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Bridgham Joins Flyer Family

The college tennis recruiting process can be difficult to navigate, each school with its own unique set of pros and cons. But a specific academic aim can simplify things, immediately knocking out otherwise attractive options. That was the case for Marlys Bridgham. An aspiring engineer, the Five Star recruit knew just what she was looking for, and an email from Dayton head coach Ryan Meyer showed her a perfect fit. Story

 
HEADLINES
4/19 Spring Signing Week '14: Bridgham Joins Flyer Family
4/18 Spring Signing Week '14: Why NAIA?
4/18 Spring Signing Week '14: Maese Commits to Boise State
4/17 Spring Signing Week '14: Austin Bates Follows March Madness to FGCU
4/17 Spring Signing Week '14: Amanda Atanasson Tigers Up
 
April 2014
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.

Have you checked out the Prince Players' Lounge? Review past Hot 100 articles and lists - and check out all things Prince. Click here to start.

 
 
RECRUITING 101
College tennis is a goal for many players and parents, and they should learn about the recruiting process. Weil Tennis Academy is proud to sponsor Recruiting 101 - with articles about recruiting, eligibility, and more.

   
 
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THE LATEST FROM ZOOTENNIS
4/19 International Spring Championships Slideshow, Videos
4/18 USC Defeats UCLA, Vanderbilt Tops Georgia; Five Questions with Steve Johnson; USTA's College Information Session in Athens
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ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS
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Experts from NCSA Athletic Recruiting talk about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and what junior tennis players should know about it.
 
 USTA CAMPUS KIDS' DAYS
Campus Kids Days are designed to expose more junior players to college tennis varsity team matches. Across the country, each college coach will select a team match that junior players in the local community are encouraged to attend.
 
Men's Matches
Date  Match-Up/LocationContact
4/19 FSU @ Miami
Miami, FL
Mario Rincon
4/19 JHU @ Muhlenberg
Allentown, PA
Jeff Schmitt
4/19 LES @ Newbury
Brookline, MA
Amy Hartigan
Women's Matches
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4/19 KAN @ Kansas State
Manhattan, KS
Steve Bietau
4/19 PACE @ Long Island
Brookville, NY
Carl Summerlin
4/19 CAL @ Olivet Nazarene
Bourbonnais, IL
Christopher Tudor
 
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Since 2011, Lisa Stone has been writing about all things junior tennis from a parent's perspective at Parenting Aces. Tune in to her radio call-in show each Monday at Noon ET.
 
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Spring 2014
SIGNING WEEK COVERAGE
All week long, The Tennis Recruiting Network brings you special coverage of Spring Signing Week 2014. Make sure to come back daily to check out all the content we have to offer - and to monitor our commitment lists.
April 14
Signing Week Arrives
Scholarships - Details Matter
Gaels Bring in Banner Class
April 15
National Recruiting Roundup
How is College Tennis Different?
Henry Adams to Abilene Christian
April 16
Mira Ruder-Hook Goes Wolverine Blue
Wolverines Snag Schalet
Primer on NCAA Eligibility
April 17
Amanda Atanasson Tigers Up
Austin Bates Follows March Madness to FGCU
April 18
Maese Commits to Boise State
Why NAIA?
April 19
Bridgham Joins Flyer Family
 
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COLLEGE TEAMS
Solfire is the proud sponsor of Recruiting Class Rankings for college tennis teams. Check out the top classes from across the country - and see how your team stacks up.
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  NATIONAL SHOWCASES
National Showcase Tournaments are USTA-sanctioned events open to players from all sections. Compete against players outside of your district or section - and earn credit towards your Tennis Recruiting ranking.
 
Date  TournamentEvents
4/19 Harry Gilbert's Easter Open
Daytona Beach, FL
BG18-12
4/24 114th Ojai Valley Junior Tournament
Ojai, CA
BG18-14
4/25 Hudlow Jr. Hardcourt Championships
Norcross, GA
BG18-12
5/24 North Georgia Junior Open
Rome, GA
BG18-12
6/13 JTCC National Open Showcase
College Park, MD
BG 18-16
6/23 98th La Jolla J.r Tennis Tournament
La Jolla, CA
BG 18-12
6/27 Gator Bowl
Jacksonville, FL
BG 18-12
 
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RECENT COMMITMENTS
Smith Sterns Tennis Academy is proud to present the College Commitment Lists. Check out the latest commitments here - and the full listings below.
 
4/19 Amber Sample chooses OH Wesleyan
4/19 Marissa Kovach chooses Bellarmine
4/19 Brendan McCarthy chooses Bentley
4/18 Daniel Maese chooses Boise State
4/18 Chloe Gadsden chooses Air Force
4/18 William Farmakis chooses Hardin-Simmons
4/18 Henry Ji chooses USC
4/18 Arianna Paules Aldrey chooses Boise State
4/18 Brett Shriver chooses Loyola (MD)
4/17 David Glenn chooses Rhodes

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