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2009-2010 Men's Tennis Roster


Victor Melo

Class: SO-1L
Height: 6-3
Weight: 190 pounds
Previous School: Campos Salles
Hometown: Maringa, Brazil

2009-10 (Junior)
Spring:
Posted a 7-8 dual match record while playing through an injury at the end of the season ... Won a three-set battle 6-1, 2-6, 6-3 against No. 43 South Florida's Jamal Adderly ... Defeated No. 38 Notre Dame's Steven Havens 6-1, 6-2 ... In doubles, paired with Matthew Langley most of the season posting an 8-6 record ... Overall had an 8-9 doubles record.
Fall: Posted a 3-4 singles record ... Defeated Holden Ching of Sacramento State in straight sets, 6-2, 6-4 to begin play at the ITA All-American ... Seeded 19th, pulled out a three-set battle in the second round defeating Saint Louis' Jake Hendrie 5-7, 6-4, 10-6 to put him within one win of advancing to the qualifying portion of the tournament ... Then lost pre-qualifying finals match to Dusan Medan of Marquette, seeded seventh, 7-6 (5), 6-4 ... Paired with John Peers for tournament action posting a 4-1 record ... Only loss was in the ITA All-America main draw to Arkansas' No. 43 Chris Nott adn Dmitry Lebedev 6-8.

2008-09 (Junior)
Spring:
Posted a 13-10 overall record while battling an injury throughout the season ... Posted a 10-10 record in dual matches ... Defeated No. 105 Tobias Fanselow of No. 74 Old Dominion 6-4, 7-5 ... Also won his match 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2 over Benjamin Bouhana of No. 33 VCU ... In doubles action went 13-9 ... Paired with John Peers posting a 10-3 record ... Ended season ranked 59 with Peers ... Duo defeated No. 65 BYU's Evan Urbina and A.J. Young 8-1 ... Pair also won their match 9-8 (3) over No. 40 Aleksander Selznev and Tobias Fanselow of No. 74 Old Dominion.

High School
Played No. 1 singles at Regina High School all four years ... Captain of his high school team ... Won state high school championships.

Personal
Born on March 12, 1987 ... Is the son of Vilson Melo and Rosa Cal ... Majoring in business.