After almost two weeks on the road, the BYU men’s tennis team returned home to Provo Jan. 26. The cougars opened their 2020 season facing several nationally ranked teams and knew they were starting with a challenging schedule.
Madeline Almeida Wanlass is a current member of the BYU women’s tennis team. While this 5-foot-9 athlete from El Dorado Hills, Calif. is well-known on the tennis court, there is more to her than meets the eye.
BYU women's tennis head coach Holly Parkinson Hasler began the sport she loved at a young age, only to go professional as a freshman out of college. While her professional career was remarkable, the BYU alum found her happiness through the blessing of a broken wrist.
As a junior in high school, Jack and his parents made the decision to send him to Barcelona, Spain, where he would be able to practice and learn among some of the top junior players in the world. While this was a difficult decision to make, Jack’s mother, Janine, said she has always loved being able to aid her children as they worked towards their individualized goals.
BYU tennis battled it out earlier this month at the ITA Mountain Regional Championship in Denver. Sean Hill and Mateo Vereau Melendez took first and second place respectively and secured two spots at the ITA National Fall Championships.
Many teams and businesses have tried to cope and adjust to their new reality after spring sports were suspended. One sector of BYU Athletics that has tried to readjusted is the Corporate Sponsorship Team (CST).