Hilary Doyle Sportsmanship Nominees for 2012
Winner: Hardy Owen
SPORTS ACADEMY JUNIOR OPENER - EMMIE MOORE
She as a great love for tennis and a sweet spirit that is infectious for those around her.
PADDY'S DAY PARK CITY JUNIOR WEEKENDER - BRIAN TILLMAN
Brian was very polite to all his players. He also agreed to travel to Salt Lake City and play a match down there so that a boy who had a conflict and couldn't get a ride up here could still play the match and not default.
DESIREE & TRAVIS BASTIAN MEMORIAL JUNIOR TOURNAMENT - CHASE ZAGOREC-MARKS
Chase showed exemplary sportsmanship while losing in the consolation finals. He was also great
when he came up to report scores.
SPRING BLOOMINGTON DUEL IN THE DESERT - TAYLOR COONEY
Taylor worked hard and played hard and fair. She is a very nice girl, the kind of player everyone
enjoys playing with and against.
CHASEBROOK HARRY JAMES MEMORIAL JUNIOR ICE BREAKER - ABIGAIL WILLES
Abigail played a 3 hour and 15 minute match during which she displayed no attitude, she was just having fun, being polite and friendly with her opponent and displaying great sportsmanship.
SALT LAKE TENNIS CLUB JUNIOR SINGLES TOURNAMENT - R.J. PARKER
R.J. is not only polite off the court, but a gentleman on the court. He displayed great poise
in a tough three set match in the finals.
SPORTS ACADEMY JUNIOR SPRING RALLY - HENRY HUTTON
Henry had a great attitude for the whole tournament and was excited to play. His matches were some
of the Tournament Director's favorite to watch throughout the tournament.
EAGLERIDGE JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS - CHLOE STOCKING
The first girl Chloe played had not played a tournament before. Chloe was extremely patient with her opponent. She never complained about anything the other girl did and went out of her way to help and explain
things to help her opponent feel at ease and have a good experience.
COACH MIKE'S JUNIOR TOURNAMENT - ANNA HATZIPOLAKIS
Anna was always early. She just loved to play tennis. She was gracious, whether she won or lost.
OGDEN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS - HARDY OWEN
Hardy was very courteous with his opponents and showed good sportsmanship when he played his matches. An opponent did not show on Hardy and yet even though they drove all the way here, he
was still happy to stay and watch the other matches.
LIBERTY PARK JUNIOR TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS - ELIZA HAFEN
Eliza accommodated every schedule change needed by her opponents. She waited for late
oopponents so they wouldn't be defaulted.
DANNY SPERRY JUNIOR MEMORIAL - BEN SPENCER
Ben gave 100% fighting effort. He showed respect to opponents, officials, those running the
tournament, and the game. He is a very good sport in tough competition. He lost in the
Boy's 16 Singles Finals in the tournament's best match.
THE BRENCKLE FAMILY FOUNDATION COTTONWOOD CLUB SUMMER CHALLENGER - DEVIN KEEFE
Devin was very polite to all involved in the tournament. Parents of other players complimented
him on his fairness and play on the court.
IVORY HOMES JUNIOR UTAH STATE OPEN - LACEY HANCOCK
Lacey displayed fairness, persistence and self control during her matches.
She wasrespectful of her opponents
THE BRENCKLE FAMILY FOUNDATION COTTONWOOD CLUB
JUNIOR CLASSIC - MAKENA TERRY
Makena arrived on time. She was very polite and just wanted to play her matches.
LIBERTY PARK JUNIOR FALL CHAMPIONSHIPS - MASON BROCKBANK
A player was inadvertently left out of the draw and when I called Mason to ask if he would be ok with playing a match and not having a BYE he was more than willing. I didn't realize at the time he lives in Provo. He showed up with a smile on his face and a great attitude. Mason is what sportsmanship is all about.
FALL BLOOMINGTON DUEL IN THE DESERT - ADDISON SEPULVEDA
Addison is a nice girl, plays hard and fair, and handles herself very well for a young player.
MONSTER MASH JUNIORS TENNIS BASH - PEYTON ANDRUS
Peyton was a delightful girl to have in the tournament. She was very complimentary of her
opponents inevery situation, pressure or no. Opponents came off the court having really
enjoyed competing againsther regardless of whether they won or lost. She helps others enjoy
competition,win orlose becauseof her bubbly, sweet, and genuine attitude.
GREEN VALLEY FALL JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS - SAVANNAH TOPHAM
Savannah showed incredible maturity and understanding as she had to replay the quarterfinal match
in her division. She showed tremendous poise and class in handling the whole situation.
In spite of being very tired from previous matches, she came and battled it out on the court in the re-play.
PARK CITY JUNIOR GREAT PUMPKIN WARM UP - WILLIAM PEARSON
He could have taken a default when a player was late, but he chose to play the match.
DAVID L. FREED MEMORIAL JUNIOR TOURNAMENT - EMILY ASTLE
Emily doesn't show her emotions on the court when it comes to negativity and she is very pleasant to be around. Her drive to get better and help out when asked is awesome! She seems to really love the game of tennis!
SPORTS ACADEMY TURKEY WEEKENDER - MITCHELL JOHN
Mitchell shows incredible class on the court at all times. His positivity and work ethic are infectious.
It is a pleasure to have him at our tournament.
EAGLERIDGE JUNIOR HOLIDAY TOURNAMENT - KEITH MCMULLIN
Keith got yelled at by his mixed doubles partner for complimenting his opponents and he still kept complimenting them. He was beaten by R.J. Parker and came off with a big smile saying how much fun he had.