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Dorian Sovic
Dorian Sovic

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Zagreb, Croatia

High School:
Sportska Gimnazisa

Last College:
UALR

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 145


Fall 2010: Turned a victory in the Chants' win over Campbell (Sept. 17).

Spring 2010: Selected as a flight champion by the Big South Conference at the No. 6 position ... Won his doubles match against The Citadel playing alongside Alex Funkhouser to help Coastal defeat The Citadel 4-3 (Jan. 28) ... Clinched the doubles point for the Chants at No. 3 with an 8-4 victory over Wofford duo Tinsu Van Wyk and Drew Superstein (Feb. 11) ... Earned a victory at No. 6 singles against Gardner-Webb to help the Chants win 5-2 (Feb, 21) ... Posted a win over UNC Asheville playing at No. 6 singles (Feb. 28) ... Won for the third straight match with a victory over Boston College at No. 5 singles (March 3) ... Earned a win at No. 3 doubles and No. 5 singles in the Chants' 7-0 win over Winston-Salem State (March 18) ... Picked up a win playing No. 3 doubles against UNC Greensboro (March 18) ... Tallied a win at No.5 singles in the Chants' 4-3 win at East Carolina (March 21) ... Posted a win at No. 6 singles in the Chants' 6-1 win over South Carolina State (March 30) ... Turned in a victory playing No. 6 singles against Radford (April 3) ... Won at No. 5 singles in a 5-2 win over Presbyterian (April 13) ... Earned a win at No. 3 doubles and No. 6 singles in a 4-2 win over UNC Asheville at the Big South Tournament (April 22) ... Won at No. 6 singles against Winthrop at the Big South Tournament (April 23).

Fall 2009: Went 3-4 in singles play and 7-2 in doubles ... Won the UNC Wilmington Collegiate Invitational B Flight doubles bracket with Funkhouser by defeating two Campbell, one Virginia Tech and one UNC Wilmington pairs ... Won the first round of the Old Dominion Invitational, defeating Norfolk State.

2008-09: Posted a 13-7 record in singles and went 8-4 in the No. 5 spot in singles ... Started the season 5-0 in singles with wins over Campbell, Coker, Wofford ... Won both doubles matches played with partners Plamen Tzvetkov and Carlo Checchia ... Won all four matches played at the Coastal Carolina Invitational, sweeping through singles competition with wins over Campbell's Raul Martinez and Francis Marion's Dirk Bair in the Gamma Flight, before teaming up with Carlo Checchia to take two doubles matches in the Beta Flight ... Claimed the C1 Singles title at the UNC Invitational defeating Morritz Bernhoester of Charlotte 6-2, 6-1 in the final ... In the C Flight doubles, grabbed an 8-3 win over Elon with partner Checchia.

Prior to Coastal Carolina: Transfer from UALR ... After his freshman year of 2007-08, finished the season with a 12-6 singles record as a true freshman, going 1-0 at No. 4 singles, 4-4 at No. 5 singles, and 7-2 at No. 6 singles ... Longest singles winning streak was six matches ... Started the spring season with a five-match singles winning streak ... Named to the Sun Belt Conference Commissioner's List for academic excellence.

High School: A 2007 graduate of Sportska Gimnazisa in Croatia ... Ranked in the top-15 in ages 12, 14, 16, and 18-and-under ... His club team won second place in nationals.

Personal: Full name is Dorian Sovic ... Son of Ivan and Ruzica Sovic ... Majoring in computer science.