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2004-2005 Men's Tennis Roster


Andreas Siljestrom

Class: SO
Height: 6-10
Weight: 210 pounds
Previous School: Norra Real
Hometown: Stockholm, Sweden

2004-05 (Sophomore)
Fall: Ranked 63rd in preseason singles poll ... Fought to win pair of three-setters in singles at MT Fall Invitational, defeating South Alabama's David Kekpa and Clinton Jacobs before falling in finals to seventh-ranked Fero Babej of USA ... Teamed with Marco Born in doubles, winning twice at MT Invitational, including an 8-2 win over South Alabama (Babej-Kepka), before falling in finals to teammates Brandon Allan and Kai Schledorn ... Won pair of three-setters before falling in three-setter in Round of 16 in singles at Southern Intercollegiates ... Lost in first round in doubles at Southern Intercollegiates to 14th-ranked Auburn (Pelva-Schweizer) ... Won once in qualifying singles for All-American Championships before losing to 120th-ranked Luke Shields (Boise State) ... Had two wins in prequalifying and one win in qualifying for All-American in doubles before losing to 23rd-ranked Pepperdine (Doerner-Rico) in Round of 32 ... Won twice in singles at Region III Championships, including a straight-set triumph over 32nd-ranked Jacobo Hernandez (Tulane) before falling to 35th-ranked Scott Brown (Vanderbilt) ... Picked up one doubles win at Region III before dropping 9-8 decision to 49th-ranked Florida (Holmia-Oullette) ... Defeated three straight ranked opponents at UT Fall Invitational, including 99th-ranked Ockie Oosthuizen (Tennessee), No. 62 Matt Lockin (Vanderbilt) and 119th-rated Nate Emge (Kentucky) ... Also swept all three doubles tilts at UT.

2003-04 (Freshman)
Fall: Posted five victories in nine matches, including a four-match winning streak ... Alternated wins and losses at MT Fall Invitational ... Won all three decisions at Seminole Fall Classic and first match in prequalifying at All-American Championships before falling in second round ... Alternated wins and losses at Beau Holton Memorial Invitational ... Picked up eight doubles victories, all with junior Rishan Kuruppu ... Won all four matches to win Flight I at MT Fall Invitational ... Tallied two wins at Seminole Fall Classic and one each at Region III Championships and Beau Holton Memorial Invitational.

Spring: Spring: Freshman who posted 17-15 overall singles mark, including 11-11 in dual matches, playing mostly at the top two positions in the lineup ... Went 7-3 at No. 2 and 3 in the lineup and 4-8 at top spot ... Posted 6-4 mark in three-set matches and 3-7 record against ranked opponents ... Posted wins early in the season over Louisville's Johnny Berrido and Georgia Tech's Jose Luis Muruguza (both in three sets) and over Alabama's 60th-ranked Stephen Mitchell ... Played eight of 10 matches from February 20-March 25 versus ranked opponents, with wins over Mitchell and No. 96 Paul Ciorascu of Ole Miss ... Won three straight three-setters in April, defeating Louisiana-Lafayette's Robin Ley, Old Dominion's Zoltan Csanadi and 24th-ranked Chad Harris of Vanderbilt ... Dropped a three-set decision to No. 13 Michael Kogan of Tulane ... Won four of five matches heading into Sun Belt Championships ... Entered national singles rankings on April 6 at No. 120 ... Reached as high at 82nd in singles rankings this year ... Posted 21-10 overall doubles record, including 13-6 in dual matches ... Went 8-5 with Rishan Kuruppu, recording wins in first three matches of spring and also had four-match winning streak, playing all but one match at No. 3 ... Played final six doubles tilts with Aidan Fitzgerald, enjoyed a five-match winning streak, including pair of wins at Sun Belt Championships.

Personal
Andreas Dan Siljestrom ... Son of Anders and Dana Siljestrom ... Born July 21, 1981 ... Ranked in Top 12 in juniors in Sweden throughout career ... Posted wins over Top 500 world ranked players before enrolling at Middle Tennessee.