Central Mountain boys tennis coach Wert thanks his 3 seniors for their careers
Central Mountain boys tennis coach Pete Wert thanked his seniors for their careers with the program.
It was a a continuation of senior tribute videos being posted by the school and was uploaded on YouTube to honor its spring seniors who didn’t get a chance to finish their athletic careers.
Wert delivered a message in the video tribute to seniors Brady Williams, Gavyn Walker and Ujjval Adroja.
For Wert, the fact the seniors and the program didn’t get to improve upon last year’s five-win season is a disappointment.
“Last year we had four players that had never played tennis before on a seven-man roster and we were still capable of winning five matches which was a great achievement,” Wert said. “After seeing all these guys come back this year after the first couple weeks of practice, we thought we were going to be on our way to double that or maybe even more. … So as a coach, I’m really upset that we didn’t get a chance to show that to everyone, I know we would have done very well.
“I want to thank you guys. I’m forever grateful that you’ve chosen to play tennis with us and our sport. I think it’s a fantastic sport and I hope you continue to play it for the rest of your lives.”
Williams was a two-year letterman for the tennis program and also played on the golf team. He is planning on attending Penn State University.
“I’d like to wish all my other seniors good luck in our lives past high school and everything we do with it,” Williams said in the video.
Walker had played for four years and is also attending Penn State University.
“I want to thank my parents, Ashley and Tim walker, for always supporting me and Coach Wert for teaching me the game of tennis and pushing me to be the best over the last four years,” Walker said.
Adroja was a three-year letterman with the program.