University of Delaware
Office of Public Relations
The Messenger
Vol. 6, No. 1/1996
A smashing event

     Tennis celebrities (from left) Billie Jean King, Nicole
Arendt, Martina Navratilova and the Fightin' Blue Hen mascot,
YoUDee, watch the action at the Delaware Smash's World TeamTennis
match Sept. 17, at the Bob Carpenter Sports/Convocation Center.
The Smash, owned by King and International Management Group, made
its home this fall at the Carpenter Center. MBNA America is the
sponsor for the event. The Delaware franchise team, one of 10
nationally, played six home matches during its 1996 season.