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Pat Metham
Pat Metham


Wellington, New Zealand

High School:
Wellington College

Last College:

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 180

2008-09: In single's competed primarily in position No. 5 where he compiled an 11-7 record and was 3-0 when playing in position No. 4... Has a seven-single's match winning streak that started against New Mexico State University and ended against then-No. 27 Washington... Defeated Oregon's Marcos Verdasco 6-1, 6-4 in the first round of the Championship Singles Flight at the Pac-10 Championships, but fell to USC's Robert Farah, the tournament's overall No. 1 seed, 6-2, 6-3... Overall singles record is 15-8... In doubles, competed primarily with Francois VanderMerwe at position No.1 where they were 7-7... Together, he and VanderMerwe won five straight matches starting against UC Irvine and ending against Oregon... Upset No. 44 Thomas Estrada and Lucas Jovita of South Florida 9-8 (7-3) (2/6)... Reached as high as No. 18 in the ITA Doubles Rankings... Also teamed with Jay Goldman (2-2) and Ravid Hazi (0-2). Teamed with Jay Goldman in the first round of the NCAA Tournament and together defeated Laurent Montoisy and Jose Zunino of Texas A & M-Corpus Christi 8-5 on position No. 2... Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention.

2007-08: Finished year with 11-9 record overall ... Competed in positions #4 (2-4), #5 (5-1) and #6 (3-2) ... In doubles, competed primarily with Andres Carrasco had finished with 7-6 record.

High School: Wellington College, Wellington New Zealand ... Won the New Zealand Junior Doubles Championships in Dec. 2005.