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University of Oregon Ducks

TABLE OF CONTENTS Quick Facts ............................................................................... 2 By the Numbers ..................................................................... 3 Season Preview ...................................................................... 4

The 2011-12 University of Oregon men’s tennis media guide cover was designed by David Georgieff and Karl Feak. Photography was provided by Geoff Thurner.

Coaching Staff Nils Schyllander, Head Coach........................................ 6-7 Jonas Piibor, Associate Head Coach ........................... 8-9 Oregon Student Tennis Center .......................................10 Meet the Team Robin Cambier............................................................... 12-13 Aaron Clissold ................................................................ 14-15 Sho Higuchi .................................................................... 16-17 Jose Izquierdo................................................................ 18-19 Douglas Mayeda ........................................................... 20-21 Jeff Mullen....................................................................... 22-23 Alex Rovello .................................................................... 24-25 Sam Bush ................................................................................26 Daniel Sardu ..........................................................................26 Michael Schaeffer ................................................................26 2010-11 Season Review Individual Statistics/Results .............................................28 Dual Results .................................................................... 29-34 Pac-10 Championships/Conference Honors ...... 35-36 History Individual Records ..............................................................38 Historical Results/Coaching Records............................39 Honors .....................................................................................40 Postseason History..............................................................41 Athletic Administration .....................................................42

On the cover (left to right): Seniors Douglas Mayeda, Sho Higuchi and Jose Izquierdo

The 2011-12 University of Oregon men’s tennis media guide was written and designed by Riley Danford. Photography was provided by Eric Evans, Geoff Thurner and Kevin Quah, in addition to archived photographs stored by the University of Oregon media services department. The media guide was edited by the University of Oregon media services department.

OREGON MEDIA SERVICES Executive Assistant AD ....................Dave Williford Associate Director ................................ Greg Walker Assistant Director ............................Chris Geraghty Assistant Director ........................ Andy McNamara Assistant Director ..............................Geoff Thurner Assistant Director .............................Andria Wenzel Student Intern/Tennis Contact .....Riley Danford Office Phone ............................. (541) 346-5532 E-mail ...........................danford@uoregon.edu Intern/Sec. Tennis Contact ......Christina Hilliard Office Phone ............................. (541) 346-5532 E-mail .............................. cmhill@uoregon.edu Administrative Assistant ...............Kim Johanssen

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QUICK FACTS OREGON QUICK FACTS Name: ........................................ University of Oregon Locations:........................................... Eugene, Oregon Founded: ..................................................................1876 Enrollment: .......................................................... 23,389 Nickname: ..............................................................Ducks Colors: ......................... Green (Pantone 3425C) and ...................................... Yellow (Pantone Yellow C) Facility: ................... Oregon Student Tennis Center Conference: ......................................................... Pac-12 Interim President: .............................Robert Berdahl Athletics Director: ..................................Rob Mullens Faculty Representative: ...................James O’Fallon Athletic Department Phone: .........(541) 346-4481 Athletic Department TTY: ..............(541) 346-1021 History First Year of Tennis: ...............................................1933 All-Time Record: ......................... 707-643 (76 years) All-Time NCAA Tournament Record: ................. 0-3 Conference Team Championships .......................... 0 Conference Individual Championships ................ 0 Individual NCAA Appearances ...........8 (last, 2005) Doubles NCAA Appearances ..............1 (last, 2000) Team Information 2010 record ...............................................................11-11 2010 conference record.............................................1-5 Letterwinner returning / lost ................................. 8/ 2 Starters returning / lost............................................ 4/ 2 Newcomers ........................................................................2 Oregon Tennis Office Head Coach: ...................................... Nils Schyllander Seasons..........................................................................Six Alma Mater ..........................Northern Arizona, 1995 Career Record: .........................53-64 (Five years) Oregon Record: ...............................................Same E-mail .............................................. nils@uoregon.edu Assoc. Head Coach: ................................Jonas Piibor Alma Mater ...................................Indiana State, 2001 Seasons.......................................................................Four E-mail ........................................jpiibor@uoregon.edu Office Phone ........................................(541) 346-5389 Oregon Media Services Web Site: ................................................GoDucks.com Phone: .................................................. (541) 346-5488 Fax: .........................................................(541) 346-5449 Director, Exec. Assistant AD: ............Dave Williford Tennis Contact: ............................... Riley Danford Phone: .............................................(541) 346-5532 Cell Phone: .....................................(858) 775-9876 E-mail: .............................. danford@uoregon.edu Mailing Address: ..................... University of Oregon ............................................. 2727 Leo Harris PKWY, ..................................................... Eugene, OR 97401 Pac-12 Communications Web Site: ........................................................pac12.org Phone: ...................................................(925) 932-4411 Fax: .........................................................(925) 932-4601 Vice President, Communications: .....Dave Hirsch Comm. Fellow (Tennis Contact): .....Sarah Kezele Phone: .............................................(925) 932-4411 E-mail: ....................................skezele@pac-12.org

2011-12 University of Oregon Men’s Tennis Roster NAME Sam Bush Robin Cambier Aaron Clissold Sho Higuchi Jose Izquierdo Douglas Mayeda Jeff Mullen Alex Rovello Daniel Sardu Michael Schaeffer

HT. 6-1 5-9 5-9 5-6 6-4 6-0 6-8 5-9 6-3 6-0

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CLASS HOMETOWN/PREVIOUS SCHOOL RFr. Washington D.C. (Maret HS) So. Brussels, Belgium (College Saint-Pierre) Jr. New South Wales, Australia (Leumeah HS) Sr. Tokyo, Japan (American Heritage HS (Fla.)) Sr. Madrid, Spain (Liceo Europeo) RSr. Monument, Colo. (Cherry Creek HS) Jr. Reno, Nev. (Boise State) (Washoe County HS) So. Portland, Ore. (Cleveland HS) Fr. Budapest, Hungary (Berzsensi) RFr. Bellevue, Wash. (Insight School of Wash.)

Head Coach - Nils Schyllander (Northern Arizona, 1995), Sixth Year Associate Head Coach - Jonas Piibor (Indiana State, 2001), Fourth Year Pronunciation Guide Robin Cambier Cam-BEE-air Sho Higuchi Hi-GOO-chee Jose’ Izquierdo Iz-QUARE-doe (like square) Michael Schaeffer SHAY-fer Nils Schyllander SHEE-lan-der Jonas Piibor YO-nuhs PEE-bore

2011-12 University of Oregon Men’s Tennis Schedule Date Fri, Sep 23 - Sun, Sep 25 Fri, Sep 30 - Sun, Oct 2 Fri, Oct 21- Tue, Oct 25 Fri, Nov 4 - Sun, Nov 6 Fri, Jan 20 Fri, Jan 20 Sat, Jan 28 Sat, Jan 29 Sat, Feb 4 Sat, Feb 11 Fri, Feb 17 Fri, Feb 17 Sat, Feb 18 Fri, Feb 24 Sun, Feb 26 Mon, Mar 5 Fri, Mar 16 Sun, Mar 18 Mon, Mar 19 Tue, Mar 27 Fri, Mar 30 Sat, Mar 31 Thu, Apr 5 Fri, Apr 6 Sat, Apr 7 Fri, Apr13 Sun, Apr 15 Sat, Apr 21 Thu, Apr 26 - Sun, Apr 29 Fri, May 11-Tue, May 22 Wed, May 23-Tue, May 28

Opponent EWU Fall Classic Bulldog Classic ITA Regionals PNW Intercollegiate Seattle Montana State Idaho UMKC Denver UC Santa Barbara Eastern Washington Portland State Gonzaga Washington* UC Irvine Radford San Francisco Fresno State New Mexico State Portland UCLA* USC* Saint Mary’s Stanford* California* Arizona* Utah* Washington* Pac-12 Championships NCAA Team Tournament NCAA Individual Tournament

* denotes Pac-12 Match

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Location at Spokane, Wash. at Fresno, Calif. at Seattle, Wash. Eugene, Ore. Eugene, Ore. Eugene. Ore. Eugene, Ore. Eugene, Ore. at Denver, Colo. Eugene, Ore. Eugene, Ore. Eugene, Ore. Eugene, Ore. Eugene, Ore. Eugene, Ore. Eugene, Ore. at Pebble Beach, Calif. at Fresno, Calif. at Fresno, Calif. at Portland, Ore. Eugene, Ore. Eugene, Ore. at Moraga, Calif. at Palo Alto, Calif. at Berkeley, Calif. Eugene, Ore. Eugene, Ore. at Seattle, Wash. at Ojai, Calif. Athens, Ga. Athens, Ga.

Time All Day All Day All Day All Day 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. 11:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. 10:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. 11:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 11:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m. 10:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. All Day All Day All Day


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Conference Matches Washington UCLA USC Stanford California Arizona Utah Washington

Feb. 24 Mar. 30 Mar. 31 Apr. 6 Apr. 7 Apr. 13 Apr. 15 Apr. 21

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BOLD = home match

Native Oregonian on the 2011-12 Roster Alex Rovello

Out of the first 12 dual matches at home Fri, Jan 20 Fri, Jan 20 Sat, Jan 28 Sat, Jan 29 Sat, Feb 4 Sat, Feb 11 Fri, Feb 17 Fri, Feb 17 Sat, Feb 18 Fri, Feb 24 Sun, Feb 26 Mon, Mar 5

Seattle Montana St. Idaho UMKC Denver UCSB E. Wash. Portland St. Gonzaga Washington* UC Irvine Radford

BOLD = away match

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9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. 11:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m. 11:00 a.m. 10:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.

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Jose Izquierdo Douglas Mayeda Sho Higuchi

Number of years under Head coach Nils Schyllander

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Weekend series road trips EWU Fall Classic Bulldog Classic ITA Regionals San Francisco, Fresno State Saint Mary’s, Stanford, California Washington Pac-12 Champ.

Fri, Sep 23-Sun, Sep 25 Fri, Sep 30 - Sun, Oct 2 Fri, Oct 21 - Tue, Oct 25 Fri, Mar 16-Sun, Mar 18 Thu, Apr 5 - Sat, Apr 7

Sat, Apr 25 Thu, Apr 26 - Sun, Apr 29

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Number of states competed in during the 2011-12 season Oregon California Washington Colorado

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2011-12 Men’s Tennis Media Supplement

SEASON PREVIEW University of Oregon Head Coach Nils Schyllander begins his 12th year at the U of O, sixth as the men’s head coach, with arguably the most talented roster top to bottom since 2004. The Ducks head into 2012 behind eight returning letterwinners a year removed from an 11-11 dual season. The .500 finish marked the first time since 1995 that the Ducks had finished the dual schedule with a .500 or better record in back-to-seasons. Led by sophomores Alex Rovello and Robin Cambier, the Ducks are primed for a breakout year. Rovello, the Portland, Ore. native and only Oregon-born player on the roster, looks to build off an impressive freshman-year performance competing at the No. 1 singles position in every dual match he played. Compiling an overal record of 18-15, 11-10 in duals play, Rovello reached No. 120 in the ITA rankings on Feb. 14.

Cambier concluded his 2011 singles campaign with a 21-12 record including 12 singles dual victories. His 21 wins put him into a four-way tie for sixth best in school history. The emotional leader for the Ducks, Cambier advanced to the round of 16 in the Pac-10 conference championships. Newcomers Jeff Mullen and Daniel Sardu are expected to make an impact in their first season at the University of Oregon. Mullen, a junior transfer from Boise State, towers at 6’8” and brings a doubles specialty to the team after being being named firstteam All-WAC in 2010 and second-team All-WAC in 2011. Sardu, a freshman from Sopron, Hungary, is a versatile player and one of five international players on the Oregon roster. Seniors Sho Higuchi, Jose Izquierdo and Douglas Mayeda will provide veteran leadership throughout the Pac-12 schedule.

2011-12 University of Oregon Men’s Tennis Team

Back Row (L-R): Head coach Nils Schyllander, Daniel Sardu, Jose Izquierdo, Jeff Mullen, Douglas Mayeda, Sam Bush, Associate head coach Jonas Piibor Front Row (L-R): Alex Rovello, Sho Higuchi, Robin Cambier, Aaron Clissold, Michael Schaeffer GODUCKS.COM


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