Table Tennis Olympic Trials
February 27 to March 1, 2020
The Kinesiology & Athletics department is excited to announce the USA Olympic Trials for Table Tennis.
Over 100 male and female athletes from all over the U.S. will compete for spots on the Olympic team. The winning athletes from the event will represent the United States in the summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.
Join us in celebrating this amazing opportunity for the college.
All students, faculty and staff with current SMC IDs will be allowed to enter for free!
For questions regarding the event, email kinesiology@SMC.edu.
- February 27, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
- February 28, 11:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
- February 29, 11:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
- March 1, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
National Championships April 12-14 2019 | Greensboro, North Carolina
SMC won the “2019 Most Improved” award in the nation, finished #11 in Teams, Quarterfinal in Singles, and round of 16 in Doubles.
Singles 4/14/19 – Quarterfinal – SMC Tiziano Aeillo lost to Texas Wesleyan Jishan Liang
Doubles 4/13/19 – Round of 32 – SMC Ayush Kapoor/Tiziano Aeillo defeated Wright State Trevor Kramer/Josh Cabay
Doubles 4/13/19 – Round of 16 – SMC Ayush Kapoor/Tiziano Aeillo lost to Mississippi College Ghana Aryal/Tomotaka Yoshitoni
Team 4/12/19 – #14 SMC defeated #23 Wright State University 3-1
Team 4/12/19 – #14 SMC defeated #11 Duke University 3-1, SMC advanced to round of 16 at the National Championships.
4/13/19 – Round 16 – #14 SMC vs #7 University of Buffalo at 10:30am (EST) (watch the game live on http://nctta.org/champs/2019/index.html)
SMC Table Tennis Team Heads to National Championships April 12-14
Regionals held March 9-10 Orange County Table Tennis Academy
SMC defeated University of Washington (3-1)
SMC defeated USC (3-1)
SMC defeated Stanford University (4-0) and advance to the National Championship.
SMC won the NCTTA Southern California West Team Division Tournament on 2/9/19
SMC finished Second in the NCTTA SoCal Singles Division Tournament
First Place: UCLA
Second Place: SMC
SMC has advanced to Regional Championships (March 10-11 2019)
Click here for Tribute to Prof. Jo Kidd
SMC is going to National Championships, April 20-22, 2018 | Round Rock, Texas
(L-R, Hu Xiongtao, Cody Rains, Tiziano Aiello, Ayush Kapoor, Brooks Leonard, Yang Hongjian, and Coach Kamran Khairzad)
Santa Monica College Ayush Kapoor won the NCTTA Socal West Division men’s single title
Santa Monica College finished 2nd place in team competition
First Place – UCLA
Second Place – SMC
Third Place – USC
Fourth Place – Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
SMC is now invited to NCTTA West Regional Championships in UCSD Feb 24th/25th both for Team competition and Men’s singles.