Men's and Women's Tennis In Action This Weekend
Oct. 9, 2013
LOGAN, Utah - Utah State's men's tennis team travels to Salt Lake City, Utah, to compete in the Utah Intercollegiate Tournament from Oct. 10-12, the team's last competition of the fall before the Intercollegiate Tennis Association regional tournament.
Also represented at the tournament are BYU, Weber State and the host-school, Utah.
The Aggies are coming off a strong performance at the Dar Walters Tennis Classic in Boise, Idaho, where freshman Sebastian Schneider won the Orange Flight singles bracket by winning five-straight matches, including a win over the bracket's number-one seed Caio Poitena of Weber State.
Utah State's women's tennis team is also in action this weekend, as they travel to the ITA Regional Championship in Las Vegas, Nev., from Oct. 9-13.
The Aggies are sending six players to the tournament as freshmen Lexi Turley and Cassidy Branstine will make their first ITA tournament appearance. Also competing are sophomores Kallie Sperry, Ashley Stuhlmann and Amber Stuhlmann along with junior McKenzie Davis.
Competing along with the Aggies in the ITA Regional Championship are Air Force, Boise State, BYU, Colorado State, Denver, Idaho, Montana, Montana State, Nevada, New Mexico, New Mexico State, Northern Arizona, Northern Colorado, UNLV, Utah, Weber State and Wyoming.
This will be one of 24 United State Tennis Association/ITA Regional Championships for NCAA Division I men and women taking place over these middle two weekends of October at campuses throughout the country. The singles and doubles champions will advance to the 2013 USTA/ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships, taking place Nov. 7-10, at the indoor facilities at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, located in Flushing, N.Y.
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