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    Taylor Patrick     
     
      Taylor Patrick
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Knoxville, Tenn.

High School:
Bearden High School

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 149

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RECORD & HONORS
Career Singles Record: 49-53
Career Doubles Record: 16-21

Awards
2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2010 ITA Scholar Athlete
2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Singles Title
2010 Southern Intercollegiate Championships - Division III

Doubles Title
2009 Louisville Fall Invitational - Flight B (with Max Stevens)

2012-13 - SENIOR
Singles Record: 21-14 (3-2 SEC)
Doubles Record: 8-4 (3-0 SEC)

SPRING SEASON

  • Has seen some dual match action this spring primarily at No. 6 singles
  • Started out spring at the Wake Forest Spring Invitational, reaching the singles quarterfinals
  • Started 4-0 in dual matches to surpass his previous season best of 13, a number he keeps building on
  • Returned to the SEC singles lineup in a huge way, earning his first career conference win and clinching the Vols' 4-2 victory over Vanderbilt by beating Rhys Johnson 7-6 (6), 4-6, 6-0
  • The next week, he helped the Vols rally past Texas A&M 4-3 with a three-set win against Jordan Szabo
  • Ended SEC season 3-2 in singles, putting a point on the board for the Vols' 4-0 senior day win over Auburn
  • Went 3-0 in SEC doubles play with Edward Jones (1-0) and Jarryd Chaplin (2-0)
  • In SEC Tournament, went 0-3 in singles and 1-2 in doubles.

FALL SEASON

  • Started the fall season at the Baylor HEB Invitational, reaching the second round of singles and the doubles quarterfinals with Brandon Fickey
  • Lost in the second round of pre-qualifying at the ITA All-American Championships
  • Reached the semifinals in the second flight of the Tennessee Fall Invitational, losing to teammate John Collins 6-2, 6-3
  • Won two rounds of singles consolation at the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championships, running his fall win total to 11.

2011-12 - JUNIOR
Singles Record:6-17 (0-5 SEC)
Doubles Record: 1-6 (0-2 SEC)

Awards
2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Feature Content
January 2012: Serve & Volley: Taylor Patrick
January 2012: Drive to the Final Point

SPRING SEASON

  • Earned a role as a regular starter for the first time at the No. 6 singles position and has spent the majority of time there
  • Vols feature two Knoxville natives in the starting six: Patrick and Brandon Fickey
  • Opened SEC play with an 0-2 start at Florida and South Carolina
  • Won his final match at the ITA National Team Indoor Championships, beating Pepperdine's Jenson Turner 6-1, 7-5
  • Won his NCAA debut, beating UNC Wilmington's Michael Reilly 6-4, 6-0.

FALL SEASON

  • Finished 2-5 in singles and 1-4 in doubles
  • Three of five singles losses came in three-set matches
  • Went 1-1 in doubles with freshman Peter Nagovnak.

2010-11 - SOPHOMORE
Singles Record: 13-13 (0-1 SEC)
Doubles Record: 4-6 (0-0 SEC)

Awards
2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Feature Content
April 2011: Double Trouble: The Interview

SEASON RECAP

  • Finished his sophomore season 13-13 in singles and 4-6 in doubles
  • Entered the Vols' lineup for three matches at the No. 6 singles position
  • Enjoyed a breakout fall season, going 10-4 and surpassing his win total for his entire freshman year
  • Started the fall the best way possible. He won six matches on his way to the Division III title at the Southern Intercollegiate Championships in Athens, Ga. He beat Wofford's Paul Bartholomy 6-2, 6-1 in the final.

2009-10 - REDSHIRT FRESHMAN
Singles Record: 9-9 (0-0 SEC)
Doubles Record: 6-7 (0-0 SEC)

Awards
2010 ITA Scholar Athlete
2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Feature Content
May 2010: Taylor Patrick's Guide to Effective Cheering
May 2010: Vols 'All In' Entering NCAAs

SEASON RECAP

  • Ended the year 9-9 in singles and 6-7 in doubles
  • Won both his appearances in the dual-match lineup, picking up wins against Jackson Tresnan of Chattanooga and Josh Cook of The Citadel
  • Got the Vols on the winning track to start the year, earning a doubles title at the Louisville Fall Invitational with Max Stevens
  • Won the Vols' "Georgia Challenge" strength and conditioning contest at the end of the fall season.

2009 - FRESHMAN
  • Graduated early from high school and joined the tennis team at beginning of 2009 spring semester
  • Redshirted.

PRIOR TO TENNESSEE
  • Won the Class AAA state doubles championship with partner Hunter Maltzburger as a freshman at Bearden
  • Named Knoxville News-Sentinel PrepXtra tennis player of the year
  • Won the Knoxville Racquet Club Mid-Winter boys and girls Southern Level 3 junior tournament in January 2008
  • Won the Pepsi Junior Open in Florence, S.C.., in April 2008
  • Has been ranked as high as first in the state of Tennessee in the boys 18' singles rankings
  • Listed as a four-star recruit according to tennisrecruiting.net and the 108th-best tennis recruit in the nation
  • 2005-06 Math Student of the Year at Bearden HS.

PERSONAL
  • Born May 26, 1991 in Lexington, Ky.
  • Nephew of Lady Vol co-coaches Mike Patrick Sonia Hahn-Patrick
  • Full name: Taylor Charles Patrick
  • Parents are Scott and Charla Patrick
  • Academic major: Accounting.
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