Marc Spicijaric celebrates during Illinois' 2007 NCAA finals run.
Sept. 5, 2007
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The 2007 Illinois men's tennis season brought the program back to the forefront of collegiate tennis during its stellar run through the NCAA tournament and into the championship finals for only the second time in school history. In honor of that feat, the Illinois men's and women's tennis teams want to invite alumni, students and all of the Illini tennis family to a special 2007 Finals Celebration at Campus Recreation Center East (CRCE), located at 1102 W. Gregory Drive in Urbana, from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 7.
Fans will have a chance to meet both the 2008 Illinois men's and women's tennis squads at the event, can watch the 2007 men's tennis 2007 NCAA finals run highlight video and will be treated to free ice cream and cookies, courtesy of Cold Stone Creamery and the Cookie Jar.
Attendants also will have the chance to enter giveaways for free tennis lessons, free Illinois T-shirts, racquets and loads of other tennis paraphernalia.
Head coaches Brad Dancer and Michelle Dasso of the men's and women's tennis teams encourage fans to open the Illinois tennis seasons with a bang by helping the Orange and Blue to celebrate a tremendous 2007 NCAA finals run and then begin 2008 on the right foot.