Henry Gers

Henry Gers

Player Profile

Auckland, New Zealand

High School:
Maclean's College

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 175


SOPHOMORE: Earned academic all-conference honors ... finished with a 21-18 singles record after working his way into the line-up and making appearances at No. 3, 4, 5 and 6 ... had a seven-match win streak that helped the Lobos win several matches on their way to claiming the conference title ... compiled a 22-12 record in doubles playing with Jasmin Hodzic (20-9), Robert Grzeskowiak (0-2), and Eric Conklin (2-1) ... played doubles in every dual meet with Hodzic, primarily at the No. 3 spot but made two appearances at No. 2.

FRESHMAN: Joined the team for the spring season ... compiled a 5-6 singles record overall ... went 0-2 at No. 4, 1-3 at No. 5 and 4-1 at No. 6 ... recorded an overall doubles record of 2-6 after partnering with David Kowalski (0-1), Brent Salazar (0-5) and Bart Scott (1-1).

PERSONAL: Born March 15, 1984 to Henry and Dieuwke Gers ... family orginiates from South Africa ... moved to New Zealand in 1995 ... has three older sisters, Edwine (26), Alfrieda (24), and Ilke (22) ... sister, Ilke, is a professional tennis player ... graduated from Maclean's College... likes Malaysian food ... enjoys the beach life, surfing, hiking and reading when he is not playing tennis ... favorite athlete is cyclist Lance Armstrong ... business finance major.