Vanderbild University ladies will face Tennessee today in the NCAA first round

Dores will travel to Columbus, Ohio to compete today against East Tennessee State University in the opening round of the NCAA Regional

by Lorenzo Ciotti
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Vanderbild University ladies will face Tennessee today in the NCAA first round

The Vanderbilt university women's tennis team will travel to Columbus, Ohio to compete today against East Tennessee State University in the opening round of the NCAA Regional. The match is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. CT. Live stats and livestream links are on the Vanderbilt women’s tennis schedule page.

Dores are coming off a short hiatus after a strong showing at the SEC Tournament. In the most recent ITA rankings, Vanderbilt has two singles players ranked: Celia-Belle Mohr at no. 30 and Bridget Stammel at no. enemies at the Ohio State Regional, as the Dores won against Xavier and Ohio State last season to advance to the NCAA Super Regionals.

The Buccaneers are 19-7 overall and are also coming off a short hiatus. ETSU took home the Southern Conference Tournament crown after beating three opponents 4-0. Their doubles pairing of Laylo Bakhodirova and Mariya Shumeika defeated the no.

67 to clinch the doubles run and give the Bucs a singles lead in the championship game.

About the Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University is a university in Nashville, Tennessee. It was founded in 1873 by Cornelius Vanderbilt with a donation of one million dollars.

It hosts around 13,000 students. Vanderbilt spent $738 million on research and development in 2018, ranking it 31st in the nation. In 2013, Vanderbilt University was ranked ninth in the country in funding from the National Institutes of Health.

Vanderbilt is ranked the 116th best university in the world in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and 33rd in the United States by the Academic Ranking of World Universities. The Academic Ranking of World Universities ranks Vanderbilt as the 62nd-best university in the world.

Additionally the ARWU Field rankings in 2015 placed Vanderbilt as 18th best in the world for Clinical Medicine and Pharmacy, and 21st in Social Sciences. Vanderbilt is a founding and charter member of the Southeastern Conference and for a half-century has been the conference's only private school.

The university fields six men's and ten women's intercollegiate teams and has won five NCAA championships.

About the Photo credits: pic from the Vanderbilt University website

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