Freshman Year (2011-12)
Joined the team in January and immediately found a spot in the dual-match singles lineup, playing in the Nos. 4 and 5 spots in the order ... Was second on the team with four singles wins in SEC action ... Earned his first singles national ranking (No. 117) for the final two weeks of March ... Picked up a win in his SEC Tournament debut against Auburn ... Helped set up the emotion team win at archrival Clemson with a second-set tiebreak victory in the No. 5 spot for the Gamecocks' third point of the match ... Earned one of the team's two points against Tennessee with a third-set super-tiebreak win in his No. 6 match ... Posted his first win over a ranked opponent with a 6-4, 6-4 result against No. 47 Hernus Pieters of Georgia to score the team's lone point against the sixth-ranked Bulldogs ... Was the final match on court in a 3-3 match at Wake Forest, rallying to win this third-set tiebreaker to stretch the team's win streak to seven matches ... Won his first seven dual-match singles contests, including a 6-0, 6-0 win in his dual-match debut against Wofford.
High School/Junior Highlights
Ranked as high as No. 110 in the ITF Junior standings ... Competed in eight touraments throughout South America ... Reached the round of 16 in the Uruguay Bowl and Costa Rica's Coffee Bowl in early 2011 ... Participated in the 2010 South American Games and was a semifinalist at the 2009 Copa Nissan event in Montevideo, Uruguay.