Casey McMakin
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
El Cajon, Calif.

High School:
Valhalla HS '03

Height:
5-11

Major:
Philosophy

2005-06: Went 12-12 in singles, 9-12 in doubles... Posted 7-2 mark at No. 5 singles... Enjoyed four-match winning streak in March, starting with 6-2, 6-1 victory against Sacramento State's Ramon Perez... Paired with Kyle McMakin (7-9) and Daniel Elefant (2-3) in doubles play.

2004-05: Finished 2nd on team in singles win, compiling 10-8 record... Went 4-3 at No. 5 position, 4-1 at No. 6... Won final three matches of the season, all in split sets... Teamed up with Jordan Combs to go 11-9 in doubles... Tandem won consolation final at Santa Clara Bronco Classic, defeating Nevada's Volger/Watabe, 8-2...Combs/McMakin team scored four straight wins, including 9-7 victories vs. Pacific and Saint Mary's.

2003-04: Led team in wins, both in singles and doubles... Finished with 14-9 mark in singles... Won 9 of 10 matches during spring season (2/7-3/9)... Won first three matches at Pacific Invitational, including 6-3, 6-0 opener with Tigers' Wes Hall... Posted 11-12 doubles record, all with twin brother Kyle... Tandem went 5-1 in spring, including four straight to capture `B' flight title at Fresno State Bulldog Classic.

VALHALLA HS '03: Advanced to San Diego Section doubles final three straight years (with twin brother Kyle), winning the title in 2002... Tandem won four straight Grossmont South League doubles championships and finished as high as 2nd at Ojai Tournament... Helped lead team to 2nd-place section finish in 2003... Four-year member of San Diego Union-Tribune All-Academic Team.

PERSONAL: Born in La Mesa, Calif... Double-majoring in psychology and philosophy... Parents are Kelly & Pamela McMakin... Twin brother, Kyle, has played two seasons with Aggie tennis... Claims an unusual prematch routine: spins his racket 10 times, walks three steps to his left, jumps up and down exactly 25 times, then kisses his lucky Buddha while holding his left foot.