What: The 2013 Dick Vitale Lakewood Ranch Intercollegiate Clay Court Classic. The tournament will consist of men’s and women’s singles and doubles, 32 singles draw and 16 team doubles draw. This is a Division I NCAA college fall tournament, which counts for each player’s individual national ranking. We have a tremendous representation from all over the country and from some of the best conferences such as The SEC, ACC, BIG 10 and the PAC 10. The caliber of players will be the highest there is in college tennis and will make for an exciting weekend for everyone. A portion of all the proceeds will benefit the V Foundation.
Who: Women’s teams: Memphis, Oklahoma State, Notre Dame, Alabama, Florida, East Tennessee State, Mississippi State, Auburn and Kentucky.
Men’s Teams: Florida, Minnesota, Virginia, Pepperdine, Arizona, Memphis, FGCU, Princeton, and Bates.
Where: Lakewood Ranch Golf & Country Club’s Athletic Center
When: Nov. 8-10, 2013. Play begins at 9 a.m. on Nov. 8-9, and at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 10.
Lakewood Ranch is the 17,500-acre award winning master-planned community in Sarasota and Manatee counties on the West Coast of Florida. Just minutes from the Gulf Coast beaches and cultural assets in Sarasota, Lakewood Ranch is already home to more 18,000 residents and features A-rated schools, a hospital, the Sarasota Polo Club, the 75-acre Premier Sports Campus, the Ancient Oak Gun Club, its own Main Street with theaters, shopping and dining, and four million square feet of commercial property. For more information visit www.lakewoodranch.com.