Tennis Set for Big Green Invite

  • By Jonathan Hevron
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  • October 31, 2013 03:45 PM
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Kaja Mrgole
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The West Virginia University tennis team concludes its 2013 fall schedule at the Big Green Invite in Hanover, N.H., from Nov. 1-3.
The Mountaineers open play on Friday, Nov. 1, with singles and doubles play against Boston University, starting at noon with doubles. At 4 p.m., WVU faces off against UMASS in doubles play.
On Saturday, Nov. 2, the Mountaineers match up with Dartmouth at 3 p.m. The teams begin with doubles and finish the day in singles competition.
WVU closes the Big Green Invite with singles play against UMASS at 9 a.m., on Sunday, Nov. 3.
The Mountaineers are 5-6 all-time against their opponents this weekend. WVU is 1-0 all-time against Dartmouth, with their only meeting coming in 1998. The Mountaineers are 3-1 since 1987 against UMASS. In the most recent meeting, WVU defeated the Minutemen in the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament in 1995. The Mountaineers are 1-5 all-time against Boston, most recently falling to the Terriers in 2000.
The Mountaineers are coming off the USTA/ITA Atlantic Regional Championships. Freshman Kaja Mrgole leads WVU with six wins in singles play this fall. The freshmen tandem of Mrgole and Oana Manole combined for three wins last weekend before falling in the quarterfinals, and are tied with the returning duo of sophomore Hailey Barrett and junior Ikttesh Chahal with a team-high four wins.
Complete tournament schedule
Friday, Nov. 1
Boston University vs. West Virginia
Noon BU vs. West Virginia Doubles
1PM noon BU-West Virginia singles 1-6
2:30 BU-West Virginia singles 7-8
4:00 PM West Virginia vs UMASS doubles
Dartmouth vs. UMASS
5:00 PM Dartmouth vs. UMASS doubles four courts
6:00 PM Dartmouth vs. UMASS 1-6
7:30 PM Dartmouth vs. UMASS 7-8
Saturday, Nov. 2
Boston University vs.  UMASS
10:00 AM BU vs. UMASS Doubles 4 courts
11:00 AM BU vs. UMASS singles #’s 3-8
12:30 PM BU vs. UMASS singles  #1-#2 on first available ct.
2:00 PM BU vs. Dartmouth Doubles
Dartmouth vs. West Virginia
3 PM West Virginia vs. Dartmouth doubles
4 PM West Virginia vs. Dartmouth singles
5:30 PM West Virginia vs. Dartmouth singles 
Sunday, Nov. 3
West Virginia vs. UMASS
9:00 AM West Virginia vs. UMASS Singles 1-6
10:30 AM West Virginia vs. UMASS 7-8
Dartmouth vs. Boston University
Noon Dartmouth College vs. BU 1,3,5-8
1:30PM Dartmouth College vs. BU 2,4,