USTA/ITA Small College Regional Championships Run Through September
17 Sep, 2014
Sites, Dates Named for Events Leading Up to ‘Super Bowl-Style’ Championship
Throughout September, student-athletes from NCAA Division II, III, NAIA, Junior and Community Colleges are set to compete in the 61 USTA/ITA Small College Regional Championships held across the country.
The following information has been set:
Featuring some of the top men's and women's tennis players, the USTA/ITA Small College (Division II, Division II, NAIA and Junior/Community College) regionals take place now through September 29.
The USTA/ITA National Small College Championships, held October 9-12 at the Palmetto Tennis Center in Sumter, SC, is comprised of the eight regional champions (and/or at-large selections) from NCAA Divisions II and III, NAIA and Junior/Community Colleges. The USTA/ITA National Small College Championship is the only national championship event for singles and doubles at the NCAA Division II and NAIA levels. It is also the only tournament that combines all levels of Junior/Community College (NJCAA Divisions I and III and the California division).
At the conclusion of each division's event, the singles and doubles champions at each level will compete to become the overall "Super Bowl" champions. The "Super Bowl" champions earn wild cards into the USTA/ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships which is held at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
For complete coverage of the 2014 USTA/ITA Small College Regional Championships, including the schedule, host sites and draws, please visit the tournament area on ITAtennis.com. Follow the ITA on Twitter, @ITAtennis, for updates and news about regionals (search for the hashtag #USTAITARegionals) or like us on Facebook to see photos.
About the ITA: As the governing body of collegiate tennis, the ITA promotes both the athletic and academic achievements of the collegiate tennis community. The ITA, which is comprised of nearly 1,700 men's and women's varsity coaches representing over 1,200 institutions, administers numerous regional and national championships and the ITA College Tennis Rankings for over 20,000 college varsity student-athletes at NCAA Divisions I, II and III, NAIA and Junior College levels. The ITA also has a comprehensive awards program for players and coaches to honor excellence in academics, leadership and sportsmanship. The official ITA website is www.itatennis.com.