Gretchen Vosters Spruance

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An incredibly dominant player in the racket sports, Gretchen never lost a championship series in which she participated. Her record of 12 National squash championships in singles, doubles, and
mixed doubles is yet to be equaled as of 1995, and she was never beaten in tennis in Delaware or the Middle States area from the 11 and under age group through 18 and under. She won the Middle State
Interscholastic title for girls in all four of her high school years at Wilmington Friends, another unequaled unbeaten record. She won the Delaware women’s tennis championship 20 consecutive times.
Teaming with her mother Bunny Vosters, also a Delaware Sports Hall of Fame inductee, Gretchen won 24 mother-daughter double titles. She also played varsity field hockey and basketball in high school.
In 1988 Gretchen and her parents were the U.S. Tennis Association Family of the Year.



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