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Tucker Vorster

Tucker  Vorster

Hometown:
Pretoria, South Africa

High School:
Pretoria Boys High School

Experience:
4L

  • TWO-TIME ALL-SEC

2010-11 (SENIOR)
Ended the year ranked No. 56 in the nation in singles ... Earned All-SEC second team honors for the second year in a row ... Helped lead the Rebels to their 18th straight NCAA appearance ... Qualified for the NCAA Singles Championship ... Posted a 20-12 overall record, 13-7 in dual matches ... Went 9-6 at No. 2 singles ... Teamed with Jonas Lutjen for a 11-6 overall doubles record, 7-3 at No. 2 doubles ... Won the ITA Southern Regional Singles title to qualify for the ITA National Indoor ... Made the UMAA Honor Roll in the fall.

2009-10 (JUNIOR)
Ended the year ranked No. 82 in the nation in singles and No. 42 in doubles ... Earned All-SEC second team honors ... Was the only upperclassmen in the lineup for the Rebels ... Won his final three SEC regular season matches, all against Western Division teams, to help lead the Rebels to their ninth consecutive SEC West Championship ... Helped the Rebels advance to the SEC Tournament semifinals for the eighth time in the last nine years ... Posted a 28-14 overall record, 14-11 in dual matches ... Teamed with Jonas Lutjen for a 17-9 overall record in doubles, 7-4 in the SEC ... The duo won eight of their last nine.

2008-09 (SOPHOMORE)
Helped lead the Rebels to the NCAA Elite Eight, the SEC Regular Season Championship, the SEC Tournament Championship and their eighth straight SEC West title ... Teamed with Devin Britton for a 15-5 record at No. 2 doubles ... Posted a 2-0 record in singles ... Helped the Rebels claim the doubles point on their way to wins over top five foes Georgia and Tennessee to begin their undefeated run in SEC play ... Helped the Rebels go through the SEC tournament without losing a doubles point on their way to their second consecutive title.

2007-08 (FRESHMAN)
Helped the Rebels advance to the NCAA Elite Eight for the eighth time in the history of the program ... Helped lead the Rebels to the SEC Tournament Championship ... Helped lead the Rebels to the SEC Tournament final for the fourth time in five years ... Helped lead Ole Miss the SEC West title ... Teamed with Jakob Klaeson for a 10-2 record at No. 3 doubles ... Rallied to clinch the doubles point against LSU, which proved huge in the team capturing the SEC West title ... Helped the Rebels go through the SEC Tournament without losing a doubles point ... Went 3-2 at No. 6 singles.

PRIOR TO OLE MISS
Ranked No. 1 in South African Juniors ... South African Junior National Champion ... Represented the South African Junior team in the African games ... Represented the senior provincial men's team ... Doubles quarterfinalist in a Challenger event (SA-OPEN) ... Graduated from Pretoria Boys High School with one distinction and a merit award.

PERSONAL
Born September 3, 1988 ... Son of Japie and Alet Vorster ... Major - Psychology ... Enjoys playing golf, being outdoors, watching movies and spending time with friends ... Athletes most admired are Roger Federer and Tiger Woods ... Favorite tennis player is Roger Federer ... Owns a 5 handicap in golf ... Father was a tennis Cambridge Blue.

CAREER STATISTICS

YEAR OVERALL SINGLES DUAL SINGLES OVERALL DOUBLES DUAL SINGLES
2010-11 20-12 13-7 18-8 14-5
2009-10 28-14 14-11 24-11 17-9
2008-09 2-0 2-0 16-5 16-5
2007-08 3-2 3-2 9-1 9-1
TOTALS 53-18 32-20 67-25 56-20

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    • Former Rebel Coach Ron Aldy Honored at Kirk Academy

      Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - Women's Basketball

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    • Three Rebel Coaches Among Top-20 Recruiters Nationally

      Friday, January 13, 2017 - Football

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    • Know the Opponent: Georgia

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    • Know the Opponent: Auburn

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    • Longo Named FCS Coordinator of the Year

      Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - Football

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    • Know the Opponent: Kentucky

      Thursday, December 29, 2016 - Men's Basketball

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    • Know the Opponent: South Alabama

      Thursday, December 22, 2016 - Men's Basketball

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    • Know the Opponent: Bradley

      Monday, December 19, 2016 - Men's Basketball

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    • New Coordinators Help Address Critical Areas

      Friday, December 16, 2016 - Football

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    • Know the Opponent: Murray State

      Thursday, December 15, 2016 - Men's Basketball

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      Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - Football

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    • Know the Opponent: Virginia Tech

      Sunday, December 11, 2016 - Men's Basketball

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