Tennis standouts named All-Americans

06/23/2014 7:46 PM

06/23/2014 8:23 PM

Two local graduating tennis standouts — Miami Gulliver Prep’s Olivia Thaler and Miami Ransom Everglades’ Allegra Hanlon — have been named All-Americans by the National High School Tennis All American Foundation.

Hanlon and Thaler were listed among the top 40 players in the country

Thaler, the Miami Herald’s Player of the Year, was a Class 2A overall singles and doubles champion and led Gulliver to the team championship, as well. She is headed to play at the College of William and Mary.

Hanlon was an All-Dade selection two years in a row and a state finalist in the singles and doubles divisions, helping Ransom win the Class 1A state championship. She is headed to Cornell University.

BASKETBALL

Florida Christian hired alum Jason Doan as its new boys’ basketball coach.

Doan was a member of the 1996 Patriots’ state championship team and finished his playing career with 1,812 points.

Doan takes over for Dan Pruessner, who stepped down recently to coach at Freedom Christian School in North Carolina.

SIGNINGS

Cooper City baseball outfielder Phillip Tomasulo, an All-Broward first-team selection, signed with Southeast Nebraska Community College. Tomasulo hit .507 with five home runs and 25 RBI. … South Dade boys’ basketball forward Daniel Cooper (6-5) signed with Goldey Beacom University, a Division II school in Wilmington, Delaware.

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