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JMG Tennis Player from Arden Hills Wins National “Little Mo” Title in Texas
JMG Tennis Player from Arden Hills Wins National “Little Mo” Title in Texas

Eight-year-old Priya Nelson of Sacramento -- who trains as part of the JMG Academy at Arden Hills -- won the 16th Annual Rogers Wealth Group “Little Mo” Nationals title in the Girls 8 Division at the Austin Tennis Academy in Texas that took place October 18-21, 2013.  She dominated the tournament winning every match in straight sets.  In the finals, she defeated Susanna Maltby of Glen Ellyn, Illinois, 6-2, 6-0.    Open to players of different age groups, the prestigious “Little Mo” tournament is presented each year by the Maureen Connolly Brinker Tennis Foundation, Inc.

Priya Nelson lives in Sacramento and has been training with the JMG Tennis Academy since the age of five.  “Priya is both highly dedicated and highly talented which is unique at her age,” said Joe Gilbert, Director of JMG Tennis Academy at Arden Hills.  “I’ve been fortunate enough to coach her from the very beginning, and I just love catching talented young players early like that.  It’s easy to see Priya’s headed for lots of future success and it will be very exciting to watch her journey.”

Led by Academy Director Joseph Morris Gilbert, the JMG Tennis Academy at Arden Hills is open to dedicated tournament players throughout the greater Sacramento region between the ages of 8 to 21.  Interested young athletes must apply, be assessed and try-out for a coveted position in the growing year-round Academy. The high performance program demands a high level of dedication from players, parents and coaches, and the players are selected based on their work ethic, attitude and skill.

For more information about the JMG Tennis Academy at Arden Hills, or other high performance and/or recreational tennis programs available at Arden Hills, please call 916-482-6111 or visit www.ardenhills.net.  

About Arden Hills
For more than a half century, Arden Hills has been at the forefront of inspiring young and old to experience a more abundant life.  Whether it is world-class athletes needing that extra edge, business professionals looking to improve their productivity, or individuals seeking to improve their self image through health and beauty enhancement, they all look to Arden Hills, a state-of-the-art wellness resort offering cutting edge technology and education combined with first-class service.  Sound nutrition is the foundation of our wellness philosophy.  Our award winning chefs specialize in natural, organic whole foods and are supported by a highly trained nutritional staff.  Situated in the heart of California’s capital, Arden Hills has been both world-renowned and treasured by locals throughout its colorful history.  The wealth of services offered at Arden Hills is available to both members and to daily and overnight guests.  Enter the Resort and be prepared to be transformed on your way to a more fulfilling life of health and happiness. To explore and experience the wide range of wellness offerings available to everyone, visit www.ardenhills.net or call 916-482-6111.