Fan Guide to College MatchDay
Complimentary tickets for Feb. 15 available on Ticketmaster.com
Brian Ormiston | February 6, 2020
College MatchDay returns on Saturday, Feb. 15, at 5 p.m. with an historic college rivalry between Notre Dame and Southern Cal. Before making your way to Lake Nona, read up on everything you need to know for the match.
Notre Dame vs. USC – Women
Date and Time
Saturday, Feb. 15
First serve: 5 p.m.
Gates open: 4 p.m.
USTA National Campus (Collegiate Complex)
Address: 10000 USTA Blvd., Orlando, FL 32827
Phone: (844) 872-8667
Note: There is construction on Lake Nona Blvd. Please drive safely and stay alert.
Seats are available on a first-come, first-serve basis, and standing-room viewing will be available once the seats are full.
Parking is free and is first-come, first-serve.
Fans with RVs are directed to park in the back row of the main parking lot.
Bus lane is located near the front of the main parking lot.
Starting at 4 p.m., fans can enjoy tailgating games, face painting and much more, all for free.
A free interactive College MatchDay kids’ clinic, powered by Net Generation, will begin at 4 p.m. There will be three 15-minute sessions held at the Collegiate Center.
There also will be giveaways throughout the night.
Merchandise, food and refreshments (including adult beverages) will be available for purchase.
The match will air live on Tennis Channel Plus.
It will air on tape delay on Tennis Channel on Sunday, Feb. 16, at 6 p.m. ET.
Doubles will open the match. The first team to win two of the three doubles matches earns one overall team point. Matches are one six-game set.
Following doubles, six singles matches take place (best of three sets). Each match is worth one team point.
The first school to secure four team points wins the match.
The national anthem and team introductions will take place on Collegiate Center Court 3 (side facing the parking lot). Doubles will be on Courts 1, 2 and 3, while all singles matches will take place on Courts 1-6.
While the two schools have an historic rivalry in football, the women's tennis teams have met just three teams before 2020. Notre Dame leads the all-time series, 2-1.
The Irish topped the Trojans in their first meeting, which took place during the ITA Team Championships in Dallas.
USC got revenge the following year at the ITA event, defeating Notre Dame in Madison, Wis.
Their last meeting took place in 2002, when the Irish once again got the best of the Trojans at the ITA Team Championships, also in Madison.