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  David Kowalski

David Kowalski

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Carlsbad, New Mexico

High School:
Carlsbad

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 158

Birthdate:
06/16/1983

Experience:
3L


FALL 2004: Kicked off his senior season with great success in doubles, making it to the finals of the ICY HOT/ITA All-American Championships with Ryan Stotland ... earned the top doubles ranking in the region after getting a No. 24 preseason ranking and is expected to rank in the top-5 nationally in January ... went 5-4 vs. ranked opponents, including 2-0 against tandems ranked in the top-5 nationally ... had a huge win over the nation's No. 1 duo from Stanford ... finished the fall 14-5 in doubles and 7-5 in singles ... is third on UNM's all-time win list in doubles with a record of 89-34 ... needs 10 wins this spring to set a new record ... is ninth on the all-time singles list with a record of 72-45 ... needs 25 wins this spring to beat the current record.

JUNIOR: Earned all-conference singles, doubles and academic honors and was the first Player of the Week for the 2004 season after his stellar performance at No. 2 singles and No. 1 doubles ... finished the year 24-15 in singles and 23-10 in doubles ... worked his way into the national rankings briefly after starting the spring season tied for the No. 2 ranking in the region ... made his way into the semifinals at the ITA Mountain Regionals with a win over No. 85 Guillaume Bouvier of Boise State ... stepped into the second position for the Lobos at the team regionals and was the only member to go undefeated in both singles and doubles ... ranked 33rd in doubles with Ryan Stotland for half of the year ... with Stotland, knocked off the ninth-ranked pair from Brown, 21st-ranked duo from Texas, 44th-ranked Felix Hardt and Ryan Redondo of rival San Diego State and almost downed the 19th-ranked pair from Washington at the NCAAs.

SOPHOMORE: Named to the All-Mountain West Conference singles team after finishing the season 18-12 overall ... went 6-5 in the fall and 12-7 in the spring ... played at No. 2 (1-2), No. 3 (6-3) and No. 4 (5-2) singles in the spring ... never lost more than two consecutive matches all season ... participated in the Icy/Hot Intercollegiate All-American Pre-Qualifying main draw in Chattanooga, Tennessee with Bart Scott ... advanced to the round of 16 before being defeated 8-5 by the Baylor dynamic duo of Benjamin Becker and Benedikt Dorsch ... went 15-6 at No. 3 doubles and 1-1 at No. 2 doubles in the spring ... partnered with Divan Coetzee primarily at No. 3 doubles, finishing 12-3...named an ITA Scholar Athlete for maintaining a GPA of at least 3.5 ... earned MWC All-Academic honors.

FRESHMAN: 23-13 in singles play and 19-9 in doubles ... 11-2 record in the spring and won the singles title at UNM's Annual Balloon Fiesta Classic.

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner for coach Ryan Galindo at Carlsbad HS ... had a career singles record of 108-4 ... at one time won 83 straight matches ... was a two-time 4A state champion and the 5A state champ in 2001 ... won 4A team state championships as a freshman and sophomore ... was an NMSU Scholar and a member of the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Born June 16, 1983, in Canton, Ohio ... full name is David John Kowalski ... son of John and Hiroko Kowalski ... has one brother, John, who is a former UNM tennis player ... major is business.

DOUBLES #1 #2 #3 FALL SPRING TOTALS
Fall 2004 14-5 14-5
2003-04 15-6 8-4 15-6 23-10
2002-03 1-1 13-5 11-5 14-5 24-10
2001-02 1-3 16-3 8-3 17-6 25-9
TOTALS 16-9 1-1 29-8 44-17 45-17 89-34

SINGLES #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 FALL SPRING TOTALS
Fall 2004 7-5 7-5
2003-04 12-9 12-6 12-9 24-15
2002-03 1-2 6-3 5-2 6-5 12-7 18-12
2001-02 2-2 4-3 7-6 10-2 13-11 23-13
TOTALS 15-13 10-6 12-8 35-18 37-27 72-45
Friday, September 12
All Day - 
Men's Tennis
at Midland Invitational
Friday, September 19
All Day - 
Men's Tennis
at NMSU Invitational
TBA - 
Men's Tennis
vs. Davis Cup Match
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