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    Brian Wilson
    Brian Wilson
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    San Marcos, Calif.

    High School:
    Weil College Prep

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 190

    Birthdate:
    05/23/1982

    Major:
    Liberal Arts & Sciences

    AT ILLINOIS...

    2002-03:
    • Won the NCAA doubles championship with Rajeev Ram and earned a berth in the U.S. Open doubles main draw
    • Selected team MVP
    • Earned All-America status in both singles and doubles
    • Won Big Ten Player of the Week honors (week of Apr. 17)
    • Unanimous All-Big Ten selection
    • Ranked as high as No. 7 in singles and No. 6 (final) in doubles
    • Finalist in the ITA Midwest Regional singles tournament
    • Reached doubles quarterfinals with former Illini Graydon Oliver at the Wright Financial Group/USTA Chal-lenger at the UI Atkins Tennis Center

    2001-02:
    • Posted a 31-9 singles record playing at the No. 1 and No. 2 spots
    • Teamed with classmate Philip Stolt to go 21-6 in doubles; was 24-8 overall
    • Earned All-Big Ten honors
    • Named Illinois' Most Improved Player
    • Top singles win came against No. 15 Brandon Wagner of Georgia
    • Ranked as high as No. 39 in singles nationally
    • Earned a berth in the 64-draw NCAA Singles tournament

    2000-01:
    • Posted a 7-7 singles record
    • Teamed with classmate Philip Stolt to go 9-3 in doubles
    • Competed against teammates Graydon Oliver and Amer Delic in the ITA Region IV doubles finals
    • Had one victory against a ranked opponent, No. 82 Marcus Pavlovich of East Tennessee State
    • Had a productive post-freshman summer, winning the Seminole USTA Futures doubles title with former Illini Jeff Laski and qualifying with four singles wins at the Tampa Futures; he picked up 26 ATP points overall; also made main singles draw and reached doubles semifinals at Godfrey (Ill.) Futures event; reached Round of 16 at Decatur, Ill. Futures tourney

    PREPS/JUNIORS:
    • Ranked as high as No. 1 in Southern California
    • 2000 Easter Bowl Doubles Champion
    • 2000 Copper Bowl Champion
    • 2000 National Indoor finalist in singles
    • Ranked No. 5 in the U.S. as a junior
    • Took the 2000 National Indoor doubles title with fellow Illini Phil Stolt
    • An International Grass Court doubles finalist

    PERSONAL:
    • Parents are Michael and Christina Wilson
    • Has two siblings: Charles (22), and Jennifer (25)
    • Nickname is "Beemer" or "B-dub" (initials are BMW)
    • Was San Marcos High School basketball team's MVP, averaging 20.5 points per game
    • Honored with Academic Excellence Award in English and Literature

    WILSON'S CAREER STATS:

    Singles:
    Season     Overall  Big Ten
    2000-01      7-7     11-1
    2001-02     31-9      8-2
    2002-03     34-7      9-0
    Totals      72-23    28-3
    

    Doubles: Season Overall Big Ten 2000-01 9-3 2001-02 24-8 9-1 2002-03 33-8 8-2 Totals 66-19 17-3

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