MARION, IN--North Greenville University's women's tennis team lost two matches in the opening round of the NCCAA National Tournament. The Crusaders fell 5-1 to both Cedarville University and Palm Beach Atlantic in Pool B play.
Also in Pool B, Palm Beach Atlantic downed Indiana Wesleyan 5-1. The host Wildcats came back to defeat Cedarville 5-0 in the afternoon match.
North Greenville will meet Indiana Wesleyan Wednesday at noon, while Palm Beach Atlantic will play Cedarville.
In Pool A action, Dallas Baptist defeated Olivet Nazarene 5-2, Northwestern defeated Bethel 5-1, Dallas Baptist defeated Bethel 5-1, and Olivet Nazarene defeated Northwestern 5-0.
The semifinals begin Wednesday afternoon at 6:00 with the top team from Pool A playing the #2 team from Pool B and the top Pool B team playing the #2 Pool A team.
The championship will be played at 12:00 p.m. Thursday.