Golden Hurricane defeats host UCF 4-3 to advance to the C-USA Championship semifinals
Golden Hurricane wins fifth-straight match, enters C-USA Championship on high note
Golden Hurricane wins season-best fourth-straight match, improves to 14-8 this year
Golden Hurricane wins tight doubles point, splits singles matches with No. 28 Bears
Golden Hurricane tops UCF 7-0 in last home match of 2012
Year Singles Doubles 2011-12 8-7 10-9 Totals 8-7 10-9
TULSA - A returning letterwinner . . . owns a career 8-7 singles mark and a 10-9 doubles record . . . was part of a Conference USA Championship team and a team that advanced to the 2012 NCAA Round of 16 . . . joined Tulsa in spring 2012.
FRESHMAN (2011-12) - Collected an 8-7 singles mark and a 10-9 doubles record in his first season with the Golden Hurricane, seeing time at the bottom three positions in the lineup . . . earned singles wins against opponents from No. 6 Stanford, No. 20 North Carolina and No. 24 Texas Tech . . . defeated doubles teams from No. 6 Stanford, No. 11 Texas A&M, No. 14 California, No. 18 Fresno State, and No. 24 Texas Tech.
PRIOR TO TULSA - Was the No. 1-ranked U-14, U-16 and U-18 singles player in Romania . . . was part of two team national championships in Romania (U-16 and U-18) . . . finished runner up at the national individual championship three times (U-14, U-16 and U-18) . . . also finished runner up in doubles twice (U-16, U-18) . . . reached one singles final and two semifinals on the Futures Tour . . . highest ITF singles ranking was 210, and earned a career-best ATP rank of 1,300.
PERSONAL - Majoring in business. . . has one sister, Alexandra . . . son of Gheorghe and Geta Gheorghe . . . born August 27, 1992.
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