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Ricky Doverspike
Ricky Doverspike

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Atlanta, Ga.

High School:
Northview

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 175

Experience:
3L



05/25/2012

Botha and Doverspike out of NCAA Doubles Championship

Alabama duo falls in the Round of 16 to the tournament's No. 2 seed

05/24/2012

Botha and Doverspike move on to NCAA Doubles Round of 16

Crimson Tide duo takes down Maryland pair in straight sets

05/22/2012

Botha and Doverspike gear up for NCAA Doubles Championship

Crimson Tide duo to take on Maryland pair in the round of 32

05/03/2012

Botha and Doverspike Advance to NCAA Doubles Championships

Play to begin May 24 in Athens, Ga.

04/26/2012

Ricky Doverspike Earns All-SEC Second Team Honors

Crimson Tide senior honored by the league on Thursday

Campbell/ITA Singles Ranking: 110
Campbell/ITA Doubles Ranking (with Jarryd Botha): 23

2012 (SENIOR)
Named to the All-SEC Second Team ... advanced to the NCAA Doubles Championships with Jarryd Botha ... ranked as high as No. 104 in singles and No. 20 in doubles with Botha ... posted a 20-11 overall doubles record, including an 11-3 mark at the No. 1 position throughout the dual match season ... picked up six wins against ranked doubles opponents this season including two in the top 10 ... ended the regular season winning five of their final six doubles contests ... won 16 singles matches in his final season, including 12 in dual match play ... earned a key singles win against 42nd-ranked Mikelis Libietis from Tennessee ... partnered with Michael Thompson to win their doubles match against No. 15 Mississippi State and clinch the doubles point in that match ... picked up singles wins against UC Irvine, Furman, Troy, Miami, Clemson, Cornell and UAB during non-conference play ... opened the Spring season with two doubles victories at the UCF Spring Invitational with partner Filippos Tsangaridis ... picked up a singles wins at the SEC Coaches Indoor Championship ... earned a pair of singles wins at the ITA All-American Championships in singles ... also collected a pair of singles wins at the Duke Fab Four Invitational in addition to a doubles victory with Botha.

2011 (JUNIOR)
Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... finished the season ranked 65th nationally in doubles with Jarryd Botha ... won 13 singles matches and 12 doubles matches throughout the season ... gained the winning point for the Tide in the victory over UAB ... clinched the doubles point along with Vikram Reddy in the team's win over No. 69 Penn State ... earned a win over No. 44 Harry Fowler at the No. 1 singles position against Rice ... clinched the Tide's first road win of the season at No. 52 TCU ... advanced to the qualifying round at the Futures at Midtown Weston ... posted a 2-2 record at the Olympia Fields Invitational, beating Wake Forest's Zach Leslie and Illinois' Stephen Hoh in straight sets ... won two matches at the Southern Intercollegiate Championships to advance to the Round of 16 ... collected a pair of wins at the USTA/ITA Regional Championships in doubles with Vikram Reddy before falling in the quarterfinals to eventual champions No. 10 Chris Thiemann and Marcel Thiemann of Mississippi ... reached the semifinals of the Lakewood Ranch Clay Court Classic doubles draw with Carols Taborga.

2010 (SOPHOMORE)
Only player to post at least 20 wins in singles and doubles ... led the team in singles victories on the season with 23 ... was a solid player in the lineup at the No. 2 singles spot, collecting 10 dual wins ... posted four victories over regionally ranked foes ... played in 10 matches that went to three sets in the spring ... provided two clinching wins on the season, including a three set victory over Artem Ilyushin of Mississippi State to complete a 4-3 comeback victory ... tied for second on the team with Trey Walston in doubles wins with 21 ... led the team with 13 dual victories in doubles ... played most of the spring season at No. 2 doubles, finishing with an 8-7 record ... won his last five doubles matches of the season despite playing with three different partners during that stretch ... picked up a total of six singles wins in the fall season ... went 2-1 in singles action at the Harvard Fall Classic ... advanced to the Round of 16 at the Wilson/ITA Southern Regional Championships before losing to Tim Puetz of Auburn ... won two matches at the Crimson Tide Fall Championships, losing in the consolation final of the Bryant draw 4-6, 6-2, 6-0 to Leon Nasemann of Memphis ... compiled a 7-3 doubles record with Michael Thompson ... advanced to the semifinals of the Crimson doubles draw with Thompson before the pair lost to Davey Sandgren and John-Patrick Smith of Tennessee 8-6.

2009 (FRESHMAN)
Went undefeated in singles, compiling a combined record of 8-0 at the No. 4, 5, and 6 positions ... collected three wins over SEC opponents ... five of his eight victories came against ranked teams ... delivered the clinching win against No. 59 Furman in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament ... won a team-high 19 doubles matches, with 16 of those wins coming against ranked teams ... finished with a 16-5 record at the No. 3 doubles position, including winning both doubles matches with Michael Thompson in the NCAA Tournament ... ranked as high as No. 35 with Mathieu Thibaudeau ... ended the season on a five-match winning streak in doubles ... collected a 6-3 singles record and 8-3 doubles record throughout the fall season ... advanced to the quarterfinals of the Wilson/ITA Southeast Regional Championships with Andrew Felsenthal in doubles ... finished the season 4-0 in singles play to win his singles draw at the Crimson Tide Fall Championships ... also went 4-0 in doubles with Thibaudeau at the Crimson Tide Fall Championships where the duo earned the crimson draw finals title.

PREP HIGHLIGHTS
No. 48 ranked senior prospect on TennisRecruiting.net ... led Northview High School to three state titles and four regional titles ... earned three MVP awards at Northview as well as two Titan awars, the highest athletic accolade at Northview ... compiled a 82-3 record at Northview ... also played baseball, earning All-State honors.

PERSONAL INFORMATION
Born April 24, 1990 ... son of David and Debi Doverspike ... has one brother, David, and two sisters, Rachael and Sarah ... father, David, played college football at North Alabama ... mother, Debi, played tennis at Georgia ... brother, David, is currently playing for the tennis team at Appalachian State ... majoring in business.