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Collin College to Host NJCAA Men's Tennis Nationals

May 4, 2016 – Collin College will host the National Junior College Athletic Association’s (NJCAA) Men’s National Tennis Championships, May 16-20. This will mark the 15th consecutive year Collin College has hosted the event.

The tournament draws the top junior college teams from around the nation to compete for the title of NJCAA Men’s National Champion. Residents are encouraged to come out and see some great tennis action at tournament sites around the Collin County area, including Collin College’s Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano, and The University of Texas at Dallas, 800 W Campbell Road in Richardson.

“This is the largest college athletic event that occurs in Collin County,” Tournament Coordinator Craig Leverette said. “There will be more than 30 schools from across the country vying for both the Division I and Division III titles.  Many of the players that compete in the event will be playing in some of the top NCAA programs in the next year or two. 

“It truly is an exciting event, the culmination of a lot of hard work by these student athletes and a great opportunity for local tennis fans to come out and see top notch college tennis.”

An electronic tournament program for the tournament will be available at https://www.collin.edu/athletics/national_tourn/ on Friday, May 13. Tournament updates will be available via Twitter at twitter.com/NJCAAMensTennis and Facebook at www.facebook.com/NJCAAMensTennis .

Collin College serves nearly 52,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates in a wide range of disciplines. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development. In addition, the college operates the Collin Higher Education Center, which serves 3,300 additional students each year in partnership with The University of Texas at Dallas, Texas Woman’s University, Texas A&M Commerce, Texas Tech and the University of North Texas.

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