APTA NATIONALS PITTSBURGH 2014 March 6-9

Congratulations to the PNC APTA Nationals Champions:

 

Women's:  Ana Brzova and Viktoria Stoklasova

Men's:  Mark Parsons and Johan du Randt

 

 

Left to right, front:  Sandra Odenbach (Rochester), Natalie Lemieux, Chrissy Johnston, Chris Ford (Pittsburgh), Janet Mazzola, (Cleveland), Suzanne Lanthier (Toronto), Lynn Thompson (Pittsburgh)

Standing:  Jessica Guyaux, Betsy Joseph, Kelly Fischer (Pittsburgh), Tracy Glassmeyer (Cincinnati), Shaheen Bhanji (Cleveland), Dionne Bothner (Rochester)

Left to right, front:  Ajay Khurana (Pittsburgh), Matt Rogers (Pittsburgh), Thaddeus Reed (Cincinnati), Jeff McMaster (Pittsburgh)

Standing:  Adam Smith (Columbus), Mike Wagner (Pittsburgh), Brett Engelsberg (Pittsburgh), Rob Bakker (Cincinnati), Scott Kahler (Pittsburgh), Denny English (Columbus), Scott McFaden (Pittsburgh), Doug Jones (Cincinnati)

All photos courtesy of Tom Benic, 412-781-9463, 412-417-4477 (cell).

And special thanks to our local players who contributed to the Region 8 Women's and the Region 6 Men's Presidents Cup teams.

Front row, 3rd from left:  Jenny Kelly and standing, second from left, Erika Watson.

Bottom row, far left, Tyler Noland and far right, John Mah.  Top row, far right, Tom Weise and Casey Watt.

Congratulations also to our local players who had a great tournament:

 

Lisa Dollard, who partnered with Agata Cioroch from Atlanta, won the Women's 32 Reprieve (17th place overall).  Lisa now has a national ranking of 38.

 

Scott Kahler and Matt Riva made it to the quarter finals of the 16 Reprieve (top 16 finish).  Their year end national ranking is 17th.