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UTech men, UWI women, launch title bid

Published:Thursday | October 15, 2015 | 10:00 AMShayne Fairman

Six-time defending Intercol women's table tennis champions, the University of the West Indies (UWI), will be confident at home and firing on all cylinders in their title defence opener against G.C. Foster College this afternoon at the UWI Students Union, Mona. The competition will serve off at 2 p.m.

The high-flying UWI Women have copped the last six championships, with coach Sandra Riettie hoping to repeat this year and net seven straight.

Meanwhile, the University of Technology (UTech) men's team is the team to beat, having captured the title five times in the last six years.

Shayne Frost has been appointed new coach of the G.C. Foster men - the only team to have upset the UTech juggernaut, winning the title in 2011.

Today, UWI's men will also take on G.C. Foster's men's team.

The three-team competition will feature the UWI (Mona) men and women, G.C. Foster men and women and the University of Technology (UTech) men and women.

UTech are competing on a bye for the opening round.