ITA Cup Opening Today in Rome, Georgia
17 Oct, 2019
The ITA Cup will open today, Thursday (Oct. 17) at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College in Rome, Ga.
The ITA Cup features individuals from NCAA Division II, III, NAIA and junior college competing in their respective 16-player individual singles and doubles draws draws with the winners earning entry into the Oracle ITA National Fall Championships scheduled for Nov. 6-10 in Newport Beach, Calif.
The Oracle ITA National Fall Championships is the lone collegiate tennis event where players from all five divisions, including the top individuals from NCAA Division I, compete in the same tournament.
Formerly known as the Small College Nationals, the ITA Cup’s history dates back to 1986, and is the only singles and doubles national championship event for the Division II and NAIA levels. Earlier this fall, more than 8,000 players took part in 60 regional tournaments with the goal of advancing to the ITA Cup.
The following players are seeded No. 1 in their respective ITA Cup draws.
NCAA Division II Men - Alvaro Regalado (Columbus State)
NCAA Division II Women - Kim Moosbacher (Oklahoma Baptist)
NCAA Division III Men - Leo Vithoontien (Carleton)
NCAA Division III Women - Danna Taylor (Carnegie Mellon)
NAIA Men - Jose Dugo (Georgia Gwinnett)
NAIA Women - Maria Genovese (Georgia Gwinnett)
Junior College Men - Yassir Kilani (ASA Miami)
Junior College Women - Tatiana Simova (ASA Miami)
About the Intercollegiate Tennis Association: The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) is committed to serving college tennis and returning the leaders of tomorrow. As the governing body of college tennis, the ITA oversees men’s and women’s varsity tennis at NCAA Divisions I, II and III, NAIA and Junior/Community College divisions. The ITA administers a comprehensive awards and rankings program for men’s and women’s varsity players, coaches and teams in all divisions, providing recognition for their accomplishments on and off the court. For more information on the ITA, visit the ITA website at www.itatennis.com, like the ITA on Facebook or follow @ITA_Tennis on Twitter and Instagram.