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    Julian Childers
    Julian Childers
    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Matteson, Ill.

    High School:
    Marian Catholic High School

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 183

    Birthdate:
    04/27/1994

    01/24/2013

    #16 Illinois Hosts ITA Kick-Off Weekend

    Illini Welcome North Carolina, Tennessee, Tulsa

    01/19/2013

    #16 Illinois Sweeps Toledo, Ball State

    Illini claim experimental match victory before downing Ball State 4-3

    01/17/2013

    #16 Illinois Opens Dual Season in Indiana Saturday

    Experimental match with Toledo held before dual with Ball State

    01/12/2013

    Illini Open Day 2 Results

    Gosea and Childers earn doubles/singles sweep

    01/11/2013

    Illini Open Day 1 Results

    Illinois freshmen go undefeated in singles competition

    02/12/2013

    Illinois vs Tennessee 2/2

    #25 Illinois Fighting Illini men's tennis team vs #15 Tennessee

    Freshman 2012-13
    Playing only in the fall, Childers went 12-9 overall in singles and 4-3 in doubles... Finished 2-3 in singles and 1-1 in doubles against Big Ten opponents.

    Juniors / High School

    Graduated from Marian Catholic High School ... Won four varsity letters in tennis ... Won the conference tournament four years in a row, marking a first-time school record ... All-State tennis player three years ... Competed in state all four years ... Placed ninth through 12th in state as a sophomore, seventh through eighth as a junior and was a finalist his senior year ... Was coached by Scott Bodnar. Personal
    Born on April 27, 1994 ... Son of Michael and Jena Childers ... Has three siblings, Staci, Kelly and Chris ... Enjoys playing basketball and Ping-Pong ... Lists Derrick Rose as his favorite athlete because of his work ethic, athleticism and determination ... His biggest thrill in sports is winning ... Plans on becoming a physical trainer or therapist upon graduation.

    Career Statistics

    Singles Doubles
    Season Overall Big Ten Overall Big Ten
    2012-13 12-9 0-0 4-3 0-0
    Total 12-9 0-0 4-3 0-0

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