Kyle Koch
Kyle Koch

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Irmo, S.C.

High School:
Chapin High

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 201


07/11/2014

Gamecocks Pick Up Academic Honors from ITA

Adams, Koch and Swank earn individual recognition as well.

03/21/2014

South Carolina Defeats Alabama, 4-3

. Senior Chip Cox won the game-deciding point in a hard fought three-set contest to claim the Gamecocks' first conference win of the season.

10/19/2013

Mihov/Pinheiro Reach Doubles Quarters of ITA Carolina Regional

32nd-ranked doubles team in nation moves on with win on Saturday.

10/18/2013

Gamecocks Shine in Doubles at ITA Carolina Regional

Cox/Koch and Mihov/Pinheiro reach round of 16 with wins Friday.

10/17/2013

Four Gamecocks Advance at ITA Carolina Regional

Cox, Koch, Mihov and Pinheiro post two wins each to move into round of 32.

05/08/2012

South Carolina vs. Auburn (SEC Tournament)

Starksville, MS (04/19/12)

2011-12 Gamecock Spotlight Video

Koch's Career Match Results Get Acrobat Reader

Sophomore Year (2012-13)
Tied for second in school history with nine SEC singles victories and a .900 (9-1) SEC singles winning percentage ... Also ranks among program's top 10 in combined SEC wins (16, 2nd), combined SEC winning percentage (.727, 2nd), SEC doubles wins (7, T-6th) tiebreak wins in a season (8, T-10th) and tiebreaks played in a season (14, T-8th) ... Led team with 22 singles wins, including a team-best 16 in dual-match play ... Finished season ranked No. 44 in nation in doubles (with Harry Menzies), climbing as high as No. 39 during the season ... Posted a team-best 22 doubles victories, including a 15-8 mark (with Menzies) in dual matches, highlighted by three wins over nationally ranked tandems ... Won his singles match in a pair of tiebreaks to tie team score against then-No. 8 Kentucky (Apr. 14) to set up program's first top-10 victory since 2005 ... Recorded team's lone singles victory in loss at Mississippi State (Apr. 5), his ninth-straight singles win ... Clinched team victory over LSU (Mar. 31) ... Captured his first career win over a nationally ranked opponent with a super-tiebreak win over then-No. 101 Hernus Pieters of Georgia (Mar. 17) ... Posted only point for the Gamecocks at Tennessee (Mar. 15) with decisive straight-set singles win ... Scored first team point of the win over Florida (Mar. 8) and clinched the team's victory over Clemson (Mar. 3) to start nine-match win streak ... Recorded the match-clinching point in three of team's first four wins of the season ... Teamed with Chip Cox to win the consolation doubles final of the ITA Carolina Regional ... Advanced to the Flight 1 singles and doubles (with Cox) finals at the UTC/Steve Baras Fall Classic ... Claimed third in the consolation side of the White bracket at the Duke Fab Four to open the fall season ... Named ITA Scholar-Athlete.

Freshman Year (2011-12)
Turned in one of the most productive seasons in program history, etching his name in the Gamecock single-season top 10 seven times ... Tied school record for dual-match doubles victories with 19 ... Teamed with Carl Eguez to win nine straight doubles matches, the third-longest streak in school history ... Also shares with Nick Jones the program's eighth-longest doubles win streak at seven consecutive ... Ranks eighth in the single-season record books with 26 doubles victories, 38 doubles matches played and six SEC match doubles wins ... Is among the single-season top 10 with 33 combined singles (14) and doubles (19) wins in dual matches ... Sits among the five most productive freshmen in Gamecock history in dual-match doubles victories (T-1st, 19), overall doubles victories (2nd, 26), dual-match doubles winning percentage (3rd, .704), combined dual-match wins (4th, 33) and SEC doubles wins (4th, 6) ... Was 11-4 when paired with Eguez, playing in the No. 3 spot in the lineup, as part of his team-best 26-12 overall doubles record ... Finished second on the team with 20 singles victories, including a 14-8 dual-match record playing mostly in the No. 6 spot in the lineup ... Clinched the win at Arkansas with a straight-set singles victory ... Put the Gamecocks up 2-0 with a decisive 6-0, 6-1 win against Auburn ... Won his first 10 dual-match singles outings, including on in the No. 3 spot and two in the No. 4 position ... Reached the consolation finals at the SEC Indoor Championships behind super-tiebreak wins in the consolation quarter and semifinals ... Named ITA Scholar-Athlete.

High School/Junior Highlights
Rated a five-star recruit and the No. 3 player (August 2011) in South Carolina by tennisrecruiting.net ... Advanced to the third round of the 2011 USTA Boys 18 National Championships ... Was a 2011 All-America selection ... Earned all-state honors four of his six seasons playing for Coach John Rodgers' Eagles ... Named all-region every year and regional player of the year four times ... Won three straight 4A-3A singles state titles ... Turned in a high school record of 134-7, including a perfect 28-0 mark as a senior ... Broke the state record with 75 consecutive singles victories, spanning three seasons ... Helped Chapin to back-to-back state titles in his final two seasons.

Koch's Career Record

SINGLES
Tiebreakers
Year Overall Tourn. Dual SEC #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 vs. Ranked 3-Set 7-Pt. 10-Pt.
2011-12 20-15 6-7 14-8 2-7 -- -- 1-0 2-1 6-2 5-5 0-2 4-1 1-5 3-3
2012-13 22-14 6-4 16-10 9-1 -- -- 3-2 2-4 11-4 -- 1-1 1-4 6-4 2-2
Career 42-29 12-11 30-18 11-8 -- -- 4-2 4-5 17-6 5-5 1-3 5-5 7-9 5-5
DOUBLES
Year Overall Tourn. Dual SEC #1 #2 #3
2011-12 26-12 7-4 19-8 6-5 6-3 -- 13-5
2012-13 22-12 7-4 15-8 7-5 -- 15-8 --
Career 48-24 14-8 34-16 13-10 6-3 15-8 13-5