Baylor women's tennis enters Big 12 tourney as fifth seed

Baylor women's tennis enters Big 12 tourney as fifth seed
Posted at 10:07 PM, Apr 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-23 23:07:23-04

The 25th-ranked Baylor women’s tennis team enters the 2018 Big 12 Tennis Championships as the No. 5 seed, as announced by the league office. The event, hosted at Texas Tennis Center in Austin, Texas, by the Longhorns, runs from April 25-28.

The Bears kick off postseason action with a quarterfinal dual match against No. 4 seed Kansas on Friday, April 26. First serve is set for 9 a.m. (CT). With a win, Baylor would advance to the semifinal round on Saturday, April 27 at 3 p.m.

Baylor leads Kansas, 22-7, in the all-time series. The teams met once in the regular season, with the Jayhawks topping the Bears, 4-1, in Lawrence, Kan.

The Bears concluded the regular season with a 16-12 mark overall and a 4-5 record in Big 12 action against a strong schedule, which included 16 dual matches against ranked foes. Sixteenth-year head coach Joey Scrivano has guided the Bears to eight Big 12 Championship crowns in his tenure in addition to 11 regular season conference titles.