Wildcats move to 8-1 in SEC play
Junior from Lexington named to SEC honor
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
Grant Roberts won the clinching point in UK's 4-0 win over Indiana.
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2013>> Clinched seven matches for Kentucky, battling through a nagging arm injury during the season ... Included in the clinching matches were a three-set comeback win to beat No. 8 Oklahoma, and three-set comeback win to topple No. 6 Georgia at the ITA National Indoor Championships in Seattle ... Went 12-8 on the year in singles, playing courts four, five and six during the year ... Played four ranked opponents during the season, going 1-1 with two matches resulting in a DNF ... Picked up seven wins during SEC play, with singles wins against Mississippi State, Georgia, Arkansas, Ole Miss, Alabama and Auburn ... Teamed with Anthony Rossi in doubles, going 11-7 during the course of the season ... The doubles tandem played courts two and three, with a win against a top 50 team, against Mississippi State ... Played in every doubles point he was healthy for during the season.
Fall 2011>> Saw limited action due to injury ... Played in two events, the Duke Fab Four Invite and the Rainbow Warrior Challenge ... Went 2-4 in those events, winning a match in each ... Performed well in doubles, going 3-1 ... Won both doubles matches at the Rainbow Warrior Challenge, one with Maks Gold and the other with Alejandro Gomez ... Won a quarterfinal match with Gold in the Duke Fab Four Invitational.
Spring 2011>> A pleasant surprise for Emery and Kauffmann, providing depth to the bottom of UK's order ... 9-1 in dual matches and 14-7 on the season ... Helped UK defeat No. 48 Maryland with his straight-sets win over Jesse Kiuru at No. 6 singles ... Biggest singles win of the year clinched UK's win at No. 46 Indiana ... With the score tied 3-3, Roberts won a third-set tiebreaker 7-4 to allow UK to escape the upset bid by the Hoosiers ... Only singles loss of the year came in a three-set heartbreaker in UK's win over Arkansas ... Went 3-1 in doubles play, helping UK win the doubles point against Murray State, Cleveland State and Toledo.