| By Lonnie Mitchel
One predominant trait I see in the world of USTA Junior Tennis is that an overwhelming percentage of juniors are looking to experience collegiate tennis after their junior and high school tennis career is complete. What I also see is coaches, junior academies and parents who pretend to know what...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Dartmouth Women’s Tennis Head Coach Bob Dallis has named Manhasset, N.Y.’s Katherine Yau and Akiko Okuda from Tenafly, N.J. team co-captains for the upcoming 2014-2015 season. Yau, who played all but one match at number one singles, was 9-7 overall and was 8-7 at number one doubles with Taylor Ng...Read more
  | By Ricky Becker
Skidmore graduate Oliver Loutsenko left Skidmore with three All-American years under his belt, as well as being named Liberty Conference Player of the Year. Not just MVP of his team, but of the entire league. As a junior tennis player, Oliver had the opportunity to go D3 instead of D1. We asked him...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA Eastern Long Island Region held it's first ever College Bound Tennis Players Send Off on Wednesday night at the Knights of Columbus in Farmingdale, N.Y. The Region invited Long Island high school seniors who committed to play college tennis to along with their parents and high school...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
The Nassau Community College men’s tennis team had been a bridesmaid but never a bride for the past four seasons, finishing at least fourth in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division III national tournament but never being able to be the last team standing. Nassau went...Read more
  | By Lonnie Mitchel
If you have been following my columns, you should know by now that you have to advocate for yourself in life and on the tennis court. Recently at SUNY Oneonta where I serve as head tennis coach, I was asked to lecture on the topic of “Personal Responsibility and Making Change.” So let’s transform,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The University of Southern California Trojans men’s tennis team won its fifth title in six years, defeating the Oklahoma Sooners 4-2 at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex at the University of Georgia. The Trojans have dominated the men’s tennis world in recent years under the helm of head coach Peter...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that the U.S. Open will feature a college tennis competition for the first time ever in 2014, inviting top American college players to compete in the inaugural American Collegiate Invitational, set for Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 4-6 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
With the college tennis regular season winding down, the NCAA Tournament is on the horizon. For most teams, winning their respective conference championship is a necessary prerequisite for making the NCAA’s. Two Long Island universities were battling for their respective conference championships...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Two Long Island universities clashed on Tuesday afternoon, as the visiting Stony Brook Seawolves defeated the Hofstra Pride 6-1 at the Hempstead Lake Indoor Tennis Center in West Hempstead, N.Y. The Seawolves used victories in five of the six singles matches to capture the victory and improve its...Read more