||Louisiana State University
||Friday, November 06, 2009
2012 SEC Community Service Team
2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2010 ITA Scholar-Athlete
2010 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll
JUNIOR SEASON (2011-12)
Went 8-13 in singles and 10-10 in doubles dual match play ... Played on No. 4 and No. 5 the majority of the season ... Etched a 4-2 singles record and 4-2 doubles record during the fall ... Defeated USF's 104th-ranked Wael Kilani at the USF Invitational ... Competed in the Rice Invitational, ITA Southern Regional and USF Invitational ... Earned his third varsity letter.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2010-11)
Posted a 15-19 singles record and 17-16 doubles mark ... Worked his way up to Court 3 in singles, where he went 6-10 and 4-8 in the SEC ... Teamed with Roger Anderson in doubles, going 6-8 on Court 2 and 2-1 on Court 3 ... Finished the season strong as he and Anderson went 2-0 in doubles at the NCAA Regional in College Station, Texas ... Defeated Indiana's Stephen Vogl and Josh MacTaggart 8-6 in the first round before taking down Texas A&M's 66th-ranked Junior Ore and Alexey Grigorov 8-6 in the second round ... Notched a 8-7 singles record and a 8-6 doubles record ... Clinched a spot in the finals at the Rice Fall Invitational for the second straight fall ... Went a perfect seven for seven in singles and doubles at the USF Fall Invitational to end the fall on a seven match win streak ... Earned second varsity letter.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2009-10)
Earned an overall 12-19 singles mark and went 10 and 20 in doubles ...Earned a ranked win in doubles with Sebastian Carlsson over then-33rd-ranked Alejandro Calligari and Robert Hall of Louisville ... Etched a 4-4 singles record and a 4-4 doubles record in fall ... Won his first match as a Tiger at the Rice Invitational in the B bracket against Tulane's Joe Young, 7-6, 2-6, 1-0 ... Named an ITA Scholar-Athlete ... Earned first varsity letter.
PRIOR TO LSU
Participated in the Australia Open Junior in both singles and doubles ... National Boy's 16 finalist on clay, grass and hard courts ... Ranked as one of Australia's top-ranked junior players and at his highest position ranked No. 76 in the Tennis Australian Men's Ranking.
Son of Andrew and Amelia Szacinski ... Born Aug. 5, 1991 ... Has one brother, Patrick (20) ... Chose LSU because of the coaches and location as well as the university's academic and athletic reputation.