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Michael Jung
Michael Jung

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Atlanta, Ga.

High School:
Cardinal Gibbons HS, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Last College:
University of Arkansas

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 150

Birthdate:
01/22/1986

Experience:
1L



COLLEGIATE HIGHLIGHTS:
FALL 2008:
Led the team with 13 singles wins and just four losses this season...also picked up a 5-4 doubles record...Won six matches in three days to capture the HEB Baylor Invitational Flight B Finals...Won nine consecutive matches to end the season before being edge in three sets in season finale...Claimed five doubles wins with Walston to win the white draw doubles final at the Crimson Tide Fall Championships.

2007 (JUNIOR):
Recorded an 11-8 singles record and a 4-4 doubles record in the spring...Posted a 9-5 record from No. 6 singles including five conference wins...Played in all 11 conference matches for the Tide...Played in two SEC matches in doubles, posting a 1-1 record with partner Saketh Myneni.

2006 (JUNIOR): Sat out the season per NCAA rules after transferring to Alabama from the University of Arkansas.

2005 (SOPHOMORE - ARKANSAS):
One of five Arkansas players to record 20 or more singles victories, finishing with a 23-8 record...Posted a 9-6 dual record with seven wins at the No. 6 position...Earned a three-set victory over No. 97 Andy Connelly of Tulsa for his 20th win of the season...Started the spring season with four straight victories and seven wins in his first nine singles matches...Recorded an outstanding fall season with a 14-2 singles record, winning 13 of his last 14 matches...Won his first collegiate title in the fall with five victories to take the flight championship at the South Carolina Invitational.

2004 (FRESHMAN - ARKANSAS): Finished his freshman season with an 11-11 record and 4-5 mark in the SEC while playing primarily in the bottom half of the lineup...Notched back-to-back victories against two ranked SEC squads, No. 40 Vanderbilt and No. 30 Kentucky...Teamed with Andrei Nicoara to go 3-4 in doubles, including a 3-3 SEC record...One of his doubles victories came in a match against his brother, Joseph, who plays for Alabama...Played in four fall tournaments, posting a 5-3 singles record, including three victories at the Navy Invitational.

PREP HIGHLIGHTS: Attended Cardinal Gibbons High School in Fort Lauderdale, Fla....a three-year letterman in tennis...posted a career record of 47-1 in singles and 26-2 in doubles...won seven gold medals for Coach Eddie Sposa...named Broward County Player of the Year.

PERSONAL INFORMATION: Born January 22, 1986...son of Jeyun and Jisuk Jung...his brother, Joseph, is a teammate on the Alabama tennis team.