Scott Felsenthal
Scott Felsenthal

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
White Station

Last College:
University of Washington

Experience:
1L

Honors:
C-USA Player of the Week (Feb. 22, 2005), C-USA Academic Honor Roll (2005)


Felsenthal transferred back to Memphis for his senior season after spending his first three collegiate seasons at the University of Washington. At Memphis, the White Station grad went 6-5 at the No. 6 singles spot and teamed with junior James Spence for an 11-9 mark at No. 1 doubles. That doubles duo spent two weeks in the national doubles rankings earlier this spring. Felsenthal graduated with a degree in criminal justice and plans on attending law school at the Nashville School of Law in Nashville.

Spring 2005: Made the most of his one year as a Tiger, teaming with James Spence at No. 1 doubles for an 11-9 mark, and earning one C-USA player of the week award (which he shared with Spence) and a national doubles ranking for two weeks...Also played No. 6 singles for Memphis, finishing with a 6-5 mark at No. 6 and a 3-3 mark at No. 5 (9-8 on the spring season)...Was 15-11 in singles at Memphis and 14-12 in doubles.

Fall 2004: Was one of three Tigers to hit the six-win mark during the fall semester, finishing with a 6-3 mark in singles...Teamed with three different doubles partners to post a 3-3 mark in doubles, including a 2-1 mark with junior James Spence at the ITA Southeast Regional...He and Spence opened with an 8-4 win over the Florida duo of Nestor Briceno and Jordan Dolberg before taking out the No. 7 seeded team of Eric Claesson and Juan Pablo Di Cesare from Ole Miss, 8-3...Had their run at the ITA ended by the No. 9 seeded team of Ockie Oosthuizen and Ben Rogers from Tennessee, 8-4...Advanced to the finals of the RazorRacket Invitational of the B Singles bracket before falling to Oklahoma State's Artsem Burmistrau, 6-4, 6-2...Advanced to the quarterfinals of the Middle Tennessee Fall Invitational in his first singles action as a Tiger...Went 3-1 at the Middle Tennessee tournament in singles.

2003-04 (At Washington): Was 6-8 in singles in his junior season at Washington, including a run all the way to the consolation finals at the ITA Northwest Regionals where he fell to teammate Chris Floyd, 7-5, 6-3...Was 1-4 at No. 6 singles at Washington and 1-0 at No. 5...Was 4-4 in doubles with four different doubles partners, including a 2-2 mark during spring duals...Was 3-2 in doubles when teamed with Michael Ricks, where the duo advanced to the ITA Northwest Regional Round of 16 before falling to the Stanford duo of Carter Morris and Sam Warburg.

2002-03 (At Washington): Was 3-4 in singles and 1-2 in doubles as a sophomore...Was 1-1 at No. 6 singles during the spring dual season...Advanced to the Round of 32 at the Omni Hotels Northern California Region Championships before falling to Stanford's David Martin, 6-2, 6-1.

2000-2001 (At Washington): Was 2-3 in singles as a freshman at Washington and 5-3 in doubles...Teamed with Nick Weiss for a 2-2 mark, including a 2-0 mark at No. 3 doubles...Also teamed with Pete Scharler and Christoph Palmanshofer while at Washington as a freshman.

Prep: Played prep tennis at White Station High School in Memphis...Competed in the Southern Tennis Championships eight consecutive years (1992-2001)...Earned best finish in 2000, advancing to the quarterfinals of singles play...Was as high as No. 2 in the state rankings...Three-year letterwinner at White Station...Earned team captain duties in 1998, 1999, and 2001...Led team to a second-place finish at state his freshman, sophomore and senior years...Named Team MVP all three years...Won the state doubles championships with his brother, Andrew, in 2001...Attended the Palmer Tennis Academy during his junior season.

Personal: Born March 9, 1983 in Memphis...Son of Peter and Judy Felsenthal...Has one younger brother, Andrew, who is playing tennis at Alabama.

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