2 Champions, 6 Finalists, 4 Thirds, 6 Fourths
Champions from USTA Southern
Adult 18 & Over 2.5 Women; Baton Rouge, LA;
Co-captains Catherine Rosenfeld & Heather Day
They defeated 3-0 over Pacific Northwest 3-0 in the championship match played at the Scottsdale (AZ) Ranch Park and Tennis Center. Team members are, left to right in the photo below: Tara Comardelle, Lori Wismans, Forrest Richards, Heather Day, Cathy Rosenfeld, Anne Huff, Cindy Ourso, Rebecca Herbst and Jenna Jaureguy.
Heather Day wrote a story about the team named Death Volley. Click here to read the story about the Baton Rouge team.
Adult 55 & Over 7.0 Men: Roswell, GA; Co-captains: Pat Kirkpatrick & James Meidl
They defeated Southern California 2-1 in the championship match at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, FL. Team members were Michael Rose, David Griswold, Richard Armstrong, Harry Takemura, William Duty, Scott Holton, David Tipton, Robert Elliott, James Meidl, Pat Kirkpatrick, Mark Gottlieb and Aristotle Phan.
Adult 18 & Over 4.0 Men; Marietta, GA; Captain Joseph Olender
They were defeated by the Intermountain team 4-1 at the Surprise (AZ) Tennis and Racquet Complex.
Adult 18 & Over 4.5 Men; Louisville, KY; Captain Matthew Mathes
They lost the final to Missouri Valley 3-2 at the Surprise (AZ) Tennis & Racquet Complex.
Adult 55 & Over 8.0 Men; Lafayette, LA; Captain James Vining
They were defeated by the Southern California team 2-1 at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, FL.
Adult 55 & Over 9.0 Men; Bluffton, SC; Captain: Daniel Lieberman
They lost to USTA Southern California 3-0 at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, FL.
Adult 55 & Over 9.0 Women; Charlotte, NC; Captain: Debbie Carmazzi
They lost to USTA Florida 2-1 at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, FL.
Mixed 18 & Over 7.0; Knoxville, TN; Captain: Trey Ambrose
They lost to Southern California 2-1. Jeffrey Miller, Jennifer Douglas, Trey Ambrose, Eve Tang, Deanna Unger and Daniel Unger of the Southern section came in second place in the Mixed 18 & Over 7.0 League National Championships at the Surprise Tennis & Racquet Complex in Surprise, Arizona.
Adult 18 & Over 4.0 Women; Asheville, NC: Captain Susie Manley
They defeated Florida 4-1 in the 3/4 playoff at the Surprise (AZ) Tennis and Racquet Complex.
Adult 18 & Over 5.0+ Men, Atlanta; Co-captains Brian Coyle & Jesse Ferlianto
They defeated Pacific Northwest 2-1 in the 3/4 playoff at the Phoenix (AZ) Tennis Center.
Adult 40 & Over 4.0 Men; Jackson, MS; Captain Paul Kimble
They defeated Intermountain 3-1 in the 3/4 playoff at the Oklahoma Tennis Center in Oklahoma City.
Adult 55 & Over; 6.0 Men; Bossier City, LA; Captain Mark Roberts
They defeated Middle States in the 3/4 playoff 3-0 at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, FL.
Adult 18 & Over 3.0 Men; Atlanta; Captain Kyle Davis
They lost to Caribbean in the 3/4 playoff 4-1 at the Oklahoma Tennis Center in Oklahoma City.
Adult 18 & Over 3.0 Women; Nashville, TN; Captain Julie Burnstein
They lost to Midwest in the 3/4 playoff 5-0 at the Oklahoma Tennis Center in Oklahoma City.
Adult 40 & Over; 4.0 Women; Nashville, TN; Co-captains Melinda Brown & Liza Robinson
They lost to Texas in the 3/4 playoff 2-2 at the Oklahoma Tennis Center in Oklahoma City.
Adult 40 & Over; 4.5 Men; Lexington, KY; Captain David Hardesty
They lost to Southern California in the 3/4 playoff 3-1 at the Scottdale (AZ) Ranch Park/Indian School Park.
Adult 40 & Over; 4.5 Women; Nashville, TN; Captain Robin Teal
They lost to Northern in the 3/4 playoff 3-1 at the Scottdale (AZ) Ranch Park/Indian School Park.
Adult 18 & Over; 6.0 Mixed; Florence, SC; Co-captains Leroy Scott Washington & Melinda Hodges
They lost the 3/4 playoff at the Surprise (AZ) Tennis and Racquet Center.
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