Lonnie Mitchel
It’s recruiting season again for us college coaches. I’m on the road quite often, driving my car to different tennis venues, diners and homes, meeting several families who want their children to get a great education and the opportunity to be a student/athlete playing tennis in college. The dilemma...Read more
Ricky Becker
New York City has everything. This includes some premier national collegiate tennis programs. While colleges and universities in warm weather regions often win the national championships, New York City has many schools which fare quite well on the national ranking list. As far as cities go that...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The North Carolina Tar Heels were crowned 2015 ITA Division I National Women's Team Indoor Champions Monday after defeating the Georgia Bulldogs, 4-1. It is the second championship at this event in Tar Heel program history, and the second in three years. The tournament was hosted by the University...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Semifinal Sunday of the ITA Division I National Women's Team Indoor Championship saw eighth-seeded Georgia score its second upset of the tournament with a 4-2 victory over fifth-seeded California, while North Carolina posted its second consecutive shutout, this time against the second seed Florida...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2015 spring season shifts into high gear on Jan. 23-25 for the Seventh Annual ITA Kick-Off Weekend. One-hundred-twenty teams—60 men's and 60 women's—will compete across the country for berths in the ITA National Team Indoor Championships in February. The ITA Division I National Women's Team...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
After opening the 2015 spring season atop the ITA Division I National Team Rankings, the UCLA women and USC men remained as the number one teams in the nation. The Trojan men rolled to a 6-1 win in their season-opening match against UC Riverside on Monday. In individual action, senior Roberto...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
University of Virginia junior Julia Elbaba from Oyster Bay, N.Y. is the number one ranked player in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division I Women's National Singles Rankings and University of Louisville senior Sebastian Stiefelmeyer is the top-ranked man in the ITA Division I Men's...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The ITA Division I Operating Committee moved to re-submit its dual match format proposal to the NCAA Division I Tennis Committee for the 2015 NCAA Division I Team Championships during its final meeting of 2014. This decisive vote (25 yes, 0 no, 9 abstentions)—supported by the USTA and the USTA's...Read more
Lonnie Mitchel
I have written articles for Long Island Tennis Magazine and New York Tennis Magazine for the past five years. During that time, I have come in contact with many parents and juniors who read this publication with questions about the collegiate tennis experience. They can ask everything from how do I...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
While most of their compatriots are prepping for semester-end finals, Wake Forest freshman and 2014 Wimbledon boys’ champion boys’ champion Noah Rubin from Rockville Centre, N.Y.; University of Virginia junior Julia Elbaba from Oyster Bay, N.Y.; and UCLA senior Robin Anderson from Matawan, N.J...Read more