Geraldo Knorr
Geraldo Knorr

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Florianopolis, Brazil

High School:
Catarinense

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 155


2004 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2005 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Coach DeMars on knorr -- "Geraldo is a senior and the quickest player on the team. He was highly ranked last year in doubles and made the NCAA Tournament. His quickness and punishing forehand make him very difficult to beat. We expect big things from him this year, and he has already defeated a highly ranked opponent this fall."TMTM

As a junior --- Teamed with Pedro Rodrigues to pick up Carolina's first berth in the NCAA Doubles Championships since 1998...won 12 singles matches, playing at the most positions (5) of any Gamecock in 2005....clinched USC's NCAA First Round victory over Oklahoma, as well as wins over UNC-Asheville and Georgia Southern.

As a Sophomore -- Earned an impressive 25-13 singles record, gathering the most singles victories on the team ... Combined with Pedro Rodrigues to finish 10-5 at the No. 2 and 3 positions in doubles play.

Junior Tennis -- Ranked No. 3 as a junior in Brazil ... Graduated from Catarinense High School in Floridnopolis, Brazil.

Personal -- Born October 23, 1984, in Port Avegre, Brazil ... Son of Alcindo and Angela Knorr ... Has one brother, Germano, who is also a tennis player ... Hobbies include playing soccer and chess ... Career goal is to be one of the top 30 tennis players in the world.TMTM