||Louisiana State University
||J.J. Pearce HS
||Tuesday, November 30, 1993
FRESHMAN SEASON (2012-13)
Held a 12-13 mark in singles for the dual-match season and went 12-12 in doubles play … Appeared on all six courts in singles but competed primarily on Courts 3, 4 and 5 … Appeared primarily on Courts 1 and 2 in doubles … Competed primarily with Stefan Szacinski and Roger Anderson in doubles … Ranked as high as No. 31 in doubles with partner Stefan Szacinski … Took down three ranked opponents in doubles including back-to-back SEC victories on the road against then-No. 33 Florida’s No. 53 duo of Billy Federhofer and Gordon Watson and then-No. 33 South Carolina’s No. 55 pair of Kyle Koch and Harry Menzies, both on Court 2 with partner Stefan Szacinski … Also defeated then-No. 7 Ole Miss’ No. 40 doubles team of Stefan Lindmark and Johan Backstrom with Szacinski to help the Tigers pull off the upset victory … Competed in the ITA All-American Championships, ITA Southern Regional, Conference Challenge, and Key Biscayne Collegiate Invitational … Earned his first varsity letter.
PRIOR TO LSU
Ranked as a five star and a top-50 player nationally by the Tennis Recruiting Network ... Listed in the top five of the 18s division in singles in Texas ... Won the gold ball by claiming the boys 16 and under doubles national championship in Kalamazoo, Mich., in 2010 ... Attended J.J. Pearce High School where he graduated with honors ... Became state singles champion by winning the 2008 Texas State Championship.
Born Nov. 30, 1993 in Dallas, Texas ... Full name is Tam Trong Trinh ... Son of Hieu and Dung Trinh ... Has one older sibling, Tin ... Chose LSU because of his relationship with the coaches ... Plans to major in biological engineering.