April 22, 2012
SAN BRUNO, Calif. --- The West Coast Conference has announced the brackets and match times for the 2012 West Coast Conference Men's and Women's Tennis Championships, Presented by the Andre Agassi Foundation for Education, which is scheduled to take place at the Barnes Tennis Center in San Diego. The tournament will begin with a men's first round match-up at 9:30 a.m. PST on Wednesday, April 25 and continue through the women's championship on Saturday, April 28 at 12:30 p.m. PST.
After competing in the first ever round robin schedule in conference history, Pepperdine secured the conference crown on both the men's and women's sides, garnering the top seeds in the tournament. Santa Clara earned the second seed on the men's side and will join the Waves in earning byes into the conference semifinals on Friday morning. San Diego, the third seed, earned a bye to the second round and will take the court on Thursday morning.
In the women's tournament, Saint Mary's secured the second seed with its only conference loss coming to the top-seeded Waves. Like the men, Pepperdine and Saint Mary's will make their first appearances at the tournament in Friday's semifinal rounds. San Diego garnered the third seed and a bye to open on Thursday.
The Championships get underway on Wednesday with three men's matches to begin at 9:30 a.m. followed by three women's matches scheduled to begin at 12:30 p.m.
The men's and women's winners of the Tennis Championships will each receive an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
View the complete brackets via the PDF above.