Men's Tennis
NCAA Championship Notes

 
 

May 20, 2003

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  • Illinois becomes the fourth undefeated team to win the NCAA team title, joining Stanford squads in 1978 (24-0), 1995 (27-0) and 1998 (28-0)...
  • This is Illinois' first national championship in tennis and first for the school in a sport since men's gymnastics in 1989...
  • For the first time since 1977, a school other than Georgia, Stanford, UCLA or USC has won the national title...
  • Illinois is 4-0 when it loses the doubles point including dropping it in its last two matches...
  • Today marked the first time all season Illinois has given up more than two team points...
  • Vanderbilt falls to 25-2 after winning the doubles point (Arkansas and Illinois)...
  • The last national championship match to finish 4-3 was No. 10 Georgia over No. 1 UCLA here in 1999. Match time: 3:55
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