Mixed 55 and Over League Section Championships
NorCal Staff | February 15, 2017
For Immediate Release: Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Contact: Mylene Mukhar | Tel: 510-263-0470 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
FOUR TEAMS CROWNED SECTION CHAMPIONS AT USTA LEAGUE MIXED 55 AND OVER SECTION CHAMPIONSHIPS
ALAMEDA, Calif. — February 15, 2017 — Four teams captured titles at the 2016 USTA Northern California Mixed 55 & Over League Section Championships this past weekend in the Folsom and Oakley area. The championships brought together the top 34 teams with over 400 players of various ability levels throughout Northern California.
In the Mixed 55 & Over 6.0 Division, the Alameda team representing Laney Tennis Association, beat teams from Los Gatos and Santa Cruz to secure its title.
The 15-person team is captained by Connie Chang and co-captained by Andrew Young, and plays at the College of Alameda.ADVERTISEMENT
In the Mixed 55 & Over 7.0 Division, the Sunnyvale team representing the Sunnyvale Tennis Club/Sunnyvale Municipal Tennis Center, beat a team from Broadstone Racquet Club to take the title home.
The 12-person team is captained by Craig DeNamur and co-captained by Lynn DeNamur, and plays at the Sunnyvale Municipal Tennis Center.
In the Mixed 55 & Over 8.0 Division, the Foster City team representing the Foster City Tennis Club, battled through Johnson Ranch Racquet Club 2-1 in the finals to finish in first place.
The 17-person team is captained by Marsha Heimbecker and co-captained by Brian Heimbecker, and plays at the Edgewater Park in Foster City.
In the Mixed 55 & Over 9.0 Division, the Los Gatos team representing the Gold River Racquet Club, went undefeated 5-0 to claim the title.
The 13-person team is captained by Amanda Walker, and plays at the Gold River Racquet Club.
USTA League was established 37 years ago to provide adult recreational tennis players throughout the country with the opportunity to compete against players of similar ability levels. Players participate on teams in a league format, which is administered by the USTA through its 17 sections. USTA League groups players by using six NTRP levels, ranging from 2.5 (entry) to 5.0 (advanced). USTA League is open to any USTA member 18 years of age or older.
USTA League, the United States’ largest recreational tennis league, helps hundreds of thousands of participants get on the court, have a good time and step up their game. Take part in the fun for an unmatched team experience!
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College of Alameda 55MX6.0, Captain Connie Chang
55MX7.0, Captain Craig DeNamur
Foster City Tennis Club 55MX8.0, Captain Marsha Heimbecker
Gold River Racquet Club 55MX9.0, Captain Amanda Walker