Women's Tennis releases 2006-07 schedule

Monday, July 31, 2006

Johnson City, Tenn. (July 31, 2006) - With three invitation-only fall tournaments and several matches against nationally ranked teams, the No. 75 Lady Bucs tennis team will take on a demanding schedule for the 2006-07 season.

 

ETSU will start fall tournament action off by hosting the ETSU tournament Sept. 15-17 with some members of the team traveling to Knoxville for the St. Mary's Classic, hosted by Tennessee. The Lady Bucs will then regroup for the Deacon Classic at Wake Forest, Sept. 22-24 and the ITA Southeast Regional, Oct. 12-15. ETSU will then close out the fall at the Kitty Harrison Invitational at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

 

The Lady Bucs will open the spring season on the road as they take on Eastern Kentucky on Jan. 19. The match will be the first of a 10-match road tour which will feature matches against Kentucky, Vanderbilt, and South Carolina.

 

"Our schedule this year is much tougher," said head coach Steve Brooks, "in the fall we play invitation-only tournaments at Tennessee, Wake Forest, and UNC - Chapel Hill. Our spring matches are with Kentucky, Vanderbilt, Georgia, South Carolina, William and Mary, Pennsylvania, and Florida International which all finished in the ITA Top 50.  We will also play Princeton and Michigan State for the first time ever."

 

After their first-ever conference title and NCAA appearance the Lady Bucs look to continue their winning ways as they open their A-Sun schedule at home against North Florida on Feb. 25. The Lady Bucs will also face Jacksonville (March 21) and Mercer (April 6) at home before closing out the regular season against Big South rival Winthrop.

 

The Lady Bucs will also be looking to defend their conference title as ETSU takes on hosting duties for the Atlantic Sun Championships April 20-22.

 

The complete women's tennis schedule is as follows:

 

9/15/2006

vs. ETSU Tournament (Johnson City, Tenn.)

TBA

9/15/2006

vs. St. Mary's Classic/University of Tennessee Tournament (Knoxville, Tenn.)

TBA

9/22/2006

vs. Deacon Classic (Winston-Salem, N.C.)

TBA

10/12/2006

vs. ITA Regional at UNC (Chapel Hill, N.C.)

TBA

11/10/2006

vs. Kitty Harrison Invitational (Chapel Hill, N.C.)

TBA

1/19/2007

at Eastern Kentucky (Richmond, Ky.)

10:00 AM

1/19/2007

vs. Murray State (Lexington, Ky.)

6:00 PM

1/20/2007

at University of Kentucky (Lexington, Ky.)

12:00 PM

1/21/2007

at Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tenn.)

12:00 PM

1/24/2007

at University of South Carolina (Columbia, S.C.)

5:00 PM

1/27/2007

at College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, Va.)

2:00 PM

2/9/2007

at Princeton University (Princeton, N.J.)

6:00 PM

2/10/2007

at University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, Pa.)

1:00 PM

2/13/2007

at College of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.)

12:30 PM

2/18/2007

at Michigan State (East Lansing, Mich.)

10:00 AM

2/25/2007

NORTH FLORIDA (JOHNSON CITY, TENN.)

10:00 AM

2/25/2007

TENNESSEE TECH (JOHNSON CITY, TENN.)

4:00 PM

3/7/2007

at Florida International (Miami, Fla.)

2:00 PM

3/9/2007

at Stetson (DeLand, Fla.)

11:00 AM

3/14/2007

at University of Georgia (Athens, Ga.)

11:00 AM

3/17/2007

at UNC-Charlotte (Charlotte, N.C.)

10:30 AM

3/17/2007

vs. Kennesaw State (Charlotte, N.C.)

2:30 PM

3/21/2007

JACKSONVILLE (JOHNSON CITY, TENN.)

2:30 PM

3/24/2007

at Campbell (Buies Creek, N.C.)

1:00 PM

3/25/2007

at UNC-Greensboro (Greensboro, N.C.)

12:00 PM

3/27/2007

at Gardner-Webb (Boiling Springs, N.C.)

2:00 PM

3/31/2007

at Belmont (Nashville, Tenn.)

10:00 AM

3/31/2007

at Lipscomb (Nashville, Tenn.)

3:00 PM

4/6/2007

MERCER (JOHNSON CITY, TENN.)

11:30 AM

4/12/2007

WINTHROP (JOHNSON CITY, TENN.)

12:00 PM

4/20/2007

vs. Atlantic Sun Tournament (Johnson City, Tenn.)

TBA

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Nov 15 Mercer University 1
WBB High Point University 76 Final
Nov 17 ETSU 84
MBB Virginia-Wise 66 F
Nov 18 ETSU 111
WBB Appalachian State University 76 Final
Nov 19 ETSU 70
WBB ETSU 79 Final
Nov 21 Saint Francis University 63
VB ETSU Greensboro, N.C.
Nov 22, 12:00 p.m. No. 5 Western Carolina (SoCon Quarterfinal)
MBB UNC Asheville 87 F
Nov 22, 12:00 p.m. ETSU 98
MBB ETSU 69 F
Nov 24, 12:00 p.m. Winthrop 64
WBB ETSU 69 Final
Nov 24, 12:00 p.m. Indiana State University 76
WBB ETSU Bloomington, Ind.
Nov 26, 2:00 p.m. Indiana University
WBB ETSU Blacksburg, Va.
Nov 29, 5:00 p.m. Virginia Tech University
MBB ETSU Morehead, Ky.
Dec 1, 7:00 p.m. Morehead State
WBB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Dec 3, 5:00 p.m. George Mason University
MBB Western Carolina Freedom Hall
Dec 3, 8:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Huntsville, Ala.
Dec 6, 6:00 p.m. Alabama A&M University
MBB UNC Greensboro Freedom Hall
Dec 13, 4:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB Eastern Kentucky University Johnson City, Tenn.
Dec 13, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Morehead, Ky.
Dec 15, 12:00 p.m. Morehead State University
MBB ETSU Richmond, Ky.
Dec 16, 7:00 p.m. Eastern Kentucky