Marian Claims Spot in NAIA Men’s Tennis Championship Tournament

 KANSAS CITY – The NAIA officially announced the 24-team bracket for the upcoming NAIA Men’s Tennis National Championship in Mobile, Alabama from May 16-20, with RV Marian representing the Crossroads League.


RV Marian (16-9) won the Crossroads League regular season and tournament championships for the CL’s automatic bid to Nationals, and claimed 10 points in the final Top-25 Poll for the 33rd-highest tally in the nation. The Knights earned the 22nd-seed in the single-elimination tournament and will open play on Tuesday at 9:30 am ET against 11th-seeded and No. 11 Mobile, with the winner advancing to play sixth-seeded and No. 7 Lindsey Wilson on Wednesday at 10:00 am ET.


The NAIA Top-25 Poll is voted on by a panel of head coaches from around the nation. The Postseason Top-25 Poll will be announced on May 24.