NCAA Selection Show to take place April 30, 5:00 p.m. ET
UK downs No. 9 Mississippi State, 4-2, in marathon match
Wildcats face No. 9 Mississippi State on Thursday at 6:00 p.m. CT
Rossi, Jomby, Lai collect singles wins in loss
Rossi, Jomby, Pennington collect singles wins in the loss
2013>> Named an ITA All-American ... One of the best players in the nation, going 21-7 during the season, and named a First Team All-SEC member ... Named SEC Player of the Week two times ... Had a season-high five-match winning streak at two different points during the season ... Biggest win of the season came against No. 4 Peter Kobelt of Ohio State, as Jomby won 6-3, 7-6 (3) ... Defeated 10 players ranked in the top 75 of the nation at the time of the matches ... Was the first singles court done, and won his match on seven different occasions ... Went undefeated at the ITA National Team Indoors, defeating No. 58 and No. 54 in the country ... Also was top five in the nation in doubles teaming with freshman Kevin Lai ... Duo went 18-8 on the year and finished the season ranked No. 9 in the nation ... Had seven wins against teams in the top 50 as a duo ... All matches were played on court one ... Played three matches against top-10 teams, and went 2-0 with one match not finishing ... Knocked off No. 3 pair from Auburn and No. 5 pair from Texas A&M.
Fall 2011>> Went 11-5 in singles action, advancing deep into several tournaments en route to a ranking of No. 95 ... Started the fall by going 3-1 in singles at the Olympia Fields Fighting Illini Invitational, including a win over Daniil Proskura of Alabama, who would eventually be ranked 91st in the nation ... Advanced to the quarterfinals of the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Indoor Championships before falling to teammate Anthony Rossi ... Made a fantastic run at the SEC Coaches' Indoor Championships, defeating then-No. 26 Ignacio Taboada of Georgia en route to an appearance in the quarterfinals ... Went 7-3 in doubles action, mostly with Rossi ... Advanced to the quarterfinals of the Southern Intercollegiate with Rossi, while also making it to the round of 16 in the SEC Coaches' Indoor Championships with Rossi.