CAMBRIDGE, Mass.– The Harvard women's tennis team begins its fall slate of tournaments this weekend with two on the road. The team will split, one traveling to the Columbia Invite, with the other traveling to the Dartmouth Shootout. Both tournaments begin on Friday, while Dartmouth will conclude Saturday and Columbia will conclude Sunday.
The Dartmouth Shootout replaces the William & Mary Hall of Fame Classic which was cancelled due to Hurricane Florence.
Participating schools at Columbia Fordham, Harvard, LIU-Brooklyn, St. John's and Columbia.
What to Know
- Rachel Lim, Lexi Milunovich, Annika Bassey, Chelsea Williams, Anna Li, Neha Gupta will compete at the Columbia Invite.
- Jenna Friedel, Rachel Eason, Irene Lu, Natasha Gonzalez will participate in the Dartmouth Shootout.
- Both tournaments are individual draw formats with singles and doubles play.
- The Columbia Invite will be streamed on ESPN+, it will be the program's debut on the network.
Leading the Way
Traci Green, the Sheila Kelly Palandjian Head Coach for Harvard women's tennis, enters her 12th season as the second winningest coach in Crimson women's tennis history with a 123-103 record. Last season she guided Harvard to a 14-9 overall record, including a 6-1 Ivy League record.
The Crimson will head west for the Oracle ITA Masters on Friday, Sept. 21 in Malibu, C.A. The tournament will go through Sept. 23.