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  Chris Gostek
School: University of Alabama
Year: Senior
Home Town: Maple, Ontario
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High School: Thornhill Academy
Height: 6-1
Weight: 150 lbs.
Birth Date: Monday, April 13, 1981
Dominant Hand: Right
Singles Record: 67-54
Doubles Record: 70-57

Chris Gostek
Junior • 6-1 • 148 • 2VL
Maple, Ontario

‘The Book’ on Gostek:

Outstanding all-court player who has worked tirelessly in developing his attacking and serve and volley skills...has demonstrated a knack for out-competing opponents and clinching matches on the line...e mbraces competition and finds way to win with his shot-making talent...punishing ground strokes from both the forehand and  backhand side...lightning quick speed and anticipation enables him to play a variety of styles...expects to see action at No. 1 and 2 singles this spring...much improved doubles player who is likely to compete at No. 1 after a successful year at No. 3 last year...offensive improvement and bigger game can be attributed to tremendous gains in the weight room during the off-season...plans to play professionally after his career at Bama...

Profile Header Collegiate Highlights

Gostek posted a 3-4 singles record along with a 4-5 doubles mark.  He and Stephen Mitchell advanced to the finals of the ITA Regional Indoors, earning the pair a No. 13 preseason doubles ranking.

2002-2003 (Junior):

Gostek was named MVP by his teammates for the second time in his career, he also earned that honor in 2001, his freshman season... Gostek began his junior year with an 11-match win-streak on his way to a 20-win dual season... Gostek took down five of the nine ranked opponents he faced in the season... Gostek paired with William Boyles in doubles throughout most of the season and the pair posted a 13-9 record together... overall Gostek had 21 dual wins on the year... He and Stephen Mitchell were the only Crimson Tide players to have 20 wins in both singles and doubles.

2001-2002 (Sophomore):

Gostek won the team’s “110% Award” at the annual spring banquet... Gostek elevated his career doubles record to 32-24 while pairing with five different partners in 30 matches... Gostek played most of his dual matches in the top spot for the Crimson Tide with classmate Stephen Mitchell.  Gostek also notched eight wins while playing at No. 1-3 spots in the Tide’s singles lineup.

2000-2001 (Freshman):

Gostek was voted the team’s Most Valuable player for his efforts in his freshman campaign... He was second on team in dual singles wins (17) and SEC wins (8) playing primarily in the No. 2 and No. 3 singles positions... Gostek won his first six collegiate matches, including a win in his first SEC match versus Kentucky.

Profile Header Prep Highlights

Gostek graduated from Thornhill Prep in 2000 where he won the school’s regional tournament in 1998... Chris is a former Canadian doubles champion and finalist in the Canadian singles championship... He competed for Canada in the Sunshine Cup in 1998 and 1999.

Profile Header Personal Information

Chris is the son of Antoni and Wanda Gostek... he has two sisters:  Maggie, 24 and Katharine, 12... Born April 13, 1981.

Profile Header Career Statistics


Year    Overall  Dual   SEC    No.1  No.2  No.3  No.4  No.5  No.6
2000-01  17-10   17-10   8-5   1-0   8-4   8-6   —     —     —  
2001-02  13-18    8-13   2-9   0-1   6-10  2-2   —     —     —  
2002-03  23-8    20-6    6-5   —     5-1   15-5  —     —     —  
Career   53-36   45-29  16-19  1-1   19-15 24-13 —     —     —  


Year       Overall  Dual   SEC    No. 1  No. 2  No. 3  
2000-01    17-9     17-9   5-7    1-0    3-3    12-6
2001-02    15-15     8-12  4-7    3-6    4-4    1-2
2002-03    21-13    16-10  6-5    4-1    5-3    10-7
Career     56-37    44-32  15-19  8-7    12-10  23-15