Junior Racquetball Champion Sharon Jackson Signs Contract with HEAD Penn Racquet Sports
Phoenix, AZ - September 2008 - HEAD Penn Racquet Sports is proud to announce the signing of Sharon Jackson to a long term contract to exclusively use equipment from HEAD. Jackson (Shelbyville, Indiana) is the reigning USA Racquetball 18 & Under Junior Champion in Girls Singles, Girls Doubles and Mixed Doubles. The titles earned her a spot on the USA Racquetball Junior National Team, which will take to the courts against the rest of the world in December at the International Racquetball Federation (IRF) World Championships in Tempe, Arizona.
In addition to her Junior Championships, Jackson is the 2008 Girls High School Singles Champion and was named the 2008 USA Racquetball Female Athlete of the Year. In her junior career, Jackson has amassed 14 National Titles and one World Title. This fall she will start her collegiate career at the University of Alabama, where the Crimson Tide have won two of the last three National Collegiate Racquetball Team Championships.
Outside the racquetball court, Jackson earned varsity sports letters in basketball, volleyball, soccer, track and tennis at Waldron High School. She also impressed in the classroom becoming a member of the National Honor Society.
“We are excited to have Sharon Jackson join the HEAD Penn family,” said Doug Ganim, HEAD Penn Indoor Promotions Manager. “We look forward to seeing Sharon attack the collegiate and professional racquetball ranks to many years to come using equipment from HEAD’s racquetball line of products.”
TIMag.com news search
Latest TIMag.com news
- Anne Krupp Memorial Scholarship
- Kudla takes 'Young Guns Contest'
- ATP renews agreement with Tennis Channel
- Edberg honored with Hall of Fame Ring
- TGA launches Minneapolis franchise
- Wilson launches Ultra racquet
- Pala receives Fed Cup Award
- Murray launches new Radicals
- Czechs to take on Russia in Fed Cup
- Live season-ending championships