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  Juan Diaz
School: Oklahoma State University
Year: Senior
Home Town: Bogota
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High School: Iscalas Institute
Height: 6-1
Birth Date: Wednesday, October 13, 1982
Dominant Hand: Right
Major: Electrical Engineering
Singles Record: 38-45
Doubles Record: 55-49

2004 Fall Season: Finished the season with a 9-4 singles record and a 8-3 doubles record partnering with Boris Kuharic ... he and Kuharic earned a No. 2 regional ranking ... advanced to the doubles final at the ITA regional before losing to the duo from Arkansas ... defeated Southwest Baptist’s tandem to win doubles at the RazorRacket Invitational ... lost to teammate Tomas Bohunicky in the semifinals of the RazorRacket Invitational.

2004 Season: Won a Big 12 title at the No. 6 singles position ... two-time Big 12 player of the week ... named first team Academic All-Big 12 ... finished the year with a 12-9 overall record, but was 4-3 in conference ... defeated Jason Mok 6-7, 7-5, 6-3 to help beat No. 6 Rice ... played No. 3 doubles with Tomas Bohunicky for most of the year and had a 6-7 record ... paired with Daniel Byrnes for the season’s final five matches and compiled a 3-1 record with victories over Oklahoma at the Big 12 Tournament and a shut out of Arkansas in the first round of the NCAA Championship.

2003 Fall Season: Felipe went 2-5 during the fall season with wins over Ricardo Rojas of Tulsa and Trey Johnson of Florida ... teamed with Boris Kuharic to post a 5-4 doubles record ... they won three matches to advance through the prequalifying bracket at the ITA All-American Tennis Championships ... the tandem finished the fall season ranked 11th in the region.                

2003 Season: Teamed with Boris Kuharic in doubles and posted an 11-11 record ... they were 7-7 at the No. 3 position and 4-4 playing in the No. 2 position ... recorded a victory over the 29th ranked pair of Reiner Neurohr and Benedikt Dorsch from Baylor, the only match the Cowboys won from Baylor all season ... posted a 4-4 record in singles action playing primarily in the No. 6 position ... lost his only match at No. 5 singles.

Before OSU: Competed in high school at Escalas Institute in Bogota, Colombia ... was a top five Colombian player throughout his high school career ... represented Colombia in ITF tournaments in South America, Central America and Spain.

Personal: Born October 13, 1982 ... son of Beatriz Rache and Fernando Diaz ... has one sister, Natalia (12), and one brother, Nicolas (26) ... electrical engineering major ... hobbies include watching movies, listening to music and playing soccer and basketball ...  chose OSU because of the athletic and academic programs ... favorite movie is American Beauty ... favorite bands include Pink Floyd and U2 ... favorite athletes are Michael Jordan and Pete Sampras.

Coach Wadley on Juan Felipe Diaz: “Felipe has improved more than any player we have on the team over the last couple of years. Singles and doubles-wise he’s doing a tremendous job for us. Felipe is playing really well and he’s got two more years with us.“