BRONXVILLE, N.Y. – The Concordia College New York men's and women's tennis teams look to defend their positions as premiere programs within the East Region this weekend at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) East Regional. Play at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center begins on Friday, Sept. 14 and continues through Monday, Sept. 16.
Meet Information: ITA East Regional
Date: Friday, Sept. 13 – Monday, Sept. 16
Location: Flushing, N.Y. | USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
About the Women's Tennis Team
The women's tennis team returns to action following a 15-8 campaign last season, advancing to the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Championship Final and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) East Region II bracket. The Clippers return All-CACC First Team members in juniors Angelica Karlsson Hantzis (Fuengirola, Malaga, Spain) and Josefina Torres Martin (Miami, Fla.), with the pair spending the spring nationally ranked in doubles and ending the year with a 19-6 record. Karlsson Hantzis was also tabbed the ITA's East Region's Player To Watch following the 2018-19 season.
About the Men's Tennis Team
The men's tennis team enters the fall following an NCAA Round of 16 appearance last year, going 18-4 overall with an unblemished 13-0 record against in-region opposition to finish the year ranked 26th nationally. Four All-Conference honorees return for Concordia, highlighted by junior Michele Fenoaltea (Rome, Italy) who claimed both the singles and doubles titles at last year's regional while going 21-2 overall in singles to spend the entire year nationally ranked. Junior William Nilsson (Bastad, Sweden) also returns after garnering ITA East Region player to Watch honors and All-Conference Second-Team distinction last year.
The women's tennis tennis team begins dual-match play on Thursday, Sept. 19 at Adelphi University.