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Super Six Tennis: Player Bios

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GIRLS

Name: Shannon Bettiol

School: North Gwinnett

Class: Senior

Noteworthy:

-- Named first-team All-County by the Daily Post after going 11-4 at No. 1 singles as a junior last season

-- Ranked No. 27 in Georgia and No. 87 in the Southeast in the Girls 18s by the USTA

-- Listed as a 3-star prospect and the No. 25 senior in Georgia by tennisrecruiting.net

-- Has signed to play college tennis at Western Carolina

Favorite athlete: Eli Manning

Favorite movie: "Warrior"

Favorite music artist: The Script

Favorite surface to play on: Hardcourt


Name: Vani Crist

School: Providence

Class: Sophomore

Noteworthy:

-- Was second-team All-County selection by the Daily Post as a freshman last season after going 15-3 at No. 1 singles and helping the Stars to the Class A state quarterfinals

-- Ranked No. 12 in Georgia in the Girls 16s by the USTA

-- Listed as a 4-star prospect and the No. 13 sophomore in Georgia by tennisrecruiting.net

Favorite athlete: Andy Roddick

Favorite movie: "She's the Man"

Favorite music artist: Lady Antebellum

Favorite surface to play on: Clay


Name: Megan Kelly

School: Wesleyan

Class: Senior

Noteworthy:

-- Went 16-3 at No. 1 singles in helping the Wolves to the Class A state tournament last season

-- Ranked No. 56 in Georgia in the Girls 18s by the USTA

-- Listed as a 3-star prospect and the No. 24 senior in Georgia by tennisrecruiting.net

-- Has scholarship offers from small colleges, but could walk-on at either Elon or Furman

Favorite athlete: Andre Agassi

Favorite movie: "Big Fat Liar"

Favorite music artist: Rascal Flatts

Favorite surface to play on: Hardcourt


Name: Jessica Northcutt

School: Peachtree Ridge

Class: Senior

Noteworthy:

-- Named Daily Post's 2011 Girls Player of the Year after going 13-1, alternating between No. 1 and 2 singles and helping the Lions to the Region 7-AAAAA title and the Class AAAAA state quarterfinals

-- Was named first-team All-County by the Daily Post after going 16-0, alternating between No. 1 and 2 singles as a sophomore in 2010

-- Ranked No. 9 in the Girls 18s by the USTA

-- Listed as a 5-star prospect and the No. 5 senior in Georgia and No. 60 senior nationally by tennisrecruiting.net

-- Has signed to play college tennis at Samford

Favorite athlete: Tim Tebow

Favorite movie: "Something Borrowed"

Favorite music artist: Rascal Flatts

Favorite surface to play on: Hardcourt


Name: Abigail Owens

School: Peachtree Ridge

Class: Junior

Noteworthy:

-- Was second-team All-County selection by the Daily Post as a sophomore last season while teaming with Ali Mills at No. 1 doubles in helping the Lions to the Region 7-AAAAA title and Class AAAAA state quarterfinals

-- Was second-team All-County selection by the Daily Post as a freshman in 2010 after going 18-1 at No. 3 singles

-- Ranked No. 20 in Georgia in the Girls 18s by the USTA

-- Listed as a 4-star prospect and the No. 3 junior in Georgia by tennisrecruiting.net

Favorite athlete: Rafael Nadal

Favorite movie: "The Notebook"

Favorite music artist: The Script

Favorite surface to play on: Hardcourt


Name: Hannah Serdinia

School: North Gwinnett

Class: Junior

Noteworthy:

-- Ranked No. 33 in Georgia and No. 65 in the Southeast in the Girls 16s by the USTA

-- Listed as a 2-star prospect and the No. 15 junior in Georgia by tennisrecruiting.net

Favorite athlete: Roger Federer

Favorite movie: "Wedding Crashers"

Favorite music artist: The Script

Favorite surface to play on: Hardcourt


BOYS

Name: Taylor Buchholz

School: North Gwinnett

Class: Senior

Noteworthy:

-- Was a second-team All-County selection by the Daily Post after going 12-6 at No. 1 singles and helping the Bulldogs to the Class AAAAA state playoffs last year

-- Ranked No. 23 in Georgia in the Boys 18s by the USTA

-- Listed as a 2-star prospect at the No. 23 senior in Georgia by tennisrecruiting.net

-- Has committed to play college tennis at Methodist University in Fayetteville, N.C.

Favorite athlete: Roger Federer

Favorite movie: "The Woman in Black"

Favorite music artist: Hollywood Undead

Favorite surface to play on: Clay


Name: Jeffrey Chang

School: Wesleyan

Class: Junior

Noteworthy:

-- Named to the Daily Post's second-team All-County the last two years, including going 20-2 at No. 2 singles and helping the Wolves to Class A state championship last season

-- Has 37 career singles wins in two seasons, and is on pace to challenge the school record of 60 set by his older brother, Norman

-- Listed as a 3-star prospect and the No. 33 junior in Georgia by tennisrecruiting.net

Favorite athlete: John David Booty

Favorite movie: "Limitless"

Favorite music artist: Anberlin

Favorite surface to play on: Cumulostratus clouds (Hardcourt)


Name: Chris Clark

School: Collins Hill

Class: Senior

Noteworthy:

-- Was a first-team All-County selection by the Daily Post after going 16-3 at No. 1 singles and helping the Eagles to the Class AAAAA state playoffs last year

-- Ranked No. 16 in Georgia and No. 151 in the Southeast in the Boys 18s by the USTA

-- Listed as a 2-star prospect and the No. 20 senior in Georgia by tennisrecruiting.net

Favorite athlete: Rafael Nadal

Favorite movie: "300"

Favorite music: Rock/rap

Favorite surface to play on: Hardcourt


Name: Mark Guentert

School: Brookwood

Class: Senior

Noteworthy:

-- Named first-team All-County by the Daily Post after going 17-1 primarily at No. 2 singles behind Boys Player of the Year Randy Phillips, and helped the Broncos to a Region 7-AAAAA and Class AAAAA state titles last season

-- Carries a No. 31 state ranking in the Boys 18s by the USTA

-- Listed as a 3-star prospect and the No. 14 senior in Georgia by tennisrecruiting.net

Favorite athlete: James Blake

Favorite movie: "Rocky Balboa"

Favorite music artist: Big L

Favorite surface to play on: Hardcourt or clay


Name: Aaron Harris

School: Archer

Class: Senior

Noteworthy:

-- Was 17-1 for the Tigers at No. 1 singles as a junior last season

-- Ranked No. 194 in Georgia the Boys 18s by the USTA

-- Is considering attending either Oglethorpe, Mercer or Georgia Southwestern

Favorite athlete: Gael Monfils

Favorite movie: "Daredevil"

Favorite music artist: Drake

Favorite surface to play on: Clay


Name: Alex Makarenko

School: Peachtree Ridge

Class: Junior

Noteworthy:

-- Was 8-4 for the Lions at No. 1 singles as a sophomore last season

-- Ranked No. 43 in Georgia the Boys 18s by the USTA

-- Listed as a 3-star prospect and the No. 23 junior in Georgia by tennisrecruiting.net

Favorite athlete: Tim Tebow

Favorite movie: "Step Brothers"

Favorite music artist: Zac Brown Band

Favorite surface to play on: Hardcourt