|Tyrone Ewels -
Had best singles record (by percentage) of all UAB players overall and in dual
match play ... had perfect 6-0 record at No. 5 singles position ... also had excellent in doubles in dual matches, going 8-3 at No. 3 position with Daniel Moser
and 10-5 overall ... played in three tournaments (Baras Fall Classic, Southern
Miss Invitational and Crimson Tide Fall Invitational) for the Blazers during the
fall ... reached consolation final of his division at Crimson Tide Invite ... won two
of three singles matches at Southern Miss Invitational ... reached singles quarterfi nals at Baras Fall Classic in Chattanooga ... teamed primarily with Daniel
Moser in doubles ....reached semifi nal round of doubles with freshman Moser
at Baras tournament.
Had solid freshman season for the Blazers as he won 19 of 31 singles matches
during the season ... was 11-6 in fall singles action ... in first collegiate tournament,
he reached the "B" Division singles final of the Baras Fall Classic, falling
to teammate Thomas Petrich in final ... also reeled off five consecutive victories
at South Carolina Invitational to win A/B Division title, defeating UAB teammate
Alex Emery in the final ... during spring season, he saw action at every singles
position except the No. 1 spot ... most of his playing time came at No. 4 singles
where he finished with 4-2 mark ... overall he was 8-6 in dual matches in singles
... was 7-7 in dual matches in doubles teaming with Slawomir Szeremeta ... had
record of 5-1 at No. 2 position with Szeremeta but only 2-6 at the No. 1 spot.
Born July 18, 1988 at Durban, South Africa ... son of Sonja and Menyn Ewels
won South Africa junior nationals U16 singles title ... played No. 1 singles and
doubles in high school as a senior ... major is business management.