Na'im Azhar

HT. 5-8
WT. 150
CL. FR
HOMETOWN/HIGH SCHOOL (LAST SCHOOL) Pembroke, Bermuda/Warwick Academy (Univ. of Miami)

2010-11 (JUNIOR): Compiled 9-4 singles record and 8-5 doubles mark, playing at No. 2 singles for most of the season and No. 1 doubles ... Nine singles wins were the most on the club during dual match schedule ... Did not play any fall matches ... Defeated Western Kentucky’s Craig Kirchgessner before dropping three-set decision to Lindsey Wilson’s Andrew Moraes ... Won 7-6 (1), 6-3, over Martin Methodist’s Renato Castro ... Posted straight-set victory over Moraes in second meeting, starting seven-match winning streak ... Defeated Castro a second time as well as Georgetown College’s Gustavo Echeverria ... Won in three sets over Alabama-Huntsville’s Christopher Kano ... Recorded straight-set victories over Bethel University’s Paolo Vecchi, WKU’s Currie Martin and McKendree University’s Paolo Goncalves ... Dropped 6-3, 3-6, 3-6, decision to MMC’s Vinicius Santos at No. 1 singles in the NAIA Qualifying Tournament ... Posted 3-3 doubles mark with Evan Sanna, including victories over WKU’s Arul Selvan and Bobby Whitmer and MMC’s V. Santos and Castro ... Defeated Bethel’s Joao Souza and Eduardo Espinar, 9-8 (3) ... Recorded 5-2 record with Pedro Rodrigues, including five consecutive victories to start the pairing ... Won 8-6 over MMC’s V. Santos and Castro and also posted triumphs against Georgetown’s Jose Baeza and Zach Thomas, UAH’s Kano and Daniel Canellas, Bethel’s Ryan Weatherly and Kristian Takac and WKU’s Kirchgessner and Selvan.

2009-10 (SOPHOMORE): Posted 7-6 singles mark, splitting time at Nos. 1 and 2, and recorded 4-10 record in doubles, playing with Devin Crotzer, Mike Basler and Jeremy Fleming … Lost first match of the spring to Eastern Kentucky’s Carlos Valdenebro before winning six consecutive decisions, including three-set victories against Alabama-Huntsville’s Andre Ipince, Alabama A&M’s Desta Sandy, Washington College’s Adam Cranford and Albion College’s Ben Miller … Dropped 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 decision to Martin Methodist’s 42nd-ranked Melvin Prada and 6-1, 6-3, decision to Lindsey Wilson’s 33rd-ranked Freddy Luciani … Defeated Bethel’s Andres Mejia, 7-5, 6-1, but lost 7-5, 6-4 to 42nd-ranked Prada at NAIA Qualifying Tournament … Registered 4-7 doubles mark with Crotzer, mostly at No. 2 … Dropped 8-5 decision to MMC’s Fabio Santos and Juan Suarez but came back to win 8-4 over MMC’s Vinicius Santos and Alvaro Morcillo … Lost in tiebreaker to LWC’s Luciani and Justin Martin … Dropped final four matches of the spring, including 8-5 to Campbellsville’s Pablo Numbela and Enrique Rubio, 8-6, against Western Kentucky’s Thomas Krug and Craig Kirchgessner and 8-5 to Bethel University’s Luke Newbold and Gustavo Hoewell … Lost only match with Fleming to WKU’s Krug and Kirchgessner in second dual match of the year … Dropped both decisions with Basler, at Eastern Kentucky and UAH.

 

2008-09 (FRESHMAN): Compiled 8-3 singles record, all at No. 2, and 5-7 doubles mark, including 4-5 record with Devin Crotzer … Lost in three sets to Austin Peay’s Lucas de Brito but defeated Western Kentucky’s Andy True in three sets and Oscar Penteja from the Univ. of the Cumberlands in straight sets … Won six of final seven decisions in singles, all in straight sets, including victories over Georgetown’s Eugenio Aspillaga and McKendree’s Patrick Rosa … Lost all three matches at No. 1 in doubles, two with Kody Horne and one with Slava Glebov … Played all nine matches with Crotzer at No. 2, losing first two against the Univ. of the Cumberlands and Eastern Kentucky and the final three to Martin Methodist, Georgetown and Bethel … Won four straight in the middle, including victories over Sewanee’s Phillip Kuntz and Jeff Lepley and Lake Land College’s Chad Melcher and Lee Beuhnerkemper.

 

BEFORE CUMBERLAND: Previously attended University of Miami … Played tennis at Warwick Academy in Warwick, Bermuda.

 

PERSONAL: Na’im Freeman Azhar … Son of Janet and Malik Azhar ... Majoring in Biology.