Felipe Soares Begins Play In The Singles Main Draw Round of 64 On Thursday
Red Raider Sophomore Will Face No. 22 Shane Vinsant of Texas A&M at 6 PM Tonight
2007-2008: Posted a 24-15 singles record, 17-8 in dual matches, 2-4 in the Big 12, playing the No. 4, 5 and 6 positions ... garnered his second Big 12 Player of the Week (March 17) honor after clinching the deciding point in back-to-back days over both Virginia Commonwealth and Auburn in three-sets, advancing the Red Raiders to the finals of the prestigious Blue-Gray Tennis Classic ... was 4-3 in clinching victories, 7-4 in three-set matches, and 6-7 in tiebreakers ... played in the No. 1 doubles position with teammate Bojan Szumanski with an 18-10 record, 2-4 in the Big 12, earning All-Big 12 doubles honors ... duo received an ITA national ranking of No. 10 after advancing to the semi-finals of the All-American and qualifying for the National Indoor Championships ... two were ranked as high as No. 2 (Feb. 20/March 2) and remained ranked among the top 15 teams in the nation throughout the season, four of which were among the top five ... duo were 7-7 versus ranked opponents, 3-3 in tiebreakers, and 6-2 in clinching doubles point victories ... pair also participated in the NCAA Doubles Championships for the second straight year ... named Academic All-Big 12 second team.
2006-2007: Named Academic All-Big 12 second-team ... went 11-10 in singles during the spring, 2-4 in Big 12 ... filled No. 3 (1-2), No. 4 (5-7), and No. 5 (5-1) positions on the season ... sat out during the fall with a wrist injury ... is 2-1 in tiebreakers ... sits even, 3-3, in three-set matches ... holds a 6-2 record at home ... defeated Damien Lacombe, 7-6(5), 6-4, to aid Tech's 4-1 win over Virginia Commonwealth in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... played No. 1 doubles with teammate Bojan Szumanski with a record of 9-9, 2-3 in conference play ... were ranked throughout the 2007 season, with the highest ranking being 33rd ... received All-Big 12 doubles honors ... team were 3-1 in clinching doubles point victories ... sat 2-8 against ranked opponents, including a win over Louisville's No. 9 Radman and Johnson, 8-6 ... duo lost in the first round of the NCAA Doubles Championships in Athens, Ga., to Miami's No. 5 Cohen and D'Agord, 7-6(3), 6-1.
2005-2006: Opened up his Red Raider career with a singles record of 5-2, including wins over Texas, UT-Arlington and TCU...in doubles, paired with Bojan Szumanski, 3-1, and Teddy DiBlasi, 0-1...In singles, played in the no. 2 and 3 positions during the spring with a record of 14-9 on the season, 3-4 in conference...teamed with Adrian Prpic as Tech's no. 1 duo with a record of 10-11, 1-6 in Big 12 play...was named Big 12 Player of the Week in March 2006.
High School: A 2005 graduate of De Lagardiegymnaset ... particpated in tennis, hockey, soccer and golf in prep career ... selected No. 1 in Sweden for his age group for two years ... completed season as No. 2 in the country of 18 and under ... earned Swedish Championship twice in singles and three times in doubles ... won district championship for singles and doubles play.
Personal: Born June 6, 1986 ... son of Jan and Gerd Rojmar ... has two older siblings, Daniel and Andreas ... enjoys golf and playing the guitar ... majoring in general business.