Cougars to compete in ITA All-American Championships

The Cougars will compete in the D'Novo/ITA Men's Tennis All-American Championships (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

PROVO -- The BYU men’s tennis team heads to Tulsa, Okla., Saturday to participate in the D’Novo/ITA Men’s Tennis All-American Championships.

The tournament runs Oct. 2 to Oct. 10 at the University of Tulsa, with pre-qualifying rounds starting Saturday and qualifying rounds starting Monday. The Cougars will skip the pre-qualifying rounds and start in the qualifying rounds.

Thomas Shubert and Evan Urbina will compete in the qualifying rounds for singles. Pairs Shubert and Patrick Kawka along with Urbina and Spencer Smith will compete in qualifying for doubles.

This tournament will be the second fall appearance for Shubert, Urbina and Kawka, who participated in the Utah Fall Tennis Classic in September. It will be Smith’s first appearance in fall play.

Shubert won the singles title of the Utah Fall Tennis Classic in September for the second time, beating Urbina in the finals.

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