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Wheelchair athlete Nathan Melnyk makes varsity tennis debut

April 27, 2016 10:43 AM
Click to read Newsday story and view video of 16-year-old Nathan Melnyk about his varsity tennis debut. Melnyck is believed to be the first wheelchair athlete to compete against against able-bodied students in a varsity high school tennis match. Melnyck received the 2015 Charles Karp Memorial Award for Overcoming Adversity from the USTA Long Island Region.