October 2, 2009

Butler Tennis Teams Hosting Homecoming Alumni Matches

Butler fans and alumni planning on attending Saturday's Homecoming festivities are encouraged to Butler tennis at the new outdoor tennis courts beginning at 10:30 a.m. The new facilities are located just south of Varsity Field and the IM fields on the other side of the canal.

The men's alumni match will start first Saturday at 10:30. The women's match will begin at 11:30.

On the men's side, alumni returning to play Saturday combined for seven consecutive Horizon League Player of the Year awards. Shlomo Shemesh '99, Brandon Currie '02 and Kevin Gill '04 are among the players coming back for the event.

Shemesh was the league's player of the year in 1998 and 1999, while Currie won the award from 2000-02. Gill was player of the year in 2003 and 2004.