Who are the best Freshman coming in next year?

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  1. 10isplayer

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    Looks like stanford is "High" on Farren's list along with USC and "Medium" on virginia. Mackenzie McDonald has been linked to UCLA through the grapevine but we will see obviously nothing is official.
     
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    Peliwo is Canadian and I don't think he was considering US college tennis. But, I may be wrong. His results this year are the results Americans should be striving for before deciding to turn pro.
     
  3. ClarkC

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    I just listed him because he was on TRN. The British Columbia players are part of the USTA Pacific Northwest section and get USTA rankings, and their tourneys get picked up by TRN, etc. He was up to #2 on TRN behind Fratangelo before they both turned pro.
     
  4. tennisgreat755

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    McDonald is going to UCLA or pro. I doubt Farren has the grades for Stanford since he has been homeschooled. Stanford needs to find some elite players. Right now they have a bunch of #4, 5, and 6 players. I do like their chances in the bottom positions, but definitely not the top.
     
  5. tball2day

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    Which means they have a bunch of #7 ,8, 9, 10s. I'm not even sure about the strength at the 4, 5, 6.
    Farren's issue has been a wrist injury from last year (not sick that was McDonald but he is fine now). I would think a kid like MM would look beyond just UCLA, but don't know.
     
  6. tennisgreat755

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    They have a deep team. The main problem is that most of these elite guys dont have the grades. Teams like USC and UCLA can take guys with 1500 sat scores,stanford can't.
     
  7. ClarkC

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    Back in my day, we thought a 1500 was pretty darned good. :)
     
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    Does anyone know if Ward-Hibbert is still going to A&M or if he turned pro?
     
  9. Vicious Vik

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    Nobody dominant like Frank is appearing this far
     
  10. db379

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    I've been out of the loop here.. but anyone knows who is going to Stanford this year?
     
  11. socaltennnis

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    Looks like UCLA will have the best recruiting class next year with verbal commitments from the no. 2, 5, and 13 seniors. They are certainly doing a good job in recent years with recruiting over USC.

    New recruit gage brymer committed this week.
    http://www.ocregister.com/news/brymer-375018-ucla-boys.html
     
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    Ward Hibbert is playing a future in Morocco instead of the Texas regional? Will he be an Aggie?
     
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    Hard to say who has the better recruiting class until the matches are played. You can certainly say that UCLA has had a strong 2 years, but you have to give the nod to the 4 time defending champs when stating "in recent years."
     
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    Dang! I was watching this one closely... Gage would have been a great recruit for Stanford. Did he have the grades and was he offered at place at Stanford?
     
  15. socaltennnis

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    yep, he is a top student at one of the best public schools in the state and country. great person too.
     
  16. db379

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    That's what I thought.... Why he didn't come to Stanford?? He would have been top 3 in the line up in his first year at one of the top schools and one of the most successful tennis program in the nation. And the campus is nicer than at UCLA...;-)
     
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    probably wanted to stay closer to home and daddy ..
     
  18. Dawgie Dawg

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    Ben Wagland looking like the cream of the crop right now.
     
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    Yeah that 1,2 loss to Redlicki looks real good right now.
     
  20. tenniscp

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    Very strong recruiting list for next year. UVA maybe able to compete with that with Daigle commiting, Kwiatkowski, Aragone and Corinteli just taking an official visit just this last weekend. Should be between these two schools in terms of best recruiting list. Throw Farren in that mix and UVA could look really good.
     
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    Nope, turned pro at the Open
     
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    Any source we can check on this?
     
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    Peter Smith recruits foreigners for his core and fills the lineup with local kids who don't need a 'tennis full ride'.. I like his system but it's going to be almost imposible to fill Steve Johnson's shoes..
     
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  25. Vik

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    Ward Hibbert has been long gone from going to A&M.
    Word was he was going to have to sit out a year no matter where he went (problems w/ transcript I think)

    Not sure if it's well known but Junior Ore is also not in school at A&M this fall. Speculation is that he won't be back for the spring either.
     
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    Seemed like he was near the top of his class a few years ago, but then I think he had a back injury or other injury that somewhat set him back. Anyone know if he is back to 100% Is he still considered one of the top tier recruits in his class?
     
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    Daigle is a very good player. Still a blue chip and a strong recruit by any parameters. The other 3 are no slouches either.
     
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    Wow Texas A&M is the victim of too good of recruiting. Two top recruits not actually going there now.
     
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    On page 9 yet I looked and somehow saw Who are the best Frenchman coming in. Ooo la la.
     
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    Luca Corinteli has committed to Virginia.
     
  33. tenniscp

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    There are couple of other notable recruits UVA may be getting. Boland has something up his sleeve, as usual. The team will have a lot of strong players even after Jenkins leaves next year.
     
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    "up his sleeve" is exactly right. Boland is the Calipari of tennis and that isn't a compliment.
     
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    Boland

    The guy can sure recruit, good thing for us he can't coach a lick.
     
  36. ClarkC

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    Good thing for Georgia? Yes, Georgia has really been dominant lately, haven't they?
     
  37. The Dawgs

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    Don't start

    I heard from one of your own players, that Shane practices with his own coach and not with the team. That speaks volumes for your program.
     
  38. ClarkC

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    Which Shane?
     
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    That would be Justin Shane. Before we go any further with any of this, I just want to say that I know you have a great deal of knowledge and foresight into the program. In fact I have stated that before. But the things I'm hearing are not too be discussed on here. I know they are only accusations by probably some bitter people, but there just may be some truth into them. We don't need to air this out on here.
     
  40. ClarkC

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    You either have something substantial and reliable or not. If not, don't post it.
     
  41. Dawgie Dawg

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    what year did Virginia last win the national title?
     
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    This is no surprise. The Shane's are spoiled rotten and way overrated. I expect Justin to take a major downturn this year.
     
  43. tenniscp

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    You seem to have a good insight into what goes on in cville. Corinteli committed and that was tweeted by zoo tennis and other sources. Any truth to Thai kwiatkowski committing as well. If so, then Daigle, Corinteli and Kwiatkowski are a pretty strong bunch of freshmen for next year.
     
  44. ClarkC

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    All I know is that we have been recruiting Thai. I know nothing about a commitment.
     
  45. Jakes On A Plane

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    Dude, come on. Don't take a jab, and then claim innocence. That's some weak stuff.
     
  46. TennisFan2Day

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    George Goldhoff committed to the University of Texas. According to the Advantage Tennis Academy

    Maxx Lipman committed to the University of Florida. Local news

    Konrad Zieba committed to Northwestern University. Chicago news
     
  47. Automator

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    He committed this afternoon.
     
  48. tenniscp

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    So Daigle, Corinteli and Kwiatkowski next year. Pretty solid! There maybe yet another blue chip recruit, as I heard from a somewhat reliable source.
     
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    I know that Vrabel is considering UVA as well, and he's from VA.
     
  50. tenniscp

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    I ve heard that too but I don t think that Vrabel will go UVA without a solid chance of playing for the team. With the team Boland assembled, Vrabel will not get to play. I heard that JC Aragone may be a possibility.
     

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