CHARLOTTESVILLE -- The fifth-ranked Virginia men's tennis team continues its seven-match homestand this weekend as it hosts an ITA National Team Indoor Qualifier, part of the ITA Kick-Off Weekend. The Cavaliers will meet No. 45 Arkansas on Friday at 6 p.m., which follows a 2 p.m. match between No. 34 Wisconsin and No. 39 East Tennessee State. Friday's winners will meet at 6 p.m. on Saturday for a place in next month's ITA National Team Indoor Championship, while the losers will play in a consolation match at 2 p.m.
Virginia, the reigning ITA National Team Indoor Champion, has opened 2009 with a 4-0 record. Last week, the Cavaliers posted home victories over No. 15 Illinois (6-1), No. 30 Notre Dame (7-0) and Belmont (5-2) to extend their school-record home court winning streak to 34 matches. Arkansas will open the dual match season on Friday against the Cavaliers after having a pair of home matches postponed due to weather earlier this week. East Tennessee State is 0-1 on the year after falling 6-1 at No. 8 Tennessee last weekend and Wisconsin is 5-0 this season after a mid-week victory over Marquette.
Livestats for all four matches this weekend will be available at VirginiaSports.com.
Fans are encouraged to arrive early for Friday and Saturday night’s matches. Admission to men’s tennis matches is free at the Boar’s Head Sports Club. Parking is available in the grass field across from the main entrance to the Boar’s Head Inn. A free shuttle service will be provided from this parking area to the Boar’s Head Sports Club.
Parking for the men’s tennis match on Friday and Saturday is also available in the Birdwood Golf Course parking lot. Fans should turn off Route 250 at the entrance to Birdwood Golf Course and follow the road to the parking area. Fans parking at Birdwood Golf Course are encouraged to walk to the Boar’s Head Sports Club along the path between the third green and fourth tee. Lights will be set up along the path.
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