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Meet the Assistant: Georgia Tech's Alexis Casati
by Rhiannon Potkey, 25 November 2022

Assistant coaches might not get as much attention as head coaches, but they are highly valued by everyone within a college program. They work long hours to help teams try to win matches and help players try to achieve their goals. In this edition of Meet The Assistant, we profile Georgia Tech's Alexis Casati.

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From Columnist to Coach: Couch Lands Dream Job at Rose-Hulman
by Colette Lewis, 18 November 2022

Greg Couch is a former award-winning sports columnist who worked for several prominent national publications. But after a career transition, he's now the head women's tennis coach at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, a Division III program in Indiana.

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Champions Crowned in DII, DIII, NAIA & Juco at ITA Cup
by Rhiannon Potkey, 2 November 2022

For the sixth consecutive year, the nation’s top singles and doubles players from the NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III, NAIA and Juco levels gathered at the Rome Tennis Park in Rome, Georgia earlier this month to take part in the 2022 ITA Cup.

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Meet The New Coach: LSU's Danny Bryan
by Rhiannon Potkey, 24 October 2022

Danny Bryan left LSU to start his head coaching career, but his heart never left LSU. The former Tigers player and assistant coach is back in Baton Rouge as the new coach for the LSU men's tennis program.

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10-Oct-2022
North Carolina(s) and Georgia Star at ITA All-Americans
UNC's Fiona Crawley and Georgia's Ethan Quinn captured the singles titles at the ITA All-American Championships on Sunday in North Carolina and Oklahoma, respectfully. In doubles, N.C. State's Nell Miller and Amelia Rajecki and South Carolina's Toby Samuel and Connor Thomson made history.

7-Oct-2022
Meet The New Coach: Cal State Fullerton's Trang Huynh-McClain
After spending the last four seasons as an assistant at Washington State and Kansas State, Trang Huynh-McClain has become a head coach for the first time. Huynh-McClain is taking over the Cal State Fullerton women's program.

26-Sep-2022
Jamea Jackson's Journey Leads to Coaching Princeton
Becoming a coach was the furthest thing from Jamea Jackson's mind in 2003 when she embarked on a career in professional tennis at age 17. But once injuries ended her time on the court, Jackson discovered how much she enjoyed helping others. She was recently named the new women's coach at Princeton University.

21-Sep-2022
Meet The New Coach: Montana State's Rob Bareford
After four successful seasons at Radford, Rob Bareford has moved west to become the new Montana State head men’s tennis coach and director of the Bobcat-Anderson Tennis. Bareford discusses his new role, his recruiting plans and how he spends his free time.

29-Aug-2022
Coaching Corner: Ron Gendron Moves to Nichols College
After 16 years coaching the Bryant University men's program, Ron Gendron recently stepped down to become the new head coach for the men’s and women’s programs at Division III Nichols College. He discusses the move and his goals for the future.

24-Aug-2022
Michigan Sweeps Singles Titles at ITA Summer Nationals
Junior Jacob Bickersteth defended his title and Julia Fliegner captured her first as the University of Michigan swept the men's and women's singles titles at the ITA Summer Nationals last week on the campus of Florida State.

10-Aug-2022
New Coach Spotlight: GCU's Derek Siddiqui
The coaching carousel has been spinning in college tennis. Head coaches have switched jobs and assistants have received their first chance to lead programs. Find out more about Derek Siddiqui, the new men's head coach at Grand Canyon University.

6-Jul-2022
LaPlante's Roots Grow Strong Over Four Decades at UCSD
Liz LaPlante has spent more than four decades as the women's head coach at UC San Diego. The San Diego native has led the program through transitions from Division III to Division II to Division I. As she inches closer to retirement, her passion for the college game remains strong.

4-Jul-2022
Top College Players Recognized on ITA Collegiate All-Star Team
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association recently announced the 2022 ITA Collegiate All-Star team to honor the top players of the 2021-22 season across all divisions of college tennis. The nation's top-ranked players and national champions were among those honored across all divisions of college tennis.

27-Jun-2022
Shelton, Stearns Highlight USTA Collegiate Summer Team
The USTA last week announced the top 10 American college players named to the USTA Collegiate Summer Team. Among the selections were NCAA Division I individual singles champions Ben Shelton of Florida and Peyton Stearns of Texas.

15-Jun-2022
NCAA Contemplates Permanent Home for D1 Championships
Given the success in baseball and softball, would it make sense for tennis to find a permanent home for the NCAA Division I Championships? Coaches and officials explore the advantages and downsides to the idea along with insight about specific locations.

8-Jun-2022
ITA Women's All-American Championships Moving to Cary
The ITA recently announced the ITA Women’s All-American Championships is moving to Cary Tennis Park in Cary, North Carolina. The agreement is for three years, beginning in the fall of 2022 and running through 2024. The University of North Carolina, Duke and North Carolina State will serve as host institutions.

1-Jun-2022
Texas's Stearns, Florida's Shelton Capture Division I Titles
Ben Shelton of Florida and Peyton Stearns of Texas faced multiple challenges at last week's NCAA Division I individual championships at the University of Illinois, yet they didn't deter the sophomores from earning singles championships and the US Open main draw wild cards that are traditionally awarded to American champions.

26-May-2022
UChicago Men, CMS Women Capture NCAA Division III Titles
The University of Chicago men and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women captured the team titles at the NCAA Division III Championships on Wednesday at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Florida. UChicago became the first team in the school's history in any sport to capture a Division III team title.

24-May-2022
Barry University Sweeps NCAA Division II Team Title
The Barry University men's and women's teams continued their mastery at the NCAA Division II Championships by winning both titles in Altamonte Springs, Florida. The men defeated Wayne State 4-1 and the women defeated Central Oklahoma 4-1.

23-May-2022
UVA, Texas Capture NCAA Division I Team Titles
The Virginia men and Texas women captured the NCAA Division I national team titles on Sunday with victories over Kentucky and Oklahoma, respectively, in Champaign, Ill. The Longhorns defended their title and UVA won for the first time since 2017.

16-May-2022
Chalk Prevails as Division I Reaches the Elite Eight
The NCAA Division I men's and women's championships will feature all the top seeds in the quarterfinals. The action shifts to Champaign, Ill., beginning Thursday with the men's quarterfinal matches. No Pac-12 Conference teams advanced in either draw.

9-May-2022
NCAA Division III Men's and Women's Brackets Unveiled
The 2022 NCAA Division III men's and women's brackets were unveiled on Monday afternoon. They include 49 women's teams and 44 men's teams. Regional play begins this weekend and the championship final will be played on May 23-25 at the USTA National Campus in Orlando.

6-May-2022
NCAA Roundtable: Dark Horse, National Champion Picks
The NCAA Division I men's and women's team championship begins this weekend across the country. Our panel of experts tackled a few questions about the tournament fields before all the action begins. Part II features dark horse candidates and national champion selections.

4-May-2022
NCAA Roundtable: Season Storylines and Super Regionals
The NCAA Division I men's and women's team championship begins this weekend across the country. Our panel of experts tackled a few questions about the tournament fields before all the action begins. Part I features regular-season storylines and Super Regional hopefuls.

2-May-2022
TCU, UNC Earn Top Seeds in NCAA Division I Championships
The 2022 NCAA Division I men's and women's championship brackets were released on Monday. TCU was awarded the No. 1 seed in the men's draw and North Carolina was the No. 1 seed in the women's draw. The first and second rounds takes place this weekend.

13-Apr-2022
Meet The Assistant: Tufts' Nick White
Assistant coaches might not get as much attention as head coaches, but they are highly valued by everyone within a college program. They work long hours to help teams try to win matches and help players try to achieve their goals. In this edition of Meet The Assistant, we profile Tufts' Nick White.

9-Mar-2022
Meet The Assistant: UTSA's Cullen Dees
Assistant coaches might not get as much attention as head coaches, but they are highly valued by everyone within a college program. They work long hours to help teams try to win matches and help players try to achieve their goals. In this edition of Meet The Assistant, we profile UTSA's Cullen Dees.

8-Mar-2022
UChicago Stages Improbable Rally to Win First National Indoor Title
The University of Chicago stormed back from the brink of defeat to capture the program's first ITA Division III Women's National Indoor title on Sunday in Kentucky. The third-seeded Maroons trailed No. 1 Emory 4-0 before rallying for the 5-4 win.

1-Mar-2022
Barry Women Capture ITA Division II Team National Indoor Title
Top-seeded Barry University defeated No. 3 Central Oklahoma 4-0 on Monday to capture the ITA Division II Women's National Team Indoor Championship at the Edmond Center Court in Oklahoma. The victory came one week after the Barry men captured the title.

28-Feb-2022
Case Western Clinches First Indoor Title in Program History
The Case Western Reserve University men captured the first ITA Division III National Team Indoor title in program history with a 5-1 victory over No. 6 University of Chicago on Sunday at the Mayfield Village Racquet Club in Mayfield, Ohio.

23-Feb-2022
Barry Breaks Through To Win First National Indoor Title
Barry University captured its first ITA Division II Men’s National Team Indoor championship with a 4-3 win over No. 1 Columbus State last Sunday at the UIndy Tennis Center in Indianapolis. CSU had captured the only other two Indoor titles in the event's three-year history.

22-Feb-2022
Horned Frogs Clinch Historic Indoor National Title Win
The TCU men captured the first national title in program history on Monday, beating Tennessee 4-1 in the final of the ITA Team Indoor National Championship in Seattle, Washington. Freshman Pedro Vives rallied from an early break in the third set to clinch the win for TCU.

15-Feb-2022
North Carolina Completes Three-Peat at ITA National Indoors
The North Carolina women won their third straight ITA National Team Indoor Championship on Monday by beating Oklahoma 4-2 in the final in Madison, Wisconsin. The Sooners were making their first trip to the Indoors in program history.

9-Feb-2022
Meet The Assistant: Utah's Blair Shankle
Assistant coaches might not get as much attention as head coaches, but they are highly valued by everyone within a college program. They work long hours to help teams try to win matches and help players try to achieve their goals. In this edition of Meet The Assistant, we profile Utah's Blair Shankle.

19-Jan-2022
University of Saint Mary Prepares to Launch New Programs
The University of St. Mary is launching men's and women's tennis programs to begin play in the 2022-23 academic year. The NAIA school in Kansas has hired Hunter Clark as the head coach for both programs. Clark, 26, grew up in Kansas and played at UMKC.

13-Dec-2021
EKU Reinstates Men's and Women's Tennis Programs
After a three-year absence, Eastern Kentucky is reinstating the university’s men's and women's tennis programs. The Colonels will resume competing in the fall of 2022 as a member of the ASUN Conference.

26-Nov-2021
Meet The Assistant: Villanova's Arsenio Jay Culver
Assistant coaches might not get as much attention as head coaches, but they are highly valued by everyone within a college program. They work long hours to help teams try to win matches and help players try to achieve their goals. In this edition of Meet The Assistant, we profile Villanova's Arsenio Jay Culver.

12-Oct-2021
A Day In The Life: Pepperdine's Shiori Fukuda
Ever wonder what a typical day is like for a college tennis player? We've got you covered. Through their own words, we take you inside the schedule of a college player. Welcome to A Day In The Life of Pepperdine's Shiori Fukuda.

10-Oct-2021
Program History Made at ITA All-American Championships
Florida's Ben Shelton, South Carolina's Sarah Hamner and Wake Forest's Anna Brylin and Brooke Killingsworth made history by winning titles at the ITA All-American Championships over the weekend in Oklahoma and South Carolina.

23-Aug-2021
Clearer Outlook: Cloud Quickly Goes From Tennessee to SMU
After the Tennessee coaching staff encouraged Louis Cloud to pursue other options, the incoming freshman quickly found a landing spot at SMU. Cloud only had a few days to drive to Dallas and get admitted to the school, but he made it work.

24-Jun-2021
USTA Announces 2021 Collegiate Summer Team
The USTA announced the 10 American college players named to the 2021 USTA Collegiate Summer Team, a training program designed to help America’s best college players assimilate to professional tennis in a team-oriented environment.

26-May-2021
Emory Men and Women Sweep NCAA Division III Team Titles
The Emory men's and women's teams swept the NCAA Division III team titles on Wednesday in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Amid scorching heat, the women made quick work of defending champion Wesleyan while the men grinded out a victory over Case Western Reserve.

24-May-2021
Barry University Men and Women Sweep NCAA Division II Titles
The Barry University men’s and women’s teams captured the NCAA Division II Championships. It marked the second time in school history both teams brought the championship trophy home to Miami Shores, Florida. That feat was also accomplished in 2019, the last time the championships were held because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

23-May-2021
Florida Men, Texas Women Capture NCAA Team Titles
The Florida men and Texas women captured the team titles at the NCAA Division I Championships on Saturday night at the USTA National Tennis Center in Lake Nona, Florida. The title was the first in Florida program history and the third for Texas.

22-May-2021
Pepperdine, Florida Book Historic Spots in NCAA Title Match
The Pepperdine women and Florida men have secured their first-ever spots in the NCAA championship match. The top-seeded Gators will play No. 2 Baylor in the final on Saturday night while No. 5 Pepperdine, which upset No. 1 UNC, plays No. 2 Texas.

21-May-2021
SEC vs. Big 12 in the NCAA Division I Men's Final Four
The seeds held true to form to set up a Big 12 vs. SEC Final Four in the NCAA Division I Men’s Championships. No. 1 Florida, No. 2 Baylor, No. 3 Tennessee and No. 4 Texas all registered victories on Thursday to move one step away from a chance to capture a national title.

20-May-2021
Pepperdine, NC State Women Make History in NCAAs
Pepperdine and NC State recorded milestone wins on Wednesday by advancing to the first Final Four each program's history at the NCAA Division I Women's Championships. Joining them in the semifinals are No. 1 North Carolina and No. 2 Texas. Pepperdine outlasted UCLA in an epic dual under the lights.

18-May-2021
Elite Eight Matches Set for NCAA Division I Championships
The Elite Eight matchups are set for the men and women in the NCAA Division I Championships in Lake Nona, Florida. The women's team dual matches will be played on Wednesday and the men's matches on Thursday at the USTA National Tennis Center.

17-May-2021
Where the Sweet 16 American Men Rated Before College
The Sweet 16 is set for the NCAA Division I Men’s Championships. Play begins on Monday at the USTA Tennis Center in Lake Nona, Florida. How were the American players on each roster rated entering college? Find out.

14-May-2021
Where the Sweet 16 American Women Rated Before College
The Sweet 16 is set for the NCAA Division I Women’s Championships. Play begins on Sunday at the USTA Tennis Center in Lake Nona, Florida. How were the American players on each roster rated entering college? Find out.

10-May-2021
NCAA Division III Championship Team Selections Revealed
The NCAA Division III men's and women's tennis committees announced the selections for the 2021 National Championships on Monday. The finals will be played in Chattanooga, Tennessee May 24-26.

7-May-2021
NCAA Division I Roundtable: Potential Upsets, Title Predictions
The NCAA Division I tournament begins today at locations across the country. As part of TRN's annual tradition, we convened a group of insiders to provide their observations on the potential upsets in the men's and women's draw and the teams with the best chance of capturing the titles.

6-May-2021
NCAA Division I Roundtable: COVID's Impact and Season Storylines
The NCAA Division I men's and women's tournament begins Friday and Saturday at locations across the country. As part of TRN's annual tradition, we convened a group of insiders to provide their observations on the season's storylines and championship outlook.

5-May-2021
NCAA Division II Men's and Women's Brackets Revealed
The brackets for the 2021 NCAA Division II Men's and Women's Championships were revealed on Tuesday night. Preliminary-rounds will be played May 7-11 at eight regional sites. The winning team from each site will advance to the finals in Surprise, Arizona, May 18-21.

3-May-2021
NCAA Division I Men's and Women's Brackets Revealed
The brackets for the 2021 NCAA Division I Men's and Women's Championships were revealed on Monday night. Florida earned the No. 1 seed in the men's draw while North Carolina was the No. 1 seed for the women. First-round matches begin May 7.

28-Apr-2021
Meet The Assistant: University of San Diego's Nadia Abdala
Assistant coaches might not get as much attention as head coaches, but they are highly valued by everyone within a college program. They work long hours to help teams try to win matches and help players try to achieve their goals. In this edition of Meet The Assistant, we profile University of San Diego's Nadia Abdala.

8-Apr-2021
ITA Reviews Rankings Because of Covid-19 Impact
Given the impact of Covid-19 on the college playing schedules, the ITA released an update this week about the status of the college rankings. The organization has been in communication with the NCAA about how the rankings may be used for the upcoming championship selections.

29-Oct-2020
University of St. Joseph Prepares to Launch Men's Program
The University of St. Joseph has added men's tennis, but had to push back the start to next year because of coronavirus. Hometown head coach Craig Davidson is busy trying to recruit players to fill out a roster at the Division III school in West Hartford, Connecticut.

18-Sep-2020
ITA Fall Tour Features 10 Weeks of Regional Competition
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association has introduced a new 10-week fall tour that begins today at 11 sites throughout the country, with over 160 additional tournaments scheduled through November. The events are open to any player — junior, college or professional.

16-Sep-2020
NJCU Launches Return of Tennis Amid a Pandemic
New Jersey City University remained committed to bringing back men's and women's tennis this year despite the global health pandemic. Nick Margiasso was hired in April to try and build both rosters with significant hurdles to overcome.

4-Sep-2020
UCLA's Jada Hart is Helping Bruins Learn More About Voting
UCLA redshirt senior Jada Hart is helping her teammates learn more about the upcoming election as part of UCLA's Voting Matters Initiative. Hart and sophomore Abbey Forbes were selected to represent the women's tennis team during a tumultous time in the country.

24-Aug-2020
Iowa Freshman Dixit Left Searching After Iowa Cuts Program
Freshman Rudra Dixit was on campus for less than a week before the University of Iowa announced it was cutting the men's tennis program following the 2020-21 season. The former three-star from Kansas is now left searching for a new home to play tennis in college.

17-Aug-2020
Late Mother Inspires Woodson's Coaching Journey to Baylor
Michael Woodson's mother was killed by a drunk driver during his senior year of college. His grief led him into the coaching profession and he fell in love. Woodson was recently promoted to interim head coach at Baylor with a promising chance to remain in the position.

27-Jul-2020
Striplin Lynch Gets First Head Coaching Opportunity at Clemson
Christy Striplin Lynch was waiting for the right opportunity to become a head coach. The former Georgia Tech player and assistant has been given the chance at Clemson. She was named the fourth head coach in women's program history.

21-Jul-2020
Mucci Bounces Back From Cut Quickly, Lands Norfolk State Job
Mike Mucci was left without a job after less than a year at Southern Utah University when the women's program was cut in June. But he bounced back quickly by getting hired to lead the men's and women's programs at Norfolk State University.

15-Jul-2020
Heaven Keeps The Faith, Gets Transfer Opportunity At Liberty
Zion Heaven was surprised when Appalachian State cut the men's tennis program. The rising junior hoped he could find a new school to continue his college career. In what seems like a perfect match, Heaven has signed with Liberty as a transfer.

13-Jul-2020
Tsoubanos Completes Journey To Head Coach At Vanderbilt
Aleke Tsoubanos has been preparing to become the women's head coach at Vanderbilt for several years. It became official last week, with Tsoubanos replacing Geoff MacDonald. The promotion completes a rise that began for Tsoubanos as a player for the Commodores.

16-Jun-2020
North Carolina Central Men Honored For Community Service
At a time when the nation is roiled in protests over racism and social injustice issues, the North Carolina Central University men's tennis team was honored as the national ITA Community Service Award winner for Division I men. The HBCU program accumulated 556 hours of community service during the 2019-20 season.

29-May-2020
ITA's Summer Circuit Stays On Schedule
Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, the ITA still plans to hold its Summer Circuit events in the coming months. Health and safety guidelines will be enforced and other changes will be made to help more matches get played.

26-May-2020
ECU Cuts Programs, Leaves Recruit Searching For New Options
Christopher Johns was excited about starting his college tennis career at East Carolina University in the fall. But after ECU cut both tennis programs last week, Johns is now scrambling to find a new college option in a tight window.

11-May-2020
Llona Is The "Brick" That Launched Saint Michael's Rebuild
Ivan Llona was recruited from a high school match to help change the fortunes of the Saint Michael's men's program. After thinking he would never play college tennis, the Vermont native has become the "brick" of the rebuild.

2-Apr-2020
CMS Senior Organizes Donations to Help Medical Facilities
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps senior Anastasia Bryan-Ajania initiated a donation drive among athletic programs and science departments to collect personal protective equipment for medical facilities. She is encouraging other colleges to do the same to help during the COVID-19 pandemic.

21-Nov-2019
Mortera Navigates First Recruiting Period for Ute Women
Ric Mortera was hired to lead the Utah women’s program on June 28th. Like nearly all first-year coaches, he knew some patience would be required for his first signing class. The Utes haven't signed anyone for 2020 yet, but are hoping two players can become the perfect fits.

20-Nov-2019
Nott Begins New Chapter at UT-Rio Grande Valley
After starting his coaching career with a Power Five conference program, West Nott has returned to college tennis with a program more removed from the national spotlight. Nott has taken over as the women's head coach at the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley.

8-Oct-2019
Wyoming's Clower Hasn't Let MS Impact His Coaching Climb
Wyoming women's coach Dean Clower was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at age 23. But Clower never let it hinder his dreams. He credits two coaches for saving his life and keeping him motivated to excel in the profession.

24-Sep-2019
Bailey Finds Another Head Coaching Opportunity at Charlotte
Kyle Bailey was waiting for another chance to become a head coach. He saw a great opportunity for growth at Charlotte, and took over the men's program earlier this month. The former South Carolina assistant has relied on key mentors to help him reach his goals.

10-Sep-2019
Backed By Players, Whitlinger Promoted to Furman Head Coach
The Furman men's players wrote emails and met with administrators championing the promotion of J.J. Whitlinger to head coach of the program. The support helped boost Whitlinger's spirits during the long coaching search process, which ended with him getting his first chance to be a head coach.

21-Aug-2019
Anghelescu Empowered to Become Penn State's Head Coach
Alexandra Anghelescu attended a WeCOACH conference in Denver right before she interviewed for the Penn State women's head coaching job this summer. The experience gave her confidence she was ready to lead a program.

20-Aug-2019
Sheehy, Rogers Capture ITA National Summer Titles
Seniors Jonathan Sheehy of Abilene Christian University and Anna Rogers of N.C. State captured the singles titles at the ITA National Summer Championships in Fort Worth, Texas. Sheehy also teamed with Texas Tech's Parker Wynn to win the doubles title.

6-Aug-2019
Centenari Returns to Alma Mater Dartmouth as Head Coach
Xander Centenari didn't waste any time changing green shirts to recruit. The former team captain has returned to his alma mater to become the head men's coach at Dartmouth. Centenari spent the last two seasons as an assistant at South Florida.

1-Aug-2019
New Job, New Baby: DePaul's Arce Juggles Major Life Changes
Marisa Arce was worried how DePaul would react when she applied for the women's head coaching job while seven months pregnant. Administrators quickly put her mind at ease, and hired Arce to take over the program. The Illinois native is moving closer to home with her growing family.

29-Jul-2019
Architecture and Outdoor Adventures for RPI's Lubin
Tess Lubin is taking advantage of her time at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by filling her summer with career opportunities and adventure. The rising senior is interning at an architecture firm in Chicago and will be going off the grid in August to install a project for an island community in Maine.

12-Jul-2019
Juniors, College, Pros: Nanda Thrives on Three Levels
Govind Nanda is juggling multiple levels by competing in junior, college and professional events. Nanda just finished his freshman season at UCLA and plans to return in January to compete for the Bruins again. Colette Lewis caught up with Nanda at Wimbledon for a Q&A.

11-Jul-2019
Weiss Embraces Long-Awaited Opportunity at Clemson
Robbie Weiss wasn't sure if he would ever get a chance to return to college coaching. But a cold call started the wheels in motion, and the former NCAA singles champion was recently hired as the new head coach for the Clemson men.

3-Jul-2019
Lilley Makes the Climb to Auburn Head Coach
Caroline Lilley was scaling Mount Rainier when she got the call asking her to come for an in-person interview at Auburn for the vacant women's head coach opening. The Kansas assistant was ready to make the climb up the coaching ranks, and was hired in June.

1-Jul-2019
Saint Francis Men's Program in Urgent Need of Recruits
The Saint Francis men's program was reinstated on June 14 after being suspended for the 2018-19 season. New head coach Lisa Swope is in a mad dash to fill the entire Division I roster before the upcoming fall season begins.

26-Jun-2019
Coastal Carolina is 'Dream Job' For Hometown Coach
Catherine Hewitt had never coached in college tennis before applying to become the head coach at Coastal Carolina in 2011. The job had a special meaning for Hewitt. It was her hometown school. She is a Conway, South Carolina native. Find out more about Hewitt in this month's "Meet The Coach."

18-Jun-2019
Wesleyan's Double Yus Make a Great Team
Sisters Victoria and Kristina helped Wesleyan capture the program's first NESCAC title and NCAA Division III Team title this season. Victoria, a senior, and Kristina, a freshman, played doubles together for the Cardinals, winning pivotal matches in the NCAA semifinal and championship matches.

24-May-2019
Wesleyan Women, Emory Men Claim NCAA Division III Championships
The NCAA Division III champions crowned Wednesday at Kalamazoo College's Stowe Stadium featured a new face and a perennial contender, with the Wesleyan women earning the program's first NCAA team title with a 5-4 win over defending champion Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and the Emory men defeating top seed Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 5-3 for their fifth team title and second in three years.

20-May-2019
Texas Men Brush Aside Distractions, Capture First NCAA Title
The Texas men completed a title run straight out of a movie script by defeating Wake Forest on Sunday to capture the program's first NCAA team championship at the USTA National Tennis Center in Lake Nona, Florida. The Stanford women defended their team title with a win over Georgia.

18-May-2019
Gore's Begging Nets Role on Tennis Channel's NCAA Coverage
Tennis Channel is providing the most televised coverage of the NCAA Division I Men's and Women's Championships in the event's history. Play-by-play announcer Sam Gore did everything possible to ensure he was part of the broadcast crew.

17-May-2019
CMS Programs Take Aim at NCAA Division III Titles
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s and women’s teams arrive in Kalamazoo next Monday for the NCAA Division III quarterfinals as the top seeds, with each having just one loss on the season. But the teams that delivered those losses have also earned their way the Elite Eight.

16-May-2019
Failure and Suffering Help South Carolina Reach Elite Eight
The South Carolina women have used past failures to achieve present success. The Gamecocks captured the SEC Tournament title for the first time in program history this year, and play Duke in the NCAA Division I quarterfinals on Friday.

14-May-2019
Mentors Available Through College Tennis Alumni Network
The College Tennis Alumni Network launched last week, with more than 900 members joining in the first 36 hours. The network includes a mentorship program, which pairs former players with college seniors and recent graduates to help guide them through their transition into the working world.

7-May-2019
A Day In The Life: Cal Senior Maria Smith
Ever wonder what a typical day is like for a college tennis player? We've got you covered. Through their own words, we take you inside the schedule of a college player. Welcome to A Day In The Life of Cal senior Maria Smith.

3-May-2019
NCAA Tournament: Dark Horses, Upsets and Overall Champions
It's finally time. The NCAA Tournament begins today on campuses across the country. Which teams are the dark horses? Who might spring an upset? What programs will be holding the trophy at the very end? We answer those questions in Part 2 of our NCAA Roundtable.

2-May-2019
NCAA Tournament: Storylines and Super Regional Debut
The NCAA Tournament draws have been released and the first-round matches begin on Friday at campuses across the country. What were the best storylines from the regular season? How will the new Super Regional format pan out? We answer those questions in Part 1 of our annual NCAA Roundtable.

25-Apr-2019
A Day In The Life: Ohio State's JJ Wolf
Ever wonder what a typical day is like for a college tennis player? We've got you covered. Through their own words, we take you inside the schedule of a college player. Welcome to A Day In The Life of Ohio State's JJ Wolf.

10-Apr-2019
Letters of Support Surprise, Hearten K-State's Smith
Members of the Kansas State women's team wrote letters of support for Jordan Smith when he was in the running for a promotion to become the head coach. It was a happy surprise for Smith, who sprung his own surprise on the players. Find out more in this month's "Meet The Coach."

26-Feb-2019
Getting To Know UCLA's Maxime Cressy
Maxime Cressy doesn't lack confidence. The UCLA senior has risen to No. 1 in the singles lineup for the Bruins, and expects a similar trajectory on the professional tour. Cressy sat down at ITA Indoors for Q&A to discuss his style of play and his future goals.

24-Feb-2019
UChicago Men Break Through To Win Historic Title
The University of Chicago men captured the first ITA Division III National Team Indoor title in program history on Sunday, defeating three-time defending champion Emory 5-3 in Cleveland, Ohio. Emory had eliminated UChicago the previous three years.

20-Feb-2019
Cepeda Uses Wilderness Therapy to Improve Coaching
Williams College women's head coach Anik Cepeda spent two years away from tennis working as a senior field instructor at Evoke Wilderness Therapy. The experience helped Cepeda gain a different perspective that is benefitting her players.

18-Feb-2019
Top-Seeded Ohio State Captures Title
Top-seeded Ohio State clinched the ITA National Men's Team Indoor title with a 4-2 victory over defending champion Wake Forest on Monday in Chicago. The Buckeyes avenged last year's loss to Wake Forest in the NCAA final.

11-Feb-2019
From the Same Inner City Program to College Head Coaches
They were molded by the same inner city program in Chicago, learning how to play tennis and give back to others. Autumn Williams, Tayo Bailey-Duvall and Gabrielle Moore are now college head coaches and role models for other young black girls.

31-Jan-2019
Kentucky's Canadian Class Carries on a Memory
The Kentucky men have signed three Canadian recruits in their 2019 class. They are all connected by a photo and a former Kentucky All-American who left his mark on the program and the players before his tragic death.

24-Jan-2019
Authenticity Is Important to Missouri Western's Shawn Becker
Missouri Western women's coach Shawn Becker is gay. He's never tried to hide his sexual orientation, and encourages his players to be comfortable in their own skin. Becker discusses his career path and LGBTQ issues in college tennis in this month's "Meet The Coach."

22-Jan-2019
College Tennis Takes Center Stage at the Australian Open
College tennis took center stage on Tuesday at the Australian Open, with the University of Southern California and South Carolina meeting in historic dual matches while Virginia graduate Danielle Collins advanced to the semifinals of women's singles.

11-Jan-2019
College Bypassed in ITF World Tennis Tour Pathway
Conspicuously absent from the International Tennis Federation’s World Tennis Tour was any reference to college tennis's place in the new system. What does that mean for college players? How will that impact college programs? Colette Lewis explores the issues.

4-Dec-2018
Team USA Captures Master'U BNP Paribas Title
The United States captured its eighth title in 10 years at the Master'U BNP Paribas International Collegiate Team Competition last weekend. Florida's Oliver Crawford and Pepperdine's Ashley Leahy each won three singles matches in three days to help the Americans.

19-Nov-2018
College of Charleston Honored for Community Service
The College of Charleston women's team won a $1,000 ITA grant for performing the most hours of community service in October. The Cougars made blankets for babies, visited pet shelters, raised money for St. Jude's and worked with Special Olympians among their many activities.

9-Nov-2018
Chinese Coaches Study College Tennis at Arizona State
The Federation of University Sports of China— the Chinese equivalent of the NCAA—has sent 25 coaches to Arizona State’s campus in Tempe this semester to learn what it takes to develop players at the Division I level.

4-Oct-2018
Evacuated UNCW Programs Give Back to Community
The University of North Carolina Wilmington tennis programs were forced to evacuate when Hurricane Florence hit. They spent more than three weeks away from campus before returning to practice on Monday. During their evacuation, they volunteered through the Red Cross to try and give back to the community and help residents.

18-Sep-2018
Garay is Getting a Second Chance to Pursue His College Dream
Former five-star Christian Garay didn't make academics a priority during his junior career and couldn't fulfill his dream of playing college tennis. But the 22-year-old has worked to earn a second chance as a 22-year-old freshman this season on the Point University men's team.

6-Sep-2018
Division III Gets This Year's Hall of Fame Invitation
For the first time in the event's short history, Division III teams have been asked to participate in this year's Hall of Fame ITA Grass Court Invitational on September 14-16 in Newport, Rhode Island. Four men's programs and four women's programs from different colleges will be represented in the field.

24-Aug-2018
Oracle Grant Money Paying Dividends for Former College Stars
The financial stress of playing on the pro tour can be a burden for players transitioning from the college ranks. Mackenzie McDonald, Danielle Collins, Chris Eubanks and Francesca Di Lorenzo were given some relief with a $100,000 grant as recipients of the Oracle U.S. Tennis Awards. The former college stars have put the money to good use.

20-Aug-2018
Van Emburgh Beats Deadline, Opponents at ITA Championships
Jake Van Emburgh barely beat the deadline to enter the Oracle ITA National Summer Championships. The Oklahoma rising sophomore ended up winning the whole event, not dropping a single set on his run to the men's singles title last week at TCU's Bayard Friedman Tennis Center.

8-Aug-2018
Silverio Finds Spiritual Coaching Connection at Notre Dame
Alison Silverio grew up in the Midwest watching the movie Rudy and imagining herself playing at Notre Dame. She didn't play for the Fighting Irish, but she was just hired as the program's new head coach. The Ohio native spent the last four seasons in the same role at Oregon.

31-Jul-2018
Injuries Didn't Dampen Lipman's Love for Tennis
Chronic hip injuries ended any hope of a professional playing career for Ryan Lipman. But the Vanderbilt All-American has remained involved in the sport as an assistant coach at his alma mater and through a new website, Tennis Takes, he started with his brothers.

12-Jul-2018
Maymi Brings Diverse Coaching Background to Nebraska
New Nebraska men's head coach Sean Maymi has been on staffs at nearly every level of college tennis and coached players from the juniors to the pros. He hopes the wide-ranging background serves him well in his first chance running his own program.

5-Jul-2018
Dolehide Makes Swift Ascent to Head Coach at Georgetown
Courtney Dolehide was named the head men's and women's coach at Georgetown University this week. The former UCLA team captain was promoted after one year as an assitant for both programs. She's only 26 and is pursuing her MBA while coaching.

14-Jun-2018
Steinberg Ready To Elevate Colorado's Program
Former Kansas State women's head coach Danielle Steinberg was hired to the same position at the University of Colorado on Tuesday. Colorado was on Steinberg's "short list" of jobs she coveted because of the program's potential and Pac-12 Conference affiliation.

12-Jun-2018
From Student Manager to Head Coach, Chen Completes Climb
Having started as a student manager at UCLA in 2001, Grant Chen gradually worked his way up the coaching ladder through his passion and dedication. The 36-year-old received his first head coaching job last week when SMU hired Chen to run the men's program.

7-Jun-2018
Hayley Carter Reignites Her Passion For Playing
After a year spent coaching at Oklahoma State, Hayley Carter has decided to return to playing and pursue a professional career. The former University of North Carolina star was worn down by physical and emotional stress once she graduated. But coaching helped Carter rediscover her love for tennis.

5-Jun-2018
Teams Are On The Clock For ITA Kick-Off Weekend Draft
The ITA Kick-Off Weekend Draft will be held this week in a Facebook Live format with an upgraded draft board. The men's draft will be held on Wednesday followed by the women's draft on Thursday. Teams will be selecting where they want to start the dual-match season in January.

31-May-2018
Able and Robinson Help Georgia Gwinnett Extend Dominance
As the only two Americans in the program, Emerald Able and Gabrielle Robinson played key roles in helping the Georgia Gwinnett women capture the NAIA national title for the third straight season. The Grizzlies swept the titles yet again, with the men winning their fifth straight.

23-May-2018
Middlebury Men Capture NCAA Division III Team Title
Senior Kyle Schlanger came through with clutch wins to help the Middlebury College men's tennis team capture the NCAA Division III title on Wednesday afternoon with a thrilling 5-3 victory over Bowdoin in Claremont, California.

21-May-2018
Vanderbilt and Stanford Meet For NCAA Women's Title
Top-seeded Vanderbilt and No. 15 Stanford will play for the NCAA Division I women's title on Tuesday afternoon while top-seeded Wake Forest and No. 3 Ohio State will play at night in a meeting of programs both searching for their first NCAA men's title.

17-May-2018
After Army Stint, Botzer Grateful for Opportunity at Wake Forest
Bar Botzer spent three years serving in the Israeli Army before arriving at Wake Forest this season. The 24-year-old freshman is hoping to help the host and top-seeded Demon Deacons capture the first NCAA Division I Championship in program history.

11-May-2018
NCAA Roundtable: Upsets and Predictions
The NCAA Division I men's and women's tournaments get underway today at campuses across the nation. In Part 2 of our Roundtable, our panel provides a look at some potential dark horses and predicts which teams will be holding the trophy in the end.

4-May-2018
NCAA Roundtable: Major Storylines and Best NCAA Venues
The NCAA Division I men's and women's tournament brackets have been released, and now it's time to dig deeper and find out what are the best matchups, the best venues and the best storylines. We are providing a comprehensive breakdown with some of the top college contributors from around the country. Find out what they have to say in Part 1 of our NCAA Roundtable.

28-Mar-2018
Tennis Keeps Smiths Close Together at USC
USC men's coach Peter Smith wanted his three boys to play tennis so he could be more involved in their lives. He never imagined they might play for him in college one day. Tanner and Riley are members of the USC team while Colter, a junior in high school, will likely end up at USC.

15-Mar-2018
Zaima's Recruiting Influence Lives on at UCLA
The UCLA women's tennis team is holding an alumni celebration this weekend, which will include a tribute to Bill Zaima. The first head coach in program history, Zaima died in 2016 from an illness. He recruited current head coach Stella Sampras Webster as a player and then as his successor. Zaima's influence remains strong within the program.

14-Mar-2018
UC Davis Mines Southern California For Talent
The UC Davis men's tennis team has improved its results over the last few years by recruiting more players from Southern California. Head coach Eric Steidlmayer and assistant coach Mike Meyer made the territory a priority once they arrived at UC Davis in 2012.

14-Feb-2018
Married Coaches Share A Love For Tennis, Each Other
Spending Valentine's Day together is part of the job for married couples coaching at the same school, and they wouldn't have it any other way. Their love for tennis is topped only by their love for each other, and they've created a true family atmosphere around their programs.

8-Feb-2018
Boe-Wiegaard Takes The Helm At Sacred Heart
William Boe-Wiegaard was named the head coach for the Sacred Heart men’s and women’s tennis teams last September. As Boe-Wiegaard guides Sacred Heart through the first few dual matches, TRN correspondent Harry Cicma spoke to the former NCAA Division III national champion about entering the coaching ranks.

7-Feb-2018
Marymount California Building For Tennis Programs Return
Marymount California University is adding men’s and women’s tennis programs, beginning in the 2018-19 season. Head coach Jamie Sanchez is actively recruiting players and wants "anyone and everyone" to call his cell phone if they are interested in playing.

30-Jan-2018
Cal Endows Men's Head Coaching Position
The University of California, Berkeley received a $3 million endowment to fund the head men's coaching position for tennis. The position will be named the Peter Wright Director of Men's Tennis once current head coach Peter Wright decides to retire.

23-Jan-2018
Emory Makes Memorable Trek To Thailand
The Emory women's tennis team recently took a two-week trip to Thailand that exposed them to new things and brought them closer together. Among their many excurisions was a memorable mountain trek to a hill tribe village to sleep in a bamboo hut.

11-Jan-2018
Arizona State Men Begin a New Era
Nearly a decade after playing its last dual match, the Arizona State men's tennis team will take the court again on Saturday against Duke - the team the Sun Devils last played. ASU's men's program was disbanded in 2008 in a cost-cutting move by the university. After years of hope and hard work, the program is celebrating its reinstatement this weekend with former players.

1-Aug-2017
Thompson Twins Double As Head Coaches
After forming a strong doubles team at Notre Dame, twins Christian and Catrina Thompson are now Division I women's head coaches. Christian is in her fifth season at Denver and Catrina was recently hired to lead Minnesota.

7-Jul-2017
Tennessee Coaches Share VFL Bond
Former Tennessee players Chris Woodruff and Alison Ojeda have returned to their alma mater to take their first head coaching jobs. The two have formed a tight bond that extends to their teams as they attempt to build the programs back into national contenders again.

28-Jun-2017
Tragedy Provided O'Leary With Perspective
The Columbine High shootings hit close to home for Colorado native Sara O'Leary. The new Virginia women's coach places a high value on relationships and personal development with her teams.

21-Jun-2017
Eliminate the Scholarships, Save the Program
Over the past few years, there has been an alarming pattern of NCAA Division I mid-major programs being cut, and I feel that these decisions are both shortsighted and highly preventable. I understand that these are complicated decisions, but there is one solution to keeping programs alive, improving college prospects for US tennis players, and increasing involvement from the university and local community: Eliminate the scholarships.

18-Jun-2017
Andy and Chris Brandi Take the Reins at LSU
Andy Brandi has accomplished just about everything there is to accomplish as a college tennis coach. He has the national titles, the Hall of Fame credentials and the historical winning percentage. But there was one thing still missing. It was something he talked at length about with his son, Chris, when they discussed a potential return to college tennis. He wanted to have his son by his side, and he will as Andy and Chris Brandi become co-head coaches at LSU.

7-Jun-2017
Getting to Know NCAA Champion Brienne Minor
Unseeded Brienne Minor of the University of Michigan achieved All-America status for the second straight year by winning her first two matches in the NCAA singles tournament. She she went on to win four more matches - eventually defeating No. 6 seed Belinda Woolcock of Florida 6-3, 6-3 in the final to become the first Michigan woman and the first African-American woman to claim the most prestigious title in Division I Tennis.

26-May-2017
Cavaliers Send Boland Out in Style
What a wild and crazy week it was in Athens - with one match after another going down to the wire. But when the dust finally settled and the umbrellas were put away, Virginia had won its third straight NCAA National Championship.

25-May-2017
Florida Gators Validate Top Seed at Florida Gators Validate Top at NCAA Women's Championship
Last year, Stanford shocked the world by becoming the lowest-ranked team to win an NCAA team title. This year, Stanford was the No. 7 seed when they faced No. 1 Florida who had won the ITA National Indoor title. Florida lived up to its No. 1 seeding in the tournament, taking out Vanderbilt for the first time this season in the Final Four before winning a 4-1 match over the Cardinal.

17-May-2017
Patrick McEnroe Talks College Tennis
Patrick McEnroe knows he's best known as the younger brother of John McEnroe, but he has something big brother doesn't have - a college degree. McEnroe helped Stanford University, as team captain, win the NCAA team championship in 1986 and 1988. His Stanford degree is in business, and he is an avid fan of college tennis. McEnroe talked with contributor Rick Limpert about college tennis before last month's NCAA Championships.

12-May-2017
NCAA Tournament Roundtable - Part II
The NCAA Division I Tennis Championships start today. The top men's and women's college tennis programs face off in first-round action across the country, with all teams competing for tickets to Athens, Georgia, and a spot in the Sweet 16. Check out insights from our college tennis contributors - and see who they picked as champions.

10-May-2017
Macdonald has Commodores Ready for a Run
Vanderbilt is in the midst of a historical season on the West End. The Commodores won the SEC regular-season and tournament titles in the same year for the first time in program history. Seeded fourth overall in the NCAA, Vanderbilt (20-5) will host host Washington, Clemson and SIUE this wekend in Nashville. The last time Vanderbilt was seeded No. 4 was in 2015 - when the Commodores won the program's only national championship.

8-May-2017
NCAA Tournament Roundtable - Part I
This weekend, the NCAA Division I Tennis Championships get underway. 64 men's and women's college tennis teams will head to campus venues around the country to compete in first- and second-round action. The winners will make up the Sweet 16 and head to Athens, Georgia, to compete for the team title. Today, our college tennis contributors preview the "Big Dance" of college tennis.

3-May-2017
Rome Gets High Marks for ACC Tennis Championships
Record attendance, finals that came down to the last match and players gushing over their experience in Rome, Ga., were just a few of the storylines of this year's ACC Men's and Women's Tennis Championships. Play wrapped up on Sunday with Virginia claiming the men's title and North Carolina scoring a comeback win to take the women's championship.

17-Mar-2017
Countdown: Amritraj Oversees USTA's College Commitment
As the Director of Collegiate Tennis for the USTA, Stephen Amritraj is committed to raising the profile of and appreciation for college tennis in this country. His focus is not just on juniors who aspire to play at the next level, but on creating community connections and fan bases for the hundreds of collegiate teams, from junior colleges to Division I. Colette Lewis of ZooTennis.com talks with Amritraj about many topics around college tennis.

1-Mar-2017
CWRU's C.J. Krimbill Receives NCAA Today's Top 10 Award
Recent Case Western Reserve University graduate and former men's tennis player C.J. Krimbill received the NCAA Today's Top 10 Award, recognizing former student-athletes for their successes on the field, in the classroom and in the community at the Honors Celebration during the NCAA Convention in Nashville, Tennessee in January.

22-Feb-2017
Virginia Wins ITA National Indoor Team Title
When you think of teams that are really great at playing indoor tennis, the top two that would come to most people's minds are Virginia and Ohio State. Coming into the ITA National Team Indoors, Virginia and Ohio State had made a combined 11 finals appearances over the previous 12 years, so it shouldn't have been a surprise when they stood on opposite sides of the net on Monday morning. In the end, the Cavaliers brought home the hardware.

15-Feb-2017
Florida Women Claim First ITA National Indoors Title Since 1999
For sixteen of the best women's college tennis teams in the country, the ITA National Team Indoor Championship was a chance to make a statement for the rest of the season. For Roland Thornqvist and his No. 1 Florida Gators, a win in New Haven, Connecticut, achieved a new first. Thornqvist won his first-ever NTI championship - and UF won its first title since 1999.

9-Feb-2017
TRN/SLAM·Tennis College Rankings
The USTA Collegiate Division recently announced new weekly polls ranking the Top 25 NCAA Division I Men's and Women's College Teams, and TRN is one of the organizations with a vote. Since we are a ranking company, we decided to use our rating and ranking system on college tennis teams to help us in our voting. Take a look at our independent rankings of college programs at the NCAA D-I, D-II, D-III and NAIA levels ...

25-Jan-2017
Talking About the USTA NCAA Division I College Poll
Today we chat with long-time college tennis evangelist Scott Treibly of the USTA Collegiate Division about the recently-announced USTA Division I Men's and Women's College Tennis Top 25 Polls which kick off early next month. Treibly talks about how the poll works and goals for the effort.

18-Jan-2017
Talking with Hawaii Pacific's Lauren Conching
For the past ten seasons, the Hawaii Pacific Sharks have advanced to the NCAA Division II National Championships - the past five with Head Coach Lauren Conching at the helm. Conching, the ITA/Wilson Tennis National Coach of the Year in 2013, has led the program to three Final Four appearances in her five seasons. Harry Cicma of NBC Sports had the chance to talk with Conching about her experiences coaching college tennis.

18-Nov-2016
Quick Restart: Bradley Klahn Returns to ATP Tour
During his 21 months away from the game because of injury, 2010 NCAA singles champion Bradley Klahn was forced to consider a career that did not include tennis. But the thought of walking away proved more painful than undertaking a long rehabilitation - and this week Klahn saw that determination rewarded at an ATP Challenger. Colette Lewis of ZooTennis.com spoke with the Californian about his return to competition, his mindset, and a myriad of other topics.

28-Oct-2016
Countdown: Q&A with WFU Coach Tony Bresky
Tony Bresky wasn't anticipating a career in tennis, but that's how things have worked out for the Wake Forest head coach, now in his sixth year. After assistant and associate head coaching stints at Indiana State and Virginia, Bresky has brought the Demon Deacons to new heights in men's tennis. Colette Lewis of ZooTennis.com caught up with Bresky in Tulsa at the ITA All-American Championships - where the two discussed many tennis topics.

22-Sep-2016
Virginia's Collins and Kwiatkowski Earn Titles at American Collegiate Invitational
The University of Virginia picked up where UCLA left off last year at the third annual American Collegiate Invitational, played at the end of the second week of the US Open. After Bruins Mackenzie McDonald and Robin Anderson had swept the titles in 2015, the Cavaliers dominated the proceedings this year, with recent graduate Danielle Collins taking the women's title and senior Thai Kwiatkowski capturing the men's championship.

19-Jul-2016
College Tennis Players Spending the Summer with BB&T Atlanta Open
While most college students are spending their summer break working at summer camps, house sitting or maintaining lawns, there a half-dozen or so college tennis players giving a needed assist to the BB&T Atlanta Open, an ATP World Tour 250 event that is one of eight summer tournaments in the Emirates Airline US Open Series. These student athletes are getting to interact with names like Isner, Agassi and Kyrgios.

8-Jun-2016
Talking with Division III Men's Singles Champion Skyler Butts
Skyler Butts of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps ended his career on a high note last month in Kalamazoo, claiming the Division III men's singles title after reaching the final in 2015, the same year the Stags claimed their first team championship since 1981. Colette Lewis of ZooTennis.com talked with the 22-year-old Californian about his tennis background, postgraduate plans, one-handed backhand, hobbies and why Division III was the right choice for him.

1-Jun-2016
Eudice Chong, Skyler Butts Claim Division III Singles Titles in Kalamazoo
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps senior Skyler Butts had to deal with hundreds of his opponent's fans roaring on every point. Wesleyan sophomore Eudice Chong had to face the only player who had beaten her in Division III competition. But both took advantage of their experience in the big moment to claim the 2016 NCAA Division III singles titles last Saturday at Kalamazoo College's Stowe Stadium.

27-May-2016
Bowdoin Men and Emory Women Claim NCAA Team Titles
The NCAA Division III team championships at Kalamazoo College displayed two sides of college tennis, producing an improbable champion in the Bowdoin men and a favored champion in the Emory women.

17-May-2016
Mississippi State Men Shock Illini
The NCAA Division I Men's Tennis bracket held a few upsets this year heading into the round of 16. One is a big one - 2003 winners (and 2007 finalists) Illinois won't be going to Tulsa. Mississippi State and first-year Head Coach Matt Roberts brought in a team that finished 20-8 and No. 21 in the nation to Champaign, Ill., and advanced to the NCAA Round of 16.

13-May-2016
NCAA Tournament Roundtable - Part II
The NCAA Division I Tennis Championships start today. The top men's and women's college tennis programs face off in first-round action across the country, with all teams competing for tickets to Tulsa, Okla., and a spot in the Sweet 16. Check out insights from our college tennis contributors - and see who they picked as darkhorses and champions.

9-May-2016
NCAA Tournament Roundtable - Part I
The brackets are set, and this weekend, the NCAA Division I Tennis Championships get underway. 64 men's and women's college tennis teams will head to campus venues around the country to compete in first- and second-round action. The winners will make up the Sweet 16 and head to Tulsa, Oklahoma, to compete for the team title. Today, our college tennis contributors preview the "Big Dance" of college tennis.

30-Mar-2016
Countdown: Road to Tulsa Continues
This has been a season where upsets have been the norm rather than the exception - with at least one Top 10 team going down just about every week. Bobby Knight of College Tennis Today scattershoots across the landscape of men's college tennis - analyzing the contenders, the darkhorses, and the long-shots.

10-Mar-2016
Road to Tulsa
With just over two months before this year's NCAA Division I Tennis Championships in Tulsa, Oklahoma, College Tennis Today author Bobby Knight scattershoots across the landscape of men's college tennis - analyzing the contenders and darkhorse teams from the field.

7-Mar-2016
More from LSU Coaches Julia and Mike Sell
Julia and Mike Sell having been working this season as co-head coaches for the LSU women's tennis team, and they have brought a wealth of experience with them. The duo sat down at the ITA Women's Team Indoor Championship at the University of Wisconsin to talk about their upset of Oklahoma State, how tough the SEC conference is, and what they think about the new college tennis match format.

2-Mar-2016
Julia and Mike Sell Bring Out the Best in LSU
It's not unheard of to have a husband and wife coaching a college tennis team, but the story of Julia and Mike Sell is a very different one. The two took different paths to LSU While Julia was honing her skills as a college assistant, Mike was working with pros and developing USTA juniors. But they both ended up in Baton Rouge, and their story is a great one ...

18-Feb-2016
Surprising Heels Win First Championship
When the 2016 ITA Men's National Team Indoor Championships got underway last Friday in Charlottesville, Va., it seemed like the matches were a mere formality before the host Virginia Cavaliers were crowned as champions. In the end, ACC rival North Carolina snapped UVa's 140-match win streak to take the title.

10-Feb-2016
Cal Women Win First ITA National Indoors
When Amanda Augustus us took the helm of the California Bears women's team in 2007, her impact was immediate. She led her team to two NCAA final appearances and two semifinal berths at the ITA Indoors, reaching the top 12 of the rankings every year. The one thing she hadn't brought to Berkeley was a national title - until now.

28-Jan-2016
ITA Division I Kick-off Weekend Wrapup
A tremendous weekend of college tennis action concluded on Monday afternoon with Columbia winning a thriller over Stanford, so we now know the 32 teams that will be participating in February at the 2016 ITA National Team Indoor Championships. The women's event will be held at the Nielsen Tennis Center in Madison, Wisc., starting February 5, while the men's event starts February 12 at the Boar's Head Sports Club in Charlottesville, Va.

20-Nov-2015
Matching Up: A New Way to Think About College Tennis Lineups
I have been a sports fan ever since I can remember, and a tennis fan since my teens, but my interest in college tennis is much more recent. With that in mind, I have never shared the outrage directed at coaches who "stack" their lineups. Since time devoted to lineup challenges and protest hearings is better spent elsewhere, here is my proposal for a radical change in how lineups are set in college tennis ...

13-Nov-2015
Fall Signing Week '15: College Tennis - Pathway to Pro Tennis
With their recent success on the professional tours, former college stars such as Kevin Anderson, Jon Isner, Steve Johnson and Irina Falconi are showing that college tennis is a very viable pathway to professional tennis success. Current college stars and professional greats give their opinions on how college tennis has shaped their athletic careers.

10-Nov-2015
Fall Signing Week '15: Freshmen to Watch in D-III Tennis
Tomorrow is Signing Day, when players can sign NLI contracts with NCAA Division I or II schools. Division III athletics is different in that there are no formal athletic scholarships, but recruiting in D-III is similar in that hundreds of high school players are committing to D-III programs even as we speak. Our friends at Division3Tennis.com take a look at last year's recruits - and how they will fit into their teams as freshmen in 2015-16.

29-Oct-2015
Countdown: College Tennis Returns Leaders of Tomorrow
College tennis has a storied history of producing athletes that have gone on to achieve great success in the professional ranks. But it's not just on the courts where former college tennis players shine. Take a look around at some of the biggest companies and organizations in the world, and more times than not you'll find that the Chief Executive Officer and other senior leaders have a tennis - and more specifically a college tennis - background.

28-Sep-2015
The Buckeye Tree of College Tennis Coaches
The Ohio State University tennis program has produced some of the most successful collegiate players in the nation - but they have also produced some outstanding coaches. The "Buckeye Tree" of coaches can be traced back to one man, Ty Tucker, who has been the Buckeyes Head Men's Tennis Coach since 1999 and Director of Tennis since 2012.

25-Sep-2015
UCLA Sweeps Titles at American Collegiate Invitational
The second annual American Collegiate Invitational, held in the final days of the US Open Championships, had more than its share of weather issues and UCLA Bruins. The women's final, with Robin Anderson defeating Chanelle Van Nguyen 6-4, 6-4, was an all-UCLA contest finished indoors, while Mackenzie McDonald managed a 6-2, 7-5 victory in the final over Vanderbilt's Gonzales Austin, the only non-Bruin to reach either final.

21-Aug-2015
Bobby Reynolds Starts New Chapter at Oklahoma
A stellar playing career at Vanderbilt prepared Bobby Reynolds for a successful decade on the ATP tour. Now he is returning to college tennis - this time as a coach. Reynolds is joining men's head coach John Roddick as his assistant at the University of Oklahoma.

5-Aug-2015
Dynasty Building - NAIA Style - at Georgia Gwinnett College
The word "dynasty" isn't thrown around loosely in sports. One would hesitate in using the word dynasty to describe an upstart tennis program at an NAIA school in the suburbs of Atlanta. But the Georgia Gwinnett College tennis teams delivered the school its first-ever national titles in any sport with both the Men's and Women's NAIA National Championship titles in 2014, and the men repeated in dominating fashion in May, 2015.

17-Jun-2015
Talking with ITA Rookie of the Year Noah Rubin
Wake Forest freshman Noah Rubin was determined to experience college tennis, even after capturing the Wimbledon boys title and 18s National title in Kalamazoo prior to starting classes last fall. After a stellar season that saw him named ITA Rookie of the Year, Rubin has announced that he will be leaving Wake to focus on a professional career. Colette Lewis got the chance to talk with Rubin at the NCAA Tournament and then again briefly after his announcement.

10-Jun-2015
An Interview with ITA Rookie of the Year Brooke Austin
Freshmen, even those who are ranked No. 1 in their senior year by the Tennis Recruiting Network, often need a semester to adjust to life in a top Division I program. Not the University of Florida's Brooke Austin. Proving a quick study, the 19-year-old Indianapolis resident excelled throughout her freshman year, ending it as the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's Rookie of the Year.

28-May-2015
Ryan Shane and Jamie Loeb Claim NCAA Singles Titles
A tournament plagued by rain ended with a tornado warning and two ACC champions: North Carolina's Jamie Loeb and Virginia's Ryan Shane. In championship matches started outdoors Monday at the Hurd Tennis Center on the Baylor University campus and completed indoors, Loeb defeated Carol Zhao of Stanford 6-2, 4-6, 6-1, while Shane downed Noah Rubin of Wake Forest 3-6, 7-6(4), 6-1.

22-May-2015
Vanderbilt Women and Virginia Men Claim NCAA Team Titles
The Vanderbilt women had reached the NCAA Division I Team Championships only once before in the program's history, while the Virginia men had been to the championship match four of the previous five years. Yet the disparity in experience made no difference in the outcomes, with No. 4 seed Vanderbilt defeating defending champion UCLA 4-2 and No. 3 seed Virginia taking down top seed Oklahoma 4-1 at the Hurd Tennis Center at Baylor University.

13-May-2015
Previewing the NCAA Division III Championships
Hey there, avid tennis fans! It's been a couple of weeks, but I am back to write another one of our guest articles for the site as we head into the biggest time of the year. While the D-I Championships has gotten a lot of love, there has been a ton of excitement in D-III Tennis as well as we head into the Elite Eight. I'm going to give you some quick previews of the 16 teams that will be competing - eight on the men's side and eight on the women's. Let's get started!

12-May-2015
Illini Hold Off Drake for Sweet Sixteen Berth
It was two days filled with rain delays and later than expected matches. Fortunately, the heavy storms stayed away from the University of Illinois as the Illini men squeaked by Drake to once again head to the Round of 16 at the NCAA Division I Team Championships. It will be their eighth trip in the last 10 years.

8-May-2015
NCAA Tournament Roundtable - Part II
The NCAA Division I Tennis Championships start today. The top men's and women's college tennis programs face off in first-round action across the country, with all teams competing for tickets to Waco, Texas. and a spot in the Sweet 16. Check out insights from our college tennis contributors - and see who they picked as champions.

4-May-2015
NCAA Tournament Roundtable - Part I
This weekend, the NCAA Division I Tennis Championships get underway. 64 men's and women's college tennis teams will head to campus venues around the country to compete in first- and second-round action. The winners will make up the Sweet 16 and head to Waco, Texas, to compete for the team title. Today, our college tennis contributors preview the "Big Dance" of college tennis.

28-Apr-2015
Reviewing the UAA, and Previewing the NESCAC and SCIAC
Yesterday, our team at Division3Tennis.com brought you a series of in-depth previews for the upcoming women's conference tournaments, and it is our pleasure to bring you the men's conference previews and recaps today. We have a few conferences to cover, so I won't waste any time on this introduction and get to the meat of this article!

27-Apr-2015
SCIAC/NESCAC Women's Preview and UAA Recap
This is D3NorthEastWomen's, and I'm more than excited to do a joint article with D3WestWomen's for a preview of the SCIAC and NESCAC Conference Championships, a recap of the UAA Conference Championships, as well as a bonus section of a couple of other conference championships.

5-Mar-2015
Trinity, Hopkins Take Titles
It's been a whirlwind the past two weeks with both the Men's and Women's Indoor Nationals being completed in the Midwest. This article will go through some details regarding the tournament, but I do think this was the best Men's Indoors to date, and the Women's Indoors provided some amazing matches as well. Without further ado, let's get into the details behind both awesome weekends just in case you missed them!

3-Mar-2015
Transitioning to College with Chris Eubanks
Freshman Chris Eubanks grew up in Atlanta where he is now attending Georgia Tech. Lisa Stone of ParentingAces.com spoke with him about the challenges of transitioning from junior tennis to Division I college tennis.

25-Feb-2015
ITA D-III Women's National Indoors Preview
It is my pleasure to bring to you a preview of the 2015 ITA Division III National Women's Team Indoor Championships. The ITA Women's Indoor Championships is a fairly new event, with the first tournament taking place in 2009. The 2015 event is taking place in Indiana and will be hosted by DePauw. Let's take a look at the field for the tournament that gets underway this weekend...

20-Feb-2015
Oklahoma Wins ITA Men's Indoors With Victory Over USC
Oklahoma sophomore Alex Ghilea was the man of the hour at the ITA Division I National Men's Team Indoor Championship. Ghilea, from Neamt, Romania, clinched the Sooners' victories in the semifinals and championship matches with comeback wins at No. 5 singles at Midtown Athletic Club in Chicago, Ill. Second-ranked Oklahoma defeated No. 11 Baylor 4-2 in the semifinals before knocking off the USC Trojans by the same score to take the title.

17-Feb-2015
ITA D-III Men's National Indoors Preview
While the Division I National Indoors wrapped up yesterday, there is plenty more great tennis to follow as Gustavus Adolphus hosts the Division III National Indoor Tournament this upcoming weekend. Eight teams that have all played at Indoor Nationals previously are featured, making this a truly loaded Indoors field. Take a look at what is in store for the D-III men...

11-Feb-2015
The Freshman 35 - Freshmen to Watch in D-III Tennis
In Division III tennis, freshmen play a key part in a team's success. Just last year, four freshmen were named to our Division III All-NCAA Men's Teams. On the women's side, freshmen took the year by storm - holding down tons of roster spots across the Top 5 teams in the country. With freshman recruits making such a big impact, let's take a look at 35 players new to D-III this year who might influence the 2015 season.

10-Feb-2015
Tar Heels Win Second ITA Indoor Title in Three Years
As the University of North Carolina mourns the death of iconic basketball coach Dean Smith, the UNC women's tennis team gave Tar Heel fans something to savor. UNC won the ITA National Team Indoor Championships' trophy for the second time in three years, defeating Georgia 4-1 Monday, Feb. 9, in a contest of fluctuating momentum at Boar's Head Sports Club.

3-Feb-2015
Conversation with Former Arkansas Standout Aleksey Bubis
Aleksey Bubis was a top junior tennis player from Palm Harbor, Florida, in the late 1990s - making the rounds on the USTA Junior National Circuit. Bubis went on to play college tennis at the University of Arkansas, where he starred from 1999 to 2003 - still appearing the the Razorback Record Book for his 28-10 mark during the 2000-01 season. Harry Cicma of NBC Sports got the chance to catch up with Bubis at a recent tennis event.

28-Jan-2015
Oklahoma State Women down Georgia Tech 4-3 in ITA Kickoff
Oklahoma State Coach Chris Young usually counts on his No. 19 ranked Cowgirls when it comes to the doubles point. But after dropping the point against the host and No. 18 Georgia Tech at the ITA Kickoff Weekend in Atlanta, he had to challenge his players. His team responded - coming back to defeat the Yellow Jackets 4-3 with the deciding point coming from a come-from-behind victory at No. 6 singles.

27-Jan-2015
Columbia Upsets Notre Dame, 4-2, in ITA Kickoff Weekend
The University of Notre Dame men's tennis team knew they would face stiff competition as they prepared to host the ITA Kickoff Weekend; what they couldn't have foreseen was a come-from behind upset victory by another top-16 team. Sunday afternoon, in a match that lasted almost four full hours, the Irish were toppled by Columbia, 4-2, who advanced to the ITA Indoor Championships in February with the win.

15-Jan-2015
Q&A with Ed Silver of Penn
Edward Silver was a standout junior tennis player and student when he enrolled at the University of Pennsylvania for the 2002-03 season. Silver was known for his work ethic and perserverance as a member of the Penn squad. Harry Cicma of NBC Sports recently got the chance to talk with Silver about topics around college tennis.

24-Dec-2014
SFA Interviews Iowa Head Coach Ross Wilson
Ross Wilson, head men's tennis coach at the University of Iowa, sits down with Scholarship for Athletes to talk recruiting and coaching.

3-Dec-2014
Considering NCAA Division III Tennis
At Tennis Recruiting, one of our early New Year's resolutions is to provide more and better coverage of Division III tennis. Toward that end, we sought out the best - and today is the first feature article from our friends at Division3Tennis.com. Check out this introductory article - which provides some advice on how to approach the recruiting process with a focus on D-III schools...

19-Sep-2014
First American Collegiate Invitational Popular Addition to US Open
Any tournament with a prize that could include a US Open main draw wild card will draw the top college players regardless of its venue. Put that event at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center during the second week of the US Open and interest surges, as it did for the inaugural American Collegiate Invitational earlier this month.

22-Aug-2014
Musings on Proposed ITA/NCAA Division I Format Changes
The ITA recently announced a number of changes to NCAA Division I competition starting this fall. The most notable changes are a move to "no-ad" rather than traditional scoring and shortening doubles from an eight-game pro set to one standard six-game set. These changes have been met with strong feelings on both sides, and there are many coaches and players on both sides of this debate. This article offers our thoughts - in the context of many other articles on the issue.

21-Aug-2014
ITA Announces New Division I Dual Match Format
The ITA will be inaugurating a new, shorter dual meet format for Division I college tennis beginning at the start of the 2014-15 season. Highlighting the format changes are switches to no-ad scoring from regular scoring, one set of doubles rather than an 8-game pro set and no warm-up with opponents.

24-Jun-2014
American Collegiate Invitational to Debut at US Open
When sixteen American collegians take the courts late in the second week of this year's American Collegiate Invitational at the US Open, they will enjoy the same perks and surroundings as professionals Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal. The college players will not share in the millions of dollars of prize money, but they can collect something the pros cannot - a guarantee of entry for the following year.

19-Jun-2014
The Role of College Tennis in Isner, Johnson and Burdette's Pro Success
College tennis is a team game, a prime reason for its popularity, particularly among US-born juniors. After years of focusing on individual results in junior tournaments, collegians have an opportunity to perform for the benefit of their teammates, most of whom become lifelong friends. Yet many of the top college players also have their sights set on professional careers, using their years in college to mature and develop while competing and studying.

11-Jun-2014
Meet ITA Rookie of the Year Brayden Schnur
Eighteen-year-old Canadian Brayden Schnur didn't begin his freshman year at the University of North Carolina until January, but he had an enormous impact on the Tar Heels in his first five months in Chapel Hill.

8-Jun-2014
Q&A with USC senior Ray Sarmiento
Last month, USC won its 21st NCAA title in men's tennis - and the school's 100th NCAA title overall. The Tennis Trojans were led by senior Ray Sarmiento, who was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player. Harry Cicma of NBC Sports, who served as the commentator for the live webcast, talked with Sarmiento after the event.

30-May-2014
Virginia's Danielle Collins, UCLA's Marcos Giron Claim NCAA Singles Titles
It was NCAA singles title No. 1 for Virginia and No. 11 for UCLA, as Cavalier Danielle Collins and Bruin Marcos Giron stood alone at the end of six hot and humid days of NCAA Division I singles competition at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex on the campus of the University of Georgia.

28-May-2014
Amherst Wins D-III Men's Tennis Championhip, Emory Takes Women's Title
The Biszantz Family Tennis Center in Claremont, Calif., was the site of the NCAA Division III Men's and Women's Tennis Championships May 19-24. The fourth-ranked Amherst Lord Jeffs men's team won its second NCAA team title with a 5-3 victory over the top-ranked and host Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Stags. On the women's side, top-ranked Emory won its sixth NCAA title with a 5-1 decision over No. 2 Amherst.

23-May-2014
USC Men, UCLA Women Reign in Division I Team Championships
The 2014 NCAA Division I Team Championships in Athens, Georgia featured plenty of rain and two new faces in the final, but when Tuesday came to close, the Pac-12 had secured both titles. Top seed University of Southern California defeated No. 2 seed Oklahoma 4-2 to claim its fifth men's title in the past six years, while No. 5 seed UCLA won its second women's championship with a scintillating 4-3 victory over No. 7 seed North Carolina.

9-May-2014
NCAA Tournament Roundtable - Part II
The NCAA Division I Tennis Championships start today. The top men's and women's college tennis programs face off in first-round action across the country, with all teams competing for tickets to Athens, Ga., and a spot in the Sweet 16. Check out insights from our college tennis contributors - and see who they picked as darkhorses and champions.

6-May-2014
Call for Simultaneous Format in College Dual Matches
A huge issue for college tennis today is figuring out how to reduce the time it takes to complete a match while at the same time ensuring that doubles continues to be an integral part of a match. To date, we have experimented with changing scoring and rules, but competitive matches are still too long. We can do better. The problem can be easily resolved by having both doubles and singles matches played at the same time - the simultaneous format.

5-May-2014
NCAA Tournament Roundtable - Part I
This weekend, the NCAA Division I Tennis Championships get underway. 64 men's and women's college tennis teams will head to campus venues around the country to compete in first- and second-round action. The winners will make up the Sweet 16 and head to Athens, Ga., to compete for the team title. Today, our college tennis contributors preview the "Big Dance" of college tennis.

28-Apr-2014
Ohio State Downs Illinois 4-2 to Claim Big Ten Tournament Championship
With nine consecutive Big Ten regular season conference championships and eight of the last nine conference tournament championships, the Ohio State Buckeyes could be forgiven for taking such accomplishments lightly. There was no complacency in Sunday's tournament final against the University of Illinois however, with the Buckeyes exacting some revenge in their 4-2 victory at the Michigan State Outdoor Tennis Courts.

24-Apr-2014
Scattershooting Around the Men's College Game
During a dual season in which many schools have negotiated difficult schedules, overcome adversity and tweaked lineups, the men's Division I season has now reached the conference tournaments. Rivalries will be renewed this weekend and a few more questions might be answered, but what we have seen the past three months from all regions of the country tells us there are perhaps ten teams capable of capturing the NCAA championship.

11-Mar-2014
Conversation with UNLV's Owen Hambrook
UNLV's Owen Hambrook is now in his eleventh season as head coach of the Runnin' Rebels men's tennis program. Hambrook, who led the program to its first-ever Mountain West championship, took the 2012-13 squad to a 17-7 overall record and a final ranking of No. 62. NBC's Harry Cicma caught up with Hambrook to talk tennis, Las Vegas, and recruiting.

26-Feb-2014
Notre Dame Dominates Ball State in College Match Day Contest
Only hours after a grueling and emotional home loss to top-ranked Ohio State Saturday afternoon, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish returned to the Eck Tennis Pavilion courts to sweep Ball State in a nationally streamed USTA College Match Day contest Saturday evening, rebounding quickly from the disappointing loss to the Buckeyes.

21-Feb-2014
ITA Format Experiment Comments: Part Two
In part one of my discussion with college coaches, there was little support for continuing the women's experiment, which featured a match tiebreaker in lieu of a full third set. In part two below, five more coaches provide their perspective on the ITA's format experiment, as does Dustin Taylor, the USTA's National Coach for Collegiate Tennis, and Mitchell Frank, the University of Virginia's No. 1 player, who is leading the student-athlete opposition to any change of format.

19-Feb-2014
Match Tiebreaker for Third Set Not Popular with Top Division I Coaches in Charlottesville
The experimental phase for ITA Division I formats is over, concluding with the men's and women's ITA Team Indoor Championships. The men's experimental format, which employed no-ad, and the women's experimental format, which used a match tiebreaker in lieu of a third set, will now be evaluated for their effectiveness in providing an improved fan experience and shortening match times.

14-Feb-2014
Duke Erases UCLA's 3-0 Lead to Earn Second ITA Women's Team Indoor Title
When the seeds were announced last week for the ITA Women's Team Indoor Championships, Duke was a controversial No. 7, despite their preseason ranking of 10. When the Blue Devils defeated No. 4 seed UCLA 4-3 Monday in the final, roaring back from 3-0 down, they had proven they belong at the very top.

10-Feb-2014
Conversation with South Dakota's Malcolm Gilreath
University of South Dakota coach Malcolm Gilreath is in his tenth year at the helm of the USD women's tennis team. Gilreath is one of the most successful coaches in Coyote history - leading the program to 110 dual match victories. His 2012-13 team finished the season at 16-11 and reached the semifinals of the Summit League conference tournament. NBC's Harry Cicma talked with Gilreath about coaching and recruiting at USD.

30-Jan-2014
Michigan Women Defeat Yale to Return to Team Indoor in Charlottesville
A new format and a key player's injury didn't keep the University of Michigan women from their customary trip to Charlottesville, Virginia in February. On Sunday, the Wolverines defeated Yale 4-0, advancing to the Intercollegiate Tennis Association National Team Indoor Championships for the fifth consecutive year.

26-Dec-2013
Meet the Tylers - a College Coaching Family
Donovan Tennis Strategies enjoys taking opportunities to recognize student-athletes and coaches alike, who offer unique contributions to the world of college tennis and recruiting. In this feature, we catch up with Steven, Hilary and Matt Tyler, a collegiate tennis coaching family!

30-Nov-2013
Talking with Columbia's Howard Endelman
NBC's Harry Cicma was one of the announcers at the USTA/ITA National Indoor Championships held last month. One of the big stories was the doubles championship earned by the hometown Columbia Lions. Cicma chatted with Associate Head Coach Howard Endelman about tennis and recruiting at Columbia.

18-Nov-2013
Loeb and Thompson Claim USTA/ITA Indoor Titles
The freshman's title was no surprise, while the senior's run to the championship caught everyone off guard at the USTA/ITA Indoor Intercollegiate Championships earlier this month. Eighteen-year-old All-American champion Jamie Loeb of North Carolina dethroned defending champion Robin Anderson of UCLA 6-3 6-2 in the final, but the Bruins got their title when Clay Thompson defeated Jared Hiltzik of Illinois 6-4, 7-5 in the men's championship match.

17-Nov-2013
Talking with UCLA's Robin Anderson
NBC's Harry Cicma was one of the announcers at the USTA/ITA National Indoors last week in New York. Cicma chatted with defending champion Robin Anderson of UCLA, who reached the final before dropping the championship match 6-3, 6-2 to UNC freshman phenom Jamie Loeb. Check out what the UCLA junior had to say...

8-Nov-2013
Countdown: Talking with BC Alum Justin Slattery
Justin Slattery played for Boston College from 2000 to 2004, playing No. 1 singles and doubles throughout his career and serving as team captain. Harry Cicma of NBC News caught up with Slattery, who reflects on his time at BC and what the college experience means to him.

10-Oct-2013
Virginia's Frank Takes Second All-American Championship in Tulsa
For all the upsets and unexpected results at the St Francis Health System ITA Men's All American Championships in Tulsa last week, the winner was hardly a surprise. Mitchell Frank of the University of Virginia collected his second ITA All-American singles championship, running his winning streak at the event to 12, after recording a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Oklahoma's Guillermo Alcorta.

2-Oct-2013
Talking with Wisconsin Assistant Coach Matt Manasse
Matt Manasse finished his college tennis career at Purdue in 2011. After a two-year stint with Babolat in charge of their Competition Team, Manasse is back in the Big 10, having accepted a position as assistant coach for the women's tennis program at Wisconsin. Harry Cicma of NBC News talked coaching and recruiting with Manasse.

26-Jun-2013
2003 Illini Men's Team Returns to Celebrate Magical Season
The University of Illinois was host to their first NCAA Division I Tennis Championships in May, and it was fitting that the tournament took place exactly 10 years after the Illini men had a perfect season. In 2003, after winning the National Indoors and Big Ten Championship, the team won the NCAA team title. To cap off the month, Amer Delic took the singles, followed by a doubles crown by teammates Rajeev Ram and Brian Wilson.

21-Jun-2013
Ohio State's Home Winning Streak at Ten Years and Counting
Few would argue that a streak of any significance owes something to luck. But as the Ohio State men's tennis team looks to extend their stretch of home victories past the current number of 172, what stands out is how few close calls the Buckeyes have had in that 10-year span.

14-Jun-2013
An Interview with USTA's Collegiate Team National Coach Dustin Taylor
The United States Tennis Association's Collegiate Team has been a part of the USTA's commitment to college tennis since 1996, but beginning this spring, it's taking a new direction. USTA Player Development National Coach Dustin Taylor was selected to take over responsibility for the program, and he began formulating his strategies for assisting college players in February. Colette Lewis of ZooTennis.com talked with Taylor about his new position and his goals.

6-Jun-2013
Talking with James Blake
Former Harvard standout and ATP pro James Blake is one of the most prominent American tennis professionals. NBC's Harry Cicma got the chance to talk with Blake about college tennis, American tennis, and his charitable works.

31-May-2013
Gibbs Defends NCAA Singles Title, Rola Thwarts Jenkins' Bid for Triple Crown
NCAA titles in 2012 didn't satisfy Stanford's Nicole Gibbs and Ohio State's Blaz Rola, who returned to the Division I Individual Championships at the University of Illinois hungry for more. Gibbs defeated Nebraska's Mary Weatherholt to earn a second straight singles title to go with her 2012 doubles championship and the 2013 team title, while Rola downed Virginia's Jarmere Jenkins to add a singles title to the doubles championship he won last year.

29-May-2013
Talking with UVa's Mitchell Frank
It didn't take long for Virginia sophomore Mitchell Frank to drop his first set at No. 3 singles in the NCAA Team Championship match by a 6-0 score. But Frank regrouped to win the second set 6-4. Then, after UCLA's Adrien Puget accidentally stepped on the net on championship point to keep UVa's hopes alive, Frank came back from 3-5 to clinch the title for the Cavaliers with a 0-6, 6-4, 7-5 victory. NBC's Harry Cicma caught up with Frank after the match.

24-May-2013
Virginia Men Claim First, Stanford Women Collect Seventeenth NCAA Team Championship
For the Virginia men, it was a long delayed first title; for the Stanford women, it was title 17, but the only numbers that mattered Tuesday in the finals of NCAA Division I Team Championships at the Khan Outdoor Tennis Center at the University of Illinois was 4-3, the score of Virginia's win over UCLA and Stanford's win over Texas A&M.

17-May-2013
NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Preview
The NCAA Division III Championship is down to the Elite Eight, and those eight teams will compete next week in Kalamazoo, Michigan, at historic Stowe Stadium. Today, one of the principals of Division3Tennis.com stops by with a preview of the Men's Championships that get underway on Monday.

10-May-2013
NCAA Tournament Roundtable - Part II
The NCAA Division I Tennis Championships start today. The top men's and women's college tennis programs face off in first-round action across the country, with all teams competing for tickets to Champaign-Urbana, Ill. and a spot in the Sweet 16. Check out insights from our college tennis contributors - and see who they picked as champions.

8-May-2013
College Championships at the Ojai
About the only thing missing from the 113th Ojai Valley Tennis Tournament were strains of the Eight Clap echoing through the towering oak trees at Libbey Park. UCLA fans had plenty of reason to cheer this year as current, future and former Bruins experienced great success in all divisions.

7-May-2013
Catching Up with Steve Johnson
A year ago, Steve Johnson was wrapping up his senior year at USC as arguably the most decorated player in NCAA history with his second second straight NCAA singles title and fourth straight NCAA team title. Fast forward a year, and Johnson has made a strong start to his professional career, working his ATP singles ranking up to No. 128 in the world. Harry Cicma recently chatted with Johnson about his future - as well as his college tennis memories.

6-May-2013
NCAA Tournament Roundtable - Part I
May Madness might not be a household term, but the name fits for college tennis. May is tournament time. This weekend, 64 men's and women's teams will see first- and second-round action in the NCAA Division I Tennis Championships. The winners head to the Khan Outdoor Tennis Complex in Champaign-Urbana, Ill., to compete for the team title. Today, our college tennis contributors talk about college tennis' Big Dance.

30-Apr-2013
University of Illinois Readies for First NCAA Tennis Championship
It seems as if Stanford and Georgia (with a little Tulsa and College Station) have served as hosts of the NCAA Division I Tennis Championships over and over during the last decade. That's about to change as the tournament makes its way to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It's the first time the school is hosting - and the first time the tournament has been in the Midwest since 1998.

22-Feb-2013
Weatherholt Leads Nebraska to New Heights
Kansas City's Mary Weatherholt was not quite five years old when Lindsay Davenport's Olympic gold medal in Atlanta inspired her to take up the sport. Despite setbacks along the way, the Nebraska Cornhusker senior has nurtured that initial love of the game, leading her team to new heights while establishing herself as one of the nation's top collegians.

15-Feb-2013
North Carolina Claims First National Team Title at ITA Women's Indoor Championships
The University of North Carolina Tar Heels arrived in Charlottesville, Virginia last week for the ITA Women's Team Indoor ranked eighth in the country. They left the Boar's Head Sports Club with wins over No. 4 Southern California, No. 3 Duke, and No. 2 UCLA in successive matches, claiming the program's first national team championship and the No. 1 ranking with a heart-pounding 4-3 victory over the defending champion Bruins.


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