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Tennis On Campus Section Championships Scheduled

Collegiate club teams from throughout USTA Middle States will compete this weekend, Oct. 20-21, for the Tennis On Campus Middle States Championship.

Twenty-one teams representing 15 colleges will compete for the crown. The top four teams earn bids to the Tennis On Campus National Championships, which take place April 11-13, 2013 at the Surprise Tennis and Racquet Complex in Surprise, Ariz. Last year, Penn State University took the Section title by defeating the University of Pennsylvania.

This weekend’s competition will take place at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. Play begins at 9 a.m.
Participating Schools:
Bucknell University
University of Delaware
Drexel University
Lafayette College
Lehigh University
University of Pittsburgh
Penn State University
Rowan University
Slippery Rock University
Shippensburg University
St. Joseph’s University
Temple University
The College of New Jersey
University of Pennsylvania
Villanova University
Photos and coverage from the event will be posted to middlestates.usta.com.

The USTA’s Tennis On Campus program is designed to provide college students with opportunities for team camaraderie, social networking and rivaled competition through tennis, without the rigors of a varsity program. Perfect for athletes who have chosen not to make the jump from high school to college varsity, it helps students maintain an active and healthy lifestyle in the form of co-ed, team-based play both regionally and nationally.

Currently the program is offered on more than 500 college campuses and services more than 30,000 students.

For more information on the Tennis On Campus program in Middle States, contact Mary Wurtz at wurtz@ms.usta.com.

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