Men's Tennis


Connor Roth
Connor Roth

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lisle, Ill.

High School:
Benet Academy

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 170

Birthdate:
12/05/1988

Senior 2010-11
Big Ten Sportsmanship honoree ... Finished with nine singles wins, including a 2-0 mark in Big Ten play, and six victories in doubles...Academic All-Big Ten.

Junior 2009-10
Posted career-high win totals in both singles (20) and doubles (17) ... Teamed with Abe Souza to tally 10 wins ... Claimed six of his first eight matches to start the fall season ... Collected his first victory over a nationally ranked opponent when he defeated No. 100 Sebastien Jacques of Virginia Tech ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

Sophomore 2008-09
Recorded a 9-6 overall singles record ... Found most success in tournament play with a 7-6 overall record ... Went 2-0 in dual singles play, winning both matches at No. 5 singles ... Ended the season with a 6-2 record in doubles, partnering with six different teammates.

Freshman 2007-08
Won his first collegiate match in the fall over Sammy Struyf of Alabama ... Wrapped up his freshman campaign with an 11-10 overall record ... Played at No. 6 singles, going 3-1 in conference play ... Went 8-6 in doubles play with three different partners ... Finished 3-1 in doubles conference play at No. 3 doubles...Had a three-match winning streak in doubles tournament play with partner Abe Souza in the fall.

Juniors / High School
Coached by Mike Hand at Benet Academy and Jack Sharpe and Tim Troiano in juniors ... Earned three varsity letters in tennis at Benet Academy ... Was an All-State selection in Illinois his freshman, sophomore and senior year ... Ranked in the top five in the Midwest in Boys 16s and 18s ... Tabbed a top 50 player in the nation in both 16s and 18s as well ... As a sophomore and senior, finished second individually at the state tournament ... Received Second Honor Roll all four years at Benet.

Personal
Born Connor Frederick Roth on Dec. 5, 1988 ... Son of Frederick and Carol Roth ... Has one younger brother, Zack ... Names Michael Jordan as his favorite athlete.

Career Statistics

Singles Doubles Season Overall Big Ten Overall Big Ten 2007-08 11-10 3-1 8-6 3-1 2008-09 9-6 0-0 6-2 0-0 2009-10 20-17 4-4 17-13 4-5 2010-11 9-7 2-0 6-9 0-1 Total 49-40 9-5 37-30 7-7

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