COLLEGE STATION, Texas – The No. 3 seed at NCAA Women’s Tennis Singles Championships, University of Arkansas senior Aurelija Miseviciute (38-4) will play Jenifer Widjaja (18-4) of Pacific in the first round of the tournament, the NCAA has announced.
This is Miseviciute’s second time advancing to the NCAA Championships. As a junior in 2008, she advanced to the semifinals of the singles tournament before falling to Baylor’s Zuzana Zemenova.
A two-time All-American and three-time All-Southeastern Conference honoree entering this year’s tournament, Miseviciute is currently ranked No. 2 by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association and is looking to add an NCAA singles championships to go with her two ITA National Indoor Championships.
A competitor with nothing to lose, Widjaja is a redshirt sophomore at Pacific and the first Tiger to qualify for the NCAA Singles Championship in over a decade.
The first round match between Miseviciute and Widjaja is set for 5 p.m. Wednesday May 20 at the George P. Mitchell Tennis Center on the Texas A&M campus. For complete coverage of Arkansas women’s tennis coverage, log on to www.ArkansasRazorbacks.com.
Live video of all the NCAA Women’s Singles Championshipaction is available at http://www.aggieathletics.com/ncaa2009/tennis/stats.html