Thu, Oct. 11, 2012 - [Men's Tennis]
MOBILE, AL. - The 2012 USTA/ITA National Small
College Championships is taking place today and will continue until October 14,
hosted by the Copeland-Cox Tennis Center in Mobile, Alabama, the world's
largest public tennis facility, for the sixth consecutive year.
Each small college division (NCAA
Divisions II and III, NAIA and Junior/Community College) features eight singles
players and eight doubles pairs who earned spots into this national event by
winning their respective USTA/ITA Regional Championships held over the past
four weeks throughout the country. Over 8,000 student-athletes from NCAA
Division I, II, III, NAIA, Junior and Community Colleges compete in the
USTA/ITA Regional Championships held at 87 different college campuses across
Spring Arbor University's number
one doubles team of Aaron Mayes and Thomas Calderone earned their spot last
month in Grand Rapids at the ITA held there.
Calderone and Myes will play twice today to open the tournament at 1:00 and
In the 1:00 match, the Cougars
will face the #3 seed Nicolas Pinones-Haltenhoff and Tim Hewitt from Auburn
University-Montgomery. Win or lose,
Spring Arbor will play at 5:00 with the opponents unkown at this time.
Check back for more information regarding the Cougar play at the USTA/ITA National Tournament