LAFAYETTE, La. – Coming off of a very successful season, the Ragin' Cajuns men's tennis team was selected to play in the 2013 ITA Division I Men's Kick-Off Weekend scheduled for January 26-27 at the Varsity Tennis Center in Columbus, Ohio.
"This is another first for our program," head coach Mark Jeffrey said. "The top 60 teams in the nation are invited to play in the ITA Kickoff weekend which is a feeder into the National Indoor. This gives us as a team an excellent opportunity and a chance for Cajun tennis to cement its place among the nation's elite"
UL is the three seed in the Ohio State Regional and will face the University of Miami on Jan. 26 at 2 p.m. EST. The Cajuns will then play either Ohio State or East Tennessee State the following day.
The winner of the regional will be invited to play in the Feb. 15-18 ITA National Team Indoor Championship hosted by the University of Washington.
"Playing in Columbus, Ohio will be a great challenge for our players and team," Jeffrey added. "This challenge will make us better for our run to the NCAA's."
The Cajuns won 15 matches in 2012 and were ranked as high as 47th in the ITA Men's Division I Poll.