NCCAA tennis participants reach out to community
Tuesday, May 9, 2006
NCCAA tennis participants reach out to community

(GREER, SC) – The National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) is holding the 2006 NCCAA National Tennis Championships for both men and women at the Greer Parks and Recreation Tennis Center and Greer High School Tennis Courts, May 9-11, 2006.

Hosted by North Greenville College, the City of Greer, The Greer Tennis Academy and the Greer Baptist Association, the championship kicked off on Monday with approximately 100 student-athletes of NCCAA colleges and universities from across the country participating in Christian Service Projects (CSPs). Projects included cleaning the playground yard at the Calvary Baptist Christian School, preparing meals for Mobile Meals, Greer Community Ministry and Daily Bread Ministries, yardwork at the Piedmont Women’s Center, Greer Relief and Middle Tyger Community Center, and teaching residents of Bayberry Retirement Center to play tennis, among other outreach.

“This is an awesome experience for our teams to serve this community,” stated Dan Wood, NCCAA Executive Director. “It truly reflects what the NCCAA is all about.”

Championship matches will be held Monday & Tuesday, 8:00, 11:00, 2:00 and 5:00 p.m. at the Greer Tennis Academy and Greer High School with the men’s championship match Thursday at 8:00 a.m. and the women’s championship at 11:00 a.m., both at the Greer Tennis Academy on Oakland Street in Greer, SC. Admission is free and open to the public. North Greenville College (SC) men will defend their title for the fourth straight year and Palm Beach Atlantic University (FL) women’s will defend their title.

For more information visit www.thenccaa.org, click Sports, or call 864-250-1199.