Second Round: Miami (Fla.) (L, 0-4)
First Round: Princeton (W, 4-3)
SCHOOL/RECORD: FIU (19-6) - #29
CONFERENCE: Sun Belt
HEAD COACH/RECORD: Melissa Applebaum (19-6)
NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP APPEARANCES: 6
BEST NCAA FINISH: Reached the Round of 32 three times, last accomplished in 2006 after a first-round 4-1 victory over Iowa.
2009 TEAM HIGHLIGHTS: Enters NCAAs with a 13-match win streak, which ties for the fourth longest win streak in program history…Captured the Sun Belt Conference crown for the fourth time in the last five years…Has appeared in the tournament every year since 2005.
PLAYER/COACH HIGHLIGHTS: Boasts a pair of ranked singles players in sophomore #73 Liset Brito and freshman #90 Mariana Muci and the #73 doubles team of Brito and junior Priscilla Castillo…Muci was awarded Most Outstanding Performer at the recently-completed Sun Belt Championships.