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2004-2005 Men's Tennis Roster

Marco Born

Class: r-SO
Height: 6-9
Weight: 216 pounds
Previous School: Elsa-Braendstroem [Tennessee Tech Univ.]
Hometown: Hannover, Germany

2004-05 (Sophomore)
Fall: Won twice at MT Invitational before falling in semifinals to seventh-ranked Fero Babej (South Alabama) ... Teamed with Andreas Siljestrom 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 ... Lost in first round in doubles at Southern Intercollegiates to 14th-ranked Auburn (Pelva-Schweizer) ... Picked up two victories in prequalifying for All-American Championships before falling in Round of 32 ... Had two wins in prequalifying and one win in qualifying at All-American in doubles before losing to 23rd-ranked Pepperdine (Doerner-Rico) in Round of 32 ... Won twice more at Region III Championships, including a straight-set triumph over 91st-ranked Irving Morales (Troy), before losing in Round of 32 ... Picked up one doubles win at Region III before dropping 9-8 decision to 49th-ranked Florida (Holmia-Oullette) ... Won three consecutive singles matches and all three doubles tilts at UT Fall Invitational, including a victory over 53rd-ranked Tigran Martirosyan (Kentucky).

Tennessee Tech
2004 Spring: Compiled a 12-11 dual match record playing at No. 1 for Tennessee Tech ... Dropped three-set decisions to Vanderbilt's 14th-ranked Chad Harris and No. 110 Lee Taylor Walker of Memphis ... Defeated South Alabama's Fero Babej and Sebastian Falk of Arkansas-Little Rock in straight sets ... Won a third-set tiebreaker against Clemson's Goran Sterijovski ... Lost 6-2, 7-6 to 33rd-ranked Catalin Gard of Ole Miss ... Won nine of final 12 matches of season, dropping a 6-4, 6-4 decision to Georgia's fourth-ranked Bo Hodge in the NCAA Team Championships ... Posted 12-9 mark in doubles, including winning 10 of final 11 matches of the year.

Marco Born ... Son of Hans-Peter and Sabine Born ... Born February 11, 1983 ... Majoring in Business Administration.