WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University men's and women's tennis squads released their 2017-18 schedules on Friday.
The Hoyas start the 2017-18 season locally as the men face the University of the District of Columbia (UDC) on Sept. 13, and the women will play at the Bedford Cup in College Park, Md., Sept. 15-17.
The men will play at the University of Pennsylvania Sept. 15-17 and at the Joe Hunt Memorial in Annapolis, Md., Sept. 22-24 before ITA Regionals at Liberty University Oct. 19-22. The women have a dual match against UDC scheduled for Sept. 20 prior to ITA Regionals in Blacksburg, Va., October 12-15.
Both squads will play in the Jack Kramer Invitational in Palos Verdes, Calif., Nov. 3-5, to close out fall play.
The teams will open the spring at Drexel University on Feb. 2 before splitting off to various dual matches. Over spring break, both the men and the women will face Barry University as well as Florida Atlantic University throughout the week. The men will also play Lynn University on Mar. 6.
On the women's side, the Hoyas will face two BIG EAST Conference opponents in Xavier University (Feb. 23) and Villanova University (Apr. 21). The men have four conference matches schedules against Xavier (Feb. 23), Marquette University (Mar. 23), Butler University (Mar. 24) and Villanova on Apr. 21 in the final home match for both Georgetown sides.
The BIG EAST Championship is scheduled for April 26-29 in Cayce, S.C., for the third-consecutive year.
The Hoyas will begin practice as school begins and the final roster will be selected in the first weeks of the fall season.