The shadow of death

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UWF Athletics Hall of Fame Profile: Radovan Chrz

first_img Share    PENSACOLA, Fla. – The University of West Florida Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will induct the seven members of the 2012-13 Hall of Fame class on Friday, Jan. 25 at Scenic Hills Country Club. To honor them, one of the seven inductees will be highlighted each day for a week at and today’s profile is former tennis player Radovan Chrz.Arguably the most successful tennis player of all-time at the University of West Florida, Radovan Chrz is a two-time Intercollegiate Tennis Association NCAA Division II singles national champion (2000 and 2001), an eight-time ITA All-American (four-time ITA singles, four-time ITA doubles), and he led the Argonauts’ 2004 squad to the first national championship in program history.His freshman year, Chrz won the ITA Super Bowl singles competition, a competition between each of the national champions from Division II, Division III, NAIA and junior colleges.At the conference level, the Prague, Czech Republic native was named the Gulf South Conference Player of the Decade after earning four All-GSC first team honors (2001-2004) and being named the GSC East Division Player of the Year twice (2001, 2003).The Argos made it to the D-II Finals in each of Chrz’s four years at UWF and the team won two conference championships during that span. In addition, he was a GSC “Top Eight” selection in 2003-04, an award given to the top four male and female student-athletes based on athletic, academic and extracurricular achievement. He was also honored on the 2003 GSC All-Academic team.Chrz’s awards continued. He was the 2001 South Region and National ITA Rookie Player of the Year, 2001 ITA South Region Doubles Champion (with teammate Fernando Damus), 2004 South Region Senior Player of the Year, and the 2001 GSC East Division Freshman of the Year.The Hall of Fame Weekend kicks off Friday, Jan. 25 with a social hour at 6 p.m. at Scenic Hills Country Club. The hall of fame banquet and program follows at 7 p.m. where the seven inductees (Peter Antoske, baseball; Radovan Chrz, men’s tennis; Michelle Gibson, women’s basketball; Ewell Howard, special achievement; Sarah Nicholson, women’s golf, Stephen Simmons, men’s soccer; Kevin Warrick, men’s golf) will gain entrance into the UWF Athletics Hall of Fame.Festivities continue into Saturday, Jan. 26 when the UWF women’s and men’s basketball teams host GSC foe Christian Brothers at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., respectively. A reception with the hall of fame inductees takes place between games, and they will be honored at halftime of the men’s game.For more information on the Hall of Fame weekend, contact athletic coordinator Robin Dezarn at [email protected] or call (850) 474-3312. For information on all UWF athletics, visit UWF Athletics Hall of Fame Home Page  Print Friendly Version UWF Athletics Hall of Fame Profile: Radovan Chrzlast_img read more