The Golden Hurricane will match up against the Spartans in the first round of the NCAA Championships on Friday
April 22, 2013, Issue #34
The Golden Hurricane falls in conference tournament finals for only second time in past eight years
The Golden Hurricane advances to its eighth straight title match
After dropping the doubles point, the Golden Hurricane won four singles matches to advance to the semifinals
Year Singles Doubles 2009-10 13-11 13-12 2010-11 15-13 14-20 2011-12 22-13 21-12 Totals 50-37 48-44
TULSA - A three-year letterwinner . . . owns a 50-37 singles mark and a 48-44 doubles record . . . named to the 2012 All-Conference USA Singles First Team . . . was named the 2012 Conference USA Outstanding Singles Player of the Championship . . . earned a career-high singles rank of No. 88 on Jan. 3, 2012 . . . earned a career-high doubles rank of No. 37 on Jan. 3, 2012 with Tristan Jackson . . . has been a member of two Conference USA Championship teams and two teams that reached the NCAA Round of 16 . . . did not play during the fall season as a freshman.
JUNIOR (2011-12) - Compiled a 22-13 singles record and a 21-12 doubles mark . . . played primarily at No. 2 doubles and No. 4 singles . . . earned a spot on the all-C-USA Singles First Team . . . was named the Conference USA Outstanding Singles Player of the Championship after posting the only 3-0 mark in the tournament . . . named the C-USA Tennis Athlete of the Week March 27 after he helped Tulsa upset then-No. 18 Fresno State . . . earned a career-high singles rank of No. 88 and a career-high doubles rank of No. 37 on Jan. 3 . . . advanced to the Round of 16 of the 2011 ITA Central Region Singles Championship . . . teamed with Tristan Jackson to upset the No. 5-ranked team of Christoffer Konigsfeldt and Nick Andrews at the ITA All-American Doubles Championship to reach the Round of 16.
SOPHOMORE (2010-11) - Put together a 15-13 singles record and a 14-20 doubles mark . . . played mainly at No. 5 in singles . . . teamed with Tristan Jackson late in the year and posted a 4-2 doubles record at the third position . . . went 2-0 in doubles in the Conference USA Championship, and earned a crucial doubles victory against Oklahoma in the NCAA Championship First Round . . . posted a 2-0 mark in singles in the NCAA Championship, and his three-set victory over Vasko Mladenov of Texas (7-6 (7-5), 5-7, 6-3) in the Second Round clinched the 4-3 victory for TU and sent the Golden Hurricane to its first NCAA Round of 16 in school history . . . reached the final round of qualifying at the D'Novo/ITA All-American Championship . . . advanced to the second round of the USTA Central Region Championship.
FRESHMAN (2009-10) - Finished the season with a 13-11 singles record and a 13-12 doubles mark . . . played in the No. 4-6 singles positions . . . went 6-2 in the No. 6 position . . . earned a 7-1 doubles record with partner Marcelo Arevalo, playing primarily in the No. 3 flight . . . went a 3-3 with Alastair Barnes playing in No. 1 and 2 doubles . . . did not compete during the fall campaign.
PRIOR TO TULSA - Competed on the singles and doubles juniors ITF circuits . . . owns a career 67-41 singles record and a 47-38 doubles mark . . . earned a career-high combined No. 49 ITF juniors ranking . . . a three-time South African National Champion . . . represented South Africa as the No. 1 singles player at the Junior Davis Cup . . . was the U16 African singles champion and U18 African doubles champion.
PERSONAL - Majoring in accounting . . . has a younger sister, Sarah, who also plays tennis . . . son of Oliver and Pamela Ive.
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