Men's Tennis

 Shane Collins
Shane Collins


Louisville, Ky.

High School:
St. Xavier


Fall 2008: Won first preseason singles match in Hawaii ... Won first doubles match of year at Bulldog Scramble with sophomore Will Beck.

The Collins File

First Win: 9/23/05 against Maryland's Michael Coleman
Longest Winning Streak: 4 matches 1/27/08-2/3/08
Highest Singles Position: No. 2 vs. Morehead State in 2006.

Collins' UK Stats

Singles Doubles
Year Overall SEC Overall SEC
2007-08 10-9 1-47-15 6-23 3-10
2006-07 11-24 3-6 2-13 0-6
2005-06 5-10 -- 9-11 0-1
26-43 4-10 18-39 3-17

Spring 2008: Played primarily at No. 5 singles slot during junior campaign ... Compiled a 10-9 record in singles ... Won four straight singles matches in late January to early February ... Played doubles at No. 3 slot with freshman Will Beck ... Undefeated in three-set matches at 4-0 ... Secured doubles point at Auburn in the SEC tournament first round win with Will Beck.

Fall 2007: Did not participate in fall tournament action.

Spring 2007: Appeared in his first career SEC singles matches, totaling three wins ... Notched an 8-14 overall dual record ... Captured the winning match in a 4-3, UK upset over Alabama at No. 6 singles defeating Dan Buikema ... Overcame a battle-tested Spencer Feldman of South Carolina as Kentucky won its final home match of the season ... Tallied his third conference win over Arkansas' Bradwin Williams ... Appeared mainly in the No. 3 doubles slot with an array of teammates.

Fall 2006: Concluded fall play with a 3-7 record ... Participated in a team-high five tournaments ... His best tournament of the fall season was his first, where he claimed a 1-1 record in the Southern Intercollegiate.

Spring 2006: In his freshman campaign, tallied a 5-10 singles record ... Split doubles action with Marcus Sundh and Kenny Hodge earning a 9-10 record ... Appeared in the No. 5 and No. 6 singles positions ... Earned his first victory of the season in the Cats' win over No. 79 ranked Purdue as he defeated Kelubia Mabatah.

Fall 2005: Won the first five matches of his collegiate doubles career ... Teamed with teammate Marcus Sundh to capture Flight A Doubles bracket at the Louisville Fall Invitational ... Won his first singles match at the Virginia Fall Invitational in September.

Personal: Member of the Saint Xavier 2005 State Championship team ... Reached the semifinals of the state singles tournament ... Born on Nov. 24, 1986 ... Parents are Kevin and Sandy Collins ... Three sisters: Whitney (26), Kendahl (24) and Taylor (18)...Business Management major.

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