Playing in her home state of Florida, rising senior Natalia Maynetto battled through a full field of 64 to claim the singles title at this weekend’s ITA Summer Circuit Tournament in Gainesville, Florida. Maynetto advanced past the tournament’s No. 2 seed, UF’s Peggy Porter in the semifinals, before defeating University of North Florida’s Aline Berkenbrock in a hard-fought, 7-6(3), 7-5(5) decision in the title match.
Alabama Cheer and Mascots had a memorable weekend at Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) Spirit Camp in Tuscaloosa last week, with each squad earning top accolades at the prestigious camp. The camp is the largest in the country and Alabama has served as the host for over 20 years.
Current Alabama outfielder Haylie McCleney and former pitcher Jaclyn Traina spent the past week in Toronto, Ontario, Canada with Team USA competing in the 2015 Pan American Games. Team USA earned a spot in Sunday’s championship game but ultimately fell to Canada, 3-0, in extra innings.