On the men’s side, No. 4 Rollins (11-8, 3-3 SSC) will play No. 5 Florida Southern (13-8, 2-4 SSC) in the quarterfinal at 11:30 a.m. Thursday's winners will play in Friday's men's semifinals at 11:30 a.m. with the loser of the Rollins/Florida Southern contest not playing again until Saturday's final day of action.
Barry rolled to the top seed in the men's bracket with an unblemished 20-0 overall record and 6-0 conference mark. The Bucs will enjoy a quarterfinal bye.
Lynn secured the No. 2 seed with a 14-5 overall record and 5-1 SSC slate. The Fighting Knights will tangle with No. 7 Eckerd at 11:30 a.m. in Thursday's quarterfinal round. The Tritons have one SSC match remaining against Saint Leo on Friday afternoon, but the outcome of the match will not impact their seed.
Similarly, Saint Leo has secured the No. 3 seed regardless of its outcome versus the Tritons on Friday afternoon. Heading into that match, the Lions have posted a 13-4 overall mark and a 3-2 conference record. They have secured the third seed by virtue of a 5-4 win over Rollins in the teams' regular-season meeting.
As such, No. 3 Saint Leo will face off with No. 6 Florida Tech (11-10, 1-5) at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday.
The losers of the Lynn/Eckerd and Saint Leo/Florida Tech matches will play each other in a Friday backdraw match.
South County Regional Park is located at 11200 Park Access Road, Boca Raton, FL. Admission is free to all matches of the 2013 SSC Tennis Championships.
2013 SUNSHINE STATE CONFERENCE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Quarterfinals - Thursday, April 18
No. 2 Lynn vs. No. 7 Eckerd
No. 4 Rollins vs. No. 5 Florida Southern
No. 3 Saint Leo vs. No. 6 Florida Tech
Semifinals and Backdraw - Friday, April 19
No. 1 Barry vs. Winner No. 4/5
Winner No. 2/7 vs. Winner No. 3/6
Loser No. 2/7 vs. Loser No. 3/6
Championships and Consolation Matches - Saturday, April 20
Men's Championship: Semifinal Winners
Men's 3rd Place: Semifinal Losers
Men's 5th Place: Backdraw Winner vs. Loser 4/5 (from Thursday)