The NCAA Division I Council announced Monday evening it had voted to “allow schools to provide spring-sport student-athletes an additional season of competition and an extension of their period of eligibility.”
On Tuesday afternoon, the ACC officially canceled the remainder of winter and spring sports activities, both competition and practice, for the 2019-20 school year in a press release, with hopes to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
The NC State men’s tennis team will return to Raleigh on Friday, Mar. 13 as the No. 6 ranked team in the country, the highest ranking achieved in program history, to host the Boston College Eagles and the UNC-Greensboro Spartans. The doubleheader will be closed to the general public, per an NC State Athletics press release.
On Thursday afternoon, the ACC “suspended all athletic related activities including competition, formal and organized practice, recruiting and participation in NCAA championships until further notice. The decision was made following consultation with the league’s presidents and athletic directors to mitigate the further spread of COVID-19.”
The NC State women’s tennis team defeated Clemson 4-3 Sunday afternoon in South Carolina for its fifth conference win this season.
The No. 7 NC State men’s tennis team won its first conference game of the season on the road against Virginia Tech by a score of 4-2.
The No. 5 NC State women’s tennis team got back on track with a 7-0 win over Virginia Tech Friday afternoon. While the Wolfpack has had a good season, this win was big for a team coming off a loss against Virginia. Additionally, it was a good start to the weekend for Wolfpack as this was just the first of two road ACC matches.
The No. 9 NC State men’s tennis team will continue its conference play as it travels to Blacksburg to take on Virginia Tech this Saturday, Mar. 7th.
Coming off an upset victory over Texas and a sweep of North Carolina A&T this past weekend, the No. 7 NC State men’s tennis team was swept 4-0 by the No. 2 North Carolina Tar Heels in the Wolfpack’s first conference match of the season. This was the 10th consecutive victory for UNC over NC State in men’s tennis.