March 28, 2006 - by
Men’s Tennis To Host ‘Children In Action Sport and Exercise Health Day’ Sunday

March 28, 2006


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The No. 24-ranked Florida State men’s tennis team (11-8, 4-1 ACC) will host No. 4 Duke (11-3, 3-0 ACC) Sunday at noon and it will officially be “Children In Action Sport and Exercise Health Day” at Scott Speicher Tennis Center.


FSU head coach Dwayne Hultquist and the entire men’s tennis team is dedicating the match to the education and promotion of youth sport for children’s healthy minds and bodies.


“I am a father of four young children so this is a cause I’m very passionate about,” said Hultquist. “I’m thrilled that we have dedicated our match to promote healthy minds and bodies for kids. Fellow coaches at FSU and members of our great community have pulled together to put on an important event this weekend.”







FSU tennis head coach Dwayne Hultquist is pictured here with his second-youngest daughter.



Community providers of youth sport and exercise opportunities will be at Speicher beginning at 11:00 a.m. Sunday. They will provide information on healthy activities available to children in our community. From boxing to martial arts, dance to bowling, the Tallahassee area has free and modest cost opportunities for children of all ages to get active.



“I am a father of four young children so this is a cause I’m very passionate about . . . “
– Hultquist


The first two hundred fans will receive a gift.


The Florida State challenge course will be set up for children to climb on and a “free-style dance floor” will be available between 12-1pm. During the break between doubles and singles action, children will assist the team in distributing prizes and giveaways thanks to community sponsors. Information will also be available regarding summer sport camps at Florida State and in the community.


Please join the Florida State University men’s tennis coaching staff, student athletes and their community partners to celebrate “Children in Action Sport and Exercise Health Day.”


For more information, email Tamara Metcalfe (FSU men’s tennis Sports Information Director) at tmetcalf@mailer.fsu.edu

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