Women’s Tennis to Compete at 49er Invitational – Columbia University Athletics – Columbia University Athletics

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—The Columbia Women’s Tennis team returns to action this weekend as 10 Lions travel to Charlotte, N.C. to compete in the 49er Invitational at Charlotte’s Halton-Wagner Tennis Complex. Columbia will be represented by seniors Akansksha Bhan, Melissa Sakar, Caitie Sullivan, juniors Michelle Xu, Shivani Amineni, sophomore Rachele Rimondiini, and first-years Carolyn Brodsky, Clarine Lerby, Sophia Strugnell, and Winta Tewolde.

 

Competition begins on Friday morning at 9 a.m. The weekend format is a straight hidden dual format with “matches” consisting of four doubles matches and eight singles matches.

 

Ten teams will compete at the invitational including Charlotte, Clemson, Columbia, East Tennessee State, Liberty, LIU, North Carolina, Rutgers, South Carolina, and Virginia Tech.

 

Below is a schedule of events for the weekend:

 

CHARLOTTE 49ER INVITATIONAL SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Halton-Wagner Tennis Complex | Charlotte, N.C.

Friday through Sunday, Oct. 8-10

 

Friday, Oct. 8

8 a.m.—Warm up

9 a.m.—Charlotte vs. Clemson (bank 1) & Liberty vs. Rutgers (bank 2)

1 p.m.—Warm up

2 p.m.—Virginia Tech/East Tennessee State vs. USC/LIU (bank 1) & North Carolina/East Tennessee State vs. Columbia (bank 2)

 

Saturday, Oct. 9

8 a.m.—Warm up

9 a.m.—Liberty vs. USC/LIU (bank 1) & Clemson vs. Columbia (bank 2)

1 p.m.—Warm up

2 p.m.—Charlotte vs. North Carolina/East Tennessee State (bank 1) & Virginia Tech/East Tennessee State vs Rutgers (bank 2)

 

Sunday, Oct. 10

8 a.m.—Warm up

9 a.m.—Charlotte vs Columbia (bank 1) & Rutgers vs. South Carolina/LIU (bank 2)

1 p.m.—Warm up

2 p.m.—Clemson vs North Carolina/East Tennessee State (bank 1) & Virginia Tech/East Tennessee State vs Liberty (bank 2)