Dec. 20, 2010
STORRS, Conn. - Maxie Weinberg has signed a National Letter of Intent to join the University of Connecticut women's tennis team in the fall of 2011 as announced by the Huskies' Director of Tennis Glenn Marshall on Tuesday.
Weinberg, a native of Marietta, Georgia, is ranked 136 in the nation according to the Tennis Recruiting Network, the premier site for junior tennis. She has been in the top-10 of the Alta Junior Challenge Ladder for the past four years and made the All-County Team as a freshman, sophomore and junior, while her senior season begins in February of 2011.
Weinberg and her Walton High School team earned the all-time record in the state of Georgia for most consecutive wins in any sport. Her team is ranked fifth in the country for the most consecutive wins in any high school sport with 133 match wins without a loss. Weinberg has led her team to three state titles, while the program has won the crown the last seven years.
In addition to her achievements on the court, Weinberg has volunteered for the past three years teaching tennis to handicapped children.
"I am very excited that Maxie will be joining the UConn Tennis family," said Marshall. "She brings a great balance of outstanding academic and athletic achievement to our University. The team and I look forward to welcoming her next fall."