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2004 Big Ten Men's Tennis Championships Hosted By Michigan State University
 
 
 
The MSU Outdoor Courts, along with the MSU Indoor Tennis Facility, will be the site of this year's Big Ten Men's Tennis Championships.
 
The MSU Outdoor Courts, along with the MSU Indoor Tennis Facility, will be the site of this year's Big Ten Men's Tennis Championships.
 
 

April 21, 2004

EAST LANSING, Mich. -

Championship: #1 Illinois 4, #2 Ohio State 1

Semifinals: #1 Illinois 4, #4 Northwestern 0

Semifinals: #2 Ohio State 4, #3 Minnesota 0

Quarterfinals: #1 Illinois 4, #9 Michigan State 0

Quarterfinals: #2 Ohio State 4, #10 Wisconsin 0

Quarterfinals: #3 Minnesota 4, #6 Indiana 3

Quarterfinals: #4 Northwestern 4, #5 Purdue 1

First Round: #9 Michigan State 4, #8 Michigan 2

First Round: #10 Wisconsin 4, #7 Penn State 3

First Round: #6 Indiana 4, #11 Iowa 0

Michigan State University will be hosting the 2004 Big Ten Men's Tennis Championships April 29-May 2 for the first time since the 1997 season. All 11 teams will be participating to see who will claim this year's Big Ten tournament title and earn the Big Ten's automatic berth into the 2004 NCAA tournament. Admission is free throughout the entire tournament. Match times are listed at the bottom of the page.

More Information
Please visit the official website of the Big Ten for a preview of the tournament, seedings, lineups and other information concerning the tournament. You can also visit each team's tennis website by clicking on one of the links below:

#1 University of Illinois
#2 Ohio State University
#3 University of Minnesota
#4 Northwestern University
#5 Purdue University
#6 Indiana University
#7 Penn State University
#8 University of Michigan
#9 Michigan State University
#10 University of Wisconsin
#11 University of Iowa

Michigan State Facilities
The MSU Outdoor Courts will serve as the primary facility for the Big Ten Championships with the MSU Indoor Tennis Facility serving as a back-up in case of inclement weather. The outdoor facilities feature 20 courts, 12 competition and eight recreation, with portable bleachers while the indoor facility contains eight courts, seating for 1,200 and spacious locker rooms.

Parking
Team vehicles and handicap parking will be located just west of the outdoor courts. Public parking will be available in lot 79 immediately south of the football stadium. If play is moved to the indoor facility, substantial parking is available on site and is free every day. Directions to the facilities are listed below.

MSU Outdoor Tennis Facility
Location: South of the Duffy Daugherty Football Building, east of Chestnut Road and south of West Shaw Lane. Campus Map: MSU

Driving Directions to the MSU Outdoor Courts:
From West: I-496 through Lansing to U.S. 127 South. Take Exit 9 (Trowbridge Road) which heads east from the highway. Turn left on Harrison Road. Turn right on Shaw Lane. Parking lot 79 will be on the left side, south of the football stadium.
From East: I-96 west to U.S. 127 North. Take Exit 9 (Trowbridge Road) which heads east from the highway. Turn left on Harrison Road. Turn right on Shaw Lane. Parking lot 79 will be on the left side, south of the football stadium.
From North: South on U.S. 127. Take Exit 9 (Trowbridge Road) which heads east from the highway. Turn left on Harrison Road. Turn right on Shaw Lane. Parking lot 79 will be on the left side, south of the football stadium.
From South: North on U.S. 127. Take Exit 9 (Trowbridge Road) which heads east from the highway. Turn left on Harrison Road. Turn right on Shaw Lane. Parking lot 79 will be on the left side, south of the football stadium.

MSU Indoor Tennis Facility
Location: 3571 E. Mount Hope Ave., Lansing, Mich., 48910 Phone: 517-355-2209

Driving Directions to the MSU Indoor Tennis Facility:
From West: I-496 through Lansing to U.S. 127 South. Take Exit 9 (Trowbridge Road) which heads east from the highway. Turn right on Harrison Road. Turn right on Mount Hope Road. Indoor Facility is on the right hand side before the underpass.
From East: I-96 west to U.S. 127 North. Take Exit 9 (Trowbridge Road) which heads east from the highway. Turn right on Harrison Road. Turn right on Mount Hope Road. Indoor Facility is on the right hand side before the underpass.
From North: South on U.S. 127. Take Exit 9 (Trowbridge Road) which heads east from the highway. Turn right on Harrison Road. Turn right on Mount Hope Road. Indoor Facility is on the right hand side before the underpass.
From South: North on U.S. 127. Take Exit 9 (Trowbridge Road) which heads east from the highway. Turn right on Harrison Road. Turn right on Mount Hope Road. Indoor Facility is on the right hand side before the underpass.

Championship Headquarters
The host hotel for the 2004 Big Ten Men's Tennis Tournament is the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center located in downtown Lansing, next to the State Capitol. The Championship Banquet will take place at the Radisson April 29 at 7 p.m.

Sports Information and Media Information
Results will be updated online at www.msuspartans.com and www.bigten.org throughout the tournament as well as the completion of each day. If you wish to receive a PDF email of the results, please contact Brian Ormiston or Brad Gust in the MSU sports information office at 517-355-2271.

Members of the media are welcome at any time during the tournament. Passes are not needed. A member of the MSU sports information office will be at the tournament during each day of competition. If you wish to take live or still pictures of a particular match, you may do so from outside the fences around the courts. On-court photography will also be allowed, but please contact Brian Ormiston or Brad Gust beforehand for instructions at 517-355-2271.

Match Schedule
Thursday, April 29
10 a.m.	Match 1: First Round #8 Michigan vs. #9 Michigan State
10 a.m.	Match 2: First Round #7 Penn State vs. #10 Wisconsin
2 p.m.	Match 3: First Round #6 Indiana vs. #11 Iowa
Friday, April 30
11 a.m.	Match 4: Quarterfinals #1 Illinois vs. #8 Michigan/#9 Michigan State
11 a.m.	Match 5: Quarterfinals #2 Ohio State vs. #7 Penn State/#10 Wisconsin
2 p.m.	Match 6: Quarterfinals #4 Northwestern vs. #5 Purdue
2 p.m.	Match 7: Quarterfinals #3 Minnesota vs. #6 Indiana/#11 Iowa
Saturday, May 1
10 a.m.	Match 8: Semifinals Match 4 winner vs. Match 6 winner
2 p.m.	Match 9: Semifinals Match 5 winner vs. Match 7 winner
Sunday, May 2
12 p.m.	Match 10: Championship Match


 

 

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