SHREVEPORT, La. – The LSU Shreveport Pilots tennis team lost their final regular season match of the 2016 season 8-1 against the Eagles of Texas A&M – Texarkana on Sunday afternoon at the Southern Hills Tennis Center. The Eagles improve to 3-13 on the season while the Pilots fall to 3-7.
The Pilots will begin preparation for the Regional Tournament held in Arlington, Texas, beginning on April 21. The tournament will consist of seven teams with the no. 1 overall seed receiving a bye in the first round. The rest of the teams will be paired up for three first round matches.
The winners will move on to the second round while the losers of the first round games will play out the consolation bracket. The winner of it all will move on to the National Tournament.
The seven teams to compete in this year's regional tournament are: Texas A&M – Texarkana, LSU Alexandria, LSU Shreveport, University of the Southwest, John Brown University, Southwestern Christian (Okla.) and Texas Wesleyan.
Texas A&M – Texarkana Eagles 8
LSU Shreveport Pilots 1
at Southern Hill Tennis Center
1. Daeja Lynch def. Hannah Alimajstorovic 6-1, 6-0
2. Sarah Wilbanks def. Katie Pourciau 6-2, 6-3
3. Whitley Langford def. Kelsey Ellender 6-1, 6-1
4. Ashleigh Finley def. Morgan Hendriks 6-2, 6-3
5. Diane Woven def. Christina Elisarov 6-0, 6-0
6. TAMTX wins by default
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