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Ignacio Taboada
Ignacio Taboada

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Atlanta, Ga.

Last College:
Miami

Height:
6-0

05/10/2013

Eighty-Three Student-Athletes To Graduate Friday

Eighty-Three UGA Student-Athletes to Graduate Friday

2011-12 (SENIOR)

• Went 35-11 in senior season, tied for most wins on team
•Concludes career with an overall record of 100-37, notching his 100th career victory in the NCAA singles tournament where he reached the round of 32
• 13 ranked wins
• Clinched SEC Tournament final vs. Kentucky on April 22
• Went 11-4 on the fall, including 6-3 vs. ranked opponents
• Reached the semifinals of the Southern Intercollegiates
• Received a bid to the ITA All-America Championships, where he won his first round match
• Reached the finals of the ITA Southeast Regional
• Named second team All-SEC
• Named to SEC All-Tournament team and MVP of the championships
• Final ITA singles ranking of No. 48 and Nos. 47-49 in doubles with three different partners
• Athletic Director's Honor Roll

2010-11 (JUNIOR)

• Ended his first season at Georgia on a seven-match winning streak, finishing at 29-7 including 18-8 in dual matches and 9-2 at No. 6 for the Bulldogs
• Transferred to Georgia in the fall after playing the previous two seasons at Miami
• Went 11-3 on the fall, closing it out on a five-match winning streak
• Reached the semifinals of the Georgia Tech Invitational after entering as the No. 5 seed Oct. 2-4, winning three matches
• Won five matches at the Bulldog Scramble, three in straight sets
• SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll selection

2009-10 AT MIAMI (SOPHOMORE):

• Posted a solid 3-0 singles record in tournament competition at the USF Fall Invitational, including a pair of straight-sets wins over LSU's Stefan Szacinski, 7-5, 7-4, and USF's Mark Oljaca, 6-2, 6-3
• Also competed in doubles with Waylon Chin and Carl Sundberg
• Went 13-7 as a sophomore for the Hurricanes, including 4-2 at No. 5 and 6-3 at No. 6 during the dual match season
• In doubles he played primarily at No. 3 where he went 6-2 with partner Carl Sundberg

2008-09 AT MIAMI (FRESHMAN):

• The first freshman to post 20 wins since Josh Cohen accomplished the feat in 2003-04 and is the 21st in Miami history - but is one of just nine Miami freshmen in program history to reach the 23-win mark in their debut
• Among three Hurricanes to win at least 20 singles matches in 2008-09, finishing the season 23-12 - including a 12-7 record in dual matches and a 5-3 mark versus league competition in his inaugural spring season
• After winning a team-high 11 matches during fall play, the true freshman -- who has competed in every position between No. 2 and 6 -- won five-straight matches to open the spring
• Earned his team-high tying 23rd win of the season - and his seventh straight - with a straight-sets 6-1, 6-4 victory over No. 53 Columbia's Rajeev Deb-Sen at No. 6 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament
• Posted an 8-9 mark in doubles play, including a 1-1 record in ACC competition with Carl Sundberg
• During the fall, put together winning streaks of six and four straight
• Won tw o matches in straight sets during the pre-qualifying round of the All-American Championships
• Defeated Tennessee Tech's Mario Gutierrez, 6-7, 6-1, 6-0 in the first round of the ITA Southeast Regional Championships, and then bounced back from a second-round loss to advance to the consolation finals
• Knocked off Auburn's Alexander Stamchev and Florida's No. 108 Jeff Dadamo to advance to the Seminole Invitational's Round of Eight
• Put together a 3-3 record with Keith Crowley and a 1-1 mark with David Simon in doubles competition
• With Crowley, downed duos from Florida A&M and UAB to advance to the semifinals of the Seminole Invitational, where they fell to Louisville's 26th-ranked tandem of Simon Childs and Austen Childs

PREP:

• Rated as high as No. 150 in the ITF rankings
• Has won five national tournaments and one national doubles title
• Qualified for the main draw in the Baton Rouge and Tampa Futures Tournaments
• Won an ITF grade four tournament in Jamaica and reached the semifinals of grade three and four tournaments in Bermuda, Bahamas, Dominican Republic and New Jersey

PERSONAL:

• Son of Ignacio and Maria Taboada
• One brother, Greg

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