Tyrone Ewels -
Tyrone Ewels

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pietermaritzburg, S. Africa

High School:
Kearsney College HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 175

Experience:
2L


2008-09 (Sophomore)
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.

2007-08 (Freshman)
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.

Personal
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.

 
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