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Alex Lau
2008-09 Men's Tennis
YR.
Sr.
HOMETOWN
Bloomington, Minn.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Jefferson Senior
Alex Lau
Fall 2008: Won singles matches against Green Bay at the Country Inn & Suites Invitational and versus Youngstown State in the first round of the Valpo Fall Classic ... won a pair of doubles contests with Kevin DeHerrera against UIC and IUPUI.

2007-2008: Split time between number one and number two singles on the year ... led Valpo with 12 singles victories ... won six of eight matches from mid-March through mid-April ... went 6-1 in three-set matches or playing super tie-breaks ... posted 11 doubles victories, mainly playing at the second spot with Tom Litscher ... won four matches during the fall season ... won the consolation draw of the A flight at the Valpo Fall Classic ... won three straight matches at the Valpo Fall Classic ... finished third in doubles with Tom Litscher at the Bradley Invitational ... won three of the first four doubles contests of the fall ... named to the Horizon League’s Fall and Spring Academic Honor Rolls.

2006-2007: A Second Team All Mid-Continent Conference selection ... played mostly third and fourth singles for the Crusaders as a sophomore ... won a team-high 18 singles contests ... posted a 4-1 record in Mid-Continent Conference play ... won six straight matches during the fall season ... advanced to the championship at the Valpo Fall Classic ... played number one doubles mainly with Mike Shideler ... named team’s Singles Player of the Year ... voted team’s Most Valuable Player ... also recognized as team’s Most Improved Player ... named to the Mid-Con All-Academic Team ... a member of the Mid-Con Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence.

2005-2006: Played sixth singles for the Brown and Gold during rookie campaign ... went a perfect 6-0 for the Crusaders in Mid-Continent Conference regular season action ... won all three matches at the Bradley Invitational ... advanced to the semifinals of the C Flight at the Windy City Invitational ... won five straight matches during the fall season and six straight during the spring ... played third doubles throughout the year ... went 4-0, including 3-0 in Mid-Con play, with Mike Shideler ... named to the Mid-Con All-Academic Team.

Prep: Lettered five seasons for the Jaguars ... a four-time All-Lake Conference selection ... advanced to the quarterfinals of the state tournament in doubles play as a freshman ... earned a ranking of eighth in the Northern Section of the USTA Junior rankings.  

Personal: Alex is the son of David and Ann Lau ... major is electrical engineering ... born September 5, 1986.