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Arnau Brugues
  Arnau Brugues

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Barcelona, Spain

High School:
IES Ausias March

Last College:
Univ. of Barcelona

Height:
5-11

Experience:
3L


05/25/2013

DE KLERK STORMS INTO NCAA SEMIFINALS WITH COME FROM BEHIND VICTORY

No. 41-ranked De Klerk becomes the first TU player to reach the NCAA semifinals with a 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 triumph over No. 13-ranked Evan King of Michigan

05/08/2013

No. 25 Tulsa Men's Tennis Faces No. 43 Michigan State In NCAA Championship

The Golden Hurricane will match up against the Spartans in the first round of the NCAA Championships on Friday

TULSA - A three-year letterwinner . . . a three-time All-American and three-time Conference USA Player of the Year . . . has compiled a career 88-22 singles record and a career 61-28 doubles record . . . won the 2006 Polo Ralph Lauren All-American Tennis Championship, marking the first national championship won by a Tulsa tennis player or a Conference USA tennis athlete . . . claimed the 2008 ITA Central Region Singles Championship . . . placed second in doubles with partner Philip Stephens at the 2008 D'Novo All-American Tennis Championships.

FALL (2008) - Posted a 16-3 singles record and a 6-2 doubles mark . . . compiled a 9-3 singles record and a 6-2 doubles record against nationally-ranked opponents . . . ranked No. 6 in the ITA Men's Singles preseason rankings . . . won the ITA Central Region Singles Championship without losing a single set throughout the entire tournament . . . advanced to the round of 16 in singles at the D'Novo All-American Championships . . . claimed second-place in doubles at the D'Novo All-American with partner Philip Stephens . . . advanced to the semifinals in both singles and doubles at the ITA National Indoor Championships . . . named C-USA Men's Tennis Player of the Month twice.

JUNIOR (2007-08) - Finished the season with a 22-9 singles record including a 12-9 record against ranked opponents . . . advanced to the round of 16 in singles at the NCAA Tournament . . . finished the year as the 11th-ranked player in the country . . . posted a 21-6 doubles record . . . named an ITA Singles All-American . . . earned his third C-USA Player of the Year honor after leading Tulsa to its third consecutive conference title . . . named first-team all-C-USA in singles and named to the all-conference team in doubles . . . named to the C-USA all-academic team . . . earned ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VI At-Large first-team accolades . . . reached the quarterfinals of the 2007 Polo Ralph Lauren All-American Championship in doubles . . . lost his bid to repeat as champion at the Polo All-American, falling to San Diego's Thomas Liversage in the round of 32.

SOPHOMORE (2006-07) - Compiled a 31-7 record, taking his career record to 50-10 over two seasons . . . won the Polo Ralph Lauren All-American Singles Championship, winning six straight matches against ranked competition without losing a set, while also going 4-1 in doubles competition . . . earned his second straight All-America honor by advancing to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Men's Tennis Singles Championship, falling to eventual champion Somdev Devvarman of Virginia . . . advanced farther in the NCAA Singles Tournament than any other TU tennis player since the tournament moved to its current format in 1977 . . . was named the Conference USA Player of the Year for a second straight year . . . selected the Outstanding Singles Player of the Championship following TU's second straight C-USA title . . . was named Conference USA Player of the Month for October . . . only played doubles in the Wilson/ITA Central Regional and, along with Federico Soriano, reached the final but lost to teammates Diego Camacho and Ross Cunningham . . . compiled a 23-12 doubles record with Federico Soriano . . . amassed a 17-6 record against ranked competition . . . achieved TU's highest individual ranking when he climbed to the number two position in the February 21, 2007 rankings . . . was twice selected the C-USA Player of the Week in the spring . . . honored as C-USA's Men's Tennis Scholar Athlete of the Year . . . was named to Cosida/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District first team.

FRESHMAN (2005-06) - Did not compete in the fall . . . posted a 19-3 singles record and an 11-8 doubles mark in the spring . . . received All-America honors as he advanced to the Sweet 16 at the NCAA Singles Championship . . . finished the season ranked No. 7 in the ITA rankings . . . posted an 11-2 record against ranked opponents . . . with doubles partner Aleksander Charpantidis, tallied an 8-5 win over Arkansas' 22nd-ranked Rohan Gajjar and Matt Roberts, and a 9-8 victory over Louisville's 32nd-ranked Jeremy Clark and Jakob Gustafsson . . . the duo registered a No. 59 ITA doubles ranking on May 1st . . . named the team MVP . . . selected as the C-USA Player of the Year . . . earned first-team all-conference merits in singles and was named to the all-conference team in doubles . . . named C-USA Player of the Week four times (Feb. 7, Feb. 21, March 14, March 21) and TU Student-Athlete of the Week on March 20th . . . selected as the Blue Gray Classic Most Valuable Player . . . named the ITA Central Regional and National Player to Watch . . . received ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District VI At-Large Second-Team honors . . . was a C-USA All-Academic Honoree.

PRIOR TO TULSA - Owned a No. 72 ranking in Spain and a No. 693 ATP ranking . . . was the singles champion at the Catalonia Championship for the U18 category . . . led his team to the Catalonia Championship.

PERSONAL - Working towards his master's degree in business administration . . . born March 5, 1985 . . . parents are Gemma Davi and Joan Brugues.