Mountain Hawks set to host 2021 Patriot League Tennis Championships
BETHLEHEM, Pa. – The Navy men’s tennis team will serve as the top seed in the 2021 Patriot League men’s tennis championship, as the official schedule was announced by the Patriot League on Wednesday. The Midshipmen are the defending champions of the Patriot League after beating Army West Point 4-3 in 2019.
It is official!! 3⃣vs. On Friday at 3 p.m. outside on the Ulrich Courts. The men’s team begins its run to the @PatriotLeague title. #GoLehigh pic.twitter.com/qCRAc2LN7a
– Lehigh Tennis (@LehighTennis) April 21, 2021
The championship will take place on Thursday, April 22nd through Sunday, April 25th, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, at the Ulrich Varsity Tennis Courts of Lehigh.
The promotion begins on Thursday afternoon with a first round game at 3 p.m. between Lafayette # 8 and Holy Cross # 9.
The quarter-finals on Friday begin with two games at 11 a.m. The Marine No. 1 plays the winner of the Lafayette No. 8 / No. 9 Holy Cross Match and No. 4 Bucknell against No. 5 Colgate. At 3 p.m. Lehigh No. 3 meets Boston University No. 6 and Army West Point No. 2 meets Loyola Maryland No. 7.
The semi-finals will take place on Saturday, April 24th, at 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. The championship is scheduled for Sunday April 25th.
2021 Patriot League men’s tennis Championship plan
Thursday April 22nd – First round
No. 8 Lafayette versus No. 9 Holy Cross, 3 p.m.
Friday 23 April – quarter-finals
No. 1 Navy vs. No. 8/9 winners, 11am
No. 4 Bucknell versus No. 5 Colgate, 11 a.m.
No. 3 Lehigh vs. No. 6 Boston University, 3 p.m.
No. 2 Army West Point versus No. 7 Loyola Maryland, 3 p.m.
Saturday April 24th – semi-finals
No. 1/8/9 against No. 4/5, 11 a.m.
No. 3/6 vs. No. 2/7, 3 p.m.
Sunday April 25th – championship
Semi-final 1 winner versus semi-final 2 winner, noon
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