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Kinesiology Ph.D. student recognized by World Record winners

KARE 11 reporters Eric Perkins and Dave Watkins played singles tennis for 36 hours at Gustavus Adolphus College to break the current World Record for continuous singles tennis earlier this month. Part of their goal in taking on a tennis marathon was to raise money for the local American Cancer Society Relay for Life to support former Gustavus tennis coach Steve Wilkinson, who is battling cancer. The players thanked current Gustavus coach, Kinesiology Ph.D. student Tommy Valentini, and Wilkinson for the opportunity. Valentini and Wilkinson made Perkins and Watkins honorary members of the Gustavus team. Valentini is studying sport sociology and is advised by Dr. Nicole LaVoi. Read more about the story at:

http://www.kare11.com/sports/sports_article.aspx?storyid=849465&catid=24

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