CONFERENCE USA MEN'S TENNIS FORMAT FOR 2013-14

2013-14 Teams (11): Charlotte, East Carolina, Florida Atlantic, Middle Tennessee, Old Dominion, Rice, Southern Miss, Tulane, Tulsa, UAB and UTSA
Divisions: N/A
Scheduling Format: N/A
2014 Championship: April 17-20, Tulsa, Okla. (host Tulsa)
Championship Format: The 11-team single-elimination championship format will consist of three matches on Thursday, four quarterfinal matches on Friday, two semifinal matches on Saturday and the championship final on Sunday. Matches shall consist of six singles and three doubles. Doubles should be played first, followed by singles. Singles matches are two out of three sets, while doubles are an eight-game proset. The winner gains the league's automatic bid to the NCAA Championship.
Reg. Season Awards: There will be an Athlete of the Week chosen by the conference office. In addition there will be an All-Academic Team selected by the SIDs.
Postseason Awards: Coach of the Year, Player of the Year, Newcomer of the Year and Freshman of the Year selected after the championship. All-Conference selections shall include six (6) First Team All-Conference and six (6) Second-Team All-Conference selections. These 12 spots will come directly from the most current ITA Top 125 Rankings. If there are remaining spots available, they will be filled by student-athletes who are nominated and voted on by the coaches. There will also be two All-Conference doubles Team consisting of six (6) athletes on each (3 teams). These will also come from the most current ITA rankings.
Championship Awards: The first and second place team will receive trophies and the first place teams will receive individual awards. Following the Championship and along with the All-Conference Awards, coaches shall vote upon Outstanding Singles Player and Outstanding Doubles Team of the Championship.

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