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 Alex Skinner
Alex Skinner
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Haverhill, Mass.

High School:
Brooks School

Birthdate:
01/06/1990

07/02/2012

Gajic and Muppidi Named to All-ACC Academic Team

Muppidi earns fourth honor and Gajic named to team for second time

05/18/2012

Men's Tennis's Muppidi Earns Senior Award

Muppidi earns his second postseason honors

04/26/2012

Muppidi Earns All-ACC Honors for Third Straight Year

One of six players to earn the accolades for three years

04/19/2012

Men's Tennis Falls to NC State at ACCs

Eagles finish season with six victories

04/17/2012

Men's Tennis Downs Brandeis

The Eagles win five of six singles matches

AS A SENIOR (2011-12)
Spring: Finished the season ranked 43rd and first in the northeast with partner Akash Muppidi ... compiled a 5-14 overall singles record, playing mainly in the No. 2 position, winning two ACC matches ... tallied an 11-10 doubles record, mostly in the No. 1 position with partner senior Akash Muppidi ... registered a 5-6 ACC record and a 5-4 recorded against nationally-ranked opponents ... ranked as high as 38th in the nation with Muppidi, going 9-9, with a four-match win streak in March, defeating three ranked opponents, including seventh-ranked Drew Courtney and Jarmere Jenkins of Virginia (3/17) ... tallied key singles victories over Miami's Omar Aly (3/30), 2-6, 7-6, 6-4, helping the Eagles to their first ACC victory in three years, and over Clemson's Ayrton Wibowo (3/25), 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 ... recipient of the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
Fall:Recorded a singles victory at the 2011 USTA/ITA Northeast Regional (10/13-15) before falling in the round of 64 ... also tallied a doubles win with partner Jonathan Raude before falling in the round of 32 ... went 1-1 in the at the Crimson Tide Invitational (10/28-30) with Klaus Puestow.

AS A JUNIOR (2010-11)
Spring: Saw action in 23 matches, predominantly at No. 2 singles, going 6-17 on the year ... played most doubles competitions at No. 2, paired up with freshman Michael McGinnis ... compiled a 7-17 doubles record overall, 6-15 on the second court ... named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Fall: Reached the Round of 16 at the USTA/ITA Division I Northeast Regional Championship, going 3-1 at the tournament.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2009-10)
Spring: Played in 20 singles matches at the No. 4 spot, going 4-16 on the year, 8-11 overall ... picked up best win in a thrilling three-set win on March 20 against Brown ... appeared in 12 doubles matches, finishing with a 2-9 record ... named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Fall:Earned the No. 1 seed with Brian Wong in doubles flight at the ITA Nationals, earning a quarterfinals 9-8 victory, before falling in the semifinals.

AS A FRESHMAN (2008-09)
Spring:Played in 24 singles matches, finishing with a 10-14 record ... saw the most time at the No. 4 singles spot, posting a 6-12 mark ... season highlight was singles straight-sets win against ACC-foe NC State ... appeared in 16 doubles matches, posting a 4-12 record with five different partners.

BEFORE BC
Three-year varsity letterwinner at the Brooks School ... three-year New England Class A Prep School Singles Champion ... three-time all-league ... named player of the year as a senior ... also played varsity basketball team ... an honors student.

PERSONAL
Born on January 6, 1990 to Dana and Keiko Skinner ... has one younger sister, Abigail ... father is the director of athletics at UMass Lowell ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences as a sports medicine major.

Year

Dual Singles

Dual Conf. Singles

Dual Doubles

Dual Conf. Doubles

Tournament

Vs. Ranked Opponents

2008-09

10-14

1-11

6-12

1-10

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0-3

2009-10

8-11

3-6

2-9

0-6

1-4 (0-3 Singles; 1-1 Doubles)

0-2

2010-11

6-17

0-11

7-17

1-11

5-5 (3-2 Singles; 2-3 Doubles)

0-0

2011-12

5-14

2-9

11-10

5-6

4-15 (1-8 Singles;3-7 Doubles)

0-3

Totals

30-57

6-37

27-49

7-27

10-26 (4-13 Singles; 6-11 Doubles)

0-8

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