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UConn Tennis Programs Play to Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Oct. 3, 2014

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STORRS, Conn. - The University of Connecticut men's and women's tennis programs will play all of their October matches and tournament in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  The Huskies will be helping to raise funds for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund.  You can visit the UConn tennis team page on the Play4Kay.com website to make a gift supporting the cause.

"This month our men's and women's Tennis teams have decided to do their part in helping with a problem that has touched us all in one way or another," stated head men's tennis coach Michael Louis.  "For the month of October both teams will be playing to support Breast Cancer Awareness month.  On October 9th, the men will compete against Quinnipiac and the women will compete against UMass; we invite the UConn community to come out to our home courts and support our efforts."

The UConn men's and women's programs will both play one more home dual match this fall, on Thursday, October 9th.  The women will host UMass and the men take on Quinnipiac on the University of Connecticut Tennis Courts.  The women will start at 2:30 pm and the men at 3:00 pm.

The UConn men have three tournaments on their schedule this month starting this weekend with the Quinnipiac Invitational in Hamden.  The Huskies will also take part in the ITA Regional Championship at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y. on October 16th-19th and close out the fall slate with the Connecticut State Championships being held at Yale University on October 24th and 25th.

On the women's side, the Huskies open the month of October by playing in the USTA Invitational this weekend in Flushing.  UConn closes the fall out with two more tournaments, playing in the Providence College Invitational October 11th and 12th and at the ITA Regional Championship at Yale University on October 16th-19th.

"We welcome you to visit our team web page through the Kay Yow Cancer Fund to make a tax deductible gift.  We thank you for your continued support both on and off the court."

For more information on the Kay Yow Cancer Fund, visit KayYow.com.


 

 

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