Andrew Olswing
Andrew Olswing

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
Ridgeway High School

Last College:
Bradley University

Birthdate:
06/25/1983

Experience:
3L

Honors:
Tiger 3.0 Club (2003, 2004)...Tiger Academic 30 (2003, 2004)...Golden Key Honor Society...National Oustanding Student Honor Society...ITA Scholar-Athlete (2003, 2004)...C-USA Academic Honor Roll (2003, 2004, 2005)


Spring 2005: A three-year letterwinner for Memphis, Olswing rounded out his Tiger career with a 1-0 mark in singles and a 1-0 mark in doubles...He picked up his singles win at No. 5, while picking up the doubles victory at No. 3 with Garrison Pilant...Caps his career with a 7-11 singles mark and a 4-6 doubles mark at Memphis and a 8-15 singles and 10-12 mark in doubles for his career, including a year at Bradley. Will graduate in December of 2005 with a degree in biology and plans on attending medical school.

Fall 2004: Was named to the Tiger 3.0 Club for having a GPA of 3.0 or higher...Was also named to the Tiger Academic 30...Is a member of the Golden Key Honor Society and National Outstanding Student Honor Society...Was 2-3 in singles during the fall, including a win over Chad True of Western Kentucky in the first tournament of the year...Also teamed with Alex Jago and played doubles at the Arkansas tournament, finishing with an 0-2 mark.

Spring 2004: Was named a Tiger Top 30 and to the Tiger 3.0 Club...Was also an ITA Scholar Athlete...Was 1-0 in spring duals in singles, with his one win being the deciding point in a Tiger victory at No. 6 singles...Also teamed with Mark Finnegan to go 1-0 at No. 3 doubles during the spring duals and was 0-1 at No. 3 doubles with Alex Jago.

Fall 2003: Went 1-5 in singles during the fall and 1-1 in doubles...That duo won their first doubles match, 8-4, over the Austin Peay State team of Nabil Lababedi and Marcos Quieroz in the quarterfinals before falling to the SIU-Carbondale duo of Julian Botero and Alex Nomicos, 8-4, in the semifinals...Has been a member of the Dean's List in every semester at Memphis...Had a 3.94 GPA during the fall and was named to the Tiger Academic 30 and the Tiger 3.0 Club.

Spring 2003: Olswing went 1-2 in singles during the spring..His 6-1, 6-1 win over Western Kentucky's Josh Haines secured the match for the Tigers while he was playing No. 6 singles...Was 0-1 in doubles for the spring after he and Brendan Malarkey fell 9-8 to the West Virginia team of J.R. Randall and Ian Bliss at the Milwaukee Tennis Classic....Had a 3.75 GPA during the spring and was named to the Tiger 3.0 Club...Was also named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Fall 2002: Split his only two singles matches of the fall, downing Tennessee State's Carleton White, 6-2, 6-2, in the Round of 32 at the Middle Tennessee Fall Invitational before falling to UALR's Agustin Mario, 6-4, 6-2...Was 1-1 in doubles during the fall when teamed with Nathan Orie, who opted to return to his native Australia after the fall semester...Named to the Tiger 3.0 Club.

At Bradley University (2001-2002): Went 1-4 in singles and 6-6 in doubles at Bradley University in Illinois...Played No. 3 and 4 singles and No. 1 doubles...The Braves were 6-22 last season.

Prep: Played No. 1 singles and doubles at Ridgeway High School...Received the William H Sweet Award all four years of high school and was a three-year member of the National Honor Society...Also belonged to the Mu Alpha Theat Math club from 2000-2002 and received a Ridgeway Builder Award in 2001 and 2002...Played in the National Open, advancing to the round of 32...Played high school tennis under Joe Terre.

Personal: Son of Brad and Suzanne Olswing..Born June 25, 1983...Majoring in biology at Memphis and wants to become an attend medical school after he graduates from Memphis....Would play Duke or Florida if he could pick a team for the schedule...Was offered tennis scholarships by Bradley and Virginia Tech following his high school career...Is familiar with former Tiger head coach Phil Chamberlain because Chamberlain coached him in the junior tennis program and Olswing served as a Kroger/St Jude ballboy and captain...Also enjoys playing golf.

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