Oct. 30, 2013
The Minnesota men’s tennis team is set to host its second-to-last tournament of the fall season Thursday through Sunday. This weekend’s Gopher Invitational at the Baseline Tennis Center will welcome six teams from throughout the country to Minneapolis to compete in the four-day event.
Minnesota will play opponents from Penn, Princeton, Denver, Western Michigan, Dartmouth, and DePaul.
The tournament will have a round robin format and will feature four singles flights and two doubles flights. The Gophers will be in action every day of the tournament
Play kicks off for the Gophers Thursday at 9 a.m. with doubles. Singles play will follow at approximately 10 a.m. The team will start with doubles at 6:30 p.m. and singles at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Doubles for Minnesota will begin at 2 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday and will be followed by singles on Saturday.
Opponents for each day and time will be determined on the day of the matches.
Minnesota will conclude its fall schedule Nov. 8-10 at the Dick Vitale Intercollegiate Claycourt Tennis Tournament in Sarasota, Fla.
Weber Finishes Second at Lakewood
Ruben Weber finished second at Lakewood while Matic Spec and Felix Corwin picked up a consolation win in doubles at the NIIC.
Gophers Closing Out Fall Season
Felix Corwin and Matic Spec are heading to the NIIC to compete in doubles while four other Gophers wrap up their season at Lakewood Ranch, Fla.
Alpeza Has Strong Tournament
Marino Alpeza won a doubles match and picked up two singles wins at the Big Ten Indoor Championships this weekend.