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Pioneers head to Gainesville, Fla., for an NCAA Regional match against the No. 15 Gators
Courtesy: Denver Athletics
Pioneers head to Gainesville, Fla., for an NCAA Regional match against the No. 15 Gators
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Menís Tennis Ready for Regional Clash with No. 15 Florida
Courtesy: Denver Athletics  
Release: 05/07/2013
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DENVER – The University of Denver men’s tennis is ready for its NCAA Tournament Regional match against No. 15 Florida. The Florida Regional takes place from Friday, May 10 until Saturday, May 11.

The Regional consists of host No. 15 Florida, California and Florida State. Should the Pioneers defeat Florida, it will advance to face the winner of California vs. Florida State. 

The Denver men's tennis team enters the NCAA Tournament with an 11-11 overall mark and 5-0 record in Western Athletic Conference (WAC) regular season play.  The Pioneers automatically qualified for the NCAA Tournament after defeating Idaho 4-0 to win their first WAC Championship in program history.

The Pioneers match against No. 15 Florida takes place at Friday, May 10 at 2 p.m. (MT) from the Ring Tennis Complex in Gainesville, Fla.  

TOURNAMENT QUICK FACTS

What: NCAA Tournament Regionals

Dates: Friday, May 10 through Saturday, May 11

Where: Ring Tennis Complex

Location: Gainesville, Fla.

Tournament Host: University of Florida

Number of Teams: Four teams.

NCAA REGIONAL FIELD

1. No. 15 Florida

2. California

3. Florida State

4. Denver

DENVER MEN’S PREVIEW 

No. 1 seeded team in WAC Championships

If victorious, will play winner of California and Florida State

Last Match vs. Idaho: WAC Championships Final, Won 4-0 (April 28)

Last NCAA Tournament Appearance: Lost 4-1 to Michigan in Regional

PLAYER NOTES  

Enej Bonin- Senior- Koper, Slovenia

ITA-ranking: No. 59

Four-year starter

Qualified for Men’s Singles NCAA Tournament

Named 2012-13 WAC Men’s Tennis Player of the Year

Selected to WAC Men’s Singles First Team

Selected to WAC Men’s Doubles First Team with Jens Vorkefeld

Career Singles Record: 84-35

2012-13 Singles Record: 22-7 

Jens Vorkefeld- Senior- Ostercappeln, Germany

Four-year starter

Selected to WAC Men’s Singles First Team

Selected to WAC Men’s Doubles First Team with Enej Bonin

Career Singles Record: 74-60

2012-13 Singles Record: 19-14

Max Krammer- Redshirt Senior- Perchtoldsdorf, Austria

Selected to WAC Men’s Singles Second Team

Selected to WAC Men’s Doubles First Team with Fabio Biasion

Career Singles Record: 30-27

Career Doubles Record: 24-36

2012-13 Singles Record: 15-16

2012-2013 Doubles Record with Biasion: 7-7 

 

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