ODU To Host Wilson/ITA East Regional Tennis Championship
Oct. 17, 2007
Norfolk, Va. - Old Dominion University will be hosting the Wilson/Intercollegiate Tennis Association East Women's Regional Championships October 19-23. The singles finalists and doubles champion from this event will earn spots in the November 1-4 ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships hosted by The Ohio State University at the Racquet Club of Columbus.
In addition to the five Lady Monarchs scheduled to compete, this event will feature three of the top 50 ranked players in the country in William & Mary's Megan Moulton-Levy (#7) and Katarina Zoricic (#46) and Virginia Commonwealth's Tatsiana Uvarova (#26). In addition, the Tribe duo of Moulton-Levy and Zoricic also make up the No. 1 ranked doubles team in the country.
Eighteen Wilson/ITA Regional Championships for NCAA Division I men and women are taking place over these last two weekends of October at campuses throughout the country. The 2007 ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships, the nation's premier collegiate indoor tennis tournament, is the second of three national championship events for college tennis this season. The first events - the Riviera/ITA Women's and Polo Ralph Lauren Men's All-American Championships - were held earlier this month, and the third event is season-ending NCAA Championships in May. The ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships feature a 32-player singles field and 16-team doubles field for men and women, including: qualifiers from these Wilson/ITA Regional Championships held across the country, the ITA National Small College champions, top performers from the ITA All-American Championships and at-large wild card selections made by the ITA National Tournament Committee. Overall, more than 7,000 players from nearly 600 schools participate annually in the ITA Regional and National Intercollegiate Championships.