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MATT ALLARE - LAROSA'S MVP OF THE WEEK WINNER
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NAME: Matt Allare
SCHOOL: Kings High School
SPORT(S): Tennis
GRADUATING YR.: 2007
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Winning '05 team state championship.
BIRTHDATE: 3-19-87
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6'6" - 195 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Mason
PARENTS: John & Bonnie
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My parents & Coach Steve Contardi."
FUTURE GOAL: "College All-American at OSU."
MVP ACCOMPLISHMENTS: A senior tennis All-American, Matt is gunning for his 4th consecutive Ohio state championship this year. He won state titles in doubles his freshman and sophomore years, and a title in singles as a junior. His record last year was 21-3. He helped make state history as a sophomore when he won doubles and his brother John won singles, thus becoming the only brother duo to win Ohio state tennis titles the same year. Three times Matt has been named 1st team all-state, 1st team all-city and 1st team all conference. Last season he was conference and Cincinnati Player of the Year. Also on the academic honor roll all four years, Matt is active in community service and will play tennis next year at Ohio State University. His favorite athlete is Roger Federer, his favorite entertainer is Will Ferrell and his most-like-to-meet is Jesus.

COACH'S QUOTE -- "Matt Allare is a very gifted, team-oriented athlete. He is a highly-ranked national player and is also the defending Ohio state champ in singles and has won two state doubles titles." -Mario Contardi, Tennis Coach