Home Boys' Lists Girls' Lists Men's Teams Women's Teams News Photos Contributors Links Help Sign-UpOnline Store
Latest News | Categories | Authors | News Archives
 
 

News & Features

Commitment Announcement
Fall Signing Week '08: Turvy Joins Big Ten Powerhouse

It's no surprise that blue chip recruit Kate Turvy entertained serious thoughts of becoming a Buckeye, since her hometown of Dublin, Ohio is a just a few miles from Columbus. But a trip to Evanston, Ill. last month made such an impression that Turvy chose Northwestern instead.

Blue Chip senior Kate Turvy
© ZooTennis.com
"It was my last visit and when I visited there, in my mind it was down to Ohio State and Northwestern," says Turvy, who also made trips to Vanderbilt and Notre Dame. "I really liked the campus - I'd never seen it before - so once I saw it, I loved it. I really liked the team, the coach and the facilities."

Turvy's decision was a difficult one, with ties to the hometown university pulling her in its direction, while a preference for a smaller school was tugging the other way.

"I loved the Ohio State coach and the team, and their new indoor facility is great," Turvy says. "The program is really building there, so it would have been fun to be a part of that. But when it came down it, I just liked the feel of a smaller school."

A two-time Ohio state high school champion who went 59-0 her sophomore and junior years, winning every match in straight sets, Turvy is no stranger to team tennis. She is looking forward to participating in the college athletic scene at Northwestern, where the women have won a record-breaking ten consecutive Big Ten titles.

This Article Is Available Only to Recruiting Advantage members
 
Please log in to access premium TennisRecruiting.net content.
LOG IN
User Name
 
Password
 
 
Forget your password?
 
Register Now For Free!
NOT REGISTERED?
Register Now For Free!
  • Content Updated Daily
  • Complete Rank Lists
  • Exclusive Articles
  • Recruit Interviews
It's Quick, Easy, and Free!
 

 
 ATP PRO PLAYER GEAR GALLERY

Kei Nishikori

 
Click on Kei Nishikori to view and buy his equipment, apparel, and footwear.
 
RECENT COMMITMENTS
3/27 Leah Bush chooses Williams
3/27 Stacey Fung chooses Washington
3/27 Chandler Carter chooses Wake Forest
3/27 Roger Boyer chooses Baldwin Wallace
3/27 Corey Loken chooses St. Olaf
3/26 Tiger Davila chooses Schreiner
3/26 Briana Hartmann chooses Gustavus Adolphus
3/26 Jordyn Kanak chooses Millsaps
3/26 Sara Thompson chooses Sewanee
3/26 Jorge Ramirez chooses Ottawa

Full Listings: Boys' Commits & Girls' Commits

 
 THE LATEST FROM TENNIS EXPRESS
3/18 Fans of Andre will dig this sweet new T-shirt from @NikeTennis. Shop it at @TennisExpress
3/17 Happy St. Patrick's Day! Gear up in 50 shades of green to add a little luck to your game Shop
3/12 Looking for great gear at great prices? Check out the @TennisExpress March Madness sale!
 
 

Page updated on Thursday, February 12, 2015
Contact our web team with any corrections