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This weekend marks the collegiate debut for freshman Brianna Morgan and Danielle Collins

Thursday September 20, 2012Women's Tennis Set for First Event of 2012 Fall Season

Gainesville, Fla.

This weekend marks the collegiate debut for freshman Brianna Morgan and Danielle Collins

Six Gators will travel to Ann Arbor, Mich., to compete in the 2012 Wolverine Invitational hosted by the University of Michigan at the Varsity Tennis Center.


Alexandra Cercone (Seminole, Fla.), Danielle Collins (St. Petersburg, Fla.), Caroline Hitimana (Waterloo, Belgium), Olivia Janowicz (Palm Bay, Fla.), Brianna Morgan (Beverly Hills, Calif.) and Sofie Oyen (Leopoldsburg, Belgium) will represent the Gators.


The three-day event begins Friday and features athletes from Arizona State, Georgia, Iowa, Utah and Western Michigan, in addition to host Michigan and Florida.


The athletes will represent their team and play three rounds of singles and three rounds of doubles in a non-flighted format. Each athlete will be slotted into a position against a specific team and points will be allotted for each win based on the following decreasing point value to determine the singles and doubles champions at the end of the weekend:


Win at No. 1 position -- 8 points
Win at No. 2 position -- 7 points
Win at No. 3 position -- 6 points
Win at No. 4 position -- 5 points
Win at No. 5 position -- 4 points
Win at No. 6 position -- 3 points
Win at No. 7 position -- 2 points
Win at No. 8 position -- 1 point


Doubles will be contested first each day, with the Gators playing doubles teams from Arizona State beginning at 10 a.m. on Friday, before squaring off against athletes from Iowa in singles.


On Saturday, Florida will play doubles teams from Michigan and singles opponents from Utah. On Sunday, the Gators wrap up action versus Iowa in doubles and Michigan in singles.




(Subject to Change, times are EASTERN)


Friday, Sept. 21 
10 a.m. -- Michigan vs. Georgia; Arizona State vs. Florida; Utah/Western Michigan vs. Iowa 
Not before 11:30 a.m. -- Iowa vs. Florida; Georgia vs. Utah/Western Michigan
Not before 1:30 p.m. -- Michigan vs. Arizona State


Saturday, Sept. 22 
10 a.m. -- Michigan vs. Florida; Arizona State vs. Utah/Western Michigan; Georgia vs. Iowa
Not before 11:30 a.m. -- Michigan vs. Georgia; Florida vs. Utah/Western Michigan
Not before 1:30 p.m. -- Iowa vs. Arizona State


Sunday, Sept. 23
9 a.m. -- Michigan vs. Arizona State; Iowa vs. Florida; Utah/Western Michigan vs. Georgia
To Follow -- Georgia vs. Arizona State; Iowa vs. Utah/Western Michigan 
To Follow -- Michigan vs. Florida



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