Eight years removed from their last Tennis On Campus Section Title, the Wildcats are back.
Villanova took the title at the Tennis On Campus Middle States tournament over the weekend at Lehigh University by holding off Penn State, which had won six of the last seven Middle States championships. Both teams advance to USTA Tennis On Campus National Championships, which take place in April 2014 in Surprise, Ariz. Penn and Delaware also earned spots in the national championship, and will represent Middle States against other club teams from around the country.
The Middle States championship featured feature 215 players from 17 schools. It was the highest participation is the event’s history.
For a photo from the event, see the gallery on Facebook.
Teams participating included:
Penn State *
The College of New Jersey *
University of Pennsylvania *
*Indicates the school that had two teams competing
USTA Tennis On Campus is designed to provide college students with a host of opportunities for team camaraderie, social networking and unrivaled competition through tennis—without the demands of a varsity program. The fun co-ed format is designed to accommodate all levels of play, and the top teams can compete for regional and national championships. Tennis On Campus helps students maintain active and healthy lifestyles through their college years and helps them to stay connected to the lifetime sport of tennis. Follow on Twitter @TennisOnCampus