Cardinals go down swinging in hard-fought match
Cards will face Indiana Friday at 12:00 p.m.
Stiefelmeyer wins Most Outstanding Player
Cards vie for third straight BIG EAST final and fifth in the last 7 years
Cards advance to next round after 4-0 victory.
Images from the Cardinals during the run to another BIG EAST championship.
Louisville Men's Tennis v Indiana NCAA First Round
Louisville Men's Tennis v Eastern Kentucky
Louisville Men's Tennis v Ohio State
Louisville Men's Tennis v Minnesota
In the fall (2011): Posted a 5-4 singles record... Won the consolation of the Blue Flight of the Duke Fab4 Invitational... Teamed with Albert Wagner, Michael Lippens and Chris Simich for a 2-4 doubles mark.
As a junior (2010-11): Compiled a 21-11 overall record in singles... Went 12-7 in dual matches playing mostly at Nos. 4 and 5... Advanced to the finals of the Louisville Fall Invitational... Won the Crimson Tide Fall Invitational consolation draw... Teamed with Arren Carter to reach the finals of the Louisville Fall Invitational... Combined with Alejandro Calligari to advance to the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional quarterfinals... Named to the Athletic Director's honor roll and Dean's List in the Spring.
As a sophomore (2009-10): BIG EAST Tournament Most Outstanding Player... BIG EAST All-Conference Team member... Registered a 27-12 overall record in singles; 17-6 in dual matches playing mostly at No. 6... Paired with Alejandro Calligari for an 18-9 doubles record and a 6-5 mark as U of L's No. 2 team... Hall and Calligari appeared at No. 33 in the ITA rankings... Went undefeated (3-0) at the South Carolina Invitational... Won both matches in the Ohio Valley Regional Qualifying Draw to reach the main draw.
As a freshman (2008-09): Compiled a 24-13 overall record in singles... Went 16-10 in dual matches, playing mostly at No. 5... Opened the fall season with five straight wins... Won the Hoosier Flight of the Hoosier Invitational... Paired with Tim Barnoud, Adam Donaldson, Simon Childs, Viktor Maksimcuk, Robert Rotaru and Alejandro Calligari for an 18-10 doubles record... Named to Athletic Director's honor roll in the fall and spring... BIG EAST Academic All Star.
High School/Junior: Two-time regional champion... Ranked among the top 60 juniors in the nation by Tennisrecruiting.net... Ranked 28th in the USTA doubles rankings along with Adam Donaldson... Finished fourth in USTA Interscholastic Junior Tennis Championship... Advanced to semifinals of the Kentucky High School state championship... Quarterfinalist in the Southern United States B18 Championship... Finalist in the Joe Creason Southern Qualifying Tournament... Ranked fourth in the country in doubles B14... Ranked 24th in the country in doubles B18... Ranked fourth in the South B18 (2007)... Four-time All-State selection.
Personal: Full name Robert Daniel Hall... Son of Dan and Kathy Hall... Birthdate January 24, 1990... Major is communications... His mother played softball at Western Kentucky University... His sister, Christina, played tennis at WKU... His cousin, Bobby Mosser played baseball at Butler.
Hall's Statistics Singles Doubles Year Dual Tourn. Overall Dual Tourn. Overall 2008-09 16-10 8-3 24-13 13-6 5-4 18-10 2009-10 17-6 10-6 27-12 10-10 12-5 22-16 2010-11 12-7 9-4 21-11 13-6 6-6 19-14 Total 45-23 27-13 72-36 36-22 23-15 59-39