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2001-2002 Men's Tennis Roster


Oliver Foreman

Class: SR
Height: 6-0
Weight: 166 pounds
Previous School: St. Bedes
Hometown: Eastbourne, East Sussex

2001-02 (Senior)
Fall: Posted 6-4 singles mark, reaching semifinals of MT Fall Invitational and second round of Omni Hotels Region III Championships ... Also reached Round of 16 at Southern Collegiate Championships ... Went 3-2 against ranked opponents, with wins over South Florida's Paco Antelo, UAB's Andre van der Merwe and Baylor's Reiner Neurohr ... Began fall ranked seventh in doubles with Robert Gustafsson ... Won MT Fall Invitational doubles title with Kirk Jackson ... Reached quarterfinals at ITA All-American Championships with Gustafsson, including win over 15th-ranked Rodrigo Echagaray and Jean Simon of Texas ... Dropped opening match of Omni Hotels National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships in doubles with Gustafsson, but duo rallied to win backdraw with three straight victories, including win over 25th-ranked Mike Kosta and Nathan Zeder of Illinois ... Duo finished fall season 6-3 overall in doubles, 2-0 over ranked opponents.

2000-01 (Junior)
Fall: Reoccurring elbow injury slowed Foreman's play in the fall resulting in slowest start in his career ... Went 5-8 in singles ... Showed improved doubles play finishing the fall season with a 9-3 record ... Teamed with Gustafsson for 6-2 record, including advancing to the semifinals of Region III Championships in Athens, Ga., and Southern Collegiate Championships ... Duo defeated pair of ranked teams, both during Region III Championships.

Spring: Earned All-Sun Belt honors with Robert Gustafsson in doubles ... Posted 13 singles victories and 17 doubles wins, teaming with Gustafsson to earn a national doubles ranking as high as 15th ... The duo finished the year ranked 39th ... Had seven wins in dual match play in singles and 11 in doubles action ... Started year with singles win over Cody Conley of Louisville before dropping five straight ... Started five-match win streak with conference victory over Louisiana-Lafayette's Tomi Winnig ... Teamed with Gustafsson to win 10 matches, including pair of three-match win streaks.

1999-00 (Sophomore)
Fall: Got off to quick start by winning four straight before losing in finals of MT Fall Classic to Nikola Aracic in Flight One ... Won two matches at Seminole Classic ... Posted 8-6 record in singles ... In doubles, qualified for All-American Hardcourt Championships with Olle Nystrom by winning four straight matches in pre-qualifying round ... Duo won Flight A at Seminole Classic ... Foreman and Nystrom ended fall ranked 45th in nation with 9-2 record.

Spring: Played majority of season at No. 1 singles position ... Recorded dual match record of 12-13 ... Won two of eight matches played against ranked opponents ... Defeated Dennis Lundberg of Tulane, who ended the season ranked 42nd ... Also defeated Mississippi State's 85th-ranked James Shortall ... Began teaming with Daniel Klemetz in doubles near the end of the season ... Duo went 4-2 with a win over 46th-ranked Eduardo Gordilho and Michal Jordan.

1998-99 (Freshman)
Fall: Posted 5-6 mark in singles action ... Placed third at Kentucky Invitational ... Finished fifth in MT Fall Classic in 64-man field ... Also posted 5-6 record in doubles playing with Nystrom and Mark Pellerin.

Spring: Second on team with 11 wins during spring ... Defeated Mississippi State's 75th-ranked Jeremy Bayon ... Finished year with 16 wins ... Compiled overall record of 14-13 in doubles play, 9-7 during spring.

High School
Graduated from St. Bedes in East Sussex in 1998 ... Played soccer, tennis, rugby, and ran track in high school.

Personal
Oliver Robert Foreman ... Son of Michael and Stephanie Foreman ... Born March 3, 1980 ... Plans to play tennis professionally after college ... Wellness and exercise science major ... Other sports of interest are golf and soccer.