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M. Tennis: Cal Loveridge

Cal Loveridge


  Ht.: 6-4
  Hometown: Derby, Derbyshire, England
  Previous School: Lees-McRae
  Eligibility: Sr.  Major: Sports Management

2011-12: SAC Player of the Week (2/22)… posted 13-10 record in singles play… 4-0 at No. 3 singles… 13-11 doubles record… was 8-7 in doubles action at No. 2 doubles with partner Mohammed Chakir… team qualified for SAC Tournament…

2010-11: Recorded 9-2 singles record at Lees-McRae at No.’s 3, 5 and 6 singles… posted 9-7 doubles record… named to all-tournament team at Conference Carolinas Tournament… team reached Conference Carolinas semifinals…

2009-10: Reached Flight C Singles semifinals at the Conference Carolinas Fall Tournament… teamed with Steve Karendal to reach Flight B Doubles finals at Conference Carolinas Fall Tournament… competed in two doubles matches during the spring for Lees-McRae… team won the Conference Carolinas regular season and tournament titles… team reached second round of NCAA Tournament…

High School: Competed seven years at the varsity level for coach Josh Lander at John Port School… played singles No.’s 2 through 4 for five years before taking over as No. 1 singles for two seasons… school reached national final four… also played for Derbyshire U18 team for three years… finished 2007 and 2008 undefeated individually… played three years of undefeated doubles for Derbyshire U18… also captained school soccer team for three years…

Personal: Son of David and Shirley Loveridge… favorite food is spag bol, an English version of Spaghetti alla Bolognese… favorite movie is Pulp Fiction… favorite sports team is Derby County F.C. of the Football League Championship… greatest moment in athletics was closing out a 5-4 victory over Pfeiffer in 2011 at Lees-McRae… models play after 1996 Olympic doubles silver medalist Tim Henman of the United Kingdom… influenced most by his parents… enjoys singing… knows all the words to the opening rap to the show The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air… greatest advice ever received, “Just make one ball more than the opponent”…