ATLANTA, Ga. - ASUN Conference Women's Tennis has concluded its regular season and now attention turns toward the conference championship which begins on Thursday in DeLand, Fla. On the final day of play, NJIT clinched the last remaining spot in the field while five seeds were decided based on results throughout the day.
ASUN Women's Tennis Results - April 13th
FGCU 4, Kennesaw State 0
Liberty 6, NJIT 1
Lipscomb 5, Stetson 2
North Florida 7, North Alabama 0
#1 Liberty: In its first year of play in the ASUN, Liberty takes the top spot in the championship field thanks to a head-to-head tiebreaker vs. North Florida. After dropping their first ASUN match to FGCU, the Flames rattled off six-straight conference wins. With a first-round bye, the Flames begin play on Friday vs. the winner of FGCU and Stetson. The Flames are looking for their first conference title in program history.
#2 North Florida: The defending ASUN Championship winners look to repeat after finishing the regular season at 6-1 in conference play. The Ospreys take on the winner of Lipscomb and NJIT in the second round of the tournament on Friday, the third-straight year in which UNF has earned a bye as the second seed.
#3 Lipscomb: After a 16-win regular season, Lipscomb secured the three seed in the conference tournament. The Bisons opening round matchup with NJIT marks a repeat meeting from last year's ASUN Championship in which the third-seeded Bisons toped NJIT 4-0 in the first round.
#4 FGCU: The Eagles look to reach the ASUN Championship Final for the first time since 2017 as they take on Stetson for the fifth-straight year in the conference tournament. In the previous matchups, FGCU has taken two with both wins coming in the ASUN Championship Semifinals.
#5 Stetson: The hosts of the ASUN Championship find themselves in a familiar meeting vs. FGCU in the opening round. The Hatters upset FGCU in the Semifinals last season in a 4-1 matchup and have won two of the four previous meetings in the tournament. In the regular season this year, Stetson claimed a 4-3 victory at home.
#6 NJIT: The Highlanders enter the ASUN Championship with 13 overall wins, the most for the program since joining the conference in the 2016 season. In their previous three trips to the tournament, the Highlanders have picked up one victory, taking out No. 6 Kennesaw State in the opening round of the 2017 tournament.
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