- Texas A&M-Corpus Christi tennis programs begin the 2023-24 season with the Jake Frederick Memorial Islander Open
- The tournament honors Jake Frederick, a former Islanders Tennis player and Marine pilot
- Teams from Utah State, Texas State, Abilene Christian, Lamar, UTRGV, and Texas A&M-Kingsville will also compete
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi tennis teams are set to kick off their 2023-24 season with the Jake Frederick Memorial Islander Open. The tournament, held at the Thomas J. Henry Tennis Center, will run from Friday to Sunday, with matches starting at 9 a.m. each day. The event is named in honor of Jake Frederick, a former Islanders player and Marine pilot who lost his life in 2016. Coach Steve Moore expressed his gratitude for Frederick’s sacrifice and the opportunity to pay tribute to him. Seven teams, including Texas State, Abilene Christian, and Lamar, will compete alongside the Islanders in both singles and doubles matches.
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