NAME: Gracey Hirsch
SCHOOL: Indian Hill High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Doubles third at state with sister Hayley and named 1st team all-state
HEIGHT: 5'6"-130 lbs.
PARENTS: Russell & Patty
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My dad"
FUTURE GOAL: Become a doctor
A four-year varsity starter, Indian Hill tennis star Gracey Hirsch enters her senior season with a 76-16 career record in singles and doubles.
Last season, she went 22-4 in matches, including sectional and district doubles' titles and a third place finish in doubles at the Div. II Ohio state tournament with partner and sister Hayley, then a freshman. Gracey helped the Lady Braves win an incredible 19th straight CHL title!
Gracey has been named 1st team all-city three times. Last season, she was named 1st team all-CHL, and Cincinnati Div. II Player of the Year by the Enquirer. She was 1st team all-state Div. II in doubles with sister Hayley.
In the Ohio state over all team tournament, she played singles and helped her Lady Braves capture an Ohio state runner-up finish in the team championship.
Tennis is a family affair. Brother Asher Hirsch (U. of Illinois) won a
pair of Ohio Division II state titles while playing at Cincinnati Country
Day and was a LaRosa's MVP of the Week in spring, 2015.
Gracey will play tennis at the next level but has not yet selected a college.
Her favorite athlete is Roger Federer, favorite entertainer is Kanye West, favorite book is The Kite Runner, favorite movie is Forrest Gump and most-like-to-meet is Barack Obama.
COACH'S QUOTE – "Gracey Hirsch's supreme athletic ability and tenacity combined with her powerful ground strokes has resulted in her dominating the Cincinnati high school tennis championships"
— Gary Samuels, Tennis Coach