April 3, 2013
SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- For the fifth consecutive year, the Barnes Tennis Center in San Diego will play host to the West Coast Conference (WCC) Men's and Women's Tennis Championships. The Championships will feature 18 teams, nine men's and nine women's teams, representing each of the WCC institutions. The Championship events will begin on Tuesday, April 23 with the annual WCC Youth Tennis Festival, before championship competition begins on Wednesday, April 24.
The Championship format will feature a single elimination bracket for both the men and women with final Championship matches taking place on Saturday, April 27. The women's Championship match will begin at 9:30 a.m., followed by the men's Championship match at 12:30 p.m. All Championship matches will take place on Stadium Court and Courts 6-10 at the Barnes Tennis Center.
To kick off the 2013 WCC Tennis Championships, student-athletes and coaches from each of the WCC tennis programs will host the annual WCC Youth Tennis Festival. The Youth Tennis Festival is a free, hour-long event, open to all kids between the ages of 6-12, and is not limited to those with a tennis background. Participants will learn basic tennis skills, while also learning about sportsmanship, hard work, and dedication from WCC student-athletes and coaches.
Sign-ups for the WCC Youth Tennis Festival at the Barnes Tennis Center are still open. If your child is interested in participating, please contact Stef Ordoveza at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 650-835-4128.
West Coast Conference
The West Coast Conference was formed in 1952 and has evolved and grown to become a nationally recognized and competitive force in Division I intercollegiate athletics, with 13 conference-sponsored sports: baseball, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's cross country, men's and women's golf, women's rowing, men's and women's soccer, men's and women's tennis and women's volleyball. The WCC is characterized by the stability of its membership and its unique emphasis on combining excellence in athletics with excellence in academics.