Tuscaloosa, AL - The Alabama Men’s and Women’s Wheelchair Basketball teams closed out the Fall Semester with a sweep at home this weekend. The Alabama Men’ Wheelchair Basketball team closed out the Fall Semester with a win over the talented Southern All Stars 66-53 last night at home. Alabama finishes the Fall Semester at 10-2 overall and 1-1 in Conference play. The Alabama Women’s Wheelchair Basketball team closed out the Fall Semester with 3 wins this weekend at home. In the first game of the weekend Alabama defeated the UTA All Stars 78-60. The next morning Alabama defeated Lakeshore 78-24. In the final game of the tournament Alabama beat the UTA All Stars in a rematch 88-41. The Alabama women are now 14-1 on the season and 2-0 in conference. Both the Alabama Men and Women’s teams return to action on January 10 at the Pioneer Classic in Birmingham, AL. Come out and Support Alabama! Roll Tide!
Arlington, TX - The Alabama Women won all four games at the University of Texas-Arlington this weekend. In their first game of the tournament the Tide beat the UTA Movin-Mavs 63-15. In their second game of the tournament Alabama beat the University of Illinois 65-31. The next day Alabama continued their hot shooting and beat Dallas 81-31. In the final game of the tournament Alabama completed the sweep of the weekend and won a great contest against the University of Illinois 53-46. The Alabama women are now 9-1 on the year and 2-0 in the Intercollegiate Conference. The Alabama Men’s Wheelchair Basketball team earned a split at the University of Texas-Arlington this going 2-2 for the weekend. In the first game of the tournament the Crimson Tide lost to the UTA Movin-Mavs 76-41 in a rematch of last years National Championship Game. The Alabama men also lost their second game of the first day against Championship Division Powerhouse Dallas 67-37. The Tide rebounded on the second and final day of the tournament with wins against the Austin Wreckers 68-63 and the University of Illinois 40-34. The Alabama Men are now 7-2 for the year and 1-1 in the Intercollegiate Conference. Come out the weekend and support the Alabama Men and Women as they take on Auburn, Lakeshore and Southern Mississippi on Saturday, November 16th at the Alabama Student Recreation Center. Check back for a full game schedule. Roll Tide!
Tuscaloosa, AL – Congratulations to the University of Alabama for winning their first Team Championships in Wheelchair Tennis today by 4 points over University of Texas-Arlington! Cindy Oulette started the morning off strong for Alabama winning the Tier Two Singles Championship 6-3, 6-4 over Andy Kraft from UTA. Karolina Lingyte advanced to the finals of Tier One and finished second in top Bracket with a 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 loss to Matthew DeVlieger of Calvin College. Mackenzie Soldan and Karolina Lingyte won the Doubles Championship with another 3 set victory over Scott Cole of Grand Valley State and Devlieger 6-3, 3-6, 6-4. A full listing of the final placements is below. Check back to the page tonight and tomorrow for complete results and tournament photos!
Tier One Singles:
Champion – Matthew Devlieger – Calvin Collge
Second – Karolina Lingtye – University of Alabama
Third – Pedro Rocha – University of Arizona
Fourth – Mackenzie Soldan – University of Alabama
Tier Two Singles:
Champion – Cindy Oulette – University of Alabama
Second – Andy Kraft – University of Texas-Arlington
Third – Juan Soto – University of Texas-Arlington
Fourth – John Watson – University of Texas-Arlington
Champion – Soldan and Lingyte – Univeristy of Alabama
Second – DevLieger & Cole – Calvin College & GVSU
Third – Rocha and Lucien – Arizona and UTA
Fourth – Hynes and Woodard – University of Alabama
National Champion – University of Alabama – 18 Points
Second Place – UTA – 14 Points
Third Place – Calvin College – 10 Points
Fourth Place – University of Arizona – 5 1/2 Points
Tuscaloosa, AL – The University of Alabama Adapted Athletics program is proud to announce their partnership with ABC Medical. ABC Medical is the Official Medical Supplier for the National Wheelchair Basketball Association and the first and only provider of urological supplies and other medical products committed to the financial and practical support of adaptive sports. ABC offers an unmatched combination of products, education, service and outreach to help their customers live healthier more active lives. ABC Medical is now the Official Medical Supplier for the University of Alabama Adapted Athletics program and the title sponsor for the 2014 ABC Medical Collegiate Classic on February 21-22, 2014. For more information about ABC Medical, visit the ABC Medical Website or click on the ABC Logo on the Alabama Adapted Athletics Website. Roll Tide!