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  Jose Muguruza
School: Georgia Tech
Year: Senior
Home Town: Wesley Chapel, Fla.
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High School: Saddlebrook Prep
Height: 5-9
Weight: 163 lbs.
Birth Date: Friday, May 30, 1986
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Major: Industrial Engineering
Singles Record: 61-43
Doubles Record: 43-35

General Info: A quick and athletic player ... Has the ability to move the ball around the court well ... Brings outstanding junior tennis credentials to Tech ... Finished the 2005 season ranked 26th in the ITA singles rankings ... Earned all-ACC honors for the first time in his career in 2005 ... Competed in the 2005 NCAA Singles Championship.

2006-07: Returned to the Jackets during the spring ... Held down the top spot for Tech during most of the season due to and injury to David North ... Finished with a 7-15 dual singles record ... Beat No. 72 Clement Reix, 6-4, 6-3, to help Tech upset No. 20 Clemson on the road ... Overcame No. 46 Benjamin Carlotti of UNC with a three-set victory, 6-2, 0-6, 6-4 ... Also defeated No. 61 Nick Cavady of NC State, 7-5, 6-3 ... Teamed with North to win the J. Webb Horton Classic doubles title in January.

2005-06 Season: Redshirt the entire year to move to Barcelona, Spain ... Participated in Future and Satellite events in Spain ... Earned a career high ATP ranking of 453.

2005 Spring: Advanced to the Round of 32 in the NCAA Singles Championship, defeating No. 45 Bojan Szumanski of Texas Tech before falling to No. 3 Catalin Gard of Ole Miss ... Posted 13 victories during the dual match season, including an 8-9 record against ranked players ... Top wins on the season came against Virginia's Doug Stewart, Illinois' Ryler DeHeart and two wins over Florida State's Mat Cloer ... Recorded a 12-6 record at No. 1 singles and a 1-2 record at No. 2 ... Was a perfect 8-0 in tiebreakers during the dual season ... Played a majority of the year at No. 2 doubles with Sukhwa Young and the two had a 6-5 record with narrow losses in tiebreakers to ranked teams from Duke and Florida State.

2004 Fall: Posted a team best 11-4 record this fall ... Advanced to the semifinals of the ITA Region II Championship ... Posted a 4-1 record at the ITA Regionals including wins over two ranked players ... Reached the quarterfinals of the Southern Intercollegiate ... Won the championship of the Flight A consolation bracket at the Georgia Tech Invitational ... Reached the quarterfinals of the Southern Intercollegiate and the Georgia Tech Fall Invititational in doubles.

2003-04: Finished the season ranked 71st ... Compiled a 9-6 record in dual matches and had 16 overall wins, which was the fifth highest on the team ... Also posted a 10-4 record in doubles in dual matches and a 13-9 record overall during the year ... Teamed with Scott Schnugg during the NCAA Tournament at the No. 1 doubles position, losing 9-7 to the 26th ranked team of SMU's Brunstrom and Soderberg ... Had a win over Mat Cloer of Florida State during the ACC Indoor Tournament, who was ranked 29th ... Also defeated Jonathas Sucupira of Florida State, who was ranked No. 51 at the time ... Overall, he had a 3-2 record over ranked players ... Primarily played at the No. 2 and No. 3 positions in his rookie season ... Also played primarily at the No. 2 and No. 3 doubles position ... Teamed with Jason Pieters at the No. 2 position where the two posted a 6-0 record in dual matches ... At the No. 3 position, he had a 2-2 record with Zachary Rath ... In ACC singles matches, he had a 5-1 record ... Advanced to the semifinals of the ACC Indoor Singles Championship before falling to Doug Stewart of Virginia.

High School/Junior Tennis: Competed in the U.S. Open Junior Tournament in both singles and doubles in 2003 ... Emerged as one of the world's top junior players in 2002 ... Burst onto the scene in December by winning the 16 and under singles championship at the prestigious Orange Bowl Tournament ... Reached a singles ranking of 17th in the ITF poll, while also being rated 54th in doubles ... Prior to his win at the Orange Bowl, he reached the finals of the USTA International Winter Championships, defeating the U.S.'s Brian Baker, the third-ranked junior player in the world ... Won the doubles title at the JITIC Central America & Caribbean Closed Championships, while reaching the singles finals in the same event in 2002 ... Teamed with fellow Yellow Jacket Zachary Rath to reach the doubles quarterfinals at the USTA International Grass Courts Championships in August of 2002 ... Overall, he reached the singles finals of seven tournaments in 2002, winning two of those and was a finalist in six doubles draws, winning two of those events.

Personal: Full name is Jose Luis Muguruza ... Born May 30, 1986 ... Son of Jose Luis Muguruza and Ines Pujano ... Has a brother Miguel and a sister Christina ... Dean's List student in Industrial Engineering.