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  Ockie Oosthuizen
School: University of Tennessee
Year: Sophomore
Home Town: Bellville, Western Cape
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High School: DF Malan
Height: 6-3
Weight: 169 lbs.
Birth Date: Wednesday, August 14, 1985
Dominant Hand: Right
Major: undecided
Singles Record: 24-28
Doubles Record: 43-18

2004 — Freshman: A mid-term enrollee who arrived at Tennessee prior to the spring semester ... Did not suffer a loss (singles or doubles) until his fourth career dual match ... Clinched UT’s upset win over No. 6-ranked Duke by toppling No. 7-ranked Ludovic Walter at the No. 2 singles position ... Defeated No. 100-ranked Vladimir Obradovic during Tennessee’s home win over No. 9-ranked Florida ... Tennessee had an 8-1 dual-match record when Oosthuizen recorded a singles win ... Teamed with fellow freshman Ben Rogers in the spring doubles lineup, and the pair compiled an 8-6 overall record (including a 7-3 SEC mark and a seven-match unbeaten streak from March 19 to April 18) ... Finished the season with an overall singles record of 9-12, with most of his matches coming at the Nos. 2 and 3 singles positions.

PRIOR TO TENNESSEE: Attended DF Malan High School in Bellville, Western Cape, South Africa ... Named to the 2002 South African secondary school all-star team ... Won an African Cup doubles title in 2001 ... Played No. 1 singles on the 1998 South African junior team.

PERSONAL: Name pronounced: AH-kee OOST-ow-zen ... Plays with a Head i.Prestige racquet ... Academic major: undecided ... His brother, Bartlo Oosthuizen, played Div. I tennis at Radford University from 1999-2002 and was very influential on Ockie’s decision to play collegiately in America ... Parents: Leon and Ina Oosthuizen ... Full name: Ockert Oosthuizen ... Born August 14, 1985, in Bellville, Western Cape, South Africa.