Jack Huczek and Aimee Ruiz separately captured National Titles on Sunday at the 2009 USA Racquetball National Doubles Championships at the Arizona State University Recreation Center. Both Huczek and Ruiz are members of HEAD’s Pro Staff and with their respective wins have earned one year appointments to the USA Racquetball National Adult Team. The US Team will represent their country at the 2009 Pan Am Racquetball Championships in Columbia in April.
The win is the fifth Men’s Doubles National Championship for Huczek. In the Men’s National Championship match, Jack Huczek (Rochester, Mich.) and his partner defeated their opponents in a thrilling tie-breaker. Huczek’s team went down 10-2 in the deciding game and came back to win 11-10.
Huczek is currently ranked No. 2 on the International Racquetball Tour - the Men’s Professional Racquetball Circuit – and is coming off a victory at the IRT’s last tour stop in South Dakota.
The win for Ruiz is her fifth consecutive Women’s Doubles National Championship, and 11th National Doubles Championship overall. Ruiz and her partner are the reigning International Racquetball Federation’s (IRF) Women’s Doubles Champions and are currently the World’s No. 1 ranked doubles team as well.