The Intercollegiate Tennis Association

2006 News Archives

2006 ITA Convention Meeting Notes Click here to view notes from this past December's roundtable and committee meetings.

2007 Wilson/ITA Regional Championships Sites and dates are now set for next Fall's championships in NCAA Divisions I, II and III, NAIA and JuCo.

ITA National Team Sportsmanship Award Nominations are being accepted throughout this Spring for this monthly award. Form

2007 ITA Division III National Men's Team Indoor Championships UC-Santa Cruz beat Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in Feb. 25 title match. Title is second for UCSC at event More

2007 USTA/ITA National Men's Team Indoor Championships
Georgia topped Ohio State 4-0 in the Feb. 19 final. Boise State's Luke Shields received the USTA Sportsmanship Award on Feb. 18.

2007 USTA/ITA National Women's Team Indoor Championships
Play for 20th championship took place Feb. 1-4 at the University of Wisconsin. Georgia Tech beat Notre Dame 4-2 in final. Tournament Page

Inside College Tennis
The Tennis Channel’s "Inside Tennis With The Koz" show will be adding a new segment to its USTA award-winning 30-minute magazine-style talk show, hosted by Dave "Koz" Kozlowski and produced by Bob Gray. The new "Inside College Tennis" segment will feature a number of tennis programs. More

2007 Friend At Court Rulebook Now Available
Some schools who have USTA membership may have already received a copy of the 2007 Friend at Court from the athletic department. If you did not receive one and would like to have the newest edition, there will be a limited number available to the coach membership on a first come, first serve basis. We request your assistance to cover the shipping & handling fees. Please send an email to Penny Sing at with the number of your request and the shipping address. Any new rules changes will be posted on our website, along with the .pdf version of the 2007 FAC when available.

UNC's Jenna Long receives USTA Sportsmanship Award
North Carolina senior honored on Feb. 3 at USTA/ITA National Team Indoor Championships in Madison. More

College Tennis Advocacy Network: Give Me Five Campaign
We need your help to grow this important network. More

Working with your USTA Section Click here to access a list of the USTA Sectional campus contacts. We encourage you to explore ways to promote your programs through a cooperative effort with your USTA section.

22nd annual ITA Coaches Convention Annual meetings took place on December 14-17. The 2006 Wilson/ITA Coaches of the Year were honored on December 15.

NCAA Update (Dec. 8) Upon our request last month, the ITA has received clarification of the interpretation of NCAA Div. I Bylaw 17.26.5 "Tennis Dates of Competition" provided in the NCAA Educational Column published on October 26, 2006. More

David Benjamin on The Tennis Podcast
Kevin McClure interviews Executive Director David Benjamin on the ITA and its Advocacy program. More

Bob McKinley appointed Chair of USTA Collegiate Committee
ITA Hall of Fame member Bob McKinley will become Chair of the USTA Collegiate Committee starting in January. McKinley takes over the role for Jon Vegosen, who is now on the USTA's Board of Directors. More

USTA awards grants for Tennis on Campus and Community Outreach Programs
Nearly $40,000 in funding provided by the USTA will be distributed to Tennis On Campus and Community Outreach programs being administered by ITA-member schools this Fall. More

Champs crowned at 2006 ITA National Summer Championships The 2006 ITA National Summer Championships presented by the USTA took place at Indiana University August 12-15. Pictured are Purdue and Tulsa's doubles finalists. Results

Another participation record for ITA Collegiate Summer Circuit
A record 2,624 players participated in ITA Collegiate Summer Circuit events this year, breaking the record of 2,465 set just last year. Over 20,000 men and women have competed in circuit events since it began in 1993. Special thanks to Circuit Director Lin Loring and the 23 tournament directors for all of their great work!

USTA Summer Collegiate Team Announced
The USTA announced that twelve of the nation's top men's and women's collegiate tennis players have been named to the 2006 USTA Summer Collegiate Team, administered by the USTA and the ITA. More

ITA National Players of the Year, Doubles Teams of the Year announced UCLA's Benjamin Kohlloeffel and Miami's (Fla.) Audra Cohen have been named the 2006 ITA National Players of the Year and Illinois' Kevin Anderson and Ryan Rowe and Stanford's Alice Barnes and Anne Yelsey are the ITA National Doubles Teams of the Year. More

2006 ITA All-America Teams
Division-by-division listings as they become available.

ITA Regional & National Award Winners
Regional and national award winners were announced in May. Click here to view this year's winners.

National Championship Central
Click here to access the websites, schedules and results from this month's NCAA, NAIA, NJCAA and Calif. CC championships

Stanford's Dick Gould headlines 2006 ITA Men's Collegiate Hall of Fame induction ceremonies
The ITA will inducted nine new members into its Men's Collegiate Tennis Hall of Fame during this month's NCAA Championships at Stanford University on May 24. The Class of 2006 consists of coaches Dick Gould (Stanford) and Bill Wright (California and Arizona), and players Jeff Borowiak (UCLA), Tom Edlefsen (Southern California), Dan Goldie (Stanford), Matt Mitchell (Stanford), Jared Palmer (Stanford), Richey Reneberg (SMU) and Ferdie Taygan (UCLA). More

Colorado and Denison receive ITA National Team Sportsmanship Awards

The University of Colorado women's and Denison University men's tennis teams have been honored as the recipients of the ITA National Team Sportsmanship Award for the month of April. More 
Nomination Form

National Collegiate Wheelchair Tennis Championships
This year's event was hosted by Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana, March 17-19. LSU sophomore Shane Theriot (r) captured this year's singles title, beating Middle Tennessee's Kevin Green in the final. Despite several rain delays, the 2006 event was again a great success for the collegiate wheelchair tennis program.

Fila Cup Alumni Doubles Challenge

The Fila Cup is a pilot program that targets avid varsity and recreational collegiate tennis alumni from across the country. This spring's inaugural event was played April 1-2 during the NASDAQ-100 Open Championships in Key Biscayne. Pictured (l-r) women's exhibition participants: Louise Gengler (Princeton), Emily Schaefer (Princeton),  Donna Fales (William & Mary) and Judy Levering (Northwestern). News and scores

ITA Division III Men's National Team Indoor Championships
Host Gustavus Adolphus beat UC-Santa Cruz in the February 26 final to capture the 2006 championship. This year's field featured: UC-Santa Cruz, Emory, Gustavus, Trinity (TX), Kalamazoo, Pacific Lutheran, DePauw and Cal Lutheran. 2004-05 champ Emory claimed third place. More

2006 USTA-ITA National Men's Team Indoor Championships
Sixteen of the top programs in the nation gathered in Seattle Feb. 17-20. The University of Washington was hosting for the fourth time since 1999 at the Nordstrom Tennis Center and Seattle Tennis Club. Georgia beat Pepperdine 4-0 in the final. University of Washington website 

Stanford wins title at 2006 USTA-ITA National Women's Team Indoor Championships
Sixteen of the top programs in the nation gathered in Madison Feb. 2-5. Top-ranked Stanford beat Texas in the final to win a record third straight title. Official page

ITA Community Outreach Guide
Click here to learn how you can become more involved in your community

ITA Rule Changes and Updates for 2006
 Adopted in December at ITA Rules Committee Meeting, effective immediately. Click here

ITA Membership News
Click here to access the latest news and updates from last month's ITA Coaches Convention and the 2006 season.

Meeting notes from the ITA Coaches Convention
Notes from divisional roundtables, Operating Committees, general membership and rules meetings at the Dec. 11-14 ITA Coaches Convention.

2006 ITA
Regional Championship Dates & Sites
The sites, dates and hosts are now set for the 2006 ITA Regional Championships - Divisions I, II and III, NAIA and JC. Listings


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