Women’s Tennis Releases Fall Schedule – University of Alabama Athletics – rolltide.com

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Alabama women’s tennis team will play three events this fall, two of which will be in Tuscaloosa, it was announced on Friday. The Crimson Tide begins its season October 9-11 with a home tournament, followed by a competition at Mississippi State Oct. 16-18. UA will finish its fall slate at home with another tournament from Oct. 23-25.

In accordance to new COVID-19 guidelines and formats put in place by the Southeastern Conference, the Crimson Tide schedule will feature conference-only opponents. UA will play singles and doubles matches against players from the other participating teams at each host site.

In the opening event on Oct. 9-11, Alabama welcomes in players from Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi State and Florida to the Alabama Tennis Stadium. In Starkville, Alabama will compete against MSU and Ole Miss from Oct. 16-18. The third and final fall competition is set to be played in Tuscaloosa, with the Tide welcoming Ole Miss, LSU, Auburn and Mississippi State from Oct. 23-25.

The Crimson Tide roster is composed of four returners, including graduate Alba Cortina Pou, while bringing in five newcomers. Alabama Head Coach Jenny Mainz is in her 24th season at the helm.

Fan attendance for home tournaments at the Alabama Tennis Stadium is yet to be determined.

TEAM EVENT #1

October 9-11, 2020

Alabama (host), Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi State, Florida

TEAM EVENT #2

October 16-18, 2020

Mississippi State (host), Alabama, Ole Miss

TEAM EVENT #3

October 23-25, 2020

Alabama (host), Ole Miss, LSU, Auburn, Mississippi State

Get all the latest information on the team by following @AlabamaWTN on Twitter and Facebook and AlabamaWTN on Instagram. General athletic news can also be found at UA_Athletics on Twitter and Instagram and AlabamaAthletics on Facebook.

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