Alyssa Lopes, GL Tennis First Singles For Second Year
Monday, September 2, 2013 • 5:00pm
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Alyssa Lopes, a junior at Governor Livingston High School, will play first singles for the girls varsity tennis team for the second year. The team this year is looking solid. As team captain for the second year, Alyssa is looking forward to a great season
Lopes made a name for herself freshman year playing third singles on the varsity team with her comeback win against Rumson in the state sectional semifinal. Her poise and maturity was noted by coach Bill Meakem, who said, "She is a force to be reckoned with."
Alyssa is working towards building up her ranking and plays regularly in USTA tournaments. She trains privately with a coach out of Brooklake Country Club. This past summer she trained at the Evert Tennis Academy in Florida.
The Governor Livingston girls tennis team opens its season at Millburn High School on Sept. 7 at 10 a.m.