Press Release from the USTA
The women’s team from Alamo, representing the USTA Northern California Section, captured the national title at the USTA League 2.5 Adult National Championships held at the Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif on Sept. 30.
The Alamo team defeated a team from Waipahu, Hawaii, 2-1 in the Championship match. Earlier in the day, the Alamo team defeated a team from Cleveland, Ohio 3-0 in the semifinals. They advanced this far by winning their round-robin flight contested Friday and Saturday.
The team is captained by Susan J. Leo and features Gina Goforth Vitzthum, Caroline Macke, Yoonies Kim, Kerry Davis, Tracy Iler, Rosilene Campos Bleeg, Tracey Bracco, Tara Khoury, and Cecily T. Barclay and plays at the Round Hill Country Club.
The top four teams in order of finish are: Northern California, Hawaii, Southern, Midwest.
This year’s USTA League 2.5 Adult National Championship has drawn the top 26 teams (9 men’s and 17 women’s) from throughout the nation.
This year marks the 32nd anniversary of USTA League. Since its inception in 1980, it has grown from 13,000 participants in its first year, to over 835,000 players across the nation today, making it the world’s largest recreational tennis league.