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September 18, 2012 09:05 PM
Rockville Racquet Men’s 3.5
A group of 12 men from the Five Towns and other local communities will be headed to Nationals on October 5th after finishing the regular season undefeated, with a 14-0 record. This 3.5 team out of Rockville Racquet – captained by Don Rodgers -- won Nassau County, Long Island and the Eastern Sectional Championships and will take their 22-0 record to the National Championships being held in Tucson, Ariz. Team members are: Rodgers, Earl Chin, Miguel Gordon, Ahearn, Prakash Pisipati, Jose Rosa, Robert Neuguth, Joseph Seplow, Jemal Creary, Rich Dacosta, Johan Lood, Gabe Moreira, Ravi Lam and Bruce Stegner.
(Photo: Don Rodgers USTA 3.5 Men’s Team, Rockville Racquet.)
Eastern Athletics Women’s 3.5
The Eastern Athletics USTA 3.5 ladies’ night tennis team recently captured the Eastern Section Championship in Albany and will be heading to Nationals in October.  The team is led by Captain Tricia Livingston and Coach Michael Hoffner.  After winning the Suffolk County title with a 12-0 record, the team continued to dominate in Nassau County to win the Long Island Championship. Their winning streak continued in the Eastern Sectional  tournament in Albany, ending with an undefeated season with a record of 20-0 .

(Photo: Tricia Livingston USTA Ladies’ 3.5 Team, Eastern Athletics)
Long Island Champs
Congratulations to the following teams who won Long Island and went to Sectionals: Rockville Racquet Men’s 4.0 captained by Ian Shapiro and Mike Pavlides; the Men’s 5.0 Long Island champions from Carefree, led by Scott Chesney and Andy Schwartz; and the Sportime Lynbrook Women’s 5.0 team captained by Tina Buschi.
(Photo: Shapiro/Pavlides Mens’ 4.0 Team, Rockville Racquet)
(Photo: Men’s 5.0 LI champions, the Carefree Chesney/Schwartz team.)
(Photo: Sportime Lynbrook team led by Tina Buschi.)