October 20th, 2016

Women’s, Men’s ITA S.E. Regional Tennis Chps. This Weekend in Gainesville, Tallahassee

College Tennis

Seventeen Florida and Georgia college teams will compete with berths to the national championships on the line at the 2016 ITA Division I Women’s Southeast Regional Championships Presented by Oracle, with main draw competition on Oct. 21-24 in Gainesville, Fla.

The University of Florida will play host to athletes who will be competing in an individual singles and doubles tournament at the Alfred A. Ring Tennis Complex.

Singles and doubles champions will receive an automatic entry into the 2016 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships, considered the second leg of the collegiate Grand Slam, held Nov. 3-6 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, NY.

Schools competing will be Florida A&M University, Florida Atlantic University, Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida International University, Florida State University, University of Florida, Georgia Southern University, Georgia State University, Georgia Tech, University of Georgia, Kennesaw State University, Mercer University, University of Miami, University of North Florida, Savannah State University, University of South Florida, and Stetson University.

Friday play gets underway at 8:30 a.m., and parking is free.

Matches can be watched via live stream by going here, or for more event info go here.

Tallahassee and Florida State University will host 15 other schools at the 2016 ITA Men’s Southeast Regional Championships presented by Oracle, with main draw play on Oct. 21-24 at the Scott Speicher Tennis Center.

Participating schools include Florida, Georgia, Georgia Southern, Georgia State, Georgia Tech, Kennesaw State, UCF, USF, North Florida, Florida Gulf Coast, Florida A&M, Florida Atlantic, Stetson, Mercer, and FSU.

“This is a good opportunity for our guys to get good experience playing at home,” FSU Head Coach Dwayne Hultquist said. “I think our region is one of the top two in the country in terms of overall strength with five teams appearing in the Top 25 last season.”

The winners of the singles and doubles draws will qualify for the 2016 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships on Nov. 3-6 in Flushing Meadows, NY.

The event is free of charge.

For more info or results in real-time click here.