Minnesota will play No. 29 Notre Dame at 4 p.m. (CT) in Lexington, Ky. Friday
Minnesota travels to Stillwater, Okla. to take on the Cowboys at their new facility
Jack Hamburg and Mathieu Froment finished the tournament 4-0 in doubles
The Gophers went 2-1 in doubles and 2-5 in singles on the day
After the Gophers went 1-2 in doubles, all seven Minnesota players won singles matches
Tucker Saxon Action Photos
2012-13 SOPHOMORE SEASON: Had 1-2 overall singles record and at the end of the fall 2012 season Defeated Hicam Belkssir of Temple (2-6, 6-4, 11-9) to advance to the quarterfinals of the Penn Invitational (Sep. 28-30) Captured the doubles title at the Penn Invitational with teammate Juan Pablo Ramirez, defeating Penn's Ismael Lahlou/ and Vim De Alwiss, 9-8, in the championship match Fell in the first round of qualifying at the USTA/ITA Central Region Championship (Oct. 18-22) Did not compete in the spring.
2011-12 FRESHMAN SEASON: Redshirted.
PRIOR TO MINNESOTA: Six-time letter winner at Mahtomedi High School under coaches Justen Seim, Matt Sobieski, and Dan Schwartz Earned all-Classic Suburban Conference honors five times and was an academic all-conference honoree in his senior year Three-time team MVP for the Zephyrs Four-time Section 4AA singles champion Competed at the USTA Zonals three times and won the Zonal Sportsmanship Award twice Paired with fellow Minnesota teammate Eric Frueh to win the 2011 Northern Sectional Doubles title Won the 2011 Mobile National Open doubles championship and placed third in singles 2010 Junior Davis Cup Team member.
PERSONAL: Undecided on a major Was a four-year honor student in high school Most memorable sports thrill was catching a tennis ball that was signed and hit by Andy Roddick at the 2009 U.S. Open Created and copyrighted a personal journal to chronicle one's development in tennis and other endeavors called "Practice Man Practice" Sister, Ronni, played tennis at Minnesota from 2007-10 Grandfather, Ron Saxon, played golf for the Gophers in the late 1940s and great grandfather, Carl Tucker, played for the Minnesota baseball team in the 1920s Cousin, Jenny Saxon, played for the Connecticut women's hockey team in 2010-11 Son of Jim and Milice Saxon Born March 18, 1993.