The Academy wants to know how juniors are doing in tournament competition. Email the Academy whenever your junior wins a tennis tournament at any level. In addition, e-mail the Academy when your junior competes in any National level tournament, Southern Championship, or Southern (Bullfrog) Designated. Results and pictures will be posted on the homepage.
Former TAS Player Andie Daniell Named SEC Freshman of the Year!
Alabama s Andie Daniell was named the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Year the conference office announced on Wednesday. Daniell also earned Second Team All-SEC and All-Freshman Team honors.
"We're elated to hear about Andie's success as a true freshman at Alabama," said Gery Groslimond, TAS Executive Director. He added, "her work ethic as a junior player at TAS has provided her with a great opportunity for sucess on the college stage."
Jeremy, Nami, Galen and Ruth Excell at Icy Hot in Norcross, GA
A number of TAS players excelled at the recent Icy Hot tournament in Norcross! Jeremy Yuan won the Boys 18 singles, Galen Lee finished 3rd in singles and finalist in doubles, Nami Otsuka was girls 18 finalist and doubles finalist and Ruth Marsh (not pictured) was singles finalist. Congratulations to all of the hard work and success!
Galen Lee Wins Southern Level Two Tournament in Mobile, Alabama
Galen Lee won the Icy Hot USTA Southern Level 2 Tournament in Mobile Alabama. One the way to the championship, Galen won six singles matches, dropping only one set. Congratulations Galen on the hard work and your success!
Two Time All-American Wins First Pro Tournament!
In her professional tennis debut, former TAS player and North Carolina All-America Caroline Price won the second annual Mr. Rogers Windows Charlotte Clay Classic.
Held at the Charlotte Indoor Tennis Club, Price defeated Lauren Herring, a former All-America at Georgia, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 in the finals.
Price gained entry as a wild card and would beat three seeded players along the way to the title in the 32-player draw.
A 2015 UNC graduate, Price recently completed her Tar Heel career last month which included two national indoor team championships and two All-America honors. Her 128 singles victories are the second most in program history.
Yuan Wins Boys 16s GA Qualifier!
Jeremy Yuan won the Georgia state qualifier in the Boys 16s last week in Macon. Jeremy survived three match points in the second set to win the second set in a tiebreaker than 6-0 in the third. Congratulations, Jeremy! We're proud of your results and effort to prepare to compete!
TAS former player Caroline Price leads the "Notorious 9" to the NCAA Championship!
Caroline and the UNC Tar Heels just won the NCAA indoor championship this past week at the ITA National Team Indoor Championship in Charlottesville, VA. Caroline, who is the team's captain, won the deciding match and the title for UNC by a score of 4-1 over No. 9 Georgia and delivering North Carolina itΓ’ ¬ ’s second such title in the past three years. Congratulations, Caroline!
Another Former Academy Player Wins National Championship!
Georgia Tech and former Academy player, Megan Kurey and her partner Kendal Woodard won the 2013 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships, held at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center over the past weekend. It was a memorable day as #26 Megan Kurey and Kendal Woodard defeated #58 Julia Fellerhoff and Rebecca Shine of the University of Louisville to secure the win. We are very proud of Megan. She has always been an expletory role model since her early days here at TAS. Congratulations, Megan and Kendal!
Nami Otsuka Takes Both Singles and Doubles Titles at G16's Nationals
Nami Otsuka rolled through both the Singles and Doubles draws of the G16's USTA National Tournament in Norcross in October! Nami finished the tournament without dropping a set from the quarterfinals on through the finals. Congratulations, Nami!
Will Showers Takes 3rd Place at B18s National Clay Court Championships
Will Showers finished his Summer with a 3rd place finish at the B18's National Clay Court Championships. What a great way to prepare for his Fall semester at Goergia Tech! Congratulations, Will!
Bailey Showers Takes 5 Tournament Titles!
Bailey Showers has enjoyed a busy Summer by winning 5 consecutive tournaments! Bailey won the Georgia State Junior Closed Challenger, the Georgia State Junior Clay Court Championships, the Tennessee State Open Junior Championships, the Summer Junior Championships (Boca Raton FL), and the North Carolina Junior Clay Court Championships! Congratulations Bailey - way to go!
TAS Girls Shine with Tennis Scholarship
Four Tennis Academy of the South players have signed to NLI's to continue their tennis careers in college! Congratulations to: Summer Ralston full scholarship to the Naval Academy, Taylor Carlson full scholarhip to Wofford, Madi Umbaugh to Georgia State, and Hannah Serdinia with a full scholarship to Georgia College & State University!
Allie Miller & Will Showers Sign College Scholarship Offers!
Allie Miller and Will Showers have signed scholarship offers to continue their careers in college! Allie signed an offer to attend and play for Notre Dame, Will signed an offer with Georgia Tech here in Atlanta! Both are shown here at a recent event at the Sandy Springs Tennis Center. Congratulations to Allie and Will! We look forward to their future successes in college!
Umbaugh Signs Scholarship with Georgia State!
Madison Umbaugh, shown with Jeff Groslimond, signed a NLI to play at Georgia State beginning this fall! Great example of the results which can be achieved through hard work and perserverance. Congratualtions, Madi!
Megan Kurey Named ACC Player of the Week
Former Academy player and Georgia Tech freshman women's tennis player Megan Kurey has been named ACC Player of the Week. It is the first ACC Player of the Week honor for Kurey. She went 3-1 overall and keyed Georgia Tech's 4-3 comeback win over No. 16 Florida State on Sunday. Congratulations, Megan!
Caroline Price and UNC Wins National Indoor Team Championship
Former Academy player Caroline Price and her UNC team recently won their first NCAA National Indoors in Charlottesville, VA. Caroline is currently ranked #36 in the nation! Congratulations to Caroline and her teammates!
You're In The Army Now
It is a going away party for Sam Jang Milsten going to West Point!
TAS Welcomes New Students
Will and Bailey Showers have joined the TAS. Will and Bailey are nationally ranked juniors who have moved here from Florida section!
Allie Miller Captures Gold & Silver Balls at Winter National Championships!
Allie Miller started the new year with a bang at the Winter Nationals in Scottsdale, AZ! Pictured above, she is holding the gold ball from doubles, silver ball from singles. Plus, along the way, she received the tournament Sportsmanship Award! Congratulations Allie for the hard work and great attitude required for the achievement!
Megan Kurey Signs NLI To Be A Yellow Jacket!
Megan Kurey signed a National Letter of Intent to continue her tennis career as a Georgia Tech Yellow Jacket! Megan joined the Academy at an early age and we've had the opportunity to watch Megan grow into the great player and person that she has become. Congratulations Megan on your achievement and we're looking forward to watching your success at Georgia Tech!
Caroline Price Captures National Clay Courts Doubles Championship!
Caroline Price and her partner Whitney Kay won the G18's USTA National Clay Court Doubles Championship without dropping a set! Caroline will be attending the University of North Carolina on a full scholarship this fall. Congratulations Caroline!
Caroline Price Signs NLI To Be A Tar Heel!
Caroline Price has signed a National Letter of Intent to continue her tennis career as a North Carolina Tar Heal! We've had the opportunity to watch Caroline grow from a young beginner to the great player she has become. We want to extend our best wishes and congratulate her for her successes on and off the court! Read the Tennis Recruiting article here.