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UCF Sweeps Knightro Cup

December 1, 2008 07:41 PM
 

The 3rd event of the College Championship Series took place the weekend of November 15-16 on the University of Central Florida campus.  Knightro Cup welcomed college teams from all around Florida, including first time CCS participants Florida Institute of Technology.  Thirteen men’s teams and 9 women’s teams came to Orlando ready to give their all.   Competing at UCF was UF, USF, UM, FIU, FIT, and Eckerd College.

Format of the tournament was a modified Davis Cup that required a minimum of 4 players per team.  Play started Saturday at 9am with the women competing at the UCF Tennis Complex and men at the Red Bug Park recreation facility in Casselberry. 

Co-tournament directors, Kim Vuille and Brent Boostrom, both agree “All schools competing brought some great competition to the table. It was 2 days filled with lots of tennis and lots of fun.”

On Sunday, the UCF men’s took on University of Florida and clinched the title with a score of 28-27 in the final. On the women’s side, UCF and UF met again in the finals. This time the UCF women came out on top against the Gators after a long battle. Congratulations to all participants!

Eckerd’s men’s team battled it out with the FIU squad and came away as the consolation winner with a score of 22-15.  UCF-C women won the consolation draw over UCF-D 30-5.

 

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