Jan. 26, 2012
LOS ANGELES - The 2012 ITA Kick-Off Weekend begins at college campuses throughout the country on Friday and UCLA's Los Angeles Tennis Center will serve as a dual-site for both men's and women's competition. The competition serves as a qualifying event for the USTA/ITA National Team Indoor Championships, which takes place next month at the University of Virginia.
The fourth-ranked UCLA women's team (1-0) opens up play on Friday, hosting Utah (0-0) at 1:00 p.m. The other women's match that day features Oklahoma (3-0) taking on St. Mary's (0-0) at 10:00 a.m. Friday's winners will meet in the second round on Saturday at 3:00 p.m., with the winner of that match advancing to the USTA/ITA National Team Indoors. The two teams that lose on Friday will also be in action on Saturday, squaring off in a consolation match at 6:00 p.m.
The ninth-ranked UCLA men's team (2-0) begins play on Saturday, facing Alabama (0-1) at Noon. UC Irvine (0-1) and Fresno State (0-0) are the other two teams at UCLA this weekend, as they will do battle at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday. Sunday's action begins with a consolation match at 10:00 a.m. followed by the Indoor qualifier at 1:00 p.m.
All matches at UCLA this weekend are free to attend. In addition, live stats can be accessed by clicking HERE
Complete Weekend Schedule
Oklahoma vs. St. Mary's - 10:00 a.m. (W)
UCLA vs. Utah - 1:00 p.m. (W)
UC Irvine vs. Fresno State - 9:00 a.m. (M)
UCLA vs. Alabama - Noon (M)
Women's Qualifying Match - 3:00 p.m.
Women's Consolation Match - 6:00 p.m.
Men's Consolation Match - 10:00 a.m.
Men's Qualifying Match - 1:00 p.m.