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Lewis Smith

Junior

Memphis, Tenn.
(Memphis University School)

- 2002 All-SEC Selection -

Final 2001-02 ITA National Ranking (Doubles): No. 32
2001-02 Singles Record: 12-16
2001-02 Doubles Record: 13-9

2001-02 (Sophomore): Finished the year ranked No. 32 nationally by the ITA in doubles with partner Bobby Reynolds earned second team All-SEC honors with Reynolds in doubles finished season with an overall doubles record of 13-9, which included a 9-5 mark with Reynolds won both doubles matches in the NCAA team championship highest national doubles ranking during year was No. 26 concluded sophomore season with 12 singles victories finished fall season with 8-3 record, which equaled the number of wins he had his freshman season.

2000-01 (Freshman): Won the No. 2 doubles title at the Nike/Fighting Illini Invitational in the fall...Advanced to the Round of 16 at the SEC Coaches' Indoor Championships in January...Saw limited singles action, but played the majority of the year at No. 2 doubles with Brad Hambrick.

High School/Juniors: Tennessee state doubles champion with teammate Zach Dailey in 1998, 1999 and 2000...Helped lead high school to state championships in 1998, 1999 and 2000...Member of Top-10 high school team...Named Memphis Commercial Appeal's Best of the Preps in 1998, 1999 and 2000...Co-champion of the boy's tennis Best of Preps in 2000 with teammate Dailey....Also shared the Harrison-Humpreys Tennis Award with Zach Dailey...Won third place at the 1999 USTA Boys 18s Internatnional Grass Court Doubles...Team captain of his senior basketball squad...Named All-Tournament at the Ross M. Lynn Classic and Carbondale Invitational in 1998 and 1999...Named MVP at the Carbondale Invitational in 1999...Earned Regional Player of the Year and first team, all-state honors in 1999...Named the Dr. L.C. Ogle Basketball MVP in 2000...Won Commercial Appeal's Best of the Preps Honors in 1999 and 2000...Won the James R. Haygood III Award for the Best All-Around Athlete in 2000 from his high school...Finalist for the Best of the Preps--Division II Athlete of the Year.

Odds and Ends: Son of Chuck and Nancy...Born on October 17, 1981...Majoring in Economics

Getting to know Junior Lewis Smith
1. Favorite Professional Sports Team: Memphis Hound Dogs
2. Favorite Non-Tennis Athlete: John Lynch
3. My favorite Non-Tennis Sport is: Rugby
4. Favorite Non-Sports Movie: Rounders
5. Favorite Sports Movie: Major League
6. Favorite TV Show: Seinfeld
7. Favorite Actor: Charlie Sheen
8. Favorite Meal: Fajitas
9. Dream Job: Broadcaster
10. Dream Car: '94 Burgundy Chevy Blazer
11. Favorite late night snack: Triple Stack from Wendy's
12. Favorite City: St. Louis
13. Favorite Singer/Group: Jimmy Eat World
14. I'd like to star in a music video with: Prince
15. One thing you didn't know about me: I am a sock connuseur
16. If I could change one thing about tennis, it would be: Allowing a more vocal crowd
17. Favorite Vacation Spot: Wabaseka, Ark.
18. When I get an hour of free time, I usually: Fish
19. Biggest influence in your life: Brother
20. Fondest childhood memory: Playing basketball in father's apartment living room

Smith Career Stats
Singles

  No. 1 No. 2 No. 3 No. 4 No. 5 No.6 Total SEC Overall
2002 - - - - 0-6 3-6 3-12 0-6 12-16
2001 - - - 1-1 0-1 3-3 4-5 1-4 8-9
Career - - - 1-1 0-7 6-9 7-17 1-10 20-25

Doubles

  No. 1 No. 2 No. 3 Total SEC Overall All Doubles Partners
2002 9-5 4-3 - 13-8 4-6 13-8 Reynolds, Harris
2001 - 9-11 3-2 12-13 3-5 18-16 Dailey, Hambrick
Career - 9-11 3-2 12-13 3-5 18-16  

 

 








 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
                   
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