Dennis Lundberg and the
Wave are headed to
College Station, Texas
May 4, 2000
NEW ORLEANS, La. - - The Tulane men's tennis team earned an at-large bid to the 2000 NCAA Tournament, the NCAA announced on Thursday.
Tulane, ranked 41st in the most recent Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) poll, has now received an NCAA bid in each of the last four seasons. The Green Wave will open the 2000 tournament against 28th-ranked Louisiana-Lafayette in College Station, Texas. The teams will face off at 12 p.m. on Saturday, May 13. Host and No. 4 ranked Texas A&M will then face Army at 4 p.m.
Tulane and ULL have already faced off once this season, with the Ragin' Cajuns claiming a 4-2 victory in Lafayette. The two schools also met in the first round of last season's NCAA Tournament, with Tulane taking a 4-3 win in Baton Rouge, La.
The Green Wave have compiled a 15-10 record this season after finishing third at the Conference USA Championships. Tulane's Dennis Lundberg and Mikko Viljanen were each awarded All-Conference USA accolades, with Lundberg earning first-team honors and Viljanen picking up second-team plaudits.