But settling in for a long night is nothing new for these Eagles.
Auburn women's tennis will host an NCAA Regional for the second-straight season and will face off against DePaul in the first round on Friday, May 12. "But you never know until the draw comes out".
The Cards enter the postseason riding the strength of a 17-win campaign, its second in as many seasons.
Utah State's NCAA tournament bid came after winning its second-straight Mountain West Conference championship and winning its first ever Mountain West tournament. We get to sleep in our own beds. "The fact we are going someplace outside of the region and out of the Midwest is super exciting". "Someone who's been playing indoors for the majority of the season".
After finishing as the runner up at the SEC Championship over the weekend, the Bulldogs' 18th-ranked men's squad will take on SMU on May 12 in Norman, Oklahoma. "The guys needed a week off and me personally, I needed a week off". Coming out of conference we did pretty well. They will host Quinnipiac on May 12 and USC will play Denver.
"We're battle-tested, because we've been through a grueling SEC schedule where every match was a big-time battle", said Ole Miss men's coach Toby Hansson.
Texas A&M compiled a 16-12 record this year with a 6-7 mark in the Southeastern Conference. That team was led by phenom Jordi Vives.
"We worked our way up in the rankings", Roddick said. "During this time, it's about which team gets hot and I'm preparing our team to give it all they got".
Weber said they may lean on him for information going into the all-Sunshine State showdown.
"We'll keep doing what we're doing as a team, practicing hard every day as always, not do anything any different, keep trusting in ourselves, trusting each other and knowing we can beat anyone". "But that's when we've performed our best". The winners will match up on May 14 for the opportunity to advance to the Dan Magill Tennis Center in Athens, Georgia, where the 16 teams will compete for the national championship, May 19-23.