Texas A & M University To Compete Among The Nation's Best At The 2014 USTA Tennis On Campus National Championship, April 10 – 12

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., March 26, 2014 – The United States Tennis Association (USTA) today announced Texas A & M University as one of the top 64 coed intramural and sport club tennis teams that have qualified to represent colleges and universities across the country in the 2014 USTA Tennis On Campus National Championship, which will be played at the Surprise Tennis & Racquet Center in Surprise, Ariz., April 10-12.

The USTA Tennis On Campus program features more than 35,000 college students competing nationwide in intramural and intercollegiate coed club play. Since its inception in 2000, Tennis On Campus has grown significantly and today is played on more than 600 college campuses across the country.

“We are excited to announce the field for the 2014 Tennis On Campus National Championship – the most exciting recreational college tennis event in the country,” said Glenn Arrington, National Manager, USTA Tennis On Campus. “The event provides a well-rounded experience for our student-athletes in a social atmosphere with both competition and fun. We believe the opportunity for students to compete at Nationals is a memorable milestone in their college experience.”

This year four schools will make their debut at Nationals in a field that also includes defending champion University of Georgia. Teams participating in the Tennis On Campus National Championship have advanced through USTA section championship play or received automatic bids from winning at the Fall or Spring Invitational.

Participating teams who have received bids for this year’s USTA Tennis On Campus National Championship include the following schools (** denotes first time participants):

Arizona State University
Northwestern University
University of Michigan

Auburn University
Penn State
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Baylor University
Purdue University
University of Missouri

Boston College
Rutgers University
UNC Chapel Hill

Brigham Young University
Saginaw Valley State University **
University of North Texas

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Southern Methodist University
University of Oklahoma

Chico State University **
Stanford University
University of Oregon

College of William and Mary
Stony Brook University
University of Pennsylvania

Cornell University
Texas A & M University
University of South Carolina

Dartmouth College
Texas Tech University
University of South Florida

Duke University
UC Berkeley
University of Southern California

Elon University
UC Irvine
University of Texas at Austin

Ferris State University
UC San Diego
University of Texas at San Antonio

Georgia Tech
UC Santa Barbara
University of Virginia

Gonzaga University **
University of Arizona
University of Wisconsin

Harvard University
University of Central Florida
Villanova University

James Madison University
University of Colorado
Virginia Tech

Louisiana State University
University of Delaware
Washington University St Louis

Marquette University
University of Florida
Western Washington University

North Carolina State University
University of Georgia
Yale University **

North Dakota State University
University of Illinois

Northeastern University
University of Iowa

Developed by the USTA in partnership with NIRSA, World TeamTennis and the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, the Tennis On Campus program gives college students the opportunity to build leadership skills, network in a coed sports environment and compete on a college team without the rigors of playing in a varsity program. With year-round match play, and regional and national championship competition, students maintain active and healthy lifestyles through their college years.

Visit the Tennis On Campus website at TennisOnCampus.com for complete results, stories and photos. In addition, please follow #TOCNationals on social media throughout the tournament.

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