Armstrong Tennis Featured On CBS
(June 24, 2012) The NCAA Division II National Champion Armstrong Atlantic State University men’s and women’s tennis teams were among the teams featured on the NCAA Spring Sports Highlight Show, which aired on Saturday, June 23, 2p.m. Eastern on CBS.
The Spring Sports Highlight Show featured coverage of the NCAA’s championship sports in Division I, II and III that are not broadcast live throughout the year.
Armstrong captured both the men’s and women’s tennis championships during the NCAA Division II Spring Sports Festival in Louisville, Ky. The Pirate women notched their NCAA record-tying seventh championship with a 5-2 win over BYU-Hawaii on Saturday, May 19, while the Armstrong men followed with a 5-0 win over West Florida the same day for its third championship.
Both teams finished the 2012 season unbeaten with the Armstrong men going 30-0 and the women compiling a 29-0 mark. It was the third time in school history that the Pirates have won both tennis titles in the same year. Armstrong tennis also accomplished the feat in 2008 and 2009.