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    Sam Shropshire
    Sam  Shropshire

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Philadelphia, Pa.

    High School:
    Chestnut Hill Academy

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 175



    02/27/2015

    Northwestern Topples Middle Tennessee State, 6-1

    The `Cats return to Big Ten competition next weekend

    02/26/2015

    Wildcats Welcome Middle Tennessee State on Friday

    Northwestern stays in Evanston for a one-match weekend

    02/22/2015

    `Cats Overpower Cornell, 4-2

    Northwestern returns home this Friday against Middle Tennessee State

    02/20/2015

    NU Falls to Illinois in Big Ten Opener, 5-2

    The `Cats return to non-conference competition at Cornell on Sunday

    02/19/2015

    Northwestern Kicks Off Big Ten Play This Weekend

    The 'Cats travel to Illinois on Friday, then Cornell on Sunday

    2014-15: Ranked No. 93 in singles beginning 2/24 ... Ranked No. 96 in singles 2/10-2/24 ... Took down Duke's No. 36 Jason Tahir 6-1, 7-6 (13-11) (2/1) ... Defeated No. 123 Robbie Mudge of NC State 7-6 (7), 6-3 (1/16) ... Went 4-2 in fall singles play ... Ranked No. 78 in preseason rankings.

    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 --- --- ---
    2014-15 11-7 7-5 4-2 0-1 7-5 --- --- --- --- ---
    Career 35-12 27-8 8-4 10-1 9-6 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 ---
    2014-15 6-8 5-6 1-2 1-0 --- 4-4 1-2
    Career 17-26 14-23 3-3 3-9 0-5 13-16 1-2