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    Sam Shropshire
    Sam Shropshire

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Philadelphia, Pa.

    High School:
    Chestnut Hill Academy

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 175



    10/19/2014

    Shropshire Advances to Quarterfinals of ITA Midwest Regional

    Sophomore faces OSU's Mikael Torpegaard tomorrow morning

    10/19/2014

    Shropshire Knocked Out of ITA Midwest Regional

    Sophomore falls in quarterfinals of the main singles draw

    10/17/2014

    NU Wraps Second Day at ITA Midwest Regional

    Northwestern advances five in singles and three pairs in doubles

    10/15/2014

    `Cats Head to ITA Midwest Regional

    Northwestern competes in its second tournament of the fall

    10/01/2014

    Staggs Carries NU Banner into Third Round of ITA Championships

    The freshman won his sixth straight match on Tuesday to advance

    2013-14: First-Team All-Big Ten selection ... Big Ten Freshman of the Year ... ITA Midwest Rookie of the Year ... Co-led the team with 24 singles wins (24-5) and finished 11-8 overall in doubles ... Competed at No. 2 in the singles lineup ... Posted a .828 singles winning percent (24-5), which tied for third among the best single season singles winning percents in Wildcat history ... Ranked No. 107 in singles beginning 5/1 ... Went undefeated in regular season Big Ten play (10-0), the first Wildcat to do so in over twenty years ... Won thirteen straight singles contests amidst an eighteen-match unbeaten streak to finish the season ... Ranked No. 120 from 4/22 to 5/1, No. 112 from 4/13 to 4/22, No. 125 from 4/8 to 4/15, No. 113 from 3/25 to 4/8, No. 100 from 3/11 to 3/25, and No. 85 from 2/25 to 3/11 ... Won three consecutive singles contests 2/16-23 ... Beat two ranked opponents over 2/21-23 weekend: Harvard's No. 103 Shaun Chaudhuri (2/21) and N.C. State's No. 100 Robbie Mudge (2/23) ... Ranked season-high No. 81 from 2/11 to 25 ... Won three straight doubles matches with Alp Horoz 2/2-9 ... Defeated No. 57 Rhys Johnson of Vanderbilt 6-1, 6-2 (2/2) ... Won two matches in the opening weekend, both of which clinched NU victories (1/25-26) ... Entered dual match season ranked No. 114 ... Went 4-2 in fall season.

    High School: Rated as a blue chip recruit and No. 24 ranked U.S. player according to TennisRecruiting.Net ... ATP world ranked in singles, picking up 2 ATP points during summer of 2013 ... No. 1 player in the middle-states region ... Reached round of 16 at U.S. Nationals, beating No. 16 world ranked junior in the tournament ... Winner of 2012 U.S. Spring Nationals Doubles Championships and National Open in Marietta, Ga. ... Third place at U.S. National Hardcourt Doubles Championships in 2011 ... 2011 Bill Talbot Sportsmanship Award winner ... 2012 Consolation winner at National Open in Aston, Pa.

    Shropshire's Stats

    SINGLES RESULTS

    Season Overall W-L Dual Match

    Fall

    Conference 1 2 3 4 5 6
    2013-14 24-5 20-3 4-2 10-0 2-1 16-2 2-0 --- --- ---
    Career 24-5 20-3 4-2 10-0 2-1 16-2 2-0 --- --- ---

    DOUBLES RESULTS

    Season Overall W-L Dual Match

    Fall

    Conference 1 2 3
    2013-14 11-18 9-17 2-1 2-9 0-5 9-12 ---
    Career 11-18 9-17 2-1 2-9 0-5 9-12 ---