ST. PAUL, Minn. – Macalester School first 12 months Arista Siebrits (Frisco, Texas/Laurel Springs) will start play within the singles match of the NCAA Division III Ladies’s Tennis Championships on Friday, Might 28, because the NCAA introduced the match pairings. Siebrits will face Katie Fleischman of Wesleyan on Friday at 8:00 a.m. Central within the first spherical, changing into the primary Macalester ladies’s tennis participant to compete within the nationwide match.
The singles match is hosted by Sewanee College on the Champions Membership in Chattanooga, Tenn.
An All-MIAC honoree, Siebrits posted a 7-3 document whereas enjoying at No. 1 singles for the Scots this season. Her success on the court docket earned her a No. 8 rating within the Central Area, in addition to All-MIAC honors in singles and doubles. Siebrits and first 12 months Sydney Ellison (Birmingham, Ala./Spain Park) went 7-3 at No. 1 doubles and have been ranked fifth within the regional doubles rankings. The duo was listed as an alternate for the nationwide match however was not included within the match draw.
Fleischman helped Wesleyan attain the finals of the NCAA Division III group match, the place the Cardinals fell to Emory, 5-0. Fleischman was 7-1 in singles matches this season whereas enjoying principally at No. 2 singles for Wesleyan.
The winner of the match between Siebrits and Fleischman will advance to play the winner of the match between top-seed Ysabel Gonzalez-Rico of Emory and Nina Mitrofanova of Southwestern (Texas) at midday Central on Friday. The quarterfinals and semifinals will probably be performed on Saturday, Might 29, with the championship match performed on Sunday, Might 30.
Macalester, coached by Jason Muhl, completed the 2021 marketing campaign with a 7-3 document following a loss within the quarterfinals of the MIAC Playoffs.
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