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2008-2009 Men's Tennis Roster


Robert McKenzie

Class: r-JR-TR
Height: 6-0
Weight: 180 pounds
Previous School: Aquinas College [Univ. of Oklahoma]
Hometown: Melbourne, Australia

2008-09 (Senior)
Spring:
Lost just one dual match on his way to posting an 18-1 record ... Began season by winning 13 straight matches ... At the No. 1 position notched a 12-1 record ... Ended the season with an overall record of 21-2 ... Defeated No. 28 Vanderbilt's Nick Cromydas 6-2, 7-5 ... Won his match 6-4, 6-3 over No. 33 VCU's Martin Schulhauser ... Ended season ranked 96 in ITA poll ... Lost to New Mexico's Johnny Parkes 6-3, 1-6, 1-6 in the first round of the NCAA Individual Championships ... In doubles action notched a 21-7 record ... Posted 10-2 record when playing with John Peers ... Teamed with Peers to defeat Austen and Simon Childs of Louisville 7-6 (3), 6-4 in the first round of the NCAA Individual Championships ... Duo ended season ranked 33 in the ITA poll ... Paired up to defeat No. 35 Dan Buikema and Mathieu Thibaudeau of No. 24 Alabama 8-4 ... Duo also defeated No. 28 Vanderbilt's No. 32 Adam Baker and Alex Zotov ... Paired with Morgan Richard to post an 11-4 record ... Paired with Richard to notch an 8-2 win over No. 69 Denver's Raviot Dhatt and Benny Althaus ... Duo also defeated Jose Zunino and Laurent Montoisy of No. 52 Texas A&M 8-3.

Prior to Middle Tennessee Played one season at Oklahoma ... Began year with season-long win streak of seven matches from Jan. 20 to March 4 ... Ended season with singles record of 13-8 ... Finished Big 12 action with 2-4 record ... Teamed with Fedrico Chavarria and Vaclav Kucera to post doubles record of 14-4 ... Competed against Cal in first round of NCAA Tournament.

High School: Finished ranked No. 2 in Australia (14, 15 and 16s) ... Member of 16 and under Australia tennis team ... National clay and grass court champion ... Lettered one year in high school.

Personal: Is the son of Keith and Sue McKenzie ... Born on Feb. 21, 1986 ... Has one brother and one sister ... Majoring in economics.