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  Jakob Klaeson
School: Ole Miss
Year: Senior
Home Town: Lidkoping
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Height: 6-0
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Dominant Hand: Right
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Singles Record: 77-43
Doubles Record: 93-42
UMAA Honor Roll

CHADWICK SAYS: A favorite with the fans...A key part of the Rebels’ success in singles and doubles the past three years...Played his best tennis at the end of the year in singles to help the Rebels clinch an NCAA “Sweet Sixteen” berth.

2006-07 (JUNIOR)
Posted a 22-11 overall record…Went 11-3 in dual matches…Boasted a 29-11 overall doubles record…Teamed with Robbye Poole for a 6-4 record in 2007, 17-7 the past two years…Went 4-0 in singles and doubles in the NCAA Championships…Clinched the win over Florida to send the Rebels to the SEC Tournament final for the second year in a row…Won eight in a row in singles to end the year…Advanced through qualifying to the third round of the main draw at the Polo Ralph Lauren All-American Championships in the fall…Teamed with Chris Rea to capture the Middle Tennessee Fall Invitational doubles title, knocking off the nation's No. 3 team on their home court…Made the UMAA Honor Roll in the spring.

2005-06 (SOPHOMORE)
Went 2-0 in singles and doubles in NCAA Regionals to help lead the Rebels to the “Sweet Sixteen”…Ended the year ranked No. 46 in the nation in doubles…Posted a 27-13 overall record, 18-6 in dual matches…Went 13-7 at No. 6 singles…Went 6-3 in the SEC…Helped lead the Rebels to their fifth consecutive SEC Western Division Championship…Clinched the win over Florida to put the Rebels in the SEC Tournament final for the third time…Had a winning streak of eight during the season…Teamed with Robbye Poole for an 11-3 record at No. 3 doubles…They defeated Florida State’s No. 3 team 8-2 as the Rebels claimed the opening point on their way to a 4-2 win to reach the “Sweet Sixteen”…The duo went 6-2 in the SEC.

SPRING 2005 (FRESHMAN)
Helped lead Ole Miss to the NCAA Final Four...Went 4-1 in doubles in the NCAA Championships...Teamed with Bram ten Berge to post a 9-7 win at No. 3 doubles in clinching the first point in the NCAA second round match against Auburn...Also clinched the doubles point in the round of 16 win over Texas Tech...The duo won a huge match against Georgia in the quarterfinals which proved huge as the Rebels defeated the Bulldogs 4-2 to advance to the their fourth final four...Helped the Rebels capture their second consecutive overall SEC Championship and their fourth straight SEC West title...Finished with a 14-13 overall record in singles...Teamed with ten Berge for an 18-9 record...Made the UMAA Honor Roll in the spring.

PRIOR TO OLE MISS
Won the Swedish 18-under championship in both singles and doubles...Ranked No. 2 in Sweden in 18-under...Eight-time representative on the Swedish junior national team...Has won numerous ITF junior titles in both singles and doubles...Earned the Swedish Junior Achievement Award in 2003...Received the Junior Achievement Award for the region in 1999 and 2003...Named the best athlete in high school in 2004.

PERSONAL
Born July 8, 1985...Son of Johnny and Kicki Klaeson...Majoring in Hospitality Management...Enjoys movies, hanging out with his friends, crochet, inline hockey, soccer and collecting ping-pong tables...Athlete most admired is Sunket....Favorite tennis player is Staffan Falkenstrom.

                         Overall           Dual           Overall            Dual  
Year                 Singles          Singles       Doubles          Doubles

Fall 2007 3-4 ---- 0-4 ----2006-07               22-11                11-3            29-11                 17-8
2005-06              27-13             18-6             24-12               15-8
2004-05              14-13             12-12           18-9                 18-8  
TOTALS             66-41            41-21          71-36              50-24