Big Weekend at ITA Kick-Off For Men's Tennis
Jan. 26, 2012
IU men's tennis (2-1 and ranked 29th nationally) continues its season at the ITA Kick-Off Weekend in Columbus, Ohio on Saturday and Sunday. Sixty schools will be competing across the country for the 15 vacant spots at the ITA National Men's Team Indoor Championship, to be hosted next month by the University of Virginia.
No. 3 Ohio State (3-0) is the host school at IU's site, and No. 28 Notre Dame (3-1) and No. 44 Cornell (2-0) are the other two schools. IU plays Notre Dame at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday and will face off with the winner of the OSU/Cornell match up with a spot at indoor nationals on the line.
ITA Kick-Off Weekend Schedule:
Sun. Jan. 29
Indiana looks to end a four-match skid against the Fighting Irish in the first meeting of the in-state rivals since 2006-07. IU's last victory over Notre Dame game on Jan. 24, 2003.
The Hoosiers lost at Ohio State, 5-2, in 2011, and this weekend provides the first of two opportunities to square off with the defending Big Ten champions in the regular season this year.
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