary’s baseball team was swept by Delaware over the weekend.
Friday’s loss snapped a four-game win streak for the Tribe (19-22, 9-9 CAA) that included a sweep of James Madison.
William and Mary hosts league leader College of Charleston (32-9, 13-2) this weekend beginning Friday at 7 p.m.
Charley Gould continues to pace William and Mary’s offense. The junior leads the CAA in batting average (.399), slugging percentage (.722) and RBI (50) is tied with Elon’s Chris King with 12 home runs.
William and Mary’s Ryan Hissey is fourth in the league with eight home runs.