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    Sam Shropshire
    Sam  Shropshire

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Philadelphia, Pa.

    High School:
    Chestnut Hill Academy

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 175



    03/24/2015

    NU Meets Rice for Mid-Week Challenge

    The `Cats compete in one of the season's last non-conference contests Wednesday night

    03/14/2015

    'Cats Win Sixth Straight with Triumph over No. 23 Columbia, 4-3

    No. 16 Northwestern completes comeback in singles to earn another marquee win

    03/13/2015

    `Cats Host Columbia for Solo Weekend Match-Up

    Northwestern welcomes No. 23 Columbia to Evanston at noon

    03/11/2015

    Meet the 'Cats: Strong Kircheimer

    Q&A with sophomore Strong Kirchheimer

    03/11/2015

    Meet the 'Cats: Strong Kirchheimer

    Q&A with sophomore Strong Kirchheimer

    2014-15: Defeated Columbia's No. 20 duo of Narayana/Schnur with partner Alex Pasareanu at No. 1, 6-3 (3/14) ... Ranked No. 88 in singles beginning 3/10 ... Named Big Ten Athlete of the Week, the first such award of his career (3/10) ... Achieved five straight singles victories at No. 1 2/22-3/8 ... Ranked No. 93 in singles 2/24-3/10 ... 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 (as of 3/14/15)

    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 15-8 11-6 4-2 2-1 11-6 --- --- --- --- ---
    Career 39-13 31-9 8-4 12-1 13-7 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 9-9 8-7 1-2 2-1 1-0 6-5 1-2
    Career 20-27 17-24 3-3 4-10 1-5 15-17 1-2