COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Texas A&M ladies’s tennis head coach Mark Weaver formally introduced the signing of a trio of stellar recruits. The blue chip trio of Jeanette Mireles, Ellie Pittman and Mary Stoiana are among the many nation’s greatest highschool seniors.
“I’m ecstatic to announce our fall recruiting class for 2021,” Weaver mentioned. “Coach Szabo and I are very assured and optimistic in relation to the path that our program is headed going ahead. In my view, the general American class for 2021 is the hardest class I’ve seen in all my years of recruiting and our group of signees might be one of many prime signing lessons within the nation, if not the most effective.”
The 2021 signing class marks the second-straight class that the ladies’s tennis program has signed that features a trio of blue chippers, in 2018 Texas A&M inked Jessica Anzo, Jayci Goldsmith and Katya Townsend. The Aggies didn’t signal lessons within the 2019 and 2020 signing interval.
Mireles ranks twenty third at present on tennisrecruiting.web and holds a career-best 10.93 UTR. The Houstonian reached the semifinals of the 2020 ITA Fall Circuit at Texas A&M in September earlier than falling to A&M’s Tatiana Makarova. In July’s ITA Summer season Circuit occasion in School Station, Mireles reached the finals after selecting up a trio of wins on the Mitchell Tennis Middle.
“Jeannette is a robust blue chip recruit and is principally a house city woman to us proper having grown up proper down the street from Aggieland,” Weaver mentioned. “We have been very lucky in attending to see Jeannette compete very often and in addition very early on. She has performed at a excessive degree since day one of many recruiting course of and he or she might be able to go as soon as she steps foot onto campus.”
“I selected Texas A&M as a result of it felt like a pure match for me and my household,” Mireles mentioned. “Texas A&M gives each sturdy lecturers and aggressive athletics. I’m excited to get the chance to play for each Coach Weaver and Szabo.”
Pittman, from Indianapolis, Indiana, involves Aggieland because the quantity 25 participant within the senior class and the highest senior in Indiana, in response to tennisrecruiting.web. The precise-hander owns a career-best UTR of 10.93 and has picked up wins at every of the ITA Circuit occasions she has entered this yr.
“Ellie is one other blue chip participant in a ridiculously extremely aggressive 2021 American class,” Weaver mentioned. “She is going to undoubtedly make a direct impression with regard to strengthening our lineup and I anticipate her to do nothing however enhance every day as soon as she units foot right here in Aggieland.”
“Texas A&M is the best place for me due to the nice tutorial and athletic repute and tradition on campus,” Pittman mentioned. “I’m very excited to play tennis for the Aggies, Coach Weaver and Coach Szabo; the place I can proceed to develop and enhance as each a tennis participant and an individual.”
Stoiana hails from Southbury, Connecticut the place she ranks as the most effective participant within the New England area and No. 13 participant nationally, in response to tennisrecruiting.web. The precise-hander has posted six wins over fellow blue chippers up to now yr and owns a career-high 10.93 UTR.
“Mary is a strong blue chip recruit that brings an incredible quantity of selection to her sport,” Weaver mentioned. “She is a really versatile participant and has lots of completely different instruments to throw out and use on the tennis courtroom.”
“I selected Texas A&M as a result of I noticed how a lot care and energy went into the event of the tennis crew and I wished to be surrounded by individuals who share the identical objectives and care as a lot about tennis as I do,” Stoiana mentioned. “Seeing how supportive and welcoming the group of School Station is generally makes me excited to formally be an Aggie subsequent fall. I additionally selected Texas A&M as a result of I really feel that it’ll improve my tennis sport the fullest with the sources which can be accessible to me and the way a lot tennis I’ll get to play.”
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The 2020-21 Signing Class
Jeanette Mireles / Houston, Texas
Ellie Pittman / Indianapolis, Indiana
Mary Stoiana / Southbury, Connecticut