ROCHESTER, Mich. -- The Oakland women's tennis team released the 2017-18 schedule, announced head coach Heather Redshaw. The Golden Grizzlies will host five dual matches which include Evansville and Horizon League opponents, UIC, IUPIU, Youngstown State and Cleveland State.
Oakland opens the fall portion of the schedule at the Chicago Invitational (Sept. 8-10) followed by the Akron Invitational (Sept. 22-24) and the ITA Midwest Regional in Ann Arbor, Mich. (Oct. 12-17).
The dual match section of the schedule begins at Western Michigan (Jan. 13) and Toledo (Feb. 10) followed by the home opener against Evansville (Feb. 17) at Bloomfield Racquet and Fitness. The Golden Grizzlies hit the road for spring break with four matches in the state of Florida at Stetson, Bethune Cookman, Florida A&M and Tampa.
Oakland opens the first of nine conference matches at home against UIC (Mar. 24) and new conference member IUPUI (Mar. 25) while traveling to arch-rival Detroit Mercy for a Metro Series showdown (Apr. 14).
The 2018 Horizon League Championships will be held in Chicago, Ill (Apr. 27-29).