FAYETTEVILLE – After a successful fall season, the University of Arkansas Lady Razorback tennis team recently announced their 2008 schedule for the spring season.
The Lady’Backs’ schedule consists of eight of their nineteen matches in Fayetteville, three non-conference matches and five against Southeastern Conference foes. However, the schedule is highlighted by the ITA National Team Indoor Championships on February 7-10.
The Lady’Backs open the season on January 19th as they travel to Provo, Utah to take on Brigham Young, then over to Salt Lake City on the January 20th to face the University of Utah. The Lady’Backs will be back in Fayetteville to play two home matches against Missouri and Kansas on January 26th and February 2nd.
After the short home stand, the tennis team will travel to Madison, Wisc. to take part in the prestigious ITA National Team Indoor Championships. The Lady’Backs continue their road trip with matches at William & Mary and North Carolina State on February 16th and 17th. Arkansas will be back at home against Louisiana-Lafayette on February 21st before crossing the Oklahoma state border to face-off against Tulsa on 24th ending non-conference play.
On February 29th, the tennis team will gear up for SEC play as Auburn comes to town followed by Alabama on March 2nd. After the two matches of home cooking, the Lady’Backs then head to Vanderbilt, Ketucky, and Tennessee for three straight SEC matches on the road.
After such a long road trip, the Lady’Backs will be back in action in Fayetteville on March 23rd against Georgia before traveling to Florida against the defending SEC Champions, and then on to South Carolina. The last two home matches will take place on April 4th and 6th against Mississippi and Mississippi State, before closing out the season at LSU.
The SEC Championships will take place on April 17-20 at Auburn, Ala.
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