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Divan Coetzee

Player Profile

Hometown:
Clanwilliam, South Africa

High School:
Clanwilliam

Last College:
Missouri-Kansas City

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 160

Birthdate:
03/20/1980

Experience:
3L

Senior: Honored as the Mountain West Conference Player of the Year ... invited to the NCAA Men's Tennis Singles Championships for the third straight year ... earned his third consecutive bid to the all-conference singles team ... named an ITA Scholar Athlete and MWC Scholar Athlete ... honored on the MWC all-academic team, all-singles and all-doubles team ... recepient of the 2004 L.F. Tow Diehm Award ... named UNM Athletic Association Male Athlete of the Year ... honored as the ITA Region VII Senior Player of the Year ... made history at UNM setting new single-season and career win records ... went 37-10 in singles this season including 19-4 in dual match competitions ... compiled a career record of 96-30 in three short years to tie Pepe Caballero for the most wins in UNM history ... is 15th all-time in doubles at UNM with a career record of 57-16 ... places tied for 10th in single-season doubles wins with his 24 that include a 15-5 mark in dual matches ... an Academic All-American candidate with a graduate GPA of over 3.5. ... entered the spring as the No. 1 regional player ... won his first Rolex Regional Championship ... competed at the ITA All-American Tournament and the ITA Indoor Collegiate Championships ... finished the fall season 19-6 in singles, needing only 19 more wins to claim the most wins in the program's history ... netted a 4-3 record against ranked opponents including his defeat of the second-ranked Bo Hodge of Georgia ... of 25 matches played, only three went to three sets.

Junior: Invited to play in the 2003 NCAA Men's Tennis Championships in Atlanta, Ga. ... lost in first round to No. 2 seeded and eventual runner-up Benedikt Dorsch of Baylor 6-3, 6-2 ... named to the All-Mountain West Conference singles team ... earned MWC Player of the Week honors once ... recorded the most victories on the team going 31-10 overall ... won 10 of his last 11 matches ... played in main draw of All-American Qualifying Tournament in Chattanooga, Tennessee finishing 1-2 ... ranked 90th in the nation to begin 2002-2003 season and second in Region VII ... highest national ranking was No. 67 ... went 18-5 in doubles for the spring season after teaming with David Kowalski, Bart Scott, Nick Ames, Jasmin Hodzic and Brent Salazar ... named an ITA Scholar Athlete for maintaining at least a 3.5 GPA ... earned MWC All-Academic honors.

Sophomore: 28-10 singles and 16-5 doubles ... 28 wins was the most on the team ... beat the 83rd-ranked player in the country.

UMKC: Transferred from the University of Missouri-Kansas City ... was named the Mid-Continent Conference Player of the Year and Newcomer of the Year.

High School: Played for coach Hetta Houbscher at Clanwilliam HS in South Africa ... was Sportsman of the Year in 1997 and '98 ... finished his career undefeated ... also lettered in cricket, rugby and track and field.

Personal: Born March 20, 1980, in Cape Town, South Africa ... son of Hans and Annette Coetzee ... has a younger brother, Jandre ... favorite food is pasta or Chinese ... favorite athlete is Pete Sampras ... major is accounting.

DOUBLES #1 #2 #3 Fall Spring Totals
2003-04 14-4 1-1 9-2 15-5 24-7
2002-03 1-0 3-1 13-3 n/a n/a 17-4
2001-02 16-5 n/a n/a 16-5
TOTALS 17-5 17-5 14-4 n/a n/a 57-16

SINGLES #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Fall Spring Totals
2003-04 19-4 18-5 19-5 37-10
2002-03 7-0 8-4 16-6 15-4 31-10
2001-02 16-8 12-2 16-8 28-10
TOTALS 42-12 8-4 46-13 50-17 96-29
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