Sweet 16: Texas (L, 3-4) - RESULTS, NOTES & QUOTES
Second Round: Duke (W, 4-1)
First Round: East Tennessee State (W, 4-0)
SCHOOL/RECORD: Tennessee (23-7) - #5
HEAD COACH/RECORD: Sam Winterbotham (105-75)
NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP APPEARANCES: 18
BEST NCAA FINISH: National Runner-up in 1990
2009 TEAM HIGHLIGHTS: Defeated preseason top-ranked Ohio State, 4-3 at ITA Indoors, it remains the Buckeyes only loss this season … 2009 Blue-Gray Classic Champions…Have been ranked as high as fourth this season in team rankings … Young team does not have a senior on the roster.
PLAYER/COACH HIGHLIGHTS: Led by the sophomore trio of Boris Conkic, Matteo Fago and John-Patrick Smith … Smith is currently ranked ninth in singles and has been ranked as high as seventh, he was the NCAA singles runner-up last May as a freshman …Smith was honored as the Blue-Gray Classic MVP…Conkic is ranked 33rd and was a team-best 18-2 in the dual-match season … Fago had a 17-match singles winning streak earlier this season … Head coach Sam Winterbotham is 59-17 in three seasons at UT.