2012 NEITA Team Championships
May 19-20, 2012

Class "A" Draw
Class "B" Draw
Class "C" Draw
About Seeding and the Draws
Match Format
Logistics


Class "A" Draw

Quarterfinals
(Saturday morning, 9:30)
Semifinals
(Saturday afternoon, 1:30)
Final
(Sunday, 1pm, Loomis Chaffee)
Dexter School (#1) 4   Dexter School 0   Phillips Exeter Academy 3
Phillips Academy 3
Top half of the draw played at Andover    
Avon Old Farms School 0   Phillips Exeter Academy 4
Phillips Exeter Academy 4
     
Deerfield Academy 3   Choate Rosemary Hall 0   Hotchkiss School 4
Choate Rosemary Hall 4
Bottom half of the draw played at Choate    
Loomis Chaffee School 0   Hotchkiss School 4
Hotchkiss School (#2) 4

Class "B" Draw

Quarterfinals
(Saturday morning, 9:30 )

Semifinals
(Saturday afternoon, 1:30)
Final
(Sunday, 1pm, Loomis Chaffee)
Hopkins School (#1) 4   Hopkins School 4   Hopkins School 4
Noble and Greenough School 0
Top half of the draw played at Hopkins    
St. Sebastian's School 5   St. Sebastian's School 0
Kingswood-Oxford School 1
     
Belmont Hill School 4   Belmont Hill School 3   Roxbury Latin School 0
Pomfret School 1
Bottom half QFs played at Harvard and Middlesex; semfinal at Harvard    
Middlesex School 0   Roxbury Latin School 4
Roxbury Latin School (#2) 4

Class "C" Draw


Semifinals
(Saturday morning, 10am)
Final
(Saturday morning, 2pm)
      Beaver Country Day School     Beaver Country Day School 4
   
     
      [BYE]  
   
All matches played at Pine Manor College    
      Wooster School 0   Pingree School 1
   
     
      Pingree School 4
   

About Seeding and the Draws

     The Tournament Committee determined tournament berths and seeding based on the following criteria: 2012 win-loss record, record within class, quality of schedule, head-to-head results, results against common opponents, total number of matches played, meeting the .500 record minimum standard, and any other available information.

     In accordance with ITA and USTA rules, as found in the publication Friend At Court, a tournament may seed one team for every four entered and place one additional team per four entered. Placed teams were assigned to the top and bottom halves of the draw at random.


Match Format

     In the team tournament, all team matches are played using the 7-point intercollegiate format, consisting of three doubles pro-sets collectively worth one point followed by six best-of-three-sets singles matches each worth a point. Because of the tournament format, once the doubles point is decided, teams should commence singles play immediately, abandoning the final doubles pro-set, if necessary. Once the team result is decided, the remaining singles matches may be abandoned. For more information about this format, click here.

Logistics

Tennis balls. All participating teams should bring nine unopened cans of balls to the first round matches on Saturday morning. The first matches will be played using one school's tennis balls. The losing team keeps the used match balls and the winning team will keep the unopened cans for the next round. This process will be repeated for the semifinals and final.

Match intervals. Coaches should use common sense in ensuring a suitable interval before semifinal play should quarterfinal matches run long.

Mutual consent. As there will not necessarily be an official nor a site director at each venue, coaches will need to work together to resolve any difficulties. At each venue, the coach and/or athletic director (or their designate) of the hosting school have the final decision relating to playing conditions and scheduling.


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