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 Soma Kesthely
Soma Kesthely

Budapest, Hungary

High School:
American International


AS A JUNIOR (2005-2006)
Compiled an overall singles record of 14-17 at the No. 1 position ... was 9-13 in dual match play ...reached the semi-finals of his flight at the Dartmouth Invitational consolation round ... earned his first ACC win against No. 9 ranked North Carolina (4/9) with a 6-7, 6-3, 1-0 (8) decision ... earned a singles and doubles win in a loss to UC-Irvine (3/6) ... finished the year with an overall doubles record of 11-15 ... earned a tough 9-7 win against Florida State (3/26) with partner Sam Wagner ... earned the lone win with a tough 8-7 (5) decision over No. 25 ranked Wake Forest (4/2) with partner Sam Wagner ... helped earn the deciding point with partner Sam Wagner in a win over St. Joseph's (2/10).

AS A SOPHOMORE (2004-05)
Compiled a strong 20-10 record in all singles matches...finished 12-7 as the number one player for the Eagles...was 4-0 in conference play with impressive two set wins over Villanova, St. John's and Rutgers...has a career 29-15 record in singles matches...finished the season 14-14 in doubles play with five wins coming in conference.

AS A FRESHMAN (2003-04)
Compiled a 9-5 singles record, competing in the No. 3 through 6 slots...spent most of season in No. 5 position, going 6-3...registered a 6-0 record in BIG EAST matches...won last eight singles matches of season, dropping just one set in a 2-6, 6-0, 6-4 win over Rutgers' Harry Cicma in the BIG EAST Tournament...notched a 5-11 doubles mark...partnered with Derrick Chou most of the year, recording a 5-5 record.

Was two-time tennis team MVP at American International School of Budapest in 2001 and 2002 ...won all three Sports Council of International Schools (SCIS) tournaments he participated in ...named athlete of the year in his sophomore campaign ...was a three-sport athlete competing in soccer, tennis and swimming.

Enrolled in the Carroll School of Management...Soma is the younger of Ariella and Lars Kesthley's two boys...born May 1, 1984.

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