HBCU National Tennis Championships Set For September 18-21

The Clayton County Tennis Center will host the 14th Annual HBCU National Championships on Thursday,
September 18th to Sunday, September 21st, 2014 in Jonesboro, GA.

This year’s competition will showcase some of the top Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) representing NCAA division I, II and NAIA tennis programs.

On the men’s’ side, the Xavier University, defending champions are eager to repeat. On the women’s side, the defending champions, Bethune-Cookman University will
once again be a big contender for the Championships.

Last year’s event boasted the participation of 14 schools including University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, Benedict College, Bethune-Cookman University, Bluefield State College, Clark-Atlanta University, Delaware State University, Florida A&M University, Howard University, Morehouse College, North Carolina A&T State University, North Carolina Central University, Prairie View A&M University, Savannah State University, Southern University, and Tuskegee University as well as 145 student-athletes.

The 14th Annual HBCU National Championships is anticipated to have the largest field of participants along with the best talents to compete for this year’s National Championship titles.


The annual affair will also feature a Welcoming Mixer on Thursday, Pro-Am Double Tennis Mixer on
Friday and Junior Tennis Clinic on Saturday’s schedule, which all will be held at the Clayton County
Tennis Center.
The HBCU National Tennis Championships is proud of its present and past sponsors with support from
the USTA Diversity & Inclusion, USTA Southern and Florida sections, American Tennis Association
(ATA), COAN Tennis Association Inc., Rainbow Tennis League, Goody4U Inc., Williams Property Group,
and Clayton County Convention and Visitor Bureau.
For more information, please visit our website: www.HBCUtennis.com or feel free to contact us at 850-
321-3363 or carl.goodman@famu.edu.

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