COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s tennis team will split up this weekend for the final two tournaments of the squad’s fall campaign. While half travels to Hanover, N.H., for Dartmouth’s Big Green Invitational, the remaining members will travel to the desert for Arizona State’s Thunderbird Invitational. Both tournaments begin Friday, Nov. 5 and continue through Sunday, Nov. 6.

Sophomores Kara Cecil and Fidan Manashirova, along with freshmen Noelle Malley, Tiffany Dittmer and Kelsey Becker, will face opponents from Dartmouth, Boston University and the University of Massachusetts at the Big Green Invitational. The action can be followed throughout the weekend at

Seniors Paloma Escobedo and Cami Hubbs, junior Kelsey Haviland and sophomore Gabby Steele will travel to Tempe, Ariz., for the Thunderbird Invitational. Arizona State, San Diego, Northwestern, Michigan, California and Oregon will be represented at the tournament along with the Buckeyes.

The ASU tournament kicks off with doubles action at 8:30 a.m. MT and main draw singles follow for the duration of the day. Singles main draw finals will be held Sunday at 9:30 a.m. MT. Follow the matches at

Arizona State Thunderbird Invitational
Whiteman Tennis Center
Tempe, Ariz.
Nov. 5-7

Big Green Invitational
Boss Tennis Center
Hanover, N.H.
Nov. 5-7