URBANA, Ill. --- No. 2 North Carolina continues its quest for the first NCAA team championship in program history Friday when the Tar Heels face No. 15 Nebraska at the University of Illinois' Atkins Tennis Center. The match is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. ET with the winner advancing to face the winner of No. 7 UCLA and No. 10 Michigan in Sunday's quarterfinals.
AT A GLANCE
Friday, May 17, 8 p.m. ET • Atkins Tennis Center • Urbana, Ill.
Records: North Carolina 27-3, Nebraska 24-5
Rankings/Seeds: Carolina is ranked No. 2 in the ITA national poll and is the No. 2 seed in the NCAA Championship. Nebraska is ranked No. 16 in the ITA poll and is the No. 15 seed in the NCAA Championship.
Live Scoring: http://www.fightingillini.com/ncaatennis2013/
CAROLINA IN THE NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP
• UNC is 28-14 (.667) all-time in the NCAA Women's Tennis Championship.
• The Tar Heels have reached the round of 16 on nine occasions - 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.
• In 10 seasons under head coach Brian Kalbas, Carolina is 21-9 (.700) in the NCAA Championship with seven trips to the round of 16.
• UNC has reached the national quarterfinals in two of the last seasons and four times (three under Kalbas) in program history.