August 14, 2013
Men's Tennis 2013-14 Schedule Announced
Harvard finished the 2012-13 campaign with a 19-6 overall record and a 6-1 Ivy League record (Harvard Men's Tennis).
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard men's tennis team has announced its complete 2013-14 schedule. Harvard will participate in a fall season that includes seven events, and a spring season featuring 12 home events including matches against Ivy League rivals Princeton, Penn, Yale and Dartmouth.
The Crimson's fall season begins with the Harvard Chowder Fest at home Sept. 13-15, before heading on the road for over a month. The fall tournament lineup includes the Ivy Tournament, Fall Tournament at Texas A&M and ITA Northeast Regionals before returning home for the Halloween Invite Nov. 1-3.
The ITA Northeast Regional Championship will be held Oct. 18-22 in New Haven, Conn., and the ITA Indoor Nationals are slated for Nov. 7-10 in Flushing, N.Y. Harvard will wrap up its fall season Nov. 8-10 at the Tribe Invite in Williamsburg, Va.
Harvard begins its spring schedule with a home warm-up event before a trip back to Starkville, Miss., the host site of Harvard's 2012-13 NCAA Regional for the ITA Kick-Off event Jan. 24-25. Last May, the Crimson defeated Samford, 4-0, to advance to the second round of the tournament where it fell to Mississippi State, 4-1.
The Crimson will then take to the road for two non-conference dual matches with Minnesota and Tulsa (Feb. 8-9). Harvard will then send players to the National Team Indoor Championships in Houston, Texas (Feb. 14-17), while the Crimson is also slated to host the ECAC Team Championships (Feb. 14-16).
The Crimson then begins a six match homestand against Northwestern (Feb. 21), Memphis (Feb. 23), Boston University (Feb. 23), Michigan State (March 8), and Bryant College (March 8), before heading out to the Mission Valley Spring Classic in La Jolla, Calif., for spring break.
The Crimson welcomes St. John's to Cambridge, Mass., March 30 before opening Ivy League action April 5-6 when it heads to Columbia and Cornell. Following the trip to Ithaca, N.Y., Harvard will welcome Princeton and Penn to the Beren Tennis Center. Harvard travels to Providence, R.I. to face Brown April 18, and wraps up the regular season with home matches against Yale (April 20) and Dartmouth (April 26).
Harvard finished the 2012-13 campaign with a 19-6 overall record, 6-1 Ivy League record, captured its second straight outright league title and advanced to the second round of the NCAA tournament.