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February Aces
Short Month, But Plenty of Titles for the Aces in February
by Colette Lewis, 5 March 2021

With national team indoor titles in the United States, pro doubles titles in Australia and Asia, junior titles in South America and Challenger titles in Europe and South Africa for up-and-coming Americans, February was a short but productive month for current and former collegians and many elite junior competitors.

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Player Spotlight
Spotlight Players of the Week: J.Allen Smith and Audrey Harrington
by Rhiannon Potkey, 4 March 2021

TRN regularly shines the spotlight on a boy and girl player randomly selected from our class ranking lists. Beyond match scores and tournament results, the players reveal more about their interests and personalities. Get to know J.Allen Smith and Audrey Harrington.

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Recruiting Profile
Saravanan Finds Strong Support System at Miami University
by Rhiannon Potkey, 3 March 2021

Nishitha Saravanan felt a sense of secuirty from the minute she started getting recruited by Miami University (Ohio). The four-star senior from Maryland liked the coaches and the academic opportunities the school offered. She signed with the Redhawks last November.

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Star Ratings Spring 2021 Edition
by Julie Wrege, 1 March 2021

After months of waiting, here they are... the Star Ratings. Find out right now how many stars you have - as The Tennis Recruiting Network proudly presents the Spring Star Ratings for 2020.

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26-Feb-2021
Garcia Muriel Grateful for Long Journey That Led to Denver
Patricio Garcia Muriel left Mexico to attend boarding school in the United States in the seventh grade. He discovered his love for team tennis, and dreamed about playing in college. The four-star senior has committed to the University of Denver.

25-Feb-2021
Scholarship Helps Students Pursuing Management Career in Tennis
The USTA - in collaboration with the USPTA and Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) - is offering a scholarship program for incoming and current college students seeking a Professional Tennis Management degree through a PTM program.

24-Feb-2021
USTA Eastern Section: Vander Schaaf's Given Courage Award
Gavin Vander Schaaf was recently named the inaugural recipient of USTA Eastern’s Junior Courage Award. He's undergone multiple brain surgeries and tennis has helped him get through some hard moments in life. In this month's USTA Section Spotlight, we learn more about Vander Schaaf.

22-Feb-2021
How Ivy League Teams Are Dealing with Another Lost Season
The Ivy League will not to hold league competition or host league championships for the second straight spring season because of Covid-19. How do the tennis programs feel about the situation? Find out in our latest Coaches Roundtable.

19-Feb-2021
Eight Intriguing Questions for 2021
In an annual tradition, Colette Lewis provides her list of eight intriguing questions for junior, pro and college tennis in 2021. They come with the caveat that the Covid-19 disruptions could make some of them irrelevant or less impactful.

17-Feb-2021
Hot 100 List - February 2021
It's time to unveil the February 2021 edition of the Hot 100. The Lotto Hot 100 features 100 boys and 100 girls who have been playing outstanding tennis. These players have substantially improved their rankings over the past month.

15-Feb-2021
Peachtree City L2 Photo Gallery
Located just south of Atlanta, the Peachtree Tennis Center has hosted many USTA National and Southern Section Championships. Last weekend the club held a USTA Level 2 National 16s tournament. On the boys' side, Carson Baker of Daniel Island, S.C. won the singles title, while Conley Raidt of Alpharetta, Ga. took home the girls' title.

12-Feb-2021
Meet The Assistant: Tennessee's James McKie
Assistant coaches might not get as much attention as head coaches, but they are highly valued by everyone within a college program. They work long hours to help teams try to win matches and help players try to achieve their goals. In this edition of Meet The Assistant, we profile Tennessee's James McKie.

11-Feb-2021
Know The Drill: Improving Your Approach and Net Game
No matter the age or experience level, drill work can help players improve their game and enhance their fundamentals. USC men's head coach Brett Masi shares his favorite drill for helping players get more comfortable coming to the net to close out points.

9-Feb-2021
Grayson Finds Lucrative Opportunity at Howard University
Jordan Grayson's parents didn't want her to worry about money when it came to choosing a college. But the four-star senior from Maryland was able to get a full-ride offer at Howard University, where she plans to study pre-med.

8-Feb-2021
Spotlight Players of the Week: Cindy Jiang, Matthew Gordinier
TRN regularly shines the spotlight on a boy and girl player randomly selected from our class ranking lists. Beyond match scores and tournament results, the players reveal more about their interests and personalities. Get to know Cindy Jiang and Matthew Gordinier.

5-Feb-2021
Aces Find Success in Africa, Middle East, Europe and U.S.
The first month of 2021 may not have provided the usual excitement of the first slam of the year in Australia, but a baker’s dozen of juniors and former collegians took advantage of their opportunities in capturing titles in Africa, the Middle East, Europe and the United States.

4-Feb-2021
A Day In The Life - North Carolina's Sara Daavettila
Ever wonder what a typical day is like for a college tennis player? It's definitely changed during the coronavirus pandemic. Through their own words, we take you inside the schedule of a college player. Welcome to A Day In The Life of UNC's Sara Daavettila.

3-Feb-2021
Spotlight Players of the Week: Sarah Youngberg, Camden French
TRN regularly shines the spotlight on a boy and girl player randomly selected from our class ranking lists. Beyond match scores and tournament results, the players reveal more about their interests and personalities. Get to know Sarah Youngberg and Camden French.

1-Feb-2021
Top Women's Classes - 2021 Winter Rankings
Our look at the top recruiting classes continues today, as we check in with the women. With seniors continuing to commit at a high clip, TRN announces its Top 25 Winter Recruiting Classes for 2021.

29-Jan-2021
Blue Chip Maxi Duncan Headed to Harvard
Blue chip Maxi Duncan won three titles at ITA and UTR events during summer and fall, set up a training base in Arizona, appeared in an advertisement for Apple Watch and secured her acceptance to Harvard. Duncan will join the Crimson next fall.

28-Jan-2021
Meet The Assistant: Cornell's Alex Funkhouser
Assistant coaches might not get as much attention as head coaches, but they are highly valued by everyone within a college program. They work long hours to help teams try to win matches and help players try to achieve their goals. In this edition of Meet The Assistant, we profile Cornell's Alex Funkhouser.

27-Jan-2021
Spotlight Players of the Week: Matthew Hewitt, Katharine Scott
TRN regularly shines the spotlight on a boy and girl player randomly selected from our class ranking lists. Beyond match scores and tournament results, the players reveal more about their interests and personalities. Get to know Matthew Hewitt and Katharine Scott.

25-Jan-2021
Top Men's Classes - 2021 Winter Rankings
With more than 700 college commitments in the books, TRN takes a look at the Top Men's Recruiting Classes for 2021. Take a look at how your favorite teams are building for the future.

22-Jan-2021
Hot 100 List - January 2021
It's time to unveil the January 2021 edition of the Hot 100. The Lotto Hot 100 features 100 boys and 100 girls who have been playing outstanding tennis. These players have substantially improved their rankings over the past month.

21-Jan-2021
Recruiting Insider: Arkansas Head Coach Courtney Steinbock
Getting more insight into how college coaches recruit can make the process less intimidating for prospets. Our "Recruiting Insider" series features coaches from across the nation providing their recruiting methods. Today, we hear from University of Arkansas women's head coach Courtney Steinbock.

20-Jan-2021
After Not Finding a Cricket Bat, Tennis Leads Sinha to Cornell
Adit Sinha's father wanted to teach him how to play cricket at age 6, but couldn't find a store that sold cricket bats. He bought him a tennis racket instead, and Sinha was soon hitting forehands and backhands. The blue chip senior from New Jersey will be playing at Cornell in college.

19-Jan-2021
Cincinnati's Pendergast Finds Best Opportunity in Her Hometown
Elizabeth Pendergast thought she would attend college in a different part of the country. But once she made a visit to the University of Cincinnati, she realized the best option was in her own backyard. The four-star senior signed with the Bearcats in November.

18-Jan-2021
Spotlight Players of the Week: Freddie Lawrence, Sarah MacCallum
TRN regularly shines the spotlight on a boy and girl player randomly selected from our class ranking lists. Beyond match scores and tournament results, the players reveal more about their interests and personalities. Get to know Freddie Lawrence and Sarah MacCallum.

15-Jan-2021
Coping with Competing During the Covid Pandemic
How have American juniors been coping with all the disruptions stemming from the coronavirus pandemic. Colette Lewis spoke with a few after their Orange Bowl matches to learn how the long layoff had affected them and what they missed most about the absence of some major tournaments.

14-Jan-2021
Meet The Assistant: University of Washington's Georgia Munns
Assistant coaches might not get as much attention as head coaches, but they are highly valued by everyone within a college program. They work long hours to help teams try to win matches and help players try to achieve their goals. In this edition of Meet The Assistant, we profile University of Washington's Georgia Munns.

13-Jan-2021
Four-Star Chepuri Happy to Join the Amherst College Team
Amherst College was the first school Sujit Chepuri visited during his recruiting process. The four-star from Minneapolis loved the team atmosphere and educational opportunities. Once he received a phone call from Amherst during a group lesson last summer, his grin told everyone what it was about.

12-Jan-2021
Blue Chip Madison Sieg Commits to the Trojan Family
Madison Sieg knew she didn't have to follow in her mother's footsteps and play for the University of Southern California. But the blue chip juinor from Connecticut wanted to join the Trojan Family. She realized it was the perfect fit for what she wanted in a college.

11-Jan-2021
Spotlight Players of the Week: Lulu Wu and Jack Mattox
TRN regularly shines the spotlight on a boy and girl player randomly selected from our class ranking lists. Beyond match scores and tournament results, the players reveal more about their interests and personalities. Get to know Lulu Wu and Jack Mattox.

8-Jan-2021
Blue Chip Stammel Announces Commitment to Vanderbilt
Bridget Stammel conducted an organized and thorough college recruiting process. The blue chip junior from Dallas, Texas wanted to make sure she was making the right choice. Stammel made her decision this week, committing to Vanderbilt.

7-Jan-2021
Spring Star Ratings Period Begins
Twice a year, TennisRecruiting.net updates its Star Ratings - sometimes known as "The Stars". Our next update to the Star Ratings comes in mid-March - and those ratings will be based on players' highest rankings during the first eight full weeks of the year - from the week of January 4 to the week of February 22, 2021. We invite players to review their player records to ensure accurate ratings.

6-Jan-2021
Airport Encounter Leads Needham to University of Mary
A chance meeting in an airport terminal helped Emily Needham find a college program that matched all of her needs. The two-star from Cheyenne, Wyoming signed with the University of Mary last month.

5-Jan-2021
The Math Adds Up For Leonov at University of Chicago
Andrei Leonov sought his older siblings' advice when it came to choosing a college. The four-star from Tampa wanted a strong Division III tennis program at a school with respected math and economics departments. Leonov found it all at the University of Chicago.

4-Jan-2021
Spotlight Players of the Week: Tori Allen and Jonas Corona
TRN regularly shines the spotlight on a boy and girl player randomly selected from our class ranking lists. Beyond match scores and tournament results, the players reveal more about their interests and personalities. Get to know Tori Allen and Jonas Corona.

1-Jan-2021
Orange Bowl Champions Highlight December's Top Performances
The Orange Bowl was the big event of the month, with all 12 champions at last year’s only major ITF junior event in the United States featured as December Aces. Ten other juniors and current and former collegians also earned memorable titles as the disjointed 2020 tennis season mercifully came to a close.

31-Dec-2020
Images from the Orange Bowl
The 2020 Orange Bowl was played in early December at the Frank Veltri Tennis Center in Plantation, FL. Unseeded players won both the 18s Championships; Ashlyn Krueger of Lewisville, Texas, and Arthur Fils of France. The 16s champions were 15th seeded Jonah Braswell of Sarasota, Fla. and unseeded Valeria Ray of Doral, Fla.

29-Dec-2020
New Year, New Changes to USTA Junior Competitive Structure
Beginning in January of 2021, the USTA is implementing a simplified nationwide structure in junior tennis with hopes of creating a standardized system and greater consistency for players, parents, coaches, tournament directors and officials.

28-Dec-2020
Spotlight Players of the Week: Sonia Baig and Aiden Robinson
TRN regularly shines the spotlight on a boy and girl player randomly selected from our class ranking lists. Beyond match scores and tournament results, the players reveal more about their interests and personalities. Get to know Sonia Baig and Aiden Robinson.

26-Dec-2020
Wang Maximizes His Opportunities to Play for Carnegie Mellon
Willam Wang returned to the United States from Taiwan for more opportunities in school and tennis. The four-star senior from Austin, Texas worked hard to get an offer from his top college choice, and has committed to play for Carnegie Mellon University.

25-Dec-2020
Merry Christmas
Merry Christmas from all of us at Tennis Recruiting Network. This year hasn't been easy for anyone, but we hope you can enjoy the day and find gratitude in the small blessings in life. Thank you for making us a part of your tennis journey.

23-Dec-2020
Meet The Assistant: Illinois' Marcos Asse
Assistant coaches might not get as much attention as head coaches, but they are highly valued by everyone within a college program. They work long hours to help teams try to win matches and help players try to achieve their goals. In this edition of Meet The Assistant, we profile Illinois' Marcos Asse.

22-Dec-2020
Lopez Makes Rutgers Take Notice, Signs with Scarlet Knights
Rutgers head coach Hilary Ritchie was scouting another player when she noticed Jackeline Lopez playing nearby. She began recruiting Lopez that day, and the five-star senior from Georgia signed with the Scarlet Knights last month.

21-Dec-2020
Spotlight Players of the Week: Paris Washington and Carter Ramthun
TRN regularly shines the spotlight on a boy and girl player randomly selected from our class ranking lists. Beyond match scores and tournament results, the players reveal more about their interests and personalities. Get to know Paris Washington and Carter Ramthun.

18-Dec-2020
Unseeded Champs: Krueger, Fils Win Grade A Orange Bowl Titles
Ashlyn Krueger and Arthur Fils both were unseeded, but made runs through the draw to capture the Grade A Orange Bowl singles titles in Plantation, Florida. Krueger became the first player since Canadian Bianca Andreescu in 2014-2015 to win the Orange Bowl 16s and 18s titles back-to-back

17-Dec-2020
Americans Sweep Orange Bowl 16s Titles
Americans swept the Orange Bowl 16s singles and doubles titles at the Veltri Tennis Center in Plantation, Florida. The event was staged amid the coronavirus pandemic, with entrants following proper protocols and performing in front of limited spectators.

16-Dec-2020
Hot 100 List - December 2020
It's time to unveil the December 2020 edition of the Hot 100. The Hot 100 features 100 boys and 100 girls who have been playing outstanding tennis. These players have substantially improved their rankings over the past month.

15-Dec-2020
Friendly Advice Leads Blue Chip Foster to Alabama
Zachery Foster received some advice to consider Alabama after rosters spots at other schools were no longer available. The blue chip senior from San Antonio liked what he heard from the Crimson Tide coaches, and signed with the program.

14-Dec-2020
Spotlight Players of the Week: Gabriel Chavez, Nicole Abel
TRN regularly shines the spotlight on a boy and girl player randomly selected from our class ranking lists. Beyond match scores and tournament results, the players reveal more about their interests and personalities. Get to know Gabriel Chavez and Nicole Abel.

11-Dec-2020
Recruiting Insider: Kansas Coach Todd Chapman
Getting more insight into how college coaches recruit can make the process less intimidating for prospets. Our "Recruiting Insider" series features coaches from across the nation providing their recruiting methods. Today, we hear from University of Kansas women's coach Todd Chapman.

10-Dec-2020
Donovan Tennis Strategies Will Host 2nd Virtual Showcase
Following a successful virtual debut in the summer, Donovan Tennis Strategies is hosting another DTS Virtual Showcase event on January 9-10, 2021. Players can register for the even in the next few weeks, and a multitude of colleges are participating.

9-Dec-2020
Tennis Helps Will Kistler Find His Way to Washington & Lee
Since he first started playing the sport, Will Kistler wanted to use tennis to help him get a quality college education. The three-star senior from Atlanta is on his way to accomplishing that goal by committing to Washington & Lee University.

8-Dec-2020
Mission Statement: Blue Chip Johnson Will Eventually Join UCLA
Spencer Johnson fulfilled his childhood dream by signing to play for UCLA. But before Johnson makes an appearance with the Bruins, the blue chip senior from Utah plans to take a two-year LDS mission.

7-Dec-2020
Spotlight Players of the Week: Lauren Splett and Richey King
TRN regularly shines the spotlight on a boy and girl player randomly selected from our class ranking lists. Beyond match scores and tournament results, the players reveal more about their interests and personalities. Get to know Lauren Splett and Richey King.

4-Dec-2020
Five-Star Vassel Sees a Wealth of Opportunity at Boston College
Jake Vassel knew Boston College didn't offer athletic scholarships for men's tennis. But the five-star senior from Danville, California coveted all the opportunities the university provided and decided to commit to play for the Eagles.

3-Dec-2020
Quick Courtship Leads Four-Star Svendsen to Delaware
Samantha Svendsen spent months trying to find the right college to play Division I tennis. But it only took a few days for the four-star senior from Connecticut to secure an offer from the University of Delaware and make a commitment.

2-Dec-2020
USTA Cancels Winter National Championships
Due to the ongoing coronavirus health pandemic, the USTA has cancelled the Winter National Championships. The events were scheduled to take place Dec. 28, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021 in Florida and Arizona.

2-Dec-2020
Meet The Assistant: Cincinnati's Katarina Adamovic
Assistant coaches might not get as much attention as head coaches, but they are highly valued by everyone within a college program. They work long hours to help teams try to win matches and help players try to achieve their goals. In this edition of Meet The Assistant, we profile Cincinnati's Katarina Adamovic.

1-Dec-2020
Domestic Tournaments Give More Players a Chance To Shine
After a long hiatus in the United States, interrupted only briefly by several major tour events, International Tennis Federation competition ramped up last month, at both the junior and professional. Along with the ITA championships, plenty of players were able to shine with quality results.

30-Nov-2020
Spotlight Players of the Week: Hannah Smith and Mason Tran
TRN regularly shines the spotlight on a boy and girl player randomly selected from our class ranking lists. Beyond match scores and tournament results, the players reveal more about their interests and personalities. Get to know Hannah Smith and Mason Tran.

26-Nov-2020
Attitude of Gratitude: College Coaches Give Thanks
In a Thanksgiving Day celebrated during a global health pandemic, college coaches from across the country reveal what they are grateful for and what they have learned during Covid-19 that can benefit them and their programs in the future.

25-Nov-2020
Five-Star Maheshwari Rejoices in Acceptance to Penn
Sonia Maheshwari made her commitment to the University of Pennsylvania last spring after she was offered a spot on the team. But everything felt much more official once the five-star senior from North Carolina received her acceptance letter this month.

24-Nov-2020
Blue Chip Brunkow Mindful of UCSB's Early Attention
UC Santa Barbara was the first school to express interest in Gianluca Brunkow. The blue chip from Southern California appreciated the early attention and sincerity of the coaches. He officially committed to become a Gaucho in August.

23-Nov-2020
Spotlight Players of the Week: Daniel Lu and Elisa Rodriguez
TRN regularly shines the spotlight on a boy and girl player randomly selected from our class ranking lists. Beyond match scores and tournament results, the players reveal more about their interests and personalities. Get to know Daniel Lu and Elisa Rodriguez.

20-Nov-2020
Hot 100 List - November 2020
It's time to unveil the November 2020 edition of the Hot 100. The Hot 100 features 100 boys and 100 girls who have been playing outstanding tennis. These players have substantially improved their rankings over the past month.

18-Nov-2020
NCAA Extends Recruiting Dead Period in Division I
The NCAA Division I Council announced Wednesday it was extending the recruiting dead period for all Division I sports through April 15, meaning official campus visits and in-person evaluations will remain off limits.

18-Nov-2020
VanPelt Makes Deadline Decision with Omaha Commitment
Keegan VanPelt had only a few hours remaining before she needed to make her college decision. The senior from Lawrence, Kansas walked off the court after a high school match and knew the University of Omaha was the right choice.

17-Nov-2020
Spotlight Players of the Week: Kacey Feng and Wyeth Anzilotti
TRN regularly shines the spotlight on a boy and girl player randomly selected from our class ranking lists. Beyond match scores and tournament results, the players reveal more about their interests and personalities. Get to know Kacey Feng and Wyeth Anzilotti.

16-Nov-2020
Blue Chip Hamner Experiences a Fabulous Florida Fortnight
Blue chip Sarah Hamner just completed a two-week stretch of 16 singles and six doubles matches in 14 days. The South Carolina-bound senior reached both finals at the Orlando ITF Grade 4, then won the singles title at the following week’s tournament in Daytona Beach, after qualifying in both.

13-Nov-2020
Seniors: Don't Panic If You Haven't Found the Right School Yet
The signing period opened this week, and some seniors are still searching for a college where they can play. What should they be doing to find a spot? How many programs are still in need of players? College coaches from around the country provide their advice in our latest Coaching Roundtable.

12-Nov-2020
Blue Chip Bengtsson Gets a Special Feeling at Northwestern
Max Bengtsson has grown up in the Chicago area around Northwestern. But it wasn't until he visited the campus as a recruit that he realized how much the school had to offer. The blue chip senior is signing with the Wildcats this month.

11-Nov-2020
Arizona-Bound Colton Smith Has 'Chevy Truck' Traits to Excel
Colton Smith's work ethic and durability earned him the nickname "Chevy truck" from his coach. The blue chip senior's passion for the sport enabled him to become a sought-after recruit who will be signing with the University of Arizona.

10-Nov-2020
The Bruin Unicorn: Blue Chip Wagle Heading to UCLA
Coaches could see the Elise Wagle possessed an uncommon potential from an early age. The blue chip senior from New York developed into sought-after recruit and chose UCLA as her college destination.

9-Nov-2020
Spotlight Players of the Week: William Ethan Baly, Karolina Dobiecka
TRN regularly shines the spotlight on a boy and girl player randomly selected from our class ranking lists. Beyond match scores and tournament results, the players reveal more about their interests and personalities. Get to know William Ethan Baly and Karolina Dobiecka.

9-Nov-2020
Fall Signing Week 2020
You made it - it is finally Signing Week! Signing Day is this Wednesday, November 11, and we are ready to rock. TRN get you ready for all the formal commitments which start on Wednesday.

6-Nov-2020
Recruiting Insider: Pomona-Pitzer's Mike Morgan
Getting more insight into how college coaches recruit can make the process less intimidating for prospets. Our "Recruiting Insider" series features coaches from across the nation providing their recruiting methods. Today, we hear from Pomona-Pitzer women's head coach Mike Morgan.

5-Nov-2020
Five-Star Corsillo Ready For All Notre Dame Has To Offer
Jamie Corsillo was introduced to tennis by an instructor who spoke like Mickey Mouse or Donald Duck. The five-star senior traveled from New York to Florida to pursue the sport. His next stop? Notre Dame.

4-Nov-2020
Incoming Hope: Moulin Ready to Join Sister at JMU
Hope Moulin may not have discovered James Madison University unless her older sister transferred there last year. Once a roster spot became available in 2021-22, the four-star senior from Florida jumped at the chance to play for the Dukes.

3-Nov-2020
Spotlight Players of the Week: Nikki Ridenour, Max Fickas
TRN regularly shines the spotlight on a boy and girl player randomly selected from our class ranking lists. Beyond match scores and tournament results, the players reveal more about their interests and personalities. Get to know Nikki Ridenour and Max Fickas.

2-Nov-2020
On Multiple Surfaces, October's Top Performers Shine
From the clay courts of France and Turkey to hard courts in Tunisia, Portugal, California, Georgia and Florida, October provided junior stars and former collegians with opportunities to return to something like a regular schedule. They took advantage with titles big and small.

30-Oct-2020
Meet The Assistant: Duke's Michelle Dasso
Assistant coaches might not get as much attention as head coaches, but they are highly valued by everyone within a college program. They work long hours to help teams try to win matches and help players try to achieve their goals. In this edition of Meet The Assistant, we profile Duke associate coach Michelle Dasso.

29-Oct-2020
University of St. Joseph Prepares to Launch Men's Program
The University of St. Joseph has added men's tennis, but had to push back the start to next year because of coronavirus. Hometown head coach Craig Davidson is busy trying to recruit players to fill out a roster at the Division III school in West Hartford, Connecticut.

28-Oct-2020
New Coach Helps Seal the Deal for Hill at Trinity
Ruth Hill was already being recruited by Trinity (Texas) when Andrew Cohn was named the head coach last spring. Given they had been corresponding long before, it seemed like the perfect fit for Hill. The three-star senior from Abilene, Texas has committed to Trinity.

27-Oct-2020
Spotlight Players of the Week: Brian Bilsey, Natalie Fuller
TRN regularly shines the spotlight on a boy and girl player randomly selected from our class ranking lists. Beyond match scores and tournament results, the players reveal more about their interests and personalities. Get to know Brian Bilsey and Natalie Fuller.

26-Oct-2020
Blue Chip Sophie Williams Commits To Florida
Sophie Williams felt the University of Florida offered the best opportunity for her development as a player and person. The blue chip junior from Charleston, South Carolina committed to the Gators last week.

23-Oct-2020
Hot 100 List - October 2020
It's time to unveil the October 2020 edition of the Hot 100. The Hot 100 features 100 boys and 100 girls who have been playing outstanding tennis. These players have substantially improved their rankings over the past month.

22-Oct-2020
Ahlstrom Ready To Explore New Experiences at Brown
Addison Ahlstrom wanted to get away from California for college and experience new things in another area of the country. The four-star senior and multi-sport athlete will have that chance in Rhode Island after committing to Brown.

21-Oct-2020
Five-Star Duan Hopes to Reach His Potential at Wake Forest
Adam Duan doesn't have much experience with college tennis. But the five-star senior is excited to get a full immersion in the fall of 2021 after recently committing to Wake Forest.

20-Oct-2020
Spotlight Players of the Week: Emily Parkerson, Aaron Gu
TRN regularly shines the spotlight on a boy and girl player randomly selected from our class ranking lists. Beyond match scores and tournament results, the players reveal more about their interests and personalities. Get to know Emily Parkerson and Aaron Gu.

16-Oct-2020
Ghosh's Creative Approach Leads To Notre Dame
Nibedita Ghosh took a creative approach to her recruiting process once the coronavirus pandemic limited in-person visits. The five-star senior from New Jersey who enjoys making music realized Notre Dame hit all the right notes.

15-Oct-2020
Kersten Follows Coach's Lead, Pursues Air Force Opportunity
Arjun Kersten's high school coach contacted the Air Force Academy because he thought Kersten was the perfect fit for the program. The four-star senior from Texas realized he was right, and has committed to the Falcons.

14-Oct-2020
Coaches Provide Insight on Eligibility and Test Score Changes
The USTA convened a panel of coaches to answer a variety of topics, including what questions parents and players should ask colleges about the changes in eligilbity and test scores. The insight spans all different levels of college tennis.

13-Oct-2020
Renewed Search Leads Four-Star Wernli to Gonzaga
Caroline Wernli had to renew her college search once the coronavirus pandemic hit and many roster spot offers no longer existed. The four-star senior from Texas contacted Gonzaga, and discovered the smaller school fit her better.

12-Oct-2020
Spotlight Players of the Week: Deven Carse and Julia Frazier
TRN regularly shines the spotlight on a boy and girl player randomly selected from our class ranking lists. Beyond match scores and tournament results, the players reveal more about their interests and personalities. Get to know Deven Carse and Julia Frazier.

11-Oct-2020
Countdown to Signing Day 2020
Exactly one month from today is November 11 - College Signing Day. Signing Day is the first day of the college signing period, the earliest opportunity for this year's senior class to sign National Letters of Intent with Division I or Division II schools. As always, The Tennis Recruiting Network is here to bring you a courtside seat to the action.

9-Oct-2020
Meet The Assistant: Oklahoma State's Scoville Jenkins
Assistant coaches might not get as much attention as head coaches, but they are highly valued by everyone within a college program. They work long hours to help teams try to win matches and help players try to achieve their goals. In this edition of Meet The Assistant, we profile Oklahoma State associate coach Scoville Jenkins.

8-Oct-2020
Virtual Tournament Desk Provides a Safety Strategy During Covid
Match Tennis App has created Virtual Tournament Desk (VTD) technology to help tournaments operate more safely during the coronavirus pandemic. The app lets players check in, get notified of their court assignments and report their scores virtually. Nearly 50 tournaments every weekend are using VTD.

7-Oct-2020
Four-Star Sean Joseph Realizes He Belongs at William & Mary
Sean Joseph gained more confidence in his ability to play at the Division I level after receiving positive feedback from a college coach. The four-star senior from Chantilly, Virginia believes he found the right fit for his future at William & Mary.

6-Oct-2020
Marcus Paints a Pretty Picture By Committing to Bucknell
Caroline Marcus discovered a passion for painting this summer, and her portraits adorn the family's new cryotherapy business in New Orleans. It became a talking point for the three-star senior during her recruitment to Bucknell.

5-Oct-2020
Spotlight Players of the Week: Cy McLeod and Rosabella Andrade
TRN regularly shines the spotlight on a boy and girl player randomly selected from our class ranking lists. Beyond match scores and tournament results, the players reveal more about their interests and personalities. Get to know Cy McLeod and Rosabella Andrade.

2-Oct-2020
From Hard Courts To Clay, September Aces Emerge
September’s transition from hard courts to clay has required many adjustments from players trying to navigate the second month of tennis’s restart. The teens and former collegians highlighted this month's Aces managed to keep their mind on the task at hand to post impressive results in an unprecedented year.

30-Sep-2020
Recruiting Corner: Northwestern's Claire Pollard
Getting more insight into how college coaches recruit can make the process less intimidating for prospets. Our "Recruiting Insider" series features coaches from across the nation providing their recruiting methods. Today, we hear from Northwestern women's head coach Claire Pollard.

29-Sep-2020
UNC Greensboro Commit Gallagher Goes The Extra Mile
Olivia Gallagher drives from Kentucky to the Atlanta area each month to spend a few days training with Stewart Russell at the Universal Tennis Academy. The hunger to improve helped the four-star senior receive an opportunity to play at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

28-Sep-2020
Spotlight Players of the Week: Josh Finkle and Lauren Monti
TRN regularly shines the spotlight on a boy and girl player randomly selected from our class ranking lists. Beyond match scores and tournament results, the players reveal more about their interests and personalities. Get to know Josh Finkle and Lauren Monti.

25-Sep-2020
How Coaches Are Recruiting Without Many Tournament Results
During the coronavirus pandemic, recruits haven't been able to play as many tournaments. How are college coaches assessing players without having results or in-person scouting as a guide? Find out in this month's Coaching Roundtable.

24-Sep-2020
Father's Memory Inspires NAU-Bound Morgan Donovan
Morgan Donovan didn't get to play many big tournaments while his late father battled prostate cancer. The five-star senior from Fountain Hills, Arizona is hoping his father is proud of his recent commitment to Northern Arizona University.

23-Sep-2020
Chhabra Excited to Return to San Francisco, Join Dons
Simran Chhabra first visited the University of San Francisco when her older sister attended the school before transferring. The four-star senior from Texas will be the next Chhabra to join the program, having committed to the Dons in July.

22-Sep-2020
Hot 100 List - September 2020
It's time to unveil the September 2020 edition of the Hot 100. The Hot 100 features 100 boys and 100 girls who have been playing outstanding tennis. These players have substantially improved their rankings over the past month.

21-Sep-2020
Spotlight Players of the Week: Natalie Lynch, George Alexander
TRN regularly shines the spotlight on a boy and girl player randomly selected from our class ranking lists. Beyond match scores and tournament results, the players reveal more about their interests and personalities. Get to know Natalie Lynch and George Alexander.

20-Sep-2020
Action Shots from the Sunshine State Open
Players from across the state of Florida followed new safety protocols and braved rain from a hurricane to compete in last weekend's Sunshine State Open at Delray Beach, Fla. Anushka Khune and Jacob Lowen won the girls' and boys' singles titles in the 18s division. Photographer Bill Kallenberg checks in with this photo gallery.

18-Sep-2020
ITA Fall Tour Features 10 Weeks of Regional Competition
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association has introduced a new 10-week fall tour that begins today at 11 sites throughout the country, with over 160 additional tournaments scheduled through November. The events are open to any player — junior, college or professional.

17-Sep-2020
UC Davis is the Right Spot for Five-Star Ryan Morgan
Ryan Morgan had UC Davis high on his list even before the coronavirus pandemic. Once two other schools no longer had a roster spot for him, the five-star senior from Glendale, California realized committing to the Aggies was clearly the best option.

16-Sep-2020
NJCU Launches Return of Tennis Amid a Pandemic
New Jersey City University remained committed to bringing back men's and women's tennis this year despite the global health pandemic. Nick Margiasso was hired in April to try and build both rosters with significant hurdles to overcome.

15-Sep-2020
Hunger To Excel Leads Blue Chip DeFalco to LSU
As a vegan, Jenna DeFalco took an extra interest in the nutritional facilitiles colleges had to offer during her recruiting process. The blue chip rising senior from California was most impressed with LSU's commitment to fueling their athletes for optimum performance.

14-Sep-2020
Spotlight Players of the Week: Megan Basil, Drew Van Fossen
TRN regularly shines the spotlight on a boy and girl player randomly selected from our class ranking lists. Beyond match scores and tournament results, the players reveal more about their interests and personalities. Get to know Megan Basil and Drew Van Fossen.

11-Sep-2020
Meet The Assistant: Florida's Tanner Stump
Assistant coaches might not get as much attention as head coaches, but they are highly valued by everyone within a college program. They work long hours to help teams try to win matches and help players try to achieve their goals. In this edition of Meet The Assistant, we profile Florida associate coach Tanner Stump.

10-Sep-2020
Blekhman Has a Positive Outlook About Lehigh Commitment
Marc Blekhman quit tennis for a year to play soccer. The break helped him develop a more positive mental outlook, and he returned to tennis even stronger and eager to play in college. The four-star senior from Illinois has committed to Lehigh.

9-Sep-2020
Spotlight Players of the Week: Gus Tettamble & Taylor Chandler
TRN regularly shines the spotlight on a boy and girl player randomly selected from our class ranking lists. Beyond match scores and tournament results, the players reveal more about their interests and personalities. Get to know Gus Tettamble and Taylor Chandler.

8-Sep-2020
Commitment Secured: Herremans Sees Bright Future With Army
Paige Herremans wants to pursue a career in cyber security. The four-star rising senior from Orlando realized the military was the perfect option for her future. Her commitment to Army became official last month.

6-Sep-2020
Florida Summer Smash Photo Gallery
USTA Florida Boys Summer Smash took place in Delray Beach last weekend, where senior Julen Morgan (Miami) and freshman Tanner Povey (Indian Rocks Beach) took home the singles titles in the 18s and 16s divisions, respectively. Photographer Bill Kallenberg was onhand to capture action shots from the event.


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