January 19, 2012
Tech hosts Larsen Bowker Invitational
The Hokies open the spring season at home against Davidson, MTSU and Columbia

BLACKSBURG, Va. – The No. 34 Virginia Tech men’s tennis team is set to open the spring schedule, Jan. 20-22, hosting the Larsen Bowker Invitational indoors at the Burrows-Burleson Tennis Center on the Virginia Tech campus. Joining the Hokies are players from Davidson College, Middle Tennessee State and Columbia.

Friday and Saturday’s matches begin at 10 a.m. with Tech players getting on the court at 4 p.m. both days. On Sunday, competition will start at 9 a.m. with the Hokie athletes taking the court at 2 p.m.

The format will place players into three singles flights and two doubles flights. Flight A singles will be each teams’ No. 1 and 2 seeds. In Flight B will be the No. 3 and 4 seeds and Flight C will have No. 5-8 seeds. There will be no team scoring in the event and winners in each flight will be determined by a point system.

Tech will open dual play on Jan. 29 at the ITA Kickoff Weekend in Athens, Ga. The Hokies play Nebraska on the opening day of the event at 9 a.m.

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