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Armando Carrascosa

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mexicali, Baja Calif., Mexico

Last College:
Baylor University

Experience:
2L

Armando Carrascosa

As a Senior (Fall 2004)
Singles - Completed a successful fall with a 10-4 record... In the round of 128 at the ITA All-American tournament, he defeated Denver's Viktor Zetterholm 7-5, 6-3 in the prequalifying draw... Beat Frederik Aarum of Mississippi, 6-4, 6-2 to advance to the round of 32... Downed Nick Brotman of UCSB 7-5, 7-6 (7-5)... Lost to Matt Roberts of Arkansas-Fayetteville 6-3, 7-5, but moved on to the qualifying draw of the ITA's, where he fell to Christoph Palmanshofer of Washington, 6-4, 6-4... Recorded wins over USD's Mirza Koristovic and Luke Cerenko of Arizona at the USD Surf and Volley Challenge... Breezed through the first three rounds of the ITA Western Championships, losing a total of five games while beating Krzysztof Kwinta (UCLA), Ivan d'Argence (UCSB), Brian Morton (UCI) and Roger Matalonga (Arizona)... In the semifinal round, he defeated Scott Doerner of Pepperdine in three sets, 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (8-6)... With an opportunity to earn an automatic berth to the ITA Indoor Championships, he was defeated by UCLA's Ben Kohlloeffel, 6-1, 6-1.

Doubles - Posted a 4-2 record with Daniel Jung as his partner... Advanced to the qualifying round by beating Ley and Tabak of Louisiana-Lafayette, 8-4, and the duo of Girod/Irey of Mississippi State, 8-1... In the round of 64 of the qualifying draw, the pair defeated Georgia Tech's Rajevac/Murguruza, 8-4... Lost to Florida's Holmia and Oullette 8-3 in the qualifying round of 32... Notched an 8-2 win over Arizona's Mullane/Cochrane at the USD Surf and Volley Challenge... Downed San Diego's Meschede/Ozurovich, 8-5, at USD.

As a Junior (2003-04)
Earned second letter at SDSU.
Singles - Recorded a 3-5 overall record in dual matches...Went 1-1 at number four singles, 1-3 at number five, and 1-1 at number six...Earned first win of the season vs. No. 32 Pepperdine... Helped the Aztecs beat Pacific with his victory over Tyler Black at number five doubles (3-6, 7-5 (10-5))... Defeated Neil Tolaney of Yale in straight sets, 6-0, 6-1... Win the win, clinched the match for the Aztecs.

Doubles - Teamed with Daniel Jung to post a 2-1 record at number two and three doubles... Went 1-2 with Michael Coehlo at number three doubles... He and Coehlo defeated Tolaney/Lu of Yale, 8-3... Along with Jung, the two scored an 8-6 victory over cross-town rivals Beuque/Plotnik of USD at No. 2.

As a Sophomore (2002-03)
Earned first letter at SDSU.
Singles - Went 10-9 overall - all in dual competition... Posted a perfect 5-0 mark during Mountain West Conference play, and entered the NCAA team championship with a career-high, six-match winning streak... Was 3-2 at number four and 7-7 at number five singles... Claimed seven of the Aztecs' 10 victories at number five singles during the season... Joined Daniel Jung as the only Aztec players to record winning dual records at two different singles positions... Was 10-7 against unranked opponents... Went 3-2 in three-set matches.

Doubles - Posted an 8-13 mark in doubles... That record is somewhat deceptive, as he opened the season 1-8, only to respond by winning seven of his final 12 doubles matches... Played with five different parteners during the course of the season (Felix Hardt, Daniel Jung, Oliver Maiberger, William LaFevre and Michael Coehlo)... Was the only member of the team to record a doubles victory in all three positions... Strung together three consecutive wins in the middle of March at the number two position while playing with Jung.

As a Freshman (2001-02)
Earned letter at Baylor University... Earned Big 12 Conference silver medal in the No. 6 position.
Singles - Played a major role on a Baylor squad that went 27-2, won the Big 12 Conference championship, advanced to the NCAA team tournament round of 16 and finished the season ranked seventh nationally... One of just two freshmen to play for the Bears, he posted a 24-13 record overall, including a 12-8 mark in dual play... Went 9-7 at number six, 2-0 at number five and 1-1 at number four... Recorded a decision in 20 of Baylor's 29 dual matches during the spring season.

Doubles - Posted a 5-2 record, including a 2-0 dual mark in limited opportunities... The Bears ended the season with three nationally-ranked doubles teams, and at one point during the season have five duos ranking in the top 48 nationally... Both dual victories came while playing at number two.

Prior to SDSU
Attended Baylor University in Waco, Texas, for one season...Went to Mount San Jacinto High in Palm Springs, Calif... Played tennis for two seasons in high school and was two-year team captain.