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Ricardo Jorge

Ricardo  Jorge

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tavira, Portugal

High School:
Escola Secondaria de Tavira

Height:
5-11

Experience:
4L

06/13/2017

Game, Set, Match for 2017

Game, Set, Match for 2017 Rebels Make 24th Consecutive NCAA Appearance

05/12/2017

Men's Tennis Advances in NCAA Tournament

Rebels Defeat UC Santa Barbara 4-1 in First Round

05/10/2017

Men's Tennis California Dreamin'

Rebels Face UC Santa Barbara Friday in NCAA First Round

05/04/2017

Staring Down a Different Opponent

Ricardo Jorge Confronts Scoliosis Head on

05/02/2017

Men's Tennis Earns 24th Straight NCAA Bid

Rebels to Face UC Santa Barbara in First Round in Los Angeles

04/02/2016

Ole Miss Men's Tennis def. No. 25 Mississippi State

Ole Miss Men's Tennis def. No. 25 Mississippi State

ITA SCHOLAR-ATHLETE
SEC ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL
CHANCELLOR'S HONOR ROLL
DEAN'S HONOR ROLL

2016-17 (SENIOR)
Played No. 2 singles and doubles and helped the Rebels earn their 24th consecutive NCAA appearance ...   Clinched the doubles point and then fought off break points on his way to clinching the team's second straight win against Mississippi State (ranked No. 15) ... Picked up a big win against Kentucky's Ryotaro Matsumura (ranked No. 49) on Senior Day to help the Rebels to a 4-2 win ... Teamed with Zvonimir Babic for a 13-4 overall doubles record, 10-3 in dual matches ... The duo went 8-1 in the SEC ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Made the Dean's Honor Roll in the spring.

2015-16 (JUNIOR)
Aided in the Rebels' earning an NCAA appearance ... Won a big match at No. 3 singles against Denver to help lead the Rebels to their 23rd straight NCAA first round win ... Won in straight sets to help the Rebels knock off then No. 4 Baylor in Waco ... Posted a 5-2 doubles record with Stefan Lindmark, including rallying for a big win at No. 2 doubles agianst Baylor which allowed the Rebels to clinch the all-important point ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Made the Dean's Honor Roll in the fall.

2014-15 (SOPHOMORE)
Helped lead the Rebels to an NCAA appearance and a final national ranking of No. 17 ... Helped lead the Rebels to their 17th top-four finish in the SEC and the SEC Tournament semifinals ... Posted a 20-8 overall record, 8-4 in dual matches ... Advanced to the final eight in singles and the doubles semifinals with Stefan Lindmark at the SEC Fall Classic in Gainesville, Florida ... Defeated Jeremy Efferding of Texas A&M, ranked No. 46 in the nation, at the SEC Fall Classic on his way to the consolation semifinals ... ITA Scholar-Athlete ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Made the Dean's Honor Roll in the fall and the Chancellor's Honor Roll in the spring.

SPRING 2014 (FRESHMAN)
Helped Lead the Rebels to the NCAAs ... Delivered a win to help the Rebels defeat Northwestern in the first round of the NCAA Championships ... Won a big match at No. 5 singles to help propel the Rebels to a huge 4-3 win against No. 10 Texas A&M, which earned him SEC Freshman of the week honors April 14th ... Won first home match March 2nd against Alabama ... Won a big match at No. 5 singles to set up his teammate's match-clinching win at No. 13 Tennessee ... Won in straight sets at No. 5 singles to help the Rebels to a 4-1 win at No.23 Vanderbilt ... Posted an overall record of 13-7, 8-5 at No. 5 singles ... ITA Scholar-Athlete.

PRIOR TO OLE MISS
Achieved a career-high ranking of No. 1 in juniors and No. 11 in the Men's Rankings in Portugal ... Owns two ATP points and is ranked 1481. Singles finalist at the Portugal National Championships Under-18 ... Has won multiple ITF singles and doubles titles on the junior circuit ... Two-time men's doubles finalist at the Portugal Championships and winner of a men's open tournament.

PERSONAL
Born November 9, 1994 ... Son of Maria Helena Jesus and Jorge Manuel Jesus ... Majoring in business ... Enjoys soccer, playing video games and listening to music ... Athlete most admired and favorite tennis player is Roger Federer.

CAREER STATISTICS

YEAR OVERALL SINGLES DUAL SINGLES OVERALL DOUBLES DUAL DOUBLES
2016-17 12-15 9-11 15-6 11-4
2015-16 10-12 6-6 9-6 7-3
2014-15 20-8 8-4 13-8 4-2
Spring 2014 13-7 13-7 6-9 6-9
TOTALS 55-42 36-28 43-29 28-18

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