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    Adam Carey     
     
      Adam Carey
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Brisbane, Australia

High School:
St. Joseph's College

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 185

Experience:
3L

2001-- Junior: Carey had an exceptional season for the Vols in 2001, becoming a leader and a clutch performer for the Vols ... Carey captured 30 singles victories on the season, which was good for second most on the team ... his 92 career wins move him into a tie for seventh place on the Vols all-time wins list ... Carey was 8-10 on the season against ranked opponents and finished the season as the nation's No. 54 ranked player ... Carey played at the Nos. 1-4 position in 2001, with most of his time being spent at the No. 3 position where he attained an impressive 9-2 record ... Carey won 11 of 13 matches from January 26, 2001 to March 14, 2001 on his way to a 16-8 dual match record ... Carey's fine play gained him a spot in his first NCAA individual tournament in 2001 where he advanced to the second round ... Carey's match clinching victory April 20, 2001 against South Carolina clinched the second seed for the Vols in last season's SEC tournament ... Carey was named to the NCAA All-Tournament team for No. 2 doubles with partner Mark Parsons ... Carey posted a 26-15 doubles record on the season, 24 of the wins coming with Parsons ... the duo's 24 wins were good for sixth place on the Vols singles season doubles win list ... the pair also stand at third on the Vols career doubles wins list with 55 ... the duo finished the season as the No. 18 ranked doubles tandem in the nation.

2000 - Sophomore: Carey enjoyed a breakout season for the Vols in 2000 as he jumped into the Tennessee and SEC record books...He posted 42 wins in 2000, which was good enough to lead the SEC and push him into seventh place on UT's single-season list...Carey's overall singles record was an impressive 42-14 overall and 11-2 in SEC play...Carey also moved into fifth place on Tennessee's career winning percentage list with his 62-20 overall record and .756 mark...Carey's 23-4 dual match record ranked first on the squad in wins and in percentage...Carey won 12 straight dual matches dating from March 5, 2000 to April 22, 2000, which included 10 straight in the SEC...He also broke into the ITA's top 100 singles rankings in the 2000 season...Carey defeated nine ranked players during the fall and spring seasons to finish the year ranked No. 52 in the country...Carey's highest ranking of the season was No. 45...Carey saw time in the Vols' lineup in the Nos. 2-4 positions, as he posted a 4-1 record at No. 2, 8-1 at No. 3 and 11-2 at No. 4...Carey clinched the Vols' share of the SEC title by defeating Florida's Nathan Overholser at the No. 3 slot April 12 with a 4-6, 7-6(4), 6-3 victory in Gainesville, Fla...Carey also posted a 23-19 overall doubles record...Carey spent the entire dual match season with partner Mark Parsons, as they finished the season 21-14 and ranked No. 32 in the country...The duo moved into eighth place on UT's all-time doubles wins list with 31 career wins.

1999 - Freshman: Carey enrolled in the University of Tennessee in January 1999...Carey wasted no time in posting a 20-6 overall record and an 11-3 mark in the perennially tough SEC in his abbreviated first season...Carey owned the best overall and SEC winning percentage on the squad...Each of Carey's 20 wins came in dual match competition...Carey came up huge for the Vols in the stretch run by winning his last six matches, including two wins in the SEC Championships and one in the NCAA Regionals...He ably manned positions 4-6 during his rookie campaign...Carey upset No. 79 Jeff Laski of Illinois and No. 100 Edo Bawano of Kentucky...Carey's doubles success was even more impressive...The freshman ran up a 12-7 doubles record with three partners (2-1 with Fitzpatrick, 0-1 with Handoyo and 10-5 with Parsons)...Carey and Parsons teamed to hold down the No. 1 doubles spot for the Vols for the majority of the season...The pair finished the season ranked 36th nationally and sixth in Region 3...Carey and Parsons upset eighth-ranked Skorin/Zivkovic of UNLV 8-3, 12th-ranked Gullett/Hui of Pepperdine 9-8 (7) and 28th-ranked Hodge/Jooste of Baylor 8-4.

Prior to Tennessee: Carey was the No. 2-ranked player in the 1998 Australia Juniors...Claimed five Queensland State Junior Championship titles...Carey excelled in doubles play, as well...Won the 1998 Shell National Junior doubles title...Helped lead his team to the 1998 Australian High School National Championship...Attended high school at St. Joseph's College in Brisbane, Australia...Born Jan. 22, 1981, in Brisbane, Australia.

SINGLES
YEAR ALL SEC DUAL #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6
98-99 20-6 11-3 20-5 -- -- -- 3-2 9-2 8-1
99-00 42-14 11-2 23-4 -- 4-1 8-1 11-2 -- --
00-01 30-18 7-5 16-8 1-1 2-4 9-2 4-1 -- --
TOTALS 92-38 29-10 59-17 1-1 6-5 17-3 18-5 9-2 8-1
DOUBLES
YEAR ALL SEC DUAL #1 #2 #3
98-99 12-7 5-6 12-6 8-5 4-1 0-1
99-00 24-19 5-7 16-11 9-10 6-1 1-0
00-01 26-15 8-4 16-8 6-6 10-2 --
TOTALS 62-41 18-17 44-26 23-21 20-4 1-1
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