Update- Todays matches have been posponed due to weather in Waco, Texas. They will be made up Saturday Jan. 30, time TBA.
RENO, Nev.- The Nevada women’s tennis team will compete in the 2010 ITA National Team Indoor Championships beginning today in Waco, Texas.
The Wolf Pack will open the “ITA Kick-Off Weekend” against Brown at 8 a.m. Friday. The other match at the location is the host team, Baylor, against Harvard.
This is the first time in the history of the Nevada program that an entire team has been selected to participate in the event.
“This is very exciting to be part of a National event for the first time,” Nevada coach Sylvain Malroux said. “It is an important step for our program.”
The ITA Kick-Off Weekend features 15 host sites with four teams at each site vying to advance to the Team Indoor Championships. The 15 schools that win both of their matches at these events will be invited to play in the Feb. 12-15 ITA National Team Indoor Championships at the Nielsen Tennis Stadium (hosted by the Univ. of Wisconsin).
The Wolf Pack will be seeded No. 3 when they take on No. 2 seed Brown. Baylor is the top seed and host school and will play No. 4 seed Harvard.
Nevada won its most recent contest when the Pack defeated the Hawaii Rainbow Wahine 4-3 by going 3-3 in singles play and 2-1 in doubles play Jan 16th.