Jorge Vazquez
Jorge Vazquez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
La Coruna, Spain

High School:
I.E.S. Sanchez Canton

Last College:
Tyler Junior College

Height:
6-3

Experience:
TR

Awards:
2007-08 C-USA Academic Honor Roll


Fall 2008: Posted a record of 10-3 during the fall season ... Advanced to the Qualifying Round of the 2008 ITA D'Nova National Championships in Tulsa, Okla., with four wins ... Is the first Memphis tennis player to win four matches at a National Championship since Lee Taylor Walker in 2003 ... Defeated 80th-ranked Vijay Paul of Vanderbilt at the ITA National Championships in Tulsa, 6-4, 6-3 ... Also defeated Shane Collins of No. 40 Kentucky at the ITA National Championships ... Picked up win over Chris Chirico of No. 23 Texas A&M in the Prequalifying round of the ITA National Championships ... Earned win over 77th-ranked Carlos Alvarez of Clemson at the 2008 Blue and Gray Invitational in Mongtomery, Ala ... Advanced to the semifinals of the UL Lafayette Invitaional.

2007-08: Sat out the 2007-08 season per NCAA rules.

At Tyler Junior College: Helped Tyler finish No. 2 in the nation at the NJCAA Division I National Championships...Went 3-1 in singles play at the national championships and 2-1 in doubles ... Was the No. 1 ranked singles player in the country in the mid-season rankings on the FILA/Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) rankings ... Was also part of the No. 1 ranked doubles team in those same rankings ... Was also part of the No. 1 ranked doubles team in those same rankings.

Prep: Finalist at the Ville de Conde ITF Junior Tournament ... Won Gallicia Junior Tournament ... Competed at I.E.S. Sanchez Canton before coming to the United State to compete at the junior college level at Tyler Junior College in Tyler, Texas.

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