Oct. 2, 2001
Arizona Men's Tennis Oct. 2, 2001 Contact: Naomi Marcus
Arizona Men's Tennis Travels to Georgia for the ITA All-American Championships
Tucson, Ariz. - The Arizona men's tennis team heads to Stone Mountain, Ga., this weekend to take part in the first Intercollegiate Tennis Association national singles and doubles championships of the season.
Four Wildcat players, senior Steven Capriait, junior Tom Lloyd and sophomores Carl Hagman and Whi Kim, will participate in the ITA All-American Championships, which begin Oct. 6. The event is scheduled to take place over the next two weekends.
Lloyd and Kim are slated to begin singles play in the prequalifying tournament, Oct. 5-8. Capriati and Hagman are scheduled to play singles on Oct. 9-10, in the qualifying tournament.
On the doubles side, the team of Capriati and Hagman are entered in the main draw, set for Oct. 11-14. The doubles pair of Lloyd and Kim will make their season debut in the prequalifying tournament, Oct. 5-8.
The ITA Men's All-American Championships will be held at the Lincoln Tennis Center at Stone Mountain, site of the 1996 Olympic tennis competition and last year's NCAA Women's Championships.
The ITA Men's All-American Championships features 15 of the top 20 players in the country. This tournament includes prequalifying and qualifying tournaments and doubles competitions. The men's championships, which is the nation's largest collegiate tennis tournament, has a 256-player prequalifying tournament Oct. 5-8 and 64-player qualifying tournament Oct. 9-10.