On this past weekend the Ministry of Youth, Sports and & Culture held its Annual National Sports Awards banquet. The sporting discipline of tennis and four (4) athletes were nominated in different categories by the Ministry.
Tennis Davis Cupper Baker Newman won “The Leevan Sands Courage Award”. Baker represented The Bahamas in the 2019 Davis Cup in Costa Rica and Pan American Games in Peru.
The Bahamas’ “2019 Junior Female Athlete of The Year” awardee was Sydney Clarke. Sydney has boasted top 300 junior in the world in the sport of tennis; an exclusive category! Our #1 internationally ranked female junior athlete also has a number of junior singles and doubles international tournament titles under her belt.
Donte Armbrister and Elana Mackey were also nominated by the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture for “Junior Male Athlete of the Year” and “Collegiate Athlete of the Year”, respectively.
The Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association congratulates these deserving athletes on their nominations and achievements.
Original Post Date: 25/11/2019