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Texas Tech University Women Team News
Carvalho, Rojmar Earn NCAA Championships Bids
Monday, 05/04/2009

Tech duo will compete in the singles and doubles portion of the tournament May 20-25<br /> <br /> LUBBOCK, Texas &ndash; A day after learning of the school&rsquo;s third-consecutive NCAA Championships berth, Texas Tech freshman Raony Carvalho earned a bid Wednesday into the singles portion of the national tournament, while he and senior teammate Christian Rojmar will compete in the doubles draw.<br /> <br /> The singles and doubles portions of the NCAA Championships run May 20-25 at the George P. Mitchell Tennis Center in College Station, Texas. The team competition of the championships will be held a week earlier, May 14-19.<br /> <br /> Carvalho is currently ranked No. 41 in the nation in singles after compiling a 13-9 duals record playing primarily the top position. He is one of 48 players across the nation to be selected.<br /> <br /> Rojmar and Carvalho combine for the nation&rsquo;s 15th-ranked duo as the two have posted a 13-8 duals record this spring. The tandem will compete against 32 other teams.<br /> <br /> The Red Raiders open the first round of the NCAA Championships next weekend, facing Washington at 10 a.m., Fri., May 8, at the Penick-Allison Tennis Center in Austin, Texas.<br />