OU Selected for 2018 USTA College MatchDay
NORMAN – The Oklahoma men’s tennis team has been selected for USTA College MatchDay, an event that showcases top college tennis programs at the USTA National Campus at Lake Nona in Orlando, Fla., the organization announced Tuesday.
The Sooners will take on Texas A&M on February 24 at 9:30 a.m. CT.
“We are very excited to be a part of the USTA College GameDay matches in Orlando,” said head coach Nick Crowell. “The USTA has created a great environment for tennis and we look forward to playing in front of great crowds.”
Fourteen of the country's top NCAA Division I teams will play at the National Campus’ 1,200-seat collegiate stadium, the only off-campus tennis venue in the U.S. built specifically for college tennis. College MatchDay is one of the USTA’s primary platforms to promote college tennis, with six of last year’s matchups drawing 5,348 total fans to the National Campus.
"Last year, College MatchDay cemented itself as the bowl series of college tennis, with marquee matches and elite programs," said USTA Collegiate Tennis Director Stephen Amritraj. "It is quickly turning the USTA National Campus into the 'Home of College Tennis,' with a devoted fan base and incredible atmosphere."
The 2018 College MatchDay schedule will feature the following matchups:
Saturday, Feb. 3, at 6 p.m. CT: Florida vs. Florida State men and women
Friday, Feb. 9, at 6 p.m. CT: Georgia vs. Georgia Tech men
Saturday, Feb. 24, at 9:30 a.m. CT: Oklahoma vs. Texas A&M men
Saturday, March 3, at 11:30 p.m. CT: UCF vs. Michigan men and women
Sunday, April 1, at 4 p.m. CT: Florida vs. Texas women
Sunday, April 15, at 4:30 p.m. CT: UCF vs. South Florida men
The Sooners’ complete spring schedule will be released at a later date. For updates, follow @OU_MTennis on Twitter.