Utah State Women's Tennis Heads to Las Vegas for ITA Regionals
Oct. 11, 2011
LOGAN, Utah - To conclude the fall season, the Utah State women's tennis team is heading to Las Vegas this week for the United States Tennis Association/Intercollegiate Tennis Association Mountain Region Championships. More than 120 student-athletes will be competing, representing 19 western universities.
Competition will get underway at 9:30 a.m. (MT) Wednesday, Oct. 12, with the first round of singles action. Senior Monica Abella will be the first of the Aggies to hit the court. The rest of Wednesday morning will see a lot of Aggie action as junior Jaclyn West, the 24-seed, senior Brianna Rowland and freshman Kimberly Watts all play at 11 a.m. (MT).
The second round of singles play will be Wednesday evening with the next rounds starting Thursday. Consolation play will begin Friday.
The opening round of doubles action will begin Thursday morning. Wilkins and Watts will face a duo from Northern Arizona University, while Davis and Abella take on a pair from New Mexico State. An hour later, West and Voystekhovic will take on a team from the Air Force Academy, while Nedakovic and Harris face off with a pair from the University of Idaho.
Doubles play will continue through the weekend, with the championship round being held Sunday.
The singles and doubles champions from the regional competition will advance to the 2011 USTA/ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships, taking place November 3-6 in Flushing, N.Y.
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