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Men's tennis to host alumni weekend

August 3, 2010
The Drake men's tennis program will hold its first annual alumni reunion this fall as the Bulldogs welcome back their former players for a weekend of events at the Roger Knapp Tennis Center, 2525 Clark St., on Sept. 24-25.

"¨"¨Head coach Jimmy Borendame and the Bulldogs will host a tennis clinic to support the program to begin the weekend Friday, Sept. 24 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. "¨"¨

The clinic will teach tennis fundamentals, strategy, games, drills and point play. It is open to players aged 5 and up and of all skill levels. Each participant is asked to make a $20 donation to benefit the long-term success of the program, with additional donations welcome. On Saturday, Sept. 25, an alumni tennis match will begin at 1 p.m., pitting current student-athletes against past Bulldogs. The match will be followed by a barbecue social at 6 p.m.

"¨"¨For more information or to RSVP for the event please contact Borendame in the Drake men's tennis office at (515) 271-4916 or at jimmy.borendame@drake.edu.