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  Andrew Simpson
School: Wake Forest University
Year: Senior
Home Town: Raleigh, N.C.
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Home Country:
High School: Broughton
Height: 6-1
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Birth Date: Saturday, April 24, 1982
Dominant Hand:
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Singles Record: 41-32
Doubles Record: 41-40

Fall 2002
Went 10-4 in fall singles play and 7-4 in doubles ... split a pair of doubles matches with partner David Berè at the ITA National Summer Championships at Indiana University ... advanced to the finals in doubles with Trent Brendon and made it to the semifinals in singles at UNC’s Kickoff Classic ... advanced to the semifinals in doubles with Brian Murphy at the Virginia Invitational and advanced to the finals in singles, falling to teammate Brett Ross in the championship ... stumbled in first round of singles at Southeastern Collegiate Invitational, but then won next three to capture consolation crown ... won two singles matches at the All-American Championships to advance to the round of 64 in pre-qualifying play.

2001-02 - Sophomore
The seventh man in a six-man lineup that remained healthy all spring … totaled a 9-10 singles record on the year and a 2-5 doubles mark … battled past Shane Sealy in the No. 6 singles match to help Wake Forest blank NC State 7-0 … saw action in one dual doubles match, teaming up with Justin Kaufmann in the No. 3 spot of the Maryland match ... played 14 singles matches in the fall, winning eight … won three straight singles matches to qualify for ITA Region II Championships in Chapel Hill, NC, before falling in the Round of 64 … went 1-2 in fall doubles play, splitting a pair with teammate Rick Phillipp and going 0-1 with partner Derrick Spice.

2000-2001 - Freshman
Good for a 14-5 overall singles record rookie season ¡K went 2-1 in dual matches, playing one match in each of the bottom three spots ¡K earned an ACC victory in straight sets against Maryland's Luan Nguyen  at the No. 4 spot ¡K went 13-12 in doubles play, putting together a 5-4 record with Justin Kaufmann, and a 4-3 mark with Rick Phillipp ... came out strong putting together an 11-3 record in singles play and a 4-4 doubles mark during fall ... won the flight ¡¥B¡¦ consolation draw at the North Carolina State Fall Invitational ... went 4-0 at the Clemson Fall Tennis Classic.

Background
Lettered four years in tennis for the Broughton High Capitals in Raleigh, NC ... two-time North Carolina 4A state champion in singles ... two-time News & Observer State Tennis Player of the Year ... Raleigh Sports Club Athlete of the Year ... Wake County Tennis Player of the Year ... chose Wake Forest over Notre Dame, Furman, William & Mary and Davidson ... Father, Steve Simpson, played baseball for Hillsdale College from 1972-76 ... born April 24, 1982 in Fairfax, VA ... parents are Steve & Peggy Simpson.

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Favorite food
Motzaball soup
Favorite music group or artist
Enrique Iglesias
Favorite TV show
The Simpsons
Favorite book
Ender's Game
The first thing you would do if you were the head coach for a day
Run Heinch into the ground
One piece of advice you would pass along to yourself 10 years ago
go for the jugular vein
The most famous person you've ever met
Billy Packer
Most memorable moment in athletics
back to back high school champion
Your craziest ambition
streak the quad
Your favorite sport besides tennis
golf
Your biggest pet peeve
mullets
The one possession you would keep if you lost all but one
frisbee
Something that most people don't know about you
I can dunk a basketball
The team that you would most like to see added to the schedule
Georgia
The title of your autobiography if you were to write one
Life on the Sidelines
Person you would call as your phone a friend lifeline to be a millionaire
Justin Kaufmann
The person you would choose to be stranded on a deserted island with
girlfriend
The actor/actress who play the part of you in movie about your life
Jared from the Subway commercials
Most interesting job you've ever held pizza delivery guy
Craziest thing you've ever done
served and volleyed
The most famous person to attend your high school
Pistol Pete Maravich, Scott Hoch
Your ultimate SportsCenter highlight
scoring winning touchdown in SuperBowl