ODU's Folkes-Stevens Center to Host 2014 CUSA Women's Tennis Tournament
Norfolk, Va. – The Old Dominion University women’s tennis team will play host to the 2014 Conference USA Championships to be held April 16-20 at the Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center. From Wednesday, April 16 to Friday, April 18, two sessions will take place at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. respectively, while Saturday’s lone round will occur at 12 p.m. and Sunday’s concluding championship round will be held at 10 a.m. Weather permitting, all of the action is expected to be held outdoors. Admission to the 2014 C-USA Women’s Tennis Championships is free.
The 2014 Conference USA Women’s Tennis Championships will mark the first ever C-USA Tournament the Old Dominion University has ever hosted.
This year’s event promises to be an exciting one, as two nationally ranked programs highlight the field of 16 teams. Tulsa enters the Championships as the 19th ranked squad in the country while Rice enters at 25th. As it continues to prove its competitiveness at the national level, three C-USA teams earned outright bids for the NCAA Tournament in 2013.
2014 C-USA Championships List of Competing Teams
Charlotte, East Carolina, FIU, Florida Atlantic, Marshall, Middle Tennessee, Louisiana Tech, North Texas, Old Dominion, Rice, Southern Miss, Tulane, Tulsa, UAB, UTEP and UTSA.
The Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center
Located at 4501 Parker Avenue, the Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center is a 74,000 square foot facility fully-equipped with 12 beautiful outdoor courts eight state-of-the-art indoor courts and spacious locker rooms. All courts at Folkes-Stevens are hard surface with classic US Open Blue and Green color patterns. The front and middle mezzanine serve as spectator viewing space where our visitors can enjoy comfortable seats, flat screen TVs and vending machines.
Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center Phone No.: 757-683-5312
Parking for parents and general fan base will be in Lot 43, which resides just across Powhatan Avenue from the outdoor courts. For this event, parking in front of the tennis center is reserved for staff and officials only.
Concessions will be provided on Wednesday through Friday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. by Aramark. Additionally, the POD convenient store located on the opposite side of the Student Rec Center from the tennis courts will be open throughout the event.
The CVB will provide a mobile visitor center on site for information and directions to local attractions and amenities Norfolk has to provide: http://www.visitnorfolktoday.com/visitor-center