Per NCAA policy, the top 16 seeds are guaranteed to host if a bid was submitted and criteria are met, and matchups between conference opponents were avoided in the first two rounds of the championship.
The Bulldogs have fallen, 4-0, to each of their previous three NCAA competitors and Gendron is hoping to steal a point from the Sooners, as Bryant prepares for its fourth-straight NCAA Tournament appearance.
Texas A&M compiled a 16-12 record this year with a 6-7 mark in the Southeastern Conference. "Any time we can host a regional, it's a really good year. The girls were hoping for someplace warm but I think once they get to Ohio State and see what it's like it will be quite the experience".
The Aggies (16-12) are making their 18th consecutive and 23rd overall appearance in the tournament.
Auburn's first round match against DePaul is slated for 1 p.m. on May 12 at Yarbrough Tennis Center. It's going to be a tough match against Northwestern.
The Cowgirls were awarded the No. 9 overall seed and will host first and second round games in Stillwater for the third year in a row.
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Auburn is 2-2 against DePaul all-time, with the Tigers taking the last matchup, 4-0 in the ITA Kickoff in 2013. Udwadia said he hopes the momentum continues in the postseason, and the team does better than last year's finish in the Sweet Sixteen. The Demon Deacons fell in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament final to Virginia, 4-3 on Sunday. UCSB won the Big West conference tournament over Cal Poly and received an automatic bid, while MS lost to Florida 4-0 in the quarterfinals of the SEC tournament.
In the women's bracket, UCLA will face UCSB in the first round and could play LIU Brooklyn or No. 12 overall seed Pepperdine in the second round. Stanford has notable wins this season over No. 5 Southern California, No. 6 California, No. 8 Texas and No. 25 IL. The victor plays NC State or OR for a spot in the quarterfinals.
The Midwest Region Final between #5 Grand Valley State and #1 Indianapolis will be played on Tuesday, May 2 at 10:00 a.m.
Florida (17-9) vs. FGCU (10-12), 5 p.m.
Texas A&M/ULM victor vs.