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2012 Men's Tennis Roster

Spencer Newman

Height
5' 10"
CLASS
Jr.
Hometown
Miami, Fla.
Weight
162 lbs.
Experience
2L
School
Kaplan College Preparatory School

junior

Spring 2013 (at Florida): Sat out due to transfer rules.

 

Fall 2012 (at Michigan): Transferred to Michigan for the fall semester and competed in two tournaments with the Wolverines…Had a 1-4 singles record and 2-2 doubles record…Played in the main draw of the ITA All-America Championships in Tulsa, losing to No. 31 Soren Hess-Olesen from Texas in the Round of 64…Transferred back to Florida in January of 2013.

 

SOPHOMORE

Spring 2012: Had a team-high 32 singles wins, as well as a team-high 29 doubles victories. His combined total of 61 wins ranks seventh all-time for a single-season in Florida tennis history…Ranked No. 65 in the country in the final singles rankings. Ranked No. 62 in doubles with Tripper Carleton and No. 69 with Bob van Overbeek…Win percentage of .780 (32-9) in singles was the highest on the team…Had a 16-5 mark in dual matches, the most wins on the team, including a 7-2 record in SEC play…Reached as high as No. 50 in the country in the singles rankings during the spring dual match season…Had eight wins over ranked opponents in singles…Started the season paired with Tripper Carleton in doubles, posting a 21-7 record and reaching as high as No. 14 in the rankings…Later paired with Bob van Overbeek to go 8-1 and reach No. 64 in the rankings.

 

Fall 2011: Collected the most wins of any Gator during the fall season, posting a 13-3 record…His play in the fall was rewarded with a ranking of No. 84 in the 2012 preseason ITA Rankings…All three of his losses came to nationally ranked opponents…Earned his first two wins over nationally ranked opponents, upsetting No. 34 Juan Spir on two occasions…He beat Spir 7-5, 6-1 in the Round of 32 at the Southern Intercollegiate Championships and beat him again 6-2, 6-2 in the Round of 16 at the USTA/ITA Southeast Regional Championships in Athens, Ga.…Advanced to the Round of 16 at the Southern Intercollegiate Championships and the Quarterfinals of the Southeast Regional Championships…Teamed with transfer Tripper Carleton to post a 10-3 doubles record, including seven-straight wins to open the season, earning a No. 41 preseason ranking for the spring of 2012…The pair advanced to the finals of the Southern Intercollegiate Championships and the Round of 16 at the Southeast Region Championship.

 

FRESHMAN

Spring 2011: Enrolled at UF in January 2011…Posted an 11-8 singles record and 1-0 in doubles…Still recovering from previous injury when the season started, but was a regular part of the singles lineup by February…Earned his first victory with a 6-2, 6-1 victory over UCF’s Joe Delinks on Feb. 4…Named SEC Freshman of the Week on March 30 after providing a key three-set win against Zach White in Florida’s 4-3 road victory over Mississippi State…Posted a four-match winning streak that included straight-sets wins in the SEC Tournament quarterfinals and semifinals, as well as the NCAA first and second rounds...His 6-0, 6-4 win over Miami’s Pedro Ast clinched the Gators’ second-round NCAA Tournament match.

 

Prior to Florida

Ranked by tennisrecruiting.net as a five-star, top-15 national recruit…Reached the quarterfinals at the 2010 USTA International Spring Championships in Carson, Calif.…Won the Orange Co. Winter Designated BG18 in Orlando, Fla., in February 2010.

 

Career Record

Year

Overall Singles

Tournament Singles

Dual

Singles

SEC

Singles

Overall Doubles

Tournament Doubles

Dual Doubles

SEC Doubles

2010-11

11-8

-

11-8

4-4

1-0

-

1-0

1-0

2011-12

32-9

16-4

16-5

7-2

29-8

11-4

18-4

8-2

2012-13*

1-4

1-4

 

 

2-2

2-2

 

 

Totals

44-21

17-8

27-13

11-6

32-10

13-6

19-4

9-2

*at Michigan

 

All-Time Singles Dual Match Record by Position

Year

#1

#2

#3

#4

#5

#6

Overall

2011

0-0

0-0

0-0

0-0

2-4

9-4

11-8

2012

0-0

0-0

2-0

9-3

5-2

0-0

16-5

Totals

0-0

0-0

2-0

9-3

7-6

9-4

27-13

 

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