USD Tennis Teams, Individuals Qualify for NCAA Tournaments

Solymar Colling, NCAA women's tennisThe men's tennis team, led by Gui Osorio, Joel Gamerov and August Holmgren, will compete in the NCAA Team Tournament Friday and these players also qualified for the NCAA Individual Championships.

The University of San Diego men and women’s tennis teams learned this week that they've both qualified for their respective NCAA Team Tournament playoff brackets. Action for both teams begins this weekend.

The men’s tennis team (20-4), which is the reigning West Coast Conference regular-season and WCC Tournament champions, will compete at the USC Regional in Los Angeles. The first-round match for USD is Friday, May 3 at 10 a.m. against Minnesota. Following that match, USC hosts Northern Arizona at 1 p.m. Winners of Friday’s matches will meet on Saturday, May 4 at 3 p.m. All matches will take place at USC’s on-campus facility, the David X. Marks Tennis Stadium.

Meanwhile, the USD women’s tennis team (17-4 overall) will begin NCAA Tournament play with a first-round match against Louisiana State University (LSU) on Saturday, May 4 at 1 p.m. in the UCLA-hosted Regional at the Los Angeles Tennis Center. Prior to their match, UCLA will oppose Northern Arizona at noon, also at the L.A. Tennis Center. Winners of these matches will meet in a second-round match on Sunday, May 5 at 1 p.m.

In addition to the NCAA team tournaments, both USD teams will be represented in the upcoming NCAA Individuals Championships Tournament later this month.

The men’s team will be represented by three players, Gui Osorio, Joel Gamerov and August Holmgren. Osorio, the 2019 WCC Player of the Year as a junior, will compete in the 64-player singles field as an automatic selection. Gamerov, a junior, and Holmgren, a sophomore, will compete as a doubles team. They, too, received an automatic berth into the 32-team doubles field.

On the women’s side, newly named WCC Freshman of the Year, Solymar Colling, has earned an at-large berth into the NCAA Championships in singles play. She will compete in a 64-player field. Colling was also a WCC first-team selection in singles and doubles.

All four Torero players will compete in their respective tournament brackets May 20-25 at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Fla.


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