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Cleveland to Host 2017 Collegiate Championships

16 Aug, 2016


ITA Division III Men's and Women's National Team Indoor Championships to be Offered in February

The fields for the 2017 ITA Division III Men's and Women's National Team Indoor Championships were announced on Thursday, July 7, 2016, by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. The 16 programs were chosen based on their final 2016 Oracle/ITA national ranking.

Case Western Reserve University will serve as host of the men's tournament for the second consecutive year. The men's championship takes place Feb. 24-26, 2017, from the Cleveland Racquet Club in Cleveland, Ohio. Sewanee: The University of the South, is the site for the women's draw, which is scheduled for March 3-5, 2017, at the Adams Tennis Complex in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This is the first time that Sewanee will host the ITA Division III Women's National Team Indoor Championship.

All eight teams in the men's field concluded the 2016 season ranked in the national Top 15, with six teams landing in the Top 10. Emory (No. 2), Washington University in St. Louis (No. 4) and Chicago (No. 5) each possessed a Top 5 ranking. Carnegie Mellon (No. 7), host Case Western Reserve (No. 8), Pomona-Pitzer (No. 9), Kenyon (No. 11) and Trinity (TX) (No. 14) comprise the remainder of the men's draw.

The women's championship features the 2016 NCAA Division III National Champion and No. 1-ranked Emory Eagles. Pomona-Pitzer (No. 6) and Chicago (No. 10) both finished the 2016 season with national Top 10 rankings. Rounding out the women's field are Washington University in St. Louis (No. 11), Carnegie Mellon (No. 12), host Sewanee (No. 13), Johns Hopkins (No. 14) and Mary Washington (No. 15).

2017 ITA Division III National Men's Team Indoor Championship
Emory
Washington University in St. Louis
Chicago
Carnegie Mellon
Case Western Reserve (Host)
Pomona-Pitzer
Kenyon
Trinity (TX)

2017 ITA Division III National Women's Team Indoor Championship
Emory
Pomona-Pitzer
Chicago
Washington University in St. Louis
Carnegie Mellon
Sewanee (Host)
Johns Hopkins
Mary Washington

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