USTA Missouri Valley
Washington U. Takes
USTA Missouri Valley | January 22, 2018
Washington University-St. Louis captured its fourth consecutive USTA Tennis on Campus WInter Invite hosted by USTA St. Louis at Creve Coeur Racquet Club on January 20. It was the Bears' fifth overall Winter Invite championship.
Wash U., took down Missouri State and Nebraska in preliminary rounds before defeating cross-town rival St. Louis University in overtime in the finals.
The Cornhuskers ended up taking third place after defeating Arkansas in its final match. Iowa State took fifth place.
The tournament is the final major tune-up for Tennis On Campus teams before the USTA Missouri Valley Tennis on Campus Section Championships held March 3-4 in Des Moines.
USTA Tennis On Campus is designed to provide college students with a host of opportunities for team camaraderie, social networking and unrivaled competition through tennis—without the demands of a varsity program.
The fun co-ed format is designed to accommodate all levels of play, and the top teams can compete for regional and national championships. Tennis On Campus helps students maintain active and healthy lifestyles through their college years and helps them to stay connected to the lifetime sport of tennis.