Semifinalists Set At The Division I Women’s National Team Indoor Championship


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SEATTLE, Wash. – The semifinalists of the ITA Division I Women’s National Team Indoor Championship have been determined after four action-packed matches from the Nordstrom Tennis Center and Seattle Tennis Club on Saturday.

Beginning with the 9 am quarterfinal, Michigan (4) looked cool and composed throughout the entire match against Virginia, earning their spot into the semifinals for the first time in program history. Winning 4-1 over the Cavaliers, Michigan enters the semifinals as one of the most battle-tested teams in the tournament having beaten five Top 15 teams already this season.

Moving over to the second final of the day between Stanford (2) and Ohio State, the Cardinal continued their early-season dominance showcasing their depth across the lineup to earn a 4-1 victory. After taking the doubles point, Stanford won at the No. 2, No. 3, and No. 4 positions to advance to the semifinals. This will be the first semifinal appearance for Stanford since the 2020 season.

Into the afternoon, we saw two of the best matches played at this year’s Indoor Championships in succession as NC State (8) dethroned North Carolina (1) and Oklahoma State (3) took down conference rival Texas (3).

In what was a rematch of the 2023 NCAA National Team Championship, NC State got revenge on the Tar Heels winning 4-3 over their in-state rival to advance. After dropping the doubles point, NC State earned four singles victories to claim their first victory over North Carolina since the 2023 ACC Championship match. This was just the fifth win over North Carolina in program history for NC State, and the win snapped the Tar Heels streak of four straight championships and ten straight finals appearances.

Finally, in the nightcap, Oklahoma State continued their dazzling start to the year, taking down Texas in another thrilling 4-3 match that came down to a third set tiebreaker. After winning the doubles point, Oklahoma State would need just three more points in singles play to clinch the match. Taking court No. 2 and No. 6, the match came down to court No. 4 where Safiya Carrington would once again clinch for the Cowgirls. This win marked the third top-ten win of the year for the Cowgirls and their sixth top-15 win in just their first seven matches.

Besides Stanford, who currently holds the record with ten ITA Indoor Championships, the remaining three semifinalists have never won the ITA National Team Indoor Championship over its 37-year history. For Stanford, their last Indoor Championship came back in 2011, so regardless of the 2024 National Champion, history will be made on Monday in Seattle.

Semifinal play will begin at noon (PST) from the Nordstrom Tennis Center and fans are encouraged to attend the action if they are in the area, or if you cannot make it, follow along with the extensive coverage of the tournament on the ITA website or social media channels.

Day Two Results

  • Michigan (4) def. Virginia 4-1
  • Stanford (2) def. Ohio State 4-1
  • NC State (8) def. North Carolina (1) 4-3
  • Oklahoma State (3) def. Texas (6) 4-3


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