The Intercollegiate Tennis Association

2007 News Archives

2007 ITA Achievement Award Dr. Geoffrey Tabin received the 2007 ITA Achievement Award, presented by the International Tennis Hall of Fame and Rolex Watch U.S.A. on Sept. 7 in New York. More

USTA/ITA award grants for Tennis On Campus Programs
Nearly $19,000 in funding provided by the USTA and the ITA will be distributed to Tennis On Campus programs being administered by ITA-member schools this Fall. More

College Tennis and the US Open
College route came into focus during the Open in light of John Isner's recent success. More

College Tennis' Best and Brightest Honored in New York
2007 ITA Collegiate All-Star Team and ITA/Arthur Ashe Jr. Leadership & Sportsmanship Award winners honored August 25 inside Ashe Stadium. More

ITA Coaches Convention Updates
Be sure to get an early start on your plans to attend this year's Convention. Todd Martin, courtesy of Wilson, will be the featured clinician and keynote speaker, at our 2007 ITA Coaches Convention at the Naples Grande Resort & Club, located beachside. Convention Information

2007 ITA National Summer Championships Presented by the USTA
William & Mary's Ragini Acharya and Tennessee's Christopher Racz claim singles titles. Duke and Harvard duos claim doubles Tuesday at Indiana University. Championships Page

Another Big Year For ITA Collegiate Summer Circuit
This year 2,589 players participated in circuit events, the second highest participation total ever, just shy of last year's record of 2,624. The ITA thanks all of this year's Tournament and Circuit Directors, host sites and participants. And special thanks to National Summer Circuit Director Lin Loring of Indiana University.

2007 ITA Academic Awards Program
ITA Academic Award recipients have been named for Div. I, Div. II, Div. III, NAIA and Junior College. List

Ball Change for Division I Women's Tennis
Starting with ITA Women's All American Championships in October (the first national ITA event for the 2007-08 season), ITA Division I regional and national women's events will use Regular Duty tennis balls. More

2007-08 ITA Sanctioned Tournament Schedule
If you are planning to host a tournament this coming season please submit your information by mail or fax (609-497-9766) to the ITA office before September 1, 2007. Application forms and next season's schedule are now available. For additional information, please call Penny Sing at 609-497-6920

Looking for a Coach?
The Job Seekers section on the ITA website contains information on more than 50 men and women seeking head and assistant coaching positions.

2007 Pan Am Games
Megan Falcon (LSU) and Audra Cohen (Miami) came up just short of a bronze medal in women's doubles. The men's team is competing this week. Team Announcement  Results Page
2007 USTA Summer Collegiate Team Announced Twelve of the nation's top collegiate men's and women's tennis players have been named to the 2007 USTA Summer Collegiate Team. More

NCAA Announces Dates Changes for 2008 NCAA Division II Championships Since the tennis championships will be conducted as a part of the Division II Sports Festival in Houston, Texas next year, the championship dates have been pushed back one week from the usual dates. More

Additional Information: NCAA Educational Column
The NCAA membership services staff provided this information on June 8 in response to questions submitted by the ITA pertaining to the May 3, 2007, NCAA Educational Column. The column focused on a (Division I) student-athlete's receipt of expenses from a nonprofessional sponsor of an event and payment based on performance. More

2007 ITA National Players and Doubles Teams of the Year Miami's (Fla.) Audra Cohen and Virginia's Somdev Devvarman have been named the 2007 ITA National Players of the Year and Georgia's Luis Flores and John Isner and North Carolina's Sara Anundsen and Jenna Long are the ITA National Doubles Teams of the Year. More

2007 ITA All-America Teams
The nation's top players honored division by division. Teams
Class of 2007 inducted into ITA Men's Collegiate Tennis Hall of Fame
Eleven new ITA Hall of Fame members were inducted May 23 in ceremonies in Athens, Ga.. The Class of 2007 included eight players, two coaches and one contributor. MaliVai Washington and Todd Martin were among this year's inductees. More

ITA National Team Sportsmanship Award winners announced for May
Harvard, Montana State, Dayton and Murray State recognized. More

ITA National Team Sportsmanship Award winners
The UMBC men and Grand Valley State women are this month's recipients. More

DecoTurf and Plexipave named the official tennis surfaces for the ITA
The ITA has named DecoTurf and Plexipave as the official tennis surfaces for its membership. Already the surfaces of choice for hundreds of colleges and universities throughout the country, DecoTurf and Plexipave will provide ITA member coaches an incentive to choose to play on their numerous multi-layer tennis court systems. More

Building Your Program Series
Chapter 5 offers important information for coaches whose programs could be in jeopardy of being cut. More
Dropped program list   Let the ITA know about dropped programs

Anthony Travel and ITA form partnership College coaches are now able to use the services of a new travel office that focuses exclusively on providing travel plans for college athletic teams and organizations nationwide, whether its for one event, a single match, one tournament or a full season. More 

Champs crowned at National Collegiate Wheelchair Championships in Louisville The top college wheelchair tennis players in the country competed for national titles Louisville, March 17-18. More

Corwin named new Senior Director for Junior & Collegiate Competition by USTA
Timon Corwin, Kalamazoo College's men's tennis coach, men's athletics director, and director of the USTA Boys' 18 & 16 National Tennis Championships, has announced that he will be leaving Kalamazoo College at the end of the current tennis season. He will begin a position at the USTA Player Development Headquarters in Key Biscayne, Florida as senior director for junior and collegiate competition. More

ITA Rule Changes, Updates and Clarifications Click here to view adopted changes by the Rules Committee at its December Meeting at the ITA Annual Coaches Convention.


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