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Monday May 7, 2012VIDEO: Coach Thornqvist Previews NCAA First Round

Gainesville, Fla.

University of Florida women’s tennis head coach Roland Thornqvist addressed the media Monday morning as part of the Gators' All-Sports Media Day.


Florida received the No. 2 overall seed in the 2012 NCAA Championships and was awarded one of 16 host sites for the first and second rounds of the event. The Gators, ranked No. 2 in the country with a 21-1 overall record, face Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) champion South Carolina State (19-0) for the third consecutive year in its NCAA First Round contest on Friday, May 11 at 2 p.m. ET.


The other NCAA Women’s First Round match played in Gainesville features 35th-ranked Florida State (13-10) versus 31st-ranked Washington State (18-5) on Friday at 11 a.m. The winning teams from those first-round matches meet in the second round on Saturday, May 12 at 3 p.m.


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