first_imgThe Bulldogs close out the regular season on April 23 when they host Southern Illinois. Story Links The Bulldogs completes their non-conference portion of the schedule with three home matches against Eastern Illinois (March 12), Gustavus Adolphus (March 19) and Upper Iowa (March 25). DES MOINES, Iowa – Drake University head women’s tennis coach Mai-Ly Tran released the Bulldogs 2017 schedule which features 11 matches in the friendly confines of the Roger Knapp Tennis Center. 2017 Schedule The Bulldogs then heads to Milwaukee, Wis. for matches against Marquette (March 4) and UW-Milwaukee (March 5). Drake plays its final away non-conference match at St. Louis on March 10. The Bulldogs open the season with a five-match homestand, starting with SIUE on Jan. 22 and then against South Dakota (Feb. 4), Augustana College (Ill.) (Feb. 5), Iowa State (Feb. 10) and ending with Nebraska-Omaha (Feb. 11). The Bulldogs return to the Roger Knapp Tennis Center on April 8 and April 9 when they host Wichita State and Missouri State, respectively. Drake’s first road trip won’t be an easy task as it travels to Nebraska on Feb. 17 and will play a neutral site match the next day against Colorado State. Drake’s final road trip of the regular season is to Illinois when it squares off against Bradley (April 14) and Illinois State (April 15). Drake opens Missouri Valley Conference action on April 1 with a trip to Northern Iowa. The 2017 MVC Championship will be played in Normal, Ill., hosted by Illinois State, on April 28-30. Print Friendly Versionlast_img

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