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 Diego Galeano
Diego Galeano
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Asuncion, Paraguay

Last College:
Universidad Americana

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 160

Experience:
3L

09/28/2014

Men's Tennis Set For ITA All-American Championships

Bears will have three players in action at national event.

09/08/2014

Lenz Ranked No. 1 Singles Player In NCAA

Bears have three individuals ranked the ITA preseason singles rankings.

06/04/2014

MT Places Four In Final ITA Singles Rankings

Bears listed No. 6 in season's final team rankings.

05/22/2014

Men's Tennis Wraps NCAA Championships Run

Diego Galeano drops three-set match to exit singles bracket.

05/21/2014

Galeano Advances to NCAA Singles Championship Second Round

Junior tallies three-set win on day one of individual play.

04/16/2014

Baylor Men's Tennis vs Texas - 04/16/2014

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03/30/2014

Baylor Men's Tennis vs ACU - 03/30/2014

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02/23/2014

Men's Tennis vs. Mississippi - 02/23/2014

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01/25/2014

Baylor Men's Tennis vs. Boise State

BU men's tennis vs. Boise State

01/25/2013

Baylor Men's Tennis vs. SMU - 01/25/2013

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• 2014 Academic All-Big 12 (second team)
• 2013 USTA/ITA Texas Regional singles champion
• 2013 All-Big 12 doubles
• 2013 Academic All-Big 12 (second team)
• Two-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor selection

2013-14 (Junior): Earned invite to NCAA Singles Championship, winning first round match 6-7(3), 7-5, 6-3 over No. 34 Mikelis Libietis of Tennessee...Ended season ranked No. 40, after three-set loss to Minnesota's 38th-ranked Leandro Toledo in NCAA second round...Won USTA/ITA Texas Regional singles title in fall...Tied for second-most singles wins on team with 29-13 record overall...Had 16-8 record in dual-match singles action, including 15-5 mark at No. 3 spot...Ranked No. 18 to start spring season and won first five matches...Was 4-1 in Big 12 play to earn share of No. 3 singles position title...Produced straight-set win over No. 25 Jeremy Efferding of Texas A&M to help BU to 4-3 win in opening round of ITA National Team Indoor Championship...Helped Bears win Big 12 Championship title by coming back to defeat OU's No. 48 Andrew Harris 3-6, 7-5, 7-5 to tie team score at 3-3...Finished season 11-10 vs. ranked foes...In doubles, racked up 22-9 record with four partners...Had most success with Tony Lupieri as duo went 15-6, including 4-1 mark in Big 12 play...Clinched doubles point with win at No. 2 spot in BU's round of 16 match vs. Illinois...Was first duo off court with victory at No. 3 spot as BU won doubles point vs. No. 3 OU in Big 12 title match...Played in four fall tournaments with 13-5 singles mark...Won six straight matches including four over ranked foes to claim USTA/ITA Texas Regional singles crown and secure invite to USTA/ITA National Indoor Championships...Went 1-2 at national event...Had best win of year with 6-2, 1-6, 6-1 victory over No. 11 Efferding in regional quarterfinals...Reached doubles semifinals of regional meet with partner Mate Zsiga...Earned spot on Academic All-Big 12 second team...Named to fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2012-13 (Sophomore): Named to All-Big 12 doubles team with partner Mate Zsiga...Posted second-most dual-match singles wins of any player with 19-4 mark...Played primarily at No. 5 spot with 14-1 record...Won eight of nine matches to open the season...Produced 4-1 mark in Big 12 play to earn No. 5 singles position titles...Had 16-7 record in doubles with three different partners...Experienced most success with Zsiga as was 9-5 overall and 9-3 in dual-match play with all matches at No. 1 spot...Posted 4-1 record in league play to nab No. 1 doubles position title in Big 12...Notched season's best win with 9-8(3) triumph over the 27th-ranked OU duo of Dane Webb and Costin Paval to clinch doubles point in 6-1 BU win on April 12...Provided doubles point clincher with 8-6 victory over No. 37 Ray Sarmiento and Yannick Hanfmann of USC in NCAA Championships round of 16...Ended season ranked No. 54 in doubles...Did not participate in fall play ... Earned spot on Academic All-Big 12 second team...Named to fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Spring 2012 (Freshman): Enrolled at Baylor in January and joined the team for spring season ... Racked up 14-8 overall and dual-match record ... Was 2-2 vs. ranked opponents with win over Tulsa's No. 83 Ashley Watling ... Went 2-3 in conference play ... Played positions two through five in lineup ... Finished 6-9 in doubles play paired up with teammates Roberto Maytin, Kike Grangeiro, Mate Zsiga and Robbie Korth ... Named to spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Prep/Juniors: Played Davis Cup competition for Paraguay ... Ranked as high as No. 44 in the International Junior Tennis Federation's world rankings and was a member of the COSAT Touring team ... Ranked No. 1 in Paraguay throughout his junior career ... Played in the following Grand Slam events: Roland Garros, Wimbledon and the U.S. Open ... Has attained a high ATP singles ranking of No. 677 and No. 419 in doubles.

Personal: Diego Sebastian Galeano ... Born Feb. 1, 1992, in Asuncion, Paraguay ... Son of Pio Galeano and Maria Eugenia Harrison of Asuncion, Paraguay... Is the oldest of five children; sisters Antonella, Yanina, Maria Eugenia and a brother, Juan Martin ... Hobbies include playing soccer and basketball ... Majoring in business.

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