Nov. 30, 2012
LOGAN, Utah - Two student-athletes have signed National Letters of Intent committing to the Utah State women's tennis program, it was announced by co-interim head coach Bryan Marchant, Friday.
Cassidy Branstine is a four-star recruit from Orange, Calif. A senior at Lutheran High School, she has a 3.7 grade point average and is a recipient of an academic award from the California Scholarship Federation. Most of her tennis training has been done in Palm Desert, Calif., under coach Gordon Zawtun.
On the court, Branstine recently won the Harper Ink Junior Tournament in doubles play. She is ranked 41st among 18-year-old singles players in Southern California.
"Cassidy excels in both singles and doubles with her powerful and consistent game. She's a very hard worker who has a lot of potential to become a top player at Utah State," Marchant said. "We're extremely excited for Cassidy to join our team and to help us build for the future."
Alexis Turley is a senior at Davis High School in Kaysville, Utah. She also has a 3.7 GPA and has earned High Honor Roll recognition throughout her high school career. She is ranked in the Top 10 in both singles and doubles in the intermountain region winning 85 percent of her matches. She is a strong, versatile athlete who excels in both singles and doubles action.
"Alexis is a great athlete and hard worker who loves the game and will be a great addition to our strong team," Marchant said. "We're really looking forward to her coming on our team and adding to the mix of young, talented and strong players."
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