| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

On Aug. 13-15, a USTA team of women from Long Island, all members of the Carefree Racquet Club in North Merrick, N.Y., went undefeated in the state championship in Syracuse, N.Y. They were also undefeated in the local championship played earlier in the summer. On Oct. 1-3 they are headed to the Nationals in Palm Springs to represent Long Island.

"This was such an exciting accomplishment for us, our club in Merrick (Carefree Racquet Club) and for all of Long Island,"said team member Ann Marie Conniff.

Congratulations to the team of Michele Bergman, Ann Marie Conniff, Liz Schiff, Mara Mazza, Debra Lehman, Debbie Pinciotto and team captain, Carrie Alfano, led by coach Gabe Raneses, on their accomplishment.