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2005-2006 Men's Tennis Roster


Brandon Allan

Class: SR
Height: 6-2
Weight: 179 pounds
Previous School: Bearden HS
Hometown: Knoxville, Tenn.

2005-06 (Senior)
Fall: Ranked No. 8 in preseason doubles poll with Kai Schledorn ... Teamed with Schledorn to post 6-3 doubles mark in fall, including MT Fall Invitational title ... Won all three matches in home event, defeating Vanderbilt (Preston-Magarik), teammates Pollack and Kuruppu and Ole Miss (Tveit-Rea) in finals ... Won against Kentucky (Sundh-Hume) before falling to Virginia (Cohen-Stewart) at UVA Fall Invitational ... Defeated Illinois (DeHeart-Anderson) in first round of All-American Championships before falling to 15th-ranked Ball State (Baccarani-Thompson) ... Won against Central Florida (Ben Soltane-Sakey) before falling to Memphis (Spence-Jago) at ITA Southeast Regional ... In singles, won three times, including victories over Vanderbilt's Nathan Sachs, and Virginia's 45th-ranked Darrin Cohen ... Dropped decisions to Old Dominion's 99th-ranked Henrique Cancado and Virginia's 61st-ranked Marko Miklo.

2004-05 (Junior)
Fall: Ranked 19th in preseason dou-bles poll with Kai Schledorn ... Teamed with Schledorn to win three straight matches and Flight One title at MT Invitational ... Defeated Willy Frei (Auburn-Montgomery) in first round singles at Southern Intercollegiates ... Won one match in doubles at Southern Intercollegiates ... Lost to TCU's 73rd-ranked Frabrizio Sestini in first round singles qualifying at All-American Championships ... Dropped decisions to No. 2 Duke (Walter-Zimmerman) and No. 58 Boise State (Schoeck-Shields) in main draw doubles at All-American ... Won first-round doubles match at Region III Championships before falling in Round of 16 ... Won three consecutive singles matches, all in straight sets, at UT Invitational ... Also swept all three doubles outings at UT, including a win over 27th-ranked Vanderbilt (Brown-Pinsky). Spring: Earned second straight All-Sun Belt honors in doubles with Kai Schledorn, earning a ranking as high as No. 22 nationally on April 19 ... Posted 16-7 dual match record, with all but one match with Schledorn ... Recorded 8-3 mark at both No. 1 and No. 2 doubles, putting together five and seven-match winning streaks ... Collected second victory of the year over Vandy's Brown-Pinsky, then ranked 26th nationally ... Most impressive feats came in singles, with 17-4 dual match mark, including 6-2 at No. 5 and 9-2 at No. 6 ... Won three straight to start the spring and four consecutive matches in March ... Posted a pair of five-match winning streaks, including one to end the year ... Defeated 116th-ranked Dusan Tabak (UL) at No. 4 in finals of Sun Belt Championships, helping the Blue Raiders to their first SBC title ... Ended the year 10-1 at home and 22-8 overall in singles, as well as 25-11 overall in doubles ... Finished with final ranking of No. 27 with Schledorn in doubles ... Did not play in NCAA Doubles Championships due to an illness to Schledorn's mother.

2003-04 (Sophomore)
Fall: Posted nine victories in 14 matches, including pair of three-match winning streaks ... Won twice before falling in quarterfinals at MT Invitational ... Won all three matches in Seminole Classic ... Picked up pair of victories in qualifying and then another in main draw before falling in Round of 64 at Region III Championships ... Won one match at Beau Holton Memorial Invitational at Tulane ... Picked up 10 doubles victories, all with Kai Schledorn ... Won all three matches at Seminole Classic and four more in prequalifying and qualifying at All-American Championships ... Victory in Round of 32 qualifying came over 27th-ranked Virginia Tech (Lauland-Rod). Spring: Posted 25 doubles wins and 11 singles victories for the year, including a 15-8 dual match doubles record ... Ranked most of the spring in doubles with Kai Schledorn, reaching as high as 28th nationally on March 23 ... Duo earned All-Sun Belt honors and posted five and seven-match winning streaks, with triumphs over 26th-ranked Harvard (Chu-Lingman) and 38th-ranked William & Mary (Russell-Kane) ... Won first two matches at Sun Belt Championships before losing in finals ... Recorded two singles victories, defeating Old Dominion's Adriano Mello and UAB's Ivan Andreev ... Lost a pair of three-setters, including one in the conference tournament.

2002-03 (Freshman)
Fall: Began fall with three-set win over Alon Savidor at MT Invitational ... Won three times at Charles Fluitt Invitational before falling in finals ... Dropped a 7-6 (5), 7-6 (4) decision in prequalifying for All-American Championships ... Dropped first-round doubles matches with Greg Pollack at MT Invitational and in prequalifying at All-American Championships ... Also lost top flight doubles match with Michael Staniak to fifth-ranked Tulane (Kogan-Romero) at Tulane Invitational. Spring: Recorded 6-8 dual match singles record, playing mostly at No. 6 in the lineup ... Defeated Louisville's Jhonny Berrido in straight sets to start the spring ... Split tiebreakers and lost a super breaker to Indiana's Zach Held, starting a streak of five straight losses ... Won five of last eight matches of season ... Triumphed in three sets over Alex Jago of Memphis, UAB's Sanzaruz Zaman, and South Alabama's David Nylen ... Picked up pair of doubles wins with Greg Pollack, but played second-half of season with Daniel Klemetz ... Posted 5-6 mark with Klemetz, including a win over 41st-ranked Harvard (Lingman-Riddell).

High School: Lettered four years at Bearden HS, winning three straight state team championships and one doubles title ... Compiled 13-3 singles mark and 17-3 doubles record as sophomore ... Went 18-0 in singles and 19-1 in doubles as junior, winning state doubles title ... Again undefeated in singles at 17-0 and tallied 15-1 mark in doubles as senior, finishing second in state doubles championships ... Overall compiled 99-8 combined mark in final three years ... Voted All-Knoxville Interscholastic League last three years ... Also lettered one year in basketball ... Member of National Honor Society ... Won 20 USTA singles tournaments and was finalist in 18 others ... Captured 19 USTA doubles titles and was second in two others ... Won at Southern Indoor Singles Championships in 1999 and finished third in 2000 ... Won Tennessee State Qualifying Tournament in 2001 and Southern Indoor Doubles Championships in 2001 ... Participated in National Hardcourt and National Claycourt Championships in 2000-01 ... Finished 2001 ranked first in state of Tennessee in singles and 19th in South region.

Personal: Brandon Robert Allan ... Son of Robert and Nancy Allan ... Born September 12, 1983 ... Majoring in Finance.