Zach Dailey


Memphis, Tenn.
(Memphis University School)

2001-02 Singles Record: 14-17
2001-02 Doubles Record: 8-10

2001-02 (Sophomore): Set a personal high in singles wins with 14 played at the No. 3 and 4 singles positions throughout the season was one of four Vanderbilt players to win 10 or more singles dual matches picked up a crucial singles point against Ohio State in the first round of the NCAA team championship when he defeated Adrian Bohane in same dual match, he teamed up with Josh Tarkoff to defeat Bohane and Vince Ng to win the doubles point for the Commodores went 4-3 with Tarkoff in SEC dual matches.

2000-01 (Freshman): Played at several positions during the year, earning an overall record of 13-20...Advanced to the quarterfinals of the doubles draw at the MTSU Fall Invitational...Finished third in both singles and doubles at the Nike/Fighting Illini Fall Invitational...Competed in the ITA All-American in the fall...Defeated No. 74 George Matijasevic of Auburn at No. 2 in April

High School/Juniors: Ranked in the Top 40 national rankings, as well as a Top 6 in the South region for 18s...Member of the South's USTA Intersectional team that went undefeated at the University of South Carolina tournament in 1999...Finalist at the Nashville Super circuit tournament in 1999...Finalist at the Tennessee State Qualifying Singles tournament in 1999...Finalist at the Tennessee State Qualifying Doubles tournament in 1999...Named Best of the Preps by the Memphis Commercial Appeal in 1998 and 1999...High school team was ranked No. 9 in the nation by USA Today in 1998...Recipient of the Humphries Award in 1998 and 1999...Tennessee State doubles champion in 1998 and 1999...Doubles team ranked No. 1...Tennessee state team champion in 1998 and 1999...Helped lead team to a third place finish at Tennessee state championships in 1997 and runner-up spot in 1996...Played both No. 1 singles and doubles on high school team...Member of varsity tennis team since eighth grade...Was ranked No. 1 in the state for his age group at 14...Named to the Dean's List and Faculty Honor Roll.

Personal: Son of Joe and Brenda...Born November 14, 1981...Majoring in Political Science

Getting to know Junior Zach Dailey
1. Favorite Tennis Player: Jimmy Conners
2. Favorite non-tennis athlete: Dale Earnhardt Jr.
3. My favorite non-tennis sport is: SEC Football
4. Favorite Professional Sports Team: Memphis Redbirds
5. Favorite Non-Sports Movie: National Lampoon's Vacation
6. Favorite Sports Movie: Caddyshack
7. Favorite TV Show: SportsCenter
8. Favorite Actor: John Belushi
9. Favorite Singer/Group: Van Morrison
10. Favorite Meal: Fried chicken, grilled cheeseburger, a BBQ sandwich, watermelon, and sweet tea
11. Dream Car: Delorean
12. Role Model: Dad
Favorite Magazine: Field & Stream
13. Chose Vanderbilt because: Coach Flach, SEC, academics, proximity to home
14. One word that describes you: Persistent
15. I'd like to star in a music video with: Faith Hill
16. The highlight of my tennis career: Individually: The UT-UGA weekend last year. Team - beating Ohio State in NCAA Tournament.
17. When I get an hour of free time, I usually: Relax
18. My fondest childhood memory is: Playing tennis with my dad
19. Before a match I: Jump rope
20. My advice to youngsters is: Be smart, stay clean, & keep the dream

Dailey Career Stats
  No. 1 No. 2 No. 3 No. 4 No. 5 No.6 Total SEC Overall
2002 - - 6-9 5-2 0-1   11-12 5-6 14-17
2001 - 1-0 1-1 7-7 0-6 0-1 9-15 2-8 13-20
Career - 1-0 7-10 12-9 0-7 0-1 20-27 7-14 27-37


  No. 1 No. 2 No. 3 Total SEC Overall All Doubles Partners
2002 - - 6-8 6-8 4-3 9-11 Tarkoff
2001 - - 3-1 3-1 3-1 8-5 Frederiksen, Harris, Smith
Career - - 9-9 9-9 7-4 17-16  





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