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Josh Tarkoff

Senior

Miami, Fla.
(Ransom Everglades)

2001-2002 Singles Record: 13-18
2001-2002 Doubles Record: 13-14

2001-02 (Junior): Won a combined 26 matches in singles and doubles saw action at either No. 5 or 6 positions during junior season had a successful Fall season, as he won 10 singles matches played at the No. 3 doubles position during the Spring season with Zach Dailey along with Dailey, clinched doubles point against Ohio State in first round of NCAA team championship by defeating Adrian Bohane and Vince Ng went 4-3 with Dailey in SEC dual action named to SEC Academic Honor Roll for second-consecutive year.

2000-01 (Sophomore): Sat out the fall tournament season with an hand injury...Made an occasional appearance in singles action at No. 6, finishing with a 3-11 record in singles...Played doubles with Chad Harris, earning a 10-6 record at No. 3...Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

1999-2000 (Freshman): Finished the season with an 11-11 record in singles and went 13-14 in doubles...Spent the majority of the year paired with Anders Oding in doubles, posting an 11-13 record at the No. 3 position.

High School/Juniors: Helped lead Ransom Everglades to the 1998 3A State Championship, five district championships and two conference championships... Named All-State in 1998 after being both the singles and doubles runner up... All-Dade County first team in 1998 and 1999, second team in 1997 and was an honorable mention selection in 1996... Was District Champion 1995-98... Team captain and MVP as a senior... Three times ranked in the top 10 nationally in doubles... Placed fourth in doubles at the 1998 USTA Indoor Championships... Once won a match in 14 minutes... Member of Mu Alpha Theta academic society his junior and senior years... Member of high school's French Club... Was on the Honor Roll six out of his eight semesters.

Personal: Joshua William Tarkoff... Born January 6, 1981... Son of Michael and Karen Tarkoff... Majoring in economics.

Getting to know Senior Josh Tarkoff
1. Favorite Professional Sports Team: Florida Panthers
2. Favorite Non-Tennis Athlete: Pavel Bure
3. Favorite Tennis Surface: Red Clay
4. My favorite Non-Tennis Sport is: Hockey
5. Favorite Non-Sports Movie: Temple of the Doom
6. Favorite Sports Movie: Rudy
7. Favorite TV Show: American Morning
8. Favorite Actor: Al Pacino
9. Favorite Actress: Hillary Duff
10. Favorite Meal: Sushi
11. Favorite Singer/Group: DJ Tiesto
12. Favorite late night snack: Cookies
13. If I wasn't playing tennis at Vanderbilt, I would be: Lounging in Miami
14. If I could change one thing about tennis, it would be: Lowering the net
15. I'd like to star in a music video with: Brittany Spears
16. If I could have dinner with one person (living or dead), it would be:
Pavel Bure
17. Favorite Vacation Spot: Key Biscayne, Fla.
18. When I get an hour of free time, I usually: Listen to music
19. The title of my autobiography would be: Why I'm the Man
20. My fondest childhood memory is: Elementary school football

Tarkoff Career Stats
Singles
  No. 1 No. 2 No. 3 No. 4 No. 5 No.6 Total SEC Overall
2002 - - - - 1-3 2-8 3-11 1-5 13-18
2001 - - - - 1-3 2-7 3-10 1-5 3-11
2000 - - - 1-2 4-3 6-6 11-11 2-5 13-14
Career - - - 1-2 6-9 10-21 17-32 4-15 29-43

Doubles

  No. 1 No. 2 No. 3 Total SEC Overall All Doubles Partners
2002 - - 9-11 9-11 4-3 13-14 Dailey, Frederiksen
2001 - 1-3 10-6 11-9 1-6 11-10 Hambrick, Smith
2000 - - 12-14 12-14 1-8 18-16 Blach, D. McGugin, Oding
Career - 1-3 31-31 32-34 6-17 32-40  

 

 








 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
                   
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