Eye of the Tiger is back and this time you get a chance to go behind the scenes of a women's tennis team practice as they take to the courts at the Racquet Club of Memphis.
Andrew Solarski enters his sixth season as the manager for the University of Memphis men's and women's tennis teams. As a manager, he is responsible for stringing and maintaining all racquets as well as helping prepare for matches, practices and many other duties.
While playing at Houston High School, Solarski competed at the No. 1 spot and helped lead the team to the state semifinals his junior year. Solarski was a member of the tennis team at Austin Peay State University from 2006-08. While there, he played No. 4-6 singles and No. 3 doubles. Solarski enrolled at the University of Memphis in 2008, and took over the duties as manager of the men's and women's tennis teams.
Solarski graduated cum laude from the U of M in May 2011 with a bachelor's degree in political science. He is currently enrolled in the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law at Memphis, and is expected to earn a degree in May 2014.