SYRACUSE – A patient approach and consistent game has afforded Wawasee High School senior Dylan Staley to continue his game at the next level. The No. 1 singles player for the Warriors tennis program has chosen Trine University as his next destination to continue his tennis and academic career.
Staley is a four-year letterwinner in tennis, playing for coach Vince Rhodes. As a senior captain, Staley manned the No. 1 singles position for Wawasee and was named the Warrior Way award winner following the season. As a junior, Staley was named an Honorable Mention All-NLC also playing No. 1 singles, and was named the team’s Most Improved.
Staley played doubles as a sophomore and as a freshman earned fourth place in the NLC JV tournament.
Staley also serves as the girls tennis manager and outside of school, is an intern with the Syracuse Police Department. In the classroom, Staley carries a 6.11 GPA (12 scale) and is ranked 143rd in his class.
At Trine, he hopes to major in psychology and criminal justice, likely leaning towards a career in police work.
“I chose Trine because I wanted a place close to home where I could continue my tennis career while also pursuing a double major in psychology and criminal justice.”