Shelton Inducted into Alabama Tennis Association Hall of Fame

May 14, 2009

ATLANTA – Georgia Tech women’s tennis head coach Bryan Shelton was part of a three-member class inducted into the Alabama Tennis Association Hall of Fame at Birmingham’s Vestavia Country Club on Saturday, May 2nd.

Shelton, the most successful tennis player in Huntsville, Ala., history, has already been inducted into the Georgia Tech (1993) Georgia Tennis (2002) and Huntsville-Madison County (2006) halls of fame during the past 15-years.

During his career, Shelton was a three-time state champion as a junior, he was a four-time All-ACC selection and 1988 All-American honoree at Georgia Tech, a top-55 player in the world on the ATP Tour and has led the Georgia Tech women’s tennis team to three ACC titles, two ITA National Team Indoor titles and the 2007 NCAA Championship.

This season, Shelton has led his young Yellow Jacket squad to an 18-7 record and the program’s fifth straight NCAA round of 16 appearance.

The Jackets will return to action Friday when it faces No. 8-seeded California in the round of 16 at the 2009 NCAA Division I Women’s Tennis Championships. The match is scheduled for 4 p.m. ET (3 p.m. local) at the George P. Mitchell Tennis Center in College Station, Texas.

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