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  James McKie
School: Drake University
Year: graduated
Home Town: Edinburgh, Scotland
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High School: Merchiston Castle School
Birth Date: Wednesday, January 16, 1991
Dominant Hand: Right
Major: Business
Singles Record: 16-5
Doubles Record: 11-8
Enters the spring campaign ranked No. 68 nationally by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) in singles. Senior (Fall 2012): On the strength of a team-best 13-2 singles and 13-3 doubles marks, led the Bulldogs with a 26-5 combined singles/doubles record...won his first eight singles matches of the fall, including earning the 'F' singles crown at the Drake Fall Invitational...posted a 5-1 mark in singles at the All-American Championships, including downing No. 91 Thibaut Visy of San Diego and besting Virginia's Harrison Richmond and Duke's Jason Tahir, who each own national rankings after the fall season...claimed the 'C' doubles title at the Drake Fall Invitational with Alen Salibasic...netted five wins, besting the No. 1 doubles team in the country in Dane Webb and Paval of Oklahoma to reach the championship doubles match with Anis Ghorbel at ITA Central Regional...Junior (2011-12): Serving as a team tri-captain, notched a 48-18 combined singles/doubles record en route to collecting first-team All-Missouri Valley Conference accolades at No. 2 singles and No. 1 doubles, respectively...posted a 19-3 singles mark during the dual campaign, including a perfect 5-0 mark in league play...won 18-straight singles matches from Feb. 9 through April 28...paired with Ghorbel to go 4-1 in MVC matches en route to earning All-MVC recognition at the No. 1 position...claimed No. 3 singles title at the State Farm MVC Individuals...posted a perfect 6-0 combined singles/doubles ledger en route to clinching four of a possible six deciding points to earn MVC Player of the Week honors on March 9...combined to net 9-5 singles/doubles record in the fall campaign, including 4-1 in doubles with Jean Erasmus...won the 'A' doubles draw at the Purdue Fall Invitational with Erasmus...Sophomore (2010-11):  Went 46-18 in combined singles/doubles matches...paired with Erasmus to go 13-3 in doubles, including 12-3 at the No. 2 position and 5-0 in league action to earn All-MVC first team honors...also was tabbed an All-Select squad honoree in singles...won 10 of 11 singles matches from March 5-April 10...clinched Drake's fourth MVC Tournament title and NCAA Tournament berth with a 6-3, 7-5 triumph over Wichita State's Guillermo Nicol...was 8-2 with Erasmus in the duo's final 10 doubles tilts of the year...finished with a 13-7 combined singles/doubles ledger in the fall...reached the title tilt of the "A" singles draw at the Drake Fall Invitational...advanced to the quarterfinals of the ITA Central Regional, including a win over No. 41 Chris Nott of Arkansas...paired with Mauricio Ballivian to win the doubles crown at the Drake Fall Invitational...Freshman (Fall 2009):  Recorded the second-best mark on the team, posting a 45-24 combined singles/doubles ledger, including 26-12 in singles...earned first team All-MVC accolades in doubles with Ballivian, while garnering all select laurels in singles...registered a team-best 15 doubles wins in the dual campaign...cultivated a team-best 11-6 combined singles/doubles mark in the fall, earning victories in his first seven singles matches...captured the "B" flight singles title at the Drake Fall Invitational with a 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 triumph over Brendan Ruddock of Minnesota...High School: Attended Merchiston Castle School in Edinburgh, Scotland...the top-rated junior player and fifth-rated player overall in Scotland, represented his country six times in the Four Nations (England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland) Championships, of which Scotland has proven victorious on four occasions...member of four Scottish Championship teams...named Internationalist of the Year in Scotland in 2009...Personal: Born Jan. 16, 1991, in Edinburgh, Scotland...majoring in business...son of Gordon and Beth McKie.