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.
Coastal plays its first match of the 2013 Big South tournament at 8 a.m. Thursday morning against UNC Asheville.
Coastal will now prepare for the Big South tournament, set to begin on Thursday.
Men's Tennis 2013 Durham Regional
Spring 2013 (Senior): Competed solely in doubles play with partner Leo Christofides, ending the season 15-5 overall, the best doubles record amongst the Coastal duos ... Along with Christofides, was named the Big South No. 2 doubles flight winner ... Finished with a 10-4 record at No. 2 doubles (5-2 Big South), tabbing wins against Gardner-Webb, UNC Asheville, Campbell, Longwood and Winthrop ... Won all three doubles matches in the Big South tournament against UNC Asheville, Radford and Presbyterian ... Additionally, won doubles matches against nationally ranked opponents Virginia Tech and UNC Wilmington.
Fall 2012 (Senior): Advanced to the quarterfinal of the C1 singles flight and won the B2 doubles flight with Leo Christofides at the Elon Invitational ... Defeated Binghamton's Bastian Bornkessel at the University of Virginia Fall Classic ... Recorded a first round doubles win with partner Christofides at the ITA Regional.
Spring 2012 (Junior): Ended the season with a 4-7 record in singles play along with a 1-2 mark in the Big South... In doubles, went 9-8 overall and 8-8 with Sam Barr in the No. 2 (0-2), No. 3 (8-6) and 1-0 with Leo Christofides in the third flight... Held a 2-4 doubles record in the conference.
Fall 2011 (Junior): Alongside doubles partner Danny Heidecker he won his lone doubles match 8-6... Went 1-2 on the singles side, defeating Georgia Southern's Andrew Dromsky (6-4, 6-4).
Spring 2011 (Sophomore): Went 2-2 in spring matches playing three from the sixth slot and one from the fourth position... Dropped three doubles matches partnered with Yusuke Kusuda.
Fall 2010 (Sophomore): Posted a 1-1 record in singles matches against Francis Marion in the first match of the fall season (Sept. 11).
2009-10 (Freshman): Spent the season playing at Anderson College ... Had a 13-4 singles record at either the No. 3 or No. 4 position ... Named the NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas Men's Tennis Player of the Week.
Personal: Full name is John Joseph Karle ... Son of Christopher and Mary Ann Karle ... Major in undecided.