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Ducks Head East for ITA Kickoff Weekend

Ducks Head East for ITA Kickoff Weekend

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EUGENE, Ore. – The Oregon women’s tennis team is set for its second weekend of the spring season, as the Ducks head to Chapel Hill, N.C. for the 2024 ITA Kickoff Weekend hosted by top-ranked North Carolina at Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center.

Oregon (1-0) at No. 1 North Carolina (4-0)

When: Friday, Jan. 26 | 11 a.m. PT
Where: Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center (Chapel Hill, N.C.)
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Oregon (1-0) vs. Charlotte (2-2) or Kentucky (3-0)

When: Saturday, Jan. 27 | 12:30 p.m. PT or 3 p.m. PT
Where: Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center (Chapel Hill, N.C.)


The Ducks are making their third straight appearance at the ITA Kickoff Weekend, with 16 winners at each four-team site advancing to the ITA Indoor Championships. UO traveled to Stillwater, Okla., last season and was a part of the Chapel Hill region in 2022.


UO begins the event against the defending national champions and nation’s No. 1 team in the Tar Heels on Friday at 11 a.m. PT. Depending on results the Ducks will take on either Charlotte or Kentucky on Saturday.


UNC’s roster features seven singles players ranked in the ITA’s top 50, including three in the top 10. Additionally, North Carolina possesses the nation’s top doubles pairing of Reese Brantmeier and Elizabeth Scotty. UNC has four ranked doubles teams in total – all in the top 40.


Charlotte enters as the No. 2 seed in the bracket and will face third-seeded Kentucky on Friday. Lucia Quiterio leads the 49ers, who are 2-2 to being the season, and is ranked 98th in in the latest singles rankings. The Wildcats have won three straight to open the spring campaign and their top pairing of Ellie Myers and Lidia Gonzalez are ranked 25th.


Oregon kicked off its 2024 spring season with a resounding 7-0 sweep of Portland at the Student Tennis Center. The Ducks clinched the doubles point with wins at Nos. 1 and 3 doubles and then earned six singles victories, with four coming in straight sets.


Sixth-year head coach Courtney Nagle saw two newcomers make their Oregon debuts last weekend in SEC transfers Nina Geissler (LSU) and Olivia Symons (Tennessee).


Geissler won her singles match in straight sets at the second position in the lineup while Symons needed a third set for her victory at the No. 3 spot.


The Ducks are 0-1 all-time against both North Carolina and Charlotte while they have never…

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