CCU stays on the road for two matches, home opener is Feb. 8
Of the 453 Coastal Carolina student-athletes, 256 posted a GPA of 3.0 or better for the fall 2012 semester
Freshman Hunter Whalen claims a singles and doubles championship
Team Honored as well as Danny Heidecker, Yusuke Kusuda, Leo Christofides and Sam Barr
Fall 2012: Recorded a singles and doubles win in the Big Teal vs. Big Orange match against Campbell .... Won the C2 doubles flight with partner Hunter Whalen at the Elon Invitational ... Won three singles and one doubles match at the UVA Fall Classic.
Spring 2012: Put together a 6-6 record in singles play including a 3-3 mark in the Big South... Five of his six wins were completed in straight sets... Along with teammate John Karle the duo posted an 8-6 record from the No. 3 doubles flight and an 8-8 overall record.
Fall 2011: Dropped his only fall singles event in the UNCW Fall Invitational... Fell 8-3 in his lone doubles match at the UNCW event.
At Arizona (Spring 2011): Played in two dual singles matches, compiling a 1-1 record in the No. 6 spot. He made his college singles debut against Boise State at the Blue/Gray Tennis Classic where he secured a win in straight sets. In doubles action, Barr tallied a 2-1 record, teaming up with Borja Malo twice compiling a perfect 2-0 record. The pair claimed wins in the No. 2 and No. 3 positions. He also teamed up with Geoff Embry (0-1) in the No. 2 slot.
High School: Attended Hutt Valley High School in Wellington, New Zealand...Played under personal coach Clint Packer... Won the New Zealand under-16 doubles championship in 2008 and finished third in the under-16 singles championship... Won an under-18 international doubles championship in 2008 and was on the New Zealand under-18 team in 2008-09.
Personal: Full name is Samuel Issac Barr... Son of Paul and Janine Barr... Father, Paul, played professional rugby for New Zealand... Majoring in Finance