Chris Barrus

Chris  Barrus

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Naples, Fla.

High School:
Gulf Coast HS

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 153

04/29/2014

All In The Family

UCF freshman Chris Barrus was born into a tennis family.

04/15/2014

Knights Celebrate at Swords Awards

UCF held its annual end-of-the-year banquet

2014-15
- Posted a 14-6 singles record, tying for the most on the team
- Split time between the number three and number four positions, but went 6-1 at No. 3
- Clinched UCF's Mercer win
- Used a win at No. 3 singles to keep the match against No. 27 Tulsa even
- Had two four-match win streaks and a five-match win streak
- Teamed with Inaki Espindola for a 9-7 doubles record, all at the number one position

2013-14
- Went 8-12 in singles play as a freshman
- Played a majority of the season at the number four position, but went 4-2 when moving up to play number three
- Excelled in doubles play, joining Inaki Espindola for most of the campaign
- Went 10-4 in doubles on the year
- Earned six straight set victories in singles, including wins against Georgia Southern, Winthrop, UNCG, and Yale
- Came from behind to win 1-6, 6-0, 6-3 against Jonathan Hannestad of No. 64 Buffalo
- Had an unbeaten streak of nine matches in doubles play, winning six in a row with Espindola
- Picked up doubles wins against No. 68 Georgia State, No. 64 Buffalo, and #55 UNC Wilmington
- Teamed with Reece Acree to win the FGCU Fall Invitational Green Division double title

Prior to UCF
- Listed as a four-star recruit by TennisRecruiting.net
- Ranked among the top-100 juniors in the country
- Represented the middle states at the USTA Junior Sectionals

Personal
- Majoring in finance

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