April 23, 2004
MORAGA, Calif. - The Santa Clara University women's tennis team will close the 2004 season as participants at the West Coast Conference Championships, hosted by Saint Mary's at the Korth Tennis Complex. The Broncos are the tournament's fourth seed and will open the weekend against Saint Mary's on Friday. First serve is set for 11 a.m.
Tournament action continues through Sunday, and the winner will receive an automatic bid to the 2004 NCAA Championships, hosted on campus sites beginning May 14-16. Fans can follow WCC play online by Clicking Here.
The Broncos (11-10) defeated the earlier in the season, taking a 6-1 win in February, but fell to the Gaels 5-2 in last week's rematch.
Pepperdine enters the weekend as the top seed, having won 15 of the last 16 league crowns, with Loyola Marymount earning a victory in 2002. The Waves will play Gonzaga at 9 a.m. San Diego earned the second seed and will take on San Francisco at 1 p.m. Third-seeded LMU will battle Portland at 3 p.m.