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Kissell and Zaprazna Selected to NCAA Tournament

Michaela Kissell and Dominika Zaprazna of the Marshall University tennis team will represent the Thundering Herd in the upcoming 2011 NCAA Tennis National Championship Tournament.

The No. 22 ranked-doubles team in the nation carries their 19-1 record with them to Stanford in hopes of capturing the doubles National Championship. The duo earned the right to participate in the 32-team field by being the highest-ranked tandem in Conference USA. MU, along with VCU, are the only two non-BCS qualifiers in the field.

Kissell will also being competing in the 64-player singles field. As the 52 ranked-player in the country, Kissell was the only individual from a non-BCS school to earn one of the 49 at-large selections.

Singles and doubles will be conducted from May 25-30 at the Taube Tennis Center hosted by Stanford. The brackets for both will be revealed just before competition begins in case of a student-athlete withdrawing.

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