Clark Announces UTC Fall Tennis Schedule

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women’s tennis head coach Jeff Clark announced the Mocs’ fall schedule today.  UTC has four tournaments on the slate for the 2014 fall season. 

The Mocs return eight letter winners and five of their top six from last year’s squad that went 18-5 and 7-2 in Southern Conference action.

 

UTC opens the year with a trip to the USC-Upstate Invitational in Spartanburg, S.C.  The three-day tournament begins on Sept. 19. 

Chattanooga continues its tradition of hosting the annual UTC Steve Baras Fall Classic on Oct. 3-5.  The Mocs welcome a number of top regional teams to the Champions Club in in Chattanooga. 

The ITA Ohio Valley Regionals follow in Oct. 17-21 in Knoxville, Tenn.  Chattanooga closes out the fall with the Roberta Alison Classic in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on Oct. 31 – Nov. 2.  

“We like to play a tough fall schedule and this year is no different,” stated Clark.  “We have a veteran team that wants to be tested, so I am excited for the challenges we will face with this schedule.  We also look forward to hosting another strong field at the Baras in our home town.” 


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