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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The No. 3 Ohio State men’s tennis team’s match vs. No. 12 Baylor was cancelled Wednesday because of unfavorable and cold weather conditions at the Baylor Tennis Center in Waco, Texas. A rescheduled date has not been determined.

According to Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) rules, which can be found HERE,
“All matches shall be played outdoors unless weather or court conditions threaten the health and safety of student athletes or if contracted otherwise for winter month competition. In the event of inclement weather, a team match shall be continued indoors if varsity quality tennis facilities are available. (See II.C.1. for a definition of varsity quality tennis facility).”

a. Determining playable outdoor weather conditions
i. The projected weather forecast, for a minimum of two hours out of a four-hour time period from the start of the match, according to www.weather.com shall be:

  • A high of at least 50°; or
  • Sustained winds (not including wind gusts) of 20 miles per hour or less.

 (Rules can be found on page 258 in the above link)

The Buckeyes are back in action at home against Louisville at 6 p.m. March 3 at The Ohio State University Varsity Indoor Tennis Center.