Wheelchair Tennis Wins at Hilton Head

Shelby TennisHilton Head, SC – Congratulations to the University of Alabama Wheelchair Tennis team on their success at the PTR Championships in Hilton Head, SC! Mackenzie Soldan split her singles matches with a 6-3, 6-1 victory over Elizabeth Williams of USA, and a 6-3, 6-1 loss to Francesca Mardones of Chile. Maude Jaques lost her first match in Women’s A 6-1, 6-0 to Valaria Reyes, Chian 6-1, 6-0, but bounced back with a win in her second match with a marathon win over Desiree Vines 7-5, 1-6, 1-0 (5). Karolina Lingyte also split her singles matches with a 6-1, 6-3 loss to Macarena Cabrillana 6-1, 6-3 but won today against Elizabeth Williams 6-3, 6-2. Shelby Barron lost two tough matches against Park Ju Youn of Korea 6-1, 6-0, and Natalia Mayara of Chile 6-1, 6-0.

ABC Medical Championship September 9th

Ford GolfTuscaloosa, AL –  ABC Medical is partnering with The Alabama Adapted Athletics program to host the 2nd Annual ABC Medical Adapted Golf Championship at Ol Colony Golf Course in Tuscaloosa on September 9th.  Sign up as an individual player, team or sponsor to support Alabama Adapted Athletics.  Individuals can enter to play the tournament for $100, and hole sponsors start at $400. Players will receive 18 holes of golf at Ol Colony, Dinner and Prizes.  All ABC Medical Clients receive a 50% discount! If you are interested in playing in the tournament or sponsoring a hole, please contact Margaret Stran at mstran@ua.edu / 205-246-3371.  Roll Tide!

Alabama Annual Celebration & Awards

Janik3Tuscaloosa, AL – The University of Alabama Adapted Athletics program celebrated another successful year this Friday at the Tuscaloosa Sailing Club with Water Skiing, Swimming, Tubing, and Wave Runners.  2013-14 Program Awards were given also given for the Wheelchair Basketball and Wheelchair Tennis programs. In Women’s Wheelchair Basketball the award winners were: (Jessica Staley Impact Award / Cobi Crispin) (Margaret Stran Hustle and Attitude Award / Maude Jaques & Savannah Gardner) (Practice Award / Elissa Robinson) (Christina Davidson Academic Award / Karolina Lingyte)  (Outstanding Defensive Player / Cindy Ouellet) (Stephanie Wheeler Performance Award / Cobi Crispin) (Outstanding Offensive Player / Karolina Lingyte) (Mary Allison Milford Leadership Award / Caitlin McDermott & Mackenzie Soldan) (Most Improved - Laurie Williams & Erica Gavel).  In Men’s Wheelchair Basketball the award winners were: (Iron Man Award – Justin Obermyer) Ford Burttram Captains Award - Bo Hedges & Ryan Hynes), (Academic Award - Justin Obermyer & Bo Hedges), (Jared Arambula Performance Award - Bo Hedges).  The Wheelchair Tennis Performance Award was given to Mackenzie Soldan & Karolina Lingyte.  The Mark Booth Philanthropy Award is a Program Award and was presented to Caitlin McDermott & Kyle Killworth.  Thank you to everyone who helped make this a great year for Alabama Adapted Athletics.  Roll Tide! 

ABC Medical Partners with Alabama

ABC MedicalTuscaloosa, AL – The University of Alabama Adapted Athletics program is proud to announce their partnership with ABC Medical.  ABC Medical is the Official Medical Supplier for the National Wheelchair Basketball Association and the first and only provider of urological supplies and other medical products committed to the financial and practical support of adaptive sports. ABC offers an unmatched combination of products, education, service and outreach to help their customers live healthier more active lives.  ABC Medical is now the Official Medical Supplier for the University of Alabama Adapted Athletics program and the title sponsor for the 2014 ABC Medical Collegiate Classic on February 21-22, 2014. For more information about ABC Medical, visit the ABC Medical Website or click on the ABC Logo on the Alabama Adapted Athletics Website.  Roll Tide!