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Leo Christofides
Leo Christofides

Hometown:
Nicosia, Cyprus

High School:
Nordofs

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 160

Experience:
Graduated


04/17/2014

Coastal Downs Liberty 4-0, Advances to Semifinal Match

No. 6 Coastal takes on No. 2 Winthrop in Friday's semifinal at 10 a.m.

04/15/2014

Tsangaridis, Nilsson and Christofides Among All-Conference Honorees

No. 6 Coastal faces No. 3 Liberty in the quarterfinals on Thursday at 11:30 a.m.

04/13/2014

Men's Tennis Blanks Longwood on Senior Day

No. 6 Coastal is set to take on No. 3 Liberty in the quarterfinals of the Big South tournament Wednesday.

04/12/2014

Chants End Losing Streak at Gardner-Webb

The Chanticleers play Longwood tomorrow at 1 pm for Senior Day.

04/09/2014

Coastal's Lead Slips Away as Liberty Wins 4-3

The Chanticleers take on Gardner-Webb at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday.

05/10/2013

Men's Tennis 2013 Durham Regional

Men's Tennis 2013 Durham Regional

Spring 2014 (Senior):Was named All-Big South in doubles after finishing with a team-high 14-6 record ... Was additionally named the Big South's No. 1 doubles flight champion alongside partner Philippe Tsangarides ... Went 12-6 at No. 1 doubles while also winning both of his matches on the third court ... Led the Chants in doubles against Big South opponents with a 6-1 mark, picking up wins against UNC Asheville, Radford, Presbyterian, Liberty, Gardner-Webb and Longwood ... Finished the season with a 12-10 singles record after splitting time on courts 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 ... Held a 4-4 singles record against conference opponents, garnering points against UNC Asheville, Campbell, Gardner-Webb and Longwood ... Picked up a singles win in Coastal's 4-0 defeat of Liberty in the quarterfinals of the Big South championship ... Also recorded a singles point against Winthrop in the semifinals of the Big South championship.

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 ... Was named to the 2012-13 Big South Presidential Honor Roll.

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.