Daniel Rush - 2012
SOPHOMORE (2012-13): Started three singles matches all at the No. 6...Made an appearance against conference foes UNC Greendsboro and Chattanooga on April 6 and 13…Added two doubles starts at the No. 3.
FRESHMAN (2011-12): Began his collegiate career by starting in 17 singles contests…Started primarily at the No. 5 position but also saw action at the No. 4 and 6 positions…Won his collegiate debut by downing Mercer’s Elbert Beekman in three sets, 6-1, 0-6, 6-0…Also won his conference debut over UNC Greensboro’s Jimmy Roueche, 6-0, 6-1…Started in 21 doubles contests at the No. 2 and 3 positions…Registered his first doubles victory while also clinching the point for the team by partnering with Sebastien Felt to down Florida Atlantic, 8-6…Won his first two conference contests with Marco Osorio over UNC Greensboro and Davidson…Also defeated conference opponents Furman and College of Charleston…Primarily partnered with Osorio but also teamed with Felt, Kyle Hoffman, and Derrick Davison.
PREP: Played for Ponte Vedra High School...Four-year letter winner and team captain...Also lettered in Track.
PERSONAL: Full name is Daniel Jordan Rush...Born on December 21, 1992, in Orange Park, Florida...Son of Mike and Karen Rush...Has a younger sister, Addie...Most admires his grandmother, his uncle, and Theodore Roosevelt... Biggest influence on his life is his family and Christ because "they're my rock and foundation"...Most treasured possession is a religious wristband given to him by his sister...Would love to have attended Lou Gehrig's retirement speech...Enjoys sports and singing...Talent would most like to have is the ability to play the violin...Favorites: meal - ribs; movies - Saving Private Ryan, The Patriot, and Cinderella Man; athletes - James Braddock and Ray Allen; songs in his ipod - Mac Miller's "Best Day Ever", Adele's "Someone Like You", and Coldplay's "Fix You"...Majoring in Hotel Management.