2008-09: Saw his first collegiate action at UAB in February, 2008 and was a solid contributor for the Blazers throughout the dual match season ... earned second-team All-Conference USA honors in his first season at UAB ... finished 2008 campaign with singles record of 11-3 ... saw playing time in lineup primarily at No. 4 and 5 positions ... most of action came at No. 5 spot (eight matches) where he had record of 6-2 ... posted a win at No. 3 over Mercer's Justin Wimpee in his only action at that position ... had streak of nine consecutive singles wins during the season ... partnered with Hans Spangenberg in doubles at No. 1 and 2 positions and compiled record of 11-1 ... only doubles loss was to UC Irvine's team of Dobson and Taylor at No. 2 position ... he and Spangenberg had mark of 6-0 at No. 1 doubles and were 5-1 at No. 2.
Other: Came to UAB from Barton County Community College ... ranked third in singles and doubles in NJCAA preseason rankings and finished 15th in singles and fifth in doubles in final rankings.
Personal: Born Nov. 28, 1987 at Sydney, Australia ... son of Elisabeth Nguyen and Son Ly ... major is Physical Education.