USTA TEXAS ANNOUNCES JUNIOR TENNIS AWARDS
AT 2018 TEXAS SLAM
June 10, 2018
ABILENE, Texas — USTA Texas announced its junior tennis award recipients on Sunday, June 10 at a player party held at Rose Park Tennis Center.
Spring’s Austin Abbrat won the John McFarlin Award, presented to the outstanding junior boy in Texas who exemplifies outstanding sportsmanship and leadership, civic responsibility, character and a good tennis ranking due to superior tournament play. Jeanette Mireles of Houston earned the Mary Lowdon Award, which honors an outstanding junior girl in Texas who has shown exceptional ability, a good ranking, a willingness to work with up-and-coming players, cooperation and proper respect, and a sportsmanlike and competitive spirit.
Abbrat also received the Art Foust Sportsmanship Award while Hadley Doyle of Colleyville received the Maureen Connolly Brinker Award. These awards honor a Super Championship Boy and Girl for outstanding sportsmanship and fair play both on and off the court, with the final selection being made by the players at The Texas Slam.ADVERTISEMENT
Vishwa Aduru of Austin and Aleksandra
Finally, Trey Hilderbrand of San Antonio earned the Chuck McKinley Award, honoring a USTA Texas junior tennis player who achieved the most outstanding results at the National and/or International level, during the previous calendar year. Hilderbrand previously won the award in 2016.