C.E. Byrd HS
|Height / Weight:|
6-1 / 165
Finished with a 4-4 mark in singles action ... Tallied a 10-4 record in doubles with partner Marko Krickovic ... Went 2-2 with Krickovic against
ranked opponents, defeating No. 21 Eric Sock and Andre Stenger of
Nebraska ... Named to fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Posted a 13-11 singles record, was 9-4 in dual match action, mostly at No.
4/6 ... Was 12-10 in doubles on the season, 5-3 in dual match play ...
Tallied a 4-1 record during conference play ... Finished fall play at 2-5 in
singles and a 0-2 doubles mark ... Advanced to the Baylor Invitational's
round of 32 and the second round of ITA All-American's qualifying draw
... Had a win with teammate Kike Grangeiro over 50th-ranked team of
Ben Chen and Daniel Whitehead of Texas 6-2, 6-4 in going 1-1 vs. ranked
opponents in doubles action ... Named to the Academic All-Big 12 first
team ... Named to fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Posted a 7-10 singles record, was 3-0 in dual match action (Lamar,
Seminole State, UT-Arlington), all at No. 6 ... Was 5-6 in doubles on the
season, 4-1 in dual match play ... Teamed with six partners in doubles --
Sergio Ramirez, Roberto Maytin, Chris Gordon, Kike Grangeiro , Dennis
Lengsfeld, Jordan Rux ... Played in four fall tournaments, while posting a
3-7 mark ... Dropped his first three collegiate matches before earning a 6-
2, 6-2 win over Texas A&M Corpus Christi's Aurelien Tave at the HEB
Baylor Invitational ... Won opening two matches at the ITA Texas
Regional to earn a place in the round of 32 ... Listed on fall and spring
editions of the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Ranked as high as the nation's 29th-best recruit and No. 1 recruit from
the state of Louisiana by tennisrecruiting.net ... Was the 2006 district
champion, 2007 district finalist and also adavanced to the state semifinals
both years at C.E. Byrd High School.
Robert Kyle Verzaal ... Son of Kathy and Richard Verzaal ... Born Dec. 18,
1991 ... Majoring in pre-business ... Nickname is Woody.