32 Post 4.0; 104 Make Dean's List; 242 Had at least 3.0 for the Semester
Brittany Henderson was named the Presidential Student-Athlete of the Year.
It is Coastal's first men's tennis championship since 1994.
This is Coastal's first championship appearance since 1996.
Coastal will face the winner of No. 4 Winthrop and No. 5 Radford at 10 a.m. tomorrow.
Men's Tennis 2013 Durham Regional
Spring 2013 (Junior): Finished the season with a 6-14 overall singles record, 4-4 in Big South play ... Played at Nos. 1 (2-8), 2 (2-3), 3 (2-0), and 5 (0-2) ... Along with partner John Karle, was named the Big South No. 2 doubles flight winner and led the team in doubles play with a 15-5 overall record playing primarily at No. 2 ... Posted a 10-4 record at No. 2 doubles (5-2 Big South), tabbing conference wins agaisnt Gardner-Webb, UNC Asheville, Campbell, Longwood and Winthrop ... Won all three doubles matches in the Big South tournament agaisnt UNC Asheville, Radford and Presbyterian ... Additionally, won doubles matches against nationally ranked opponents Virginia Tech and UNC Wilmington.
Fall 2012 (Junior): Won the B2 doubles flight with partner John Karle at the Elon Fall Invitational ... Recorded a singles victory over Norfolk State's Sam Lemberger in the University of Virginia Fall Classic ... Won a first round doubles match with partner John Karle at the ITA Carolina Regional.
Spring 2012 (Sophomore): Finished singles play with an 11-9 record and a 2-5 conference mark playing from the No. 1 and No. 2 flights... Opened the season winning four of his first five matches... Won both of his Big South Tournament matches against Liberty and Presbyterian... In only three doubles matches, he held a 2-1 record with his only loss against the then ranked #48 South Carolina (3/18)... Earned Big South Player of the Week recognition on Feb. 1.
Fall 2011 (Sophomore): Held a 1-3 record in the fall singles events... Defeated Alain Garrido from Georgia Southern in the Elon Fall Invitational... Dropped a pair of doubles matches at the UNCW Fall Invitational.
Spring 2011 (Freshman): Held a 7-2 mark playing at the No. 6 singles position and a 2-0 mark at the No. 5 spot...Six of the nine wins were completed in straight sets... Posted a 4-1 mark in Big South play including three straight wins to finish the season... Played in one doubles match with Yusuke Kusuda winning 8-6 against Mount Olive (Mar. 21).
Fall 2010 (Freshman): Went 1-1 in singles against Francis Marion in the first match of the fall season (Sept. 11) ... Won the individual title in the singles C flight at the Elon Invitational (Oct. 10) ... Also captured the title in the backdraw of the B-2 doubles flight at the Elon Invitational playing alongside Yusuke Kusuda ... Reached the round of 32 in doubles at the ITA Carolinas Regional (Oct. 14) ... Won his first singles match at the ITA Carolinas Regional (Oct. 15).
High School: Turned in a 12-4 record as a junior at Nordhoff High School against four and five-star opponents ... was ranked as high as No. 807 in the ITF rankings.
Personal: Full name is Leonidas Christofides ... Son of Stelios and Marina Christofides ... Majoring in finance.