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WCC Play Coming to a Close as Championship Nears

April 17, 2013

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- With the WCC Tennis Championships next week in San Diego, Calif., all Conference play will conclude this weekend and final Championship seeds will be determined on Saturday evening.


  • With victories over Pepperdine and Loyola Marymount last weekend, Saint Mary's clinched at least a share of the 2013 WCC regular season Championship. The Gaels finished Conference play with a 7-1 mark, with their only loss coming in close fashion, 4-3, to Santa Clara.

  • With two wins each this week, Santa Clara and Pepperdine will also clinch a share of the 2013 WCC regular season title. Santa Clara faces Gonzaga and Portland on Friday and Saturday, while Pepperdine visits Loyola Marymount today, and BYU on Friday.

  • San Diego has secured fourth place in Conference standings following a 1-1 weekend against Loyola Marymount and Pepperdine. The Toreros will face the #9 seed in a first round matchup at next week's WCC Tennis Championships at the Barnes Tennis Center in San Diego, Calif.

  • Four WCC tennis teams were among the nation's top 75 teams in this week's ITA rankings. Saint Mary's continues to pace the Conference with a No. 40 ranking, followed by No. 54 San Diego, No. 58 Santa Clara and No. 71 Pepperdine.

  • Conference play concludes this weekend with a host of key matchups that will determine the final seeds for the WCC Championships. The Championships will begin on Wednesday, April 24 with three opening round matches. The No. 3 seed will receive a first round bye, while the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds will receive byes into the semifinals. The Championship match will take place on Saturday, April 27 at 9:30 a.m.