GopherSports.com sat down with the Mississauga, Ont. native to find out more from about his freshman year at Minnesota.
The University of Minnesota got off to a hot start at the ITA Central Region Championships in Okla. today, winning four singles and doubles matches each.
Men's tennis signed Eli Ogilvy and George D. Lovitt to NLIs for the 2016-17 season.
2016-17 | FRESHMAN SPRING: Went 13-10 in sinlges play and 10-15 in doubles • finished 10-10 in the No. 4 spot while also going 2-0 in the No. 3 spot • held a 5-3 record with Alpeza and finished with a 3-3 record in the doubles No. 2 spot • in the first three matches of the spring season, won in the No. 3, No. 4 and No. 2 spot • came back to win a match against Western Michigan 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 • contributed to the Gophers win over No. 28 Illinois with a 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 thrilling victory in the No. 4 slot • defeated the pair of Zordani/O'Hoisin of Wisconsin 6-5 with the help of Milicevic. FALL: Went 3-6 in sinlges play and 2-3 in doubles • picked up his first three collegiate victories at the ITA Central Region Championships • won two doubles matches with partner Marino Alpeza at the Gopher Invitational.
PRIOR TO MINNESOTA Graduated from Silverthorn Collegiate • has qualified and competed in Canadian Nationals both indoor and outdoor since he competed at the under-14 level • has competed in over 20 international Tennis Federation (ITF) tournaments • was ranked 280 in the ITF junior circuit and 13 in Canadian juniors • won his first ITF tournament in Bermuda June of 2014 • earned academic honors throughout his high school career.
PERSONAL Plans to major in physiology • son of David Ogilvy and Suzanne Laffoley • lists winning an ITF tournament in Bermuda as his most memorable sports thrill • has three siblings: Noa (19), Isaac (15) and Orly (10) • born Aug. 2, 1998.
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