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  Joey Atas
School: Ohio State University
Year: Sophomore
Home Town: Baltimore, Maryland
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High School: Calvert Hall
Height: 6-1
Weight: 175 lbs.
Birth Date: Sunday, February 17, 1985
Dominant Hand:
Major: Undeclared
Singles Record: 55-23
Doubles Record: 59-18

Ohio State Career 2003-04 (Freshman) Atas was named Big Ten freshman of the year, the first in Ohio State program history … named Midwest Region IV rookie of the year … selected to first team All-Big Ten … was ranked No. 50 in the ITA Division I Singles polls Feb. 24 … ranked No. 15 in the final Midwest Region IV singles polls … the only freshman Buckeye to receive a national singles ranking … defeated two top-ranked opponents including No. 27 Matthew Lockin of Vanderbilt and No. 31 Nathan Thompson of Clemson … had a 25-10 singles record with 14 wins while playing the No. 2 spot … holds the record at Ohio State for season doubles wins with 31 victories … surpassed former Buckeyes Richard Berry (1996) and Derek DeFalco (2000, 01) who held the season doubles record with 30 wins … claimed the doubles consolation title with partner Jeremy Wurtzman Oct. 11 at the ITA All-American championships … selected to the NCAA doubles championship with partner Wurtzman … advanced to the second round in NCAA doubles play … was ranked as high as No. 25 in the ITA Division I Doubles polls with Wurtzman … finished the season ranked No. 29 in national doubles and No. 2 in the Midwest Region IV polls with Wurtzman … went 31-10 overall in doubles action … posted 17 wins at the No. 1 doubles spot … OSU scholar-athlete.


Calvert Hall High School Atas went undefeated during his high school career with 22 victories … a two-year starter at the No. 1 position … captured two individual championships … named MVP his senior year … ranked as high as No. 1 in the Mid-Atlantic Under-18 singles division … claimed the doubles title at the 2002 International Chandra Rubin Tournament in South Carolina … advanced to the doubles semifinals at the 2001 Orange Bowl … finished No. 6 at the 2001 National Hard Courts in the Under-16 division … was a Top 20 national recruit … chose Ohio State over Notre Dame, Northwestern and Miami of Florida.


Personal Born Feb. 17, 1985, he is the son of Marc and Sarah Atas … has one older brother Erik, 24 … was a member of Calvert Hall’s National Honor Society … upon graduation he aspires to be a Top 10 professional athlete … considering a physical therapy major … outside the classroom and off the courts, he enjoys playing the drums in his spare time.