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2001-2002 Men's Tennis Roster

Kirk Jackson

Class: SO
Height: 5-11
Weight: 156 pounds
Previous School: Brighton
Hometown: Melbourne, Australia

2001-02 (Sophomore)
Fall: Recorded five wins in singles, including reaching Round of 16 in Flight Two at Southern Collegiate Championships ... Won opening match at Omni Hotels Region III Championships before dropping three-set decision ... Won MT Fall Invitational doubles title with Oliver Foreman ... Reached quarterfinals with Daniel Klemetz at Omni Hotels Region III Championships.

Fall: Won Chattanooga Fall Classic doubles title with Mark Pellerin ... Advanced to finals of flight four Southern Collegiate Championships in singles ... Second on team with eight singles wins in fall ... Finished with 3-3 mark in doubles.

Spring: Posted 14 wins in spring against just seven defeats, including one six-match winning streak and pair of four-match winning streaks ... Started spring with four straight wins ... Lost three straight before reeling off another four-match winning streak ... Had six straight wins from March 29 to April 20 ... Posted 11 wins in doubles for year, including 7-2 mark with Mark Pellerin.

High School
Attended Brighton Grammar School ... As junior in Australia, member of Victorian Pizzey Cup ... Played No. 1 for Grace Park Tennis Club ... Qualified for Junior Australian Open in 1999 ... Coached by former Blue Raider Stuart Thompson.

Kirk Francis Jackson ... Son of Francis and Wendy Jackson ... Born August 19, 1982 ... Marketing major ... Hopes to either play tennis or go into business following graduation ... Played tennis and Australian Rules Football in high school.