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OM tennis invites fans to selection show party

Rebel fans are invited to an open house at the Palmer/Salloum Tennis Center Tuesday to join the Ole Miss men’s and women’s tennis teams for the NCAA Championships Selection Show. 

The 64-team brackets and 16 regional host sites will be announced beginning with the women at 4 p.m., followed by the men at 4:30 p.m.
The open house will begin at 3:30 p.m.

Both teams, who recently advanced to the SEC Tournament semifinals in their last action, are in consideration to host the NCAA first and second rounds.

The Rebel men are currently ranked No. 13 in the nation and boast the SEC Freshman of the Year, Nik Scholtz, as well as fellow All-SEC honorees Marcel Thiemann and Jonas Lutjen.

The Rebel women are ranked No. 16 in the country and led by senior Kristi Boxx, who recently became the second player in program history to earn All-SEC first team honors all four years.

The NCAA first and second rounds will take place May 11-13 at various sites across the country, with the Final 16 to be held in Athens, Ga., May 17-22. (April 30, 2012, Page 9)

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