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Arizona State to Face Oklahoma in 26th-Straight NCAA Bid
Sunday, 05/05/2013
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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—The 26th-ranked Arizona State women’s tennis team (16-5) earned a bid to the 2013 NCAA Regionals held by the University of Georgia, the NCAA announced, Tuesday. The Sun Devils will face the Oklahoma Sooners (13-9) in the first round of NCAA competition on Sat. May 11th at 6 a.m. PT/9 a.m. ET.
 
ASU is making a school-record 26th-consecutive postseason appearance under head coach Sheila McInerney. The long-time head coach, who is in her 29th season leading the women’s tennis team, has qualified for 28 NCAA appearances overall under McInerney. ASU was one of five Pac-12 teams to 
 
The first-round match-up against the Sooners will be the second time ASU has faced Oklahoma this season. The Sun Devils defeated OU in the opening round of the ITA Kickoff Weekend, 5-2, on Jan. 25 in Miami, Fla. ASU started out by wining the doubles point and four Sun Devils clinched singles matches including two-time All-American Jaqueline Cako, who blanked Sooner Whitney Ritchie, 6-0, 6-0.
 
The winner of the first-round match will advance to play the winner of the Georgia (21-3) and Winthrop (18-9) on Sun. May 12th at 11 a.m. PT/2 p.m. ET.
 
Live scoring and video will be provided by the University of Georgia at GeorgiaDogs.com.
 
McInerney at Arizona State
Year Record Pct.
2013 16-5 .762
2012 11-10 .524
2011 15-7 .682
2010 14-6 .700
2009 12-9 .517
2008 15-8 .652
2007 13-10 .565
2006 13-9 .591
2005 11-8 .579
2004* 8-15 .348
2003* 11-11 .500
2002* 15-8 .652
2001** 20-6 .769
2000** 15-8 .652
1999* 14-8 .636
1998* 13-7 .650
1997** 15-7 .681
1996 12-11 .522
1995** 15-9 .625
1994* 10-11 .471
1993** 15-10 .600
1992** 18-8 .692
1991* 19-10 .655
1990* 20-10 .667
1989* 19-11 .633
1988** 17-11 .697
1987 15-12 .556
1986** 21-7 .750
1985* 17-14 .548
Career 429-266 .617
 
*NCAA Round of 16
**NCAA Quarterfinalist
 
Total NCAA Appearances
School Appearances
California 32
UCLA 32
Florida 31
Texas 31
Pepperdine 30
USC 30
Arizona State 28
Miami (FL) 28
Georgia 27
Duke 25