About the Wilson/ITA Regional Championships
Oct. 17, 2006
TCU will host the Wilson/Intercollegiate Tennis Association Women's Southwest Regional Championships October 19-23. The singles finalists and doubles champion from this event will earn spots in the November 2-5 ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships hosted by The Ohio State University at the Racquet Club of Columbus.
In addition to host TCU, the women's event will feature the top players from Division I schools: Baylor, Centenary, Houston, Lamar, Louisiana-Lafayette, Lousiana-Monroe, LSU, McNeese State, North Texas, Rice, Sam Houston State, SMU, Southeastern Louisiana, Texas, Texas A&M, Texas A&M-CC, UTA, Texas-Pan American, Texas-San Antonio, Texas Tech, Texas State and UTEP.
Eighteen Wilson/ITA Regional Championships for NCAA Division I men and women are taking place over these last two weekends of October at campuses throughout the country.
The 2006 ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships, the nation's premier collegiate indoor tennis tournament, is the second of three national championship events for college tennis this season. The first events - the Riviera/ITA Women's and Polo Ralph Lauren Men's All-American Championships - were held earlier this month, and the third event is season-ending NCAA Championships in May. The ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships feature a 32-player singles field and 16-team doubles field for men and women, including: qualifiers from these Wilson/ITA Regional Championships held across the country, the ITA National Small College champions, top performers from the ITA All-American Championships and at-large card selections made by the ITA National Tournament Committee. Overall, more than 7,000 players from nearly 600 schools participate annually in the ITA Regional and National Intercollegiate Championships.