Oliver Webb - 2012
JUNIOR (2012-13): Started 16 matches for the Eagles, splitting time at the No. 3, 4, 5 and 6 positions…Primarily spent time at the No. 4…Earned an overall record of 6-8 (3-4 SoCon)…Earned a win against College of Charleston’s Charlie Chriskey in the second round of the SoCon Tourney on April 19…Picked up a crucial singles victory against Elon’s Brian Kowalski, helping the Eagles to a 4-3 victory…Also picked up conference wins against The Citadel’s James Atkinson (March 16) and Wofford’s Graham Duncan (March 2)… Racked up an 8-8 doubles record (4-4 SoCon), teaming up with senior Matthijs Verdam for a 6-5 (3-3 SoCon) record primarily at the No. 1…Clinched the doubles point with Verdam against Furman on March 26 that proved to be crucial for the 4-3 victory…Also clinched the doubles point with Verdam in the Eagles’ conference opener against Wofford on March 2.
AT FLORIDA ATLANTIC: Began his collegiate career at Florida Atlantic by posting an impressive 11-8 record in dual singles play...Primarily played the No. 4 singles position but also saw action at 3, 5, and 6...Recorded his first victory of the season over Jacksonville's Matthew Hansen...Clinched the match win for the team by defeating Central Florida's Leonel Vivas at the three singles position in a third set tiebreaker, 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (11-9)...Also posted three-set wins against North Florida, Florida Gulf Coast, Troy, Wright State, and UMBC...Recorded straight-set victories over SIUE, Clemson, Bethune-Cookman, and Western Kentucky in the first round of the Sun Belt Conference Championship...Posted four wins in dual doubles play with partner Derek Madon.
PREP: Attended Schiller International in Barcelona, Spain...Played for head coach Albert Costa, who is also the captain of Spain's Davis Cup team.
PERSONAL: Full name is Oliver George Webb...Born on November 22, 1991, in Watford, England...Son of Vince and Christine Webb...Enjoys playing soccer and any other sport...Most admires his parents because "without them, I wouldn't be where I am today"...Most treasure possession is his ipod and headphones because "without music, life wouldn't be right"...Talent would most like to have is the ability to be artistic or play the saxophone...Sporting event he'd most like to attend is the 2012 Olympics in London...Favorites: meals - fish and chips and Italian food; movies - The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Stepbrothers, and Dodgeball; athletes - Usain Bolt, Roger Federer, and Juan Mata; songs in his ipod - Drake's "Forever", Chris Brown and T-Pain's "Kiss Kiss", and Michael Jackson's "P.Y.T."...Majoring in Sport Management.