Falcons Compete at ITA Mountain Regionals This Week
Oct. 10, 2012
More than 120 women's collegiate tennis players, including six from the Air Force Academy, will compete this week (Oct. 10-14) at the 2012 USTA/Intercollegiate Tennis Association Mountain Region Championships to be held at the Fertitta Tennis Complex on the UNLV campus. Seniors Melissa Ceci, Hannah Dake and Christine Molina, sophomores Tiffany Tran and Natasha Rizvi and freshman Mary Meyers will represent the Academy at the tournament.
This will be one of 24 USTA/ITA Regional Championships for NCAA Division I men and women taking place over these middle two weekends of October at campuses throughout the country. The singles and doubles champions from the regionals will advance to the 2012 USTA/ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships, taking place November 8-11, at the indoor facilities at the USTA-Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.
Wednesday's first round gets under way at 9:00 a.m. PT. A second round of singles will follow and doubles are scheduled to begin the following day, followed by another round of singles. There will be consolation draws in singles and doubles to ensure each entrant at least two matches.
TEAMS SENDING COMPETITORS
SCHEDULE OF PLAY
Thursday, Oct. 11 - First round doubles, third round singles, first round consolation singles
Friday, Oct. 12 - Second round doubles, first round consolation doubles, Round of 16 singles, Quarterfinal singles, second round consolation singles, added singles matches
Saturday, Oct. 13 - Round of 16 doubles, Quarterfinal doubles, second round consolation doubles, Semifinal singles, third round consolation singles
Sunday, Oct. 14 - Semifinal doubles, Doubles Final, third round consolation doubles, Singles Final, fourth round consolation singles, added singles matches