May 1, 2013
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- University of Michigan senior Evan King (Chicago, Ill./Kaplan Prep) received the No. 11 seed for the singles competition at the 2013 NCAA Men's Tennis Individual Championships, the NCAA announced Wednesday (May 1). The singles and doubles competitions are scheduled for May 22-27 at the University of Illinois' Khan Outdoor Tennis Complex in Urbana, Ill.
King, the 2013 Big Ten Athlete of the Year, earned one of the possible 45 at-large selections to the 64-player NCAA singles field. The Wolverine senior boasts a 28-4 record, including a 22-1 record in dual-match record, and carries a 10-match winning streak. This marks King's third straight selection to the singles competition.
Michigan, ranked No. 23 in the latest ITA poll, is making its eighth consecutive trip to the NCAA Championships under head coach Bruce Berque and its 15th appearance since 1994. U-M will travel to Lexington, Kentucky, for NCAA Regional play Friday-Saturday, May 10-11. The Wolverines will square off against No. 42 Virginia Tech in first-round action at 12 p.m. EDT on Friday at Kentucky's Hilary J. Boone Varsity Tennis Complex. With a win, Michigan would play the winner of Kentucky (20-11), the tournament's No. 8 seed, and Western Michigan (19-9) at 2 p.m. EDT on Saturday, May 11.
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