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2015 SEC Tournament BracketÂ | SEC in ITA RankingsÂ
SCHEDULE OF PLAY
Wednesday, April 15 (First Round)
|(12) Auburn 4, (13) Tennessee 3||Box ScoreÂ | Recap | Auburn Coach Lauren Longbotham Meisner|
|(14) Missouri 4, (11) Arkansas 3||Box ScoreÂ | Recap | Missouri Coach Sasha Schmid|
Thursday, April 16 (Second Round)
|(9) Ole Miss 4, (8) Kentucky 0||Box ScoreÂ | Recap | Ole Miss Coach Mark Beyers|
|(5) Alabama 4, (12) Auburn 0||Box ScoreÂ | Recap | Alabama Coach Jenny Mainz|
|(10) Mississippi State 4, (7) South Carolina 3||Box ScoreÂ | Recap | Mississippi State Coach Daryl Greenan|
|(6) LSU 4, (14) Missouri 1||Box ScoreÂ | Recap | LSU Coach Julia S. Sell|
Friday, April 17 (Quarterfinals)
|(1) Florida 4, (9) Ole Miss 0||Box ScoreÂ | Recap | Florida Coach Roland Thornqvist | Brooke Austin|
|(4) Vanderbilt 4, (5) Alabama 0||Box ScoreÂ | Recap | Vanderbilt Coach Geoff Macdonald|
|(2) Georgia 4, (10) Mississippi State 0||Box ScoreÂ | Recap | Georgia Coach Jeff Wallace|
|(6) LSU 4, (3) Texas A&M 3||Box ScoreÂ | Recap | LSU Coach Julia S. Sell | Skylar Holloway|
Saturday, April 18 (Semifinals)
|(4) Vanderbilt 4, (1) Florida 2||Box ScoreÂ | Recap | Vanderbilt Coach Geoff Macdonald | Astra Sharma|
|(2) Georgia 4, (6) LSU 0||Box ScoreÂ | Recap | Georgia Coach Jeff Wallace | Lauren Herring|
Sunday, April 19 (Championship)
|(4) Vanderbilt 4, (2) Georgia 3||Box ScoreÂ | Recap | Vanderbilt Coach Geoff Macdonald | MVP Astra Sharma | Marie Casares|
Admission to the 2015 SEC Women’s Tennis Tournament is free and tickets are not required.
Fan parking is available in the Heyward Street Garage located at 1300 Heyward Street. Parking is free in that location and does have handicap parking available. There is additional overflow parking located along the surrounding streets. Parking is first-come, first-serve in both areas.
CAROLINA TENNIS CENTER
The Gamecock men’s and women’s tennis teams opened Carolina Tennis Center for the 2012 season. The new Carolina Tennis Center is located in the heart of the Athletics Village at the Roost. Previously, the women played at Maxcy Gregg Tennis Center, while the men were located at Sam Daniel Tennis Center.
The Gamecocks’ new tennis stadium features 12 courts with lights and scoreboards on each one. Each side of six courts also has a master scoreboard so fans always know what is happening on each court. Video cameras are mounted behind each court as well to record matches so the coaching staff can review film with the student-athletes. Seating is available for 670 fans with room to spare for standing room. The stadium has 400 square feet of court-side storage and 900 square feet of dedicated restroom facilities.
1316 Heyward St
Columbia, SC 29208
PAST SEC CHAMPIONS The Vanderbilt Commodores won the 2015 SEC Women’s Tennis Tournament in Columbia, S.C., marking their first title in school history. Vanderbilt became the first school other than Florida or Georgia to win the SEC Tournament since the current format was adopted for the 2000 season. Vandy defeated Georgia 4-3 in the championship match with Marie Casares coming back to defeat Caroline Brinson 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 at No. 5 singles after the team score was tied at 3-all.
|1988||Florida||32||Baton Rouge, La.|
|1999||Florida||14||Baton Rouge, La.|
|Year||Regular Season Champion||Record||Tournament Champion (Site)|
|2000||Georgia||11-0||Florida (Oxford, Miss.)|
|2001||Florida||11-0||Georgia (Starkville, Miss.)|
|2002||Georgia||11-0||Florida (Columbia, S.C.)|
|2003||Florida||10-1||Florida (Knoxville, Tenn.)|
|2004||Florida||11-0||Florida (Nashville, Tenn.)|
|2005||Kentucky||10-1||Florida (Tuscaloosa, Ala.)|
|2006||Florida||11-0||Florida (Gainesville, Fla.)|
|2007||Florida||10-1||Georgia (Lexington, Ky.)|
|2008||Florida||11-0||Georgia (Auburn, Ala.)|
|2009||Georgia||10-1||Georgia (Fayetteville, Ark.)|
|2010||Florida||11-0||Florida (Athens, Ga.)|
|2011||Florida||11-0||Florida (Knoxville, Tenn.)|
|2012||Florida||11-0||Florida (Oxford, Miss.)|
|2013||Florida||12-1||Florida (Starkville, Miss.)|
|2014||Alabama||12-1||Georgia (Columbia, Mo.)|
|2015||Florida||12-1||Vanderbilt (Columbia, S.C.)|
NOTE: From 1980-81 and 1984-1989, the SEC Champion was determined by the accumulation of points in an individual flighted tournament. In 1982 and 1983, the SEC experimented with the team dual match format in women’s tennis for the conference tournament. The winner of the tournament was crowned SEC champion.Ã¢â‚¬Ë†However, after a two-year trial, the SEC went back to a points system in an individual flighted tournament to determine the SEC champion. In 1990, the SEC brought back the a team dual match format in women’s tennis for the conference tournament and a points system was put in place to determine the SEC champion. From 1990-98, the SECÃ¢â‚¬Ë†Champion was determined by a total aggregate points accumulated at the conclusion of the conference tournament: one full point is awarded for each regular-season conference win, one-half point for wins in the first two rounds of the conference tournament, one-half point for receiving a first-round bye in the conference tournament and one full point for a win in the conference tournament semifinals and finals. For the 1999 season, the same points system was in place with a couple of changes: one full point for first-round bye in the conference tournament and one full point for a win in any round of the conference tournament. In 2000, the SEC changed the determination of its tennis champions to the team with the best winning percentage in conference regular-season dual matches.