Campus Notes
April 2005

Middle Tennessee State University's Russell Rodriguez won the men's singles title on his home turf at the USTA/ITA Wheelchair Tennis Collegiate Nationals. Russell also won the doubles with teammate Kevin Green. The defending women's champion, Texas' Sarah Casteel, kept her crown.

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This year's inductees to the ITA Men's Collegiate Hall of Fame will receive their honors on May 25th during the NCAA Championships. The Class of 2005 consists of: Mike Estep (Rice), Sammy Giammalva (Texas), Paul Haarhuis (Florida State & Armstrong Atlantic), Jim Osborne (Utah), Frank Phelps (Hamilton College) and John Sadri (North Carolina State).

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Top-seeded Stanford duo Sam Warburg and KC Corkery won the 116th Pacific Coast Doubles Championship after defeating Texas A&M's Brett Joelson and Ante Matijevic in the finals, 6-2,4-6,6-4.

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Texas A&M captured their third USA Team Tennis National Campus Championship in four years after eliminating the University of Texas in the final, 26-22.

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The University of North Carolina men's team and the Central Alabama Community College women's team were given the Intercollegiate Tennis Association National Team Sportsmanship Award for March.

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Although many tennis programs have closed in the last few years, Concordia University has decided to start one. Beginning in the spring of 2006, Concordia will field both a men's and a women's team. John Norton, founder of Norton Tennis, will coach both teams. Coach Norton has worked for twelve years as a tennis instructor. He was also the varsity coach at St. Margaret's Episcopal School.

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At the Boise State Red Lion Spring Break Tournament the hometown team was defeated by Texas A&M Corpus Christi in the finals, 5-2. BYU took third place over Santa Fe.

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