Gonzalo Escobar at Indoor Championships in New York
Nov. 3, 2010
LUBBOCK, TX - After winning the USTA/ITA Texas regional singles championship last week in College Station, Gonzalo Escobar begins play on Thurs., Nov. 4, in the 2010 ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships in Flushing, New York.
Escobar's opening opponent is Jose Hernandez from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. Their match gets underway at 11:30 a.m. (CT).
The junior from Manta, Ecuador, is just the third singles player from Texas Tech to play in the ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships. Raony Carvalho played in the indoor championships last season and Bojan Szumanski competed in the championships twice in 2004 and 2006.
The 2010 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships feature the nation's top men's and women's collegiate tennis players competing at the new indoor facilities at the USTA-Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, located in Flushing, New York. Columbia University is serving as the tournament host.
These championships feature a 32-player singles field and 16-team doubles field for men and women, including: champions from USTA/ITA Regional Championships held across the country during October, the USTA/ITA National Small College "Super Bowl" champions, the doubles champions and singles quarterfinalists from the D'Novo/ITA Men's and Riviera/ITA Women's All-American Championships, as well as at-large and wild card selections made by the ITA National Tournament Committee.
Complete coverage of the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships can be located at www.itatennis.com.
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