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 Eric Quigley
Eric Quigley

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pewee Valley, Ky.

High School:
South Oldham

Height:
6-1


11/19/2013

Men's Tennis Adds Four in Nationally Renowned 2014 Class

Wildcats add four players for 2014 class including one blue-chipper and two five-star players

07/27/2012

Eric Quigley Makes Professional Debut in Lexington Challenger

Former Kentucky All-American wins first singles match as professional

07/25/2012

Cedric Kauffmann Named Men's Tennis Head Coach

Former UK All-American Cedric Kauffmann becomes 12th head coach in program history

07/17/2012

Emery Retires from Coaching, Named Special Assistant to AD

Legendary men's tennis head coach to take role in fundraising with KFund, special assignments

07/09/2012

71 Wildcats on SEC Spring Sports Academic Honor Roll

SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll Announced

05/15/2012

Quigley ready for Sweet 16

Eric Quigley and the Wildcats will play in their third straight Sweet 16 on Friday.

05/12/2012

Quigley after final home match

With wins in singles and doubles, Eric Quigley anchored UK's 4-0 win over Indiana.

05/11/2012

Quigley talks about UK's victory over Radford

UK will face Indiana at 2 p.m. on Saturday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

05/10/2012

Quigley looking to have fun with NCAA Tournament

Eric Quigley leads his team into the NCAA first round, which the Wildcats will host for the fourth straight year.

Fall 2011>> Finished the fall ranked fifth in the nation with a 23-5 record, including deep runs into some of the best tennis tournaments in the nation ... Won the consolation singles title at the ITA All-American Championships, which secured him a spot in the USTA/ITA National Indoors, where he would defeat three ranked foes to advance to the semifinals before falling to the No. 2-ranked player in the nation ... Defeated several ranked opponents in the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Indoor Championships to advance to the finals of the event for the third consecutive season ... Would eventually fall in the finals to fellow teammate and co-captain Alex Musialek ... Won both of his singles matches at the Rainbow Warrior Challenge in Hawaii ... Advanced to the finals of the Southern Intercollegiate division I singles draw before falling to top-three ranked Wil Spencer of Georgia ... Advanced to the quarterfinals of the SEC Coaches' Indoor Championships before falling to a ranked foe from Ole Miss ... Overall, Quigley beat 13 players during the season that would eventually be ranked in the nation in singles, including four top-15 players ... Finished the fall with a career singles record of 141-44, ranking him tied for second on UK's all-time career singles wins list ... 10 wins in doubles action, including five in his last six matches ... Advanced to the SEC Coaches' Indoor Championships doubles semifinals with Panav Jha before falling to the tournament's eventual champion ... Played with Alex Musialek in the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Indoor Championships with the duo advancing to the doubles final, while beating a ranked team along the way.

Spring 2011>> Earned the honor of singles All-America after being seeded in the top 16 of the NCAA Singles Championship. ... The All-America honor is the third of his record-breaking career, placing him on a prestigious list of UK players that have earned three of more All-America honors ... Became Kentucky's fifth three-time All-American, joining five-time All-American Jesse Witten (singles 2002-05, doubles 2005), four-time All-American Greg Van Emburgh (singles and doubles 1987-88) and three-time All-Americans Rich Benson (doubles 1987-89) and Cedric Kauffmann (singles 1996-98) ... The third player in UK history to earn two singles All-America honors before his senior season, joining Witten and Kauffmann ... Arguably one of the best seasons in school history, tying the school record for singles wins with a 45-20 record (spring and fall combined) ... The record is also held by Joe Leytze, who had 45 wins during the 1982 season ... Ended the season with a 22-10 record in dual matches, while he earned a 28-13 combined record during the 2010-11 season against ranked foes, including three wins against players ranked in the top five ... Was ranked as high as No. 2 in the nation during the year and never fell out of the top eight throughout the season ... Named SEC Player of the Week for April 4-10 after he took down the third-ranked player in the nation in Blaz Rola of top-three ranked Ohio State ... Also named a first team All-SEC performer for the second consecutive season ... Was a vital part of the Wildcats' success with Kentucky holding a 20-2 record this season when he earned a win at No. 1 singles ... Teamed with Brad Cox to post a winning record in doubles, including seven wins in SEC action ... Spent most of the season ranked in doubles, peaking at No. 8 and ending the season ranked No. 19 ... Ended the season on a high note, defeating six ranked foes in the last 12 matches ... Earned nine wins over ranked doubles tandems during the season overall, including taking down the No. 6-ranked duo twice.

Fall 2010>> Played in five tournaments, advancing to the finals of each tournament (Quigley made it to the consolation finals of the National Indoors) ... Started with an impressive showing in the Land Rover Napa Valley event, where he won all three matches in the round robin portion and then advanced to the finals of the USTA Wildcard Shootout before falling to top-10 ranked Alexandre Lacroix of Florida ... Became only the sixth player in school history to play in the finals of a collegiate tennis grand slam when he advanced through a very challenging field to the finals of the D'Novo/ITA All-American Championships ... Won the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional singles title over then-No. 1 JP Smith of Tennessee, marking the second consecutive year he has won the singles crown ... Was impressive in the National Indoor Intercollegiate, winning the singles consolation final, which was full of top talent ... In the consolation bracket, Quigley took down four players that were ranked in the ITA top 33 ... Played well in the SEC Coaches Indoor Championships, advancing to the finals of the event with wins over No. 21 JP Smith and No. 47 Sadio Doumbia ... Ended the fall season at 22-4, including a remarkable 14-1 record against top-50 ranked players with wins over Nos. 1, 13 (twice), 21 (twice), 26 (twice), 28, 30, 31, 33, 44, 45 and 47 ... Posted more wins during the fall than any other SEC player.

Spring 2010>> Led Kentucky all year long, playing at the No. 1 singles position ... Finished with 42 wins, just three wins shy of joe Leytze's all-time record for wins in one season ... Ended the year with All-America honors in both singles and doubles to become only the third player in school history to receive such honors as a sophomore and the first to be named singles and doubles All-America as a sophomore ... Top-10 ranking in singles and top-20 ranking in doubles in the final ITA rankings ... Posted a 21-6 dual match record and 42-12 overall record after reaching the NCAA Singles Championship Round of 16 ... Scored a 20-6 record at the No. 1 singles position for Kentucky, including a 7-4 mark in the SEC ... Along with doubles partner Brad Cox posted the best doubles record on the team at 16-9, including a .500 record in SEC play ... Ranked in the top 15 all season long in singles, gathering a solid record against top-25 ranked players, including wins over No. 4 Guillermo Gomez of Georgia Tech and No. 7 Alexandre Lacroix of Florida ... Played his best tennis late in the season, winning 14 of his last 17 matches that ended in a decision ... More impressive was that all 14 wins were in straight sets ... Was a vital part of the team's success with Kentucky posting an 18-3 record in dual matches where Quigley won in singles ... On top of his two All-America honors, he was also named to the All-SEC first team and ITA Ohio Valley Region Player to Watch.

Fall 2009>> Entered spring season ranked eighth in singles and ninth in doubles with teammate Brad Cox ... Won the singles final at the Ohio Valley Regional Championships, defeating Vanderbilt's Ryan Lipman (6-3, 6-2), to earn an invitation to the ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships ... Reached the ITA National Indoors consolation second round ... Chosen as one of eight players to compete in the USTA Australian Open Wildcard, but lost in the first round to top-seeded Jesse Levine, ranked 151st in the ATP rankings ... Selected as one of three male players to represent the United States at the Master'U BNP Paribas in Poitiers, France in mid-December ... Helped the U.S. win the title over France by taking the deciding mixed doubles point with Notre Dame's Kristy Frilling, 6-4, 6-2 over Maxime Quinqueneau and Nathalie Piquion ... Advanced to the singles quarterfinals at the ITA All-American Championships, topping No. 86 Dylan Arnould of Duke (6-1, 6-4), No. 27 Jordan Rux of Baylor (6-3, 7-5), No. 9 Sanam Singh of Virginia (6-1, 6-3) and No. 1 Oleksandr Nedovyesov of Oklahoma State (7-5, 6-1) ... Advanced to the doubles quarterfinals of the ITA All-American Championships with Cox ... Made the doubles semifinals of the ITA Ohio Valley Regional.

Summer 2009>> Reached the semifinals of the Lexington Challenger Qualifier ... Picked up 27 ATP doubles points, playing with former UK teammate Bruno Agostinelli ... Advanced to the quarterfinals at Decatur (Ill.) Futures event, earning two ATP singles points.

Spring 2009>> Named second team All-SEC selection ... Selected 2009 All-SEC Freshman Team ... Led the team with 20 dual wins (20-6), most coming at the No. 3 position ... Led team in SEC wins with an 11-2 record ... Finished the year ranked No. 120 ... Ranked as high as No. 38 after the 2008 fall season ... Top singles wins over ranked opponents include: No. 89 Artem Ilyushin of Mississippi State (6-4, 6-1) and No. 98 Bryant Salcedo of Vanderbilt 6-3, 6-4 ... Scored UK's third point with a 5-7, 6-4, 7-6 win over Davey Sandgren in a 4-3 upset at No. 4 Tennessee ... Won 10 consecutive singles matches (2/14-3/29), including victories over No. 122 Daniel Stahl of Notre Dame (6-3, 6-2) and No. 120 Matt Hogan of Arkansas (6-3, 6-3) ... Defeated Matteo Fago in UK's second 4-3 upset of No. 3 Tennessee, cliching doubles point with Graeme Dyce in an 8-4 victory over UT's J.P. Smith and Matt Brewer ... Claimed both singles matches at the SEC Tournament and both singles and doubles matches at the NCAA Tournament.

Fall 2008>> Ranked 37th nationally in singles coming into the regular season after defeating three ranked opponents in the fall ... Advanced to the singles quarterfinals of ITA Southeast Regional knocking No. 84 Nick Cromydas of Vanderbilt and No. 23 Jaime Hunt along the way ... Earned first win over ranked player in consolation round of All-American Championships qualifying, beating No. 60 Amit Inbar of UCLA 6-3, 6-1 ... Played in limited doubles action with 2-0 mark at UK/Hawaii Invitational with classmate Graeme Dyce.

High School>> Won 66 consecutive high school singles matches, including four straight Kentucky high school state championships ... First Kentuckian since 1974 to win four straight titles ... Top recruit in 2008 within the state of Kentucky and ranked eighth in the nation among high school seniors, according to TennisRecruiting.net ... Won 2007 Interscholastics East and Southern Closed junior titles ... Defeated fifth-ranked Bradley Klahn at U.S. Spring Nationals ... Named junior player of the year in 2008 by USTA of Kentucky ... Coached by Wood McGraw.

Personal>> Born Jan. 30, 1989 ... Son of John and Cathy Quigley.

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