Senior Sebastian Fanselow wins the ITA/Rafael Osuna Sportsmanship Award on the eve of the NCAA Singles & Doubles Championship.
Sebastian Fanselow honored as the ITA National Player to Watch in a luncheon earlier this afternoon in Athens, Ga.
Waves open finals rounds of the NCAA Championship with a rematch against the Golden Hurricane.
Waves set a new program record, winning 21 matches in a row.
Pepperdine welcomes Green Bay, Washington and North Carolina State to the Ralphs-Straus Tennis Center this Friday and Saturday.
2012 Men's Tennis Senior Day
CAREER: Through four seasons, has posted a singles record of 32-21 overall and 20-10 in duals, and a doubles record of 19-16 overall and 7-4 in duals.
PEPPERDINE 2011-12: As a senior, was 8-3 in singles overall and a perfect 6-0 in duals ... In doubles, went 4-2 overall and 2-1 in duals ... 5-0 in singles against WCC opponents ... Went 2-0 from #5 in the lineup, and 4-0 from #6 ... Earned doubles victories with Jenson Turner, Kento Tanaka-Tamaki and David Sofaer ... 2012 Pepperdine Wave of the Year ... Was in the singles lineup during the first round of the NCAA Tournament vs. Green Bay.
PEPPERDINE 2010-11: As a junior, was 7-5 in singles and 2-0 in duals ... In doubles, went 3-8 overall and 1-1 duals ... Played from the #6 spot in the singles lineup, and recorded wins versus opponents from Hawaii and Sacramento State ... Opened the fall season with three consecutive wins ... Went 3-4 when playing doubles alongside Stuart Keplar.
PEPPERDINE 2009-10: Saw the most action at #6 singles for Pepperdine as a sophomore ... Went 14-11 overall in singles, including 9-9 in duals ... Went 2-0 at #5 and 7-9 at #6 ... In doubles, went 9-4 overall (2-2 in duals) ... Placed second in doubles with Sebastian Fanselow at the ITA Wilson West/South Regionals.
PEPPERDINE 2008-09: Played sparingly as a freshman ... Went 3-2 in singles (3-1 in duals) ... Won three of four matches at the #6 position ... Also went 3-2 overall in doubles (2-0 in duals) ... Won both of his matches at #3 doubles with Jenson Turner.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Malibu (Calif.) High School in 2008 ... Ranked top five nationally as an U-14, in the top 10 nationally as an U-16 and in the top 30 as an U-18 ... Made it to the Round of 32 as an U-16 at the Orange Bowl ... Advanced to the Round of 16 as an U-16 at the Kalamazoo event.
PERSONAL: Born in
FAVORITES: Favorite hobbies are going to the beach and listening to music ... Favorite pro tennis player is Lleyton Hewitt ... Favorite tennis venue is the French Open ... Favorite book is Heavier Than Heaven ... Favorite movie is The Boondock Saints ... Favorite TV show is The Office ... Favorite musical artist is Guns N Roses ... Favorite food is pizza.