Fun Facts about the WSMRA 31st Annual Tournament
á Starting our 4th decade of competition
á Second time in St. Louis (first at Ballwin Racquet Club in 1993)
á Second year that skill level doubles has been offered and the 6th year for doubles divisions
á Players from 29 states and Guatemala
á State with most players: Missouri and California, 5 each
á Players who came the farthest:
o Northern California: Nidia Funes, Nancy Large, Merijean Kelley
o By travel route: Marie Gomar from Guatemala
á Overall Player Attendance for 31 tournaments:
o California 341, Illinois 333
á 2422 total players in 31 years!
á 12 players have attended 25 or more tournaments, 9 were at this 31st!
o Kendra Tutsch WI
o Nancy Kronenfeld IL
o Merijean Kelley CA
o Mildred Gwinn NC
o Carol Gellman NM
o Paula Sperling NM
o Renee Fish FL (25 this year!)
o Linda Moore NE (25 this year!)
o Marquita Molina CA (25 this year!)
o Pauline Kelly IL
o Lola Markus IL
o Margaret Hoff IL
á 29 singles players, 24 doubles teams
á 182 doubles matches and 142 singles matches, over 300 matches in 2.5 days!
á Thanks to our generous donors and bidders, we raised:
o For Breast Cancer Research over $370
o From the silent auction over $500 for Missouri High School Racquetball and the WSMRA
Thanks to all of our amazing players, donors and volunteers!