Fall 2006: Saw action for the Blazers in every tournament in which they participated ... in first tournament of the fall, he reached the semifinals of the UTC Baras Fall Classic in "A" Division singles ... after defeating three opponents, he fell to Tennessee's Derek Stephens in the semifinals ... defeated Arkansas-Little Rock's Dinko Halachev at Southern Miss Fall Invitational ... finished fall season with a singles record of 7-6 ... in doubles, he reached semifinals with partner Tim Bauer at UTC Baras event.
Spring 2006: Held down No. 5 singles position during spring season and put together a record of 11-5 along the way ... was 2-2 against Conference USA opponents ... also was major contributor in doubles as he teamed with Anton Mavrin for much of spring schedule to compile a record of 5-1 at No. 1 position ... also partnered with Thomas Weiss for 2-4 record at No. 3 and with Adrian Tollstam at No. 3 (1-2 record).
Fall 2005: After seeing limited duty as a first-semester freshman in the spring of 2005, played well in fall singles action ... won first three singles matches of the fall season and advanced to semifinals of in the Crimson Tide Fall Tournament in the "C" Division ... defeated Mezey of Southern Miss, Pazsoldan of Jacksonville State and Huffman of South Alabama to reach the semifinals ... fell to Kantar, 6-3, 7-6, in semis ... split a pair of doubles matches at Crimson Tide Fall Tournament while teaming with first-year Blazer Kruno Despotovski ... advanced to quarterfinal round of "B" Division doubles at Crimson Tide event.
Spring 2005: Enrolled at UAB in January of 2005 and saw limited action in initial campaign as a Blazer ... compiled a singles record of 3-3 ... registered a 2-1 mark at the No. 5 position and was 1-2 at No. 6 ... in doubles, teamed with Kristijan Mitrovski to record a mark of 2-0, both matches coming at the No. 2 position.
Fall 2004: Did not enroll at UAB until January 2005.
Personal: Born on Aug. 13, 1986 in South Africa ... son of Hannes and LaVerne Spangenberg ... reached top 10 in 18U singles in South Africa and top three in doubles ... majoring in mathematics.