Category Archives: How is….?

How is Dan Bleckinger?

Dan Bleckinger, a Utah men’s tennis great, is the next alumni in our “How Is…?” series. Dan played for the University of Utah from 1968-1970. Bleckinger is one of eight players in Utah men’s tennis history to earn an ITA … Continue reading

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How is Larry Thatcher?

We continue to look back at the success of Utah Tennis alumni by catching up with Larry Thatcher. Larry is from Salt Lake City, Utah, where he currently still resides, and played doubles for the Utes in 1944. During that … Continue reading

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How is Laury Hammel?

We are excited to resume the “How is…?” series, as we look back at the remarkable tradition of Utah men’s tennis through our alumni. Today, we are privileged to feature local and national tennis legend Laury Hammel. Hammel was born … Continue reading

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How is Bill Bennion?

Now that we are officially in the 2012 holiday season, we couldn’t think of a better person to feature than our very own local jeweler Bill Bennion. Born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah, Bill played for the University … Continue reading

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How is Skip Sedivec?

In the 5th edition of our “How is…?” section we have the privilege of featuring Skip Sedivec. Born and raised in Boise, Idaho, Skip originally committed to and played two seasons at Colorado State University in tennis and basketball. But, … Continue reading

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How is Johan Hoegstedt?

In the 4th edition of our “How is….?” section we feature Johan Hoegstedt. Hoegstedt, born and raised in Mariestad, Sweden, came to the United States in 1986 and competed for the U from 1986 – 1990. He was part of … Continue reading

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How is Kaisorn Chaichana?

In the third edition of our ‘How is….?’ section we feature former Ute standout Kaisorn Chaichana. Born and raised in Sandy, Utah, Chaichana joined the men’s tennis team at the University of Utah in 1999 and throughout his four year … Continue reading

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