Marshall Competing in the ITA All-American Championships Qualifying Round Tuesday





Oct. 1, 2007

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - The Marshall women's tennis team will continue competing against top opponents in the 23rd Annual Riviera Women's ITA All-American Championships Presented by FILA in Pacific Palisades, Calif. on Tuesday, Oct. 2.

Marshall's No. 48 nationally-ranked Kellie Schmitt (Pittsburgh, Pa.) will compete in the singles qualifying first round on Tuesday. Schmitt will face three rounds of action in the qualifying round if she remains victorious. Schmitt is competing for one of eight positions from the qualifying round that will advance to the singles main draw action on Thursday.

The Herd's nationally-ranked duo Schmitt/Karolina Soor (Lindesberg, Sweden) will take on top ranked opponents in the doubles qualifying first round on Tuesday. The partners will be in competition for one of four spots from the qualifying round that will advance to the main draw. If the duo remains victorious throughout three rounds of play, they will advance to the doubles main draw on Thursday.

Complete coverage of the 23rd Annual Riviera ITA All-American Championships can be found at http://www.itatennis.com/Riviera07/main.htm.