Cosmin Cotet

Cosmin  Cotet


Iasi, Romania

Last College:
University of Iasi

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 187




Chappell and Stein Selected for NCAAs

The duo were the automatic bid from the Big 12 Conference.

• MWC Co-Player of the Year (2008)
• MWC Singles Team (2007, 2008)
• MWC Doubles Team (2007, 2008)

SENIOR (2007-08): Named the MWC Co-Player of the Year... posted an overall record of 26-9 and a dual mark of 21-6 at the top singles position... earned all-conference singles honors with a 5-1 record... defeated 14 ranked opponents on the season... upset three opponents ranked in the top 15 nationally... reached as high as No. 21 in the ITA rankings... defeated No. 14 Bruno Rosa in straight sets in the opening round of the NCAA Regionals... earned an automatic bid to the NCAA Individual Championships in singles play... knocked off No. 62 Christoph Muller of Rice in the opening round before falling in the round of 32... led the league with four MWC Men's Tennis Player of the Week selections... earned All-MWC honors in doubles play for the second consecutive year with Kriegler Brink... duo posted a 14-6 dual record and a 3-1 mark in league play... reached as high as No. 14 in the national rankings... earned an automatic bid to the NCAA Doubles Championships... fell just short of an upset of the No. 3-seeded duo from Miami in the opening round... closed the season with a 7-1 mark with partner Adrian Simon... posted an overall doubles mark of 23-9 and a dual record of 21-7... recorded a singles mark of 4-2, including three wins over nationally ranked opponents during the fall season... won two matches in the qualifying draw of the Polo Ralph Lauren/ITA All-American Championships, including a straight sets win over No. 95 Jonas Berg of Ole Miss... after receiving an alternate spot into the main draw, Cotet upset No. 2 Steven Moneke of Ohio State by a score of 6-1, 6-3... Cotet also defeated No. 46 Cory Parr of Wake Forest in straight sets before falling in the round of 16... earned a preseason singles ranking of No. 54... teamed up with Kriegler Brink for a 2-1 doubles mark... TCU duo advanced to the quarterfinals of the Polo Ralph Lauren/ITA All-American Championships after defeating Drake's No. 35 ranked duo of Pavic and Zirkin and the Illinois tandem of Davis and Rowe... Brink and Cotet earned a preseason doubles ranking of No. 22.

JUNIOR (2006-07): Recorded an 11-9 dual mark playing mostly at the top spot for the Horned Frogs... entered the Fila/ITA Collegiate Rankings on March 20 at No. 106... ended the season ranked No. 93 in singles play... defeated four nationally ranked opponents on the season, including Zach Ganger (No. 51) of Utah, James Ludlow (No. 105) of BYU and Elliot Wronski (No. 89) of UNLV... went 6-1 in MWC play... garnered all-conference honors in singles and doubles... teamed up with Kriegler Brink for a 16-4 mark playing at the No. 1 position... the duo entered the rankings at No. 23 nationally on March 20... the TCU duo defeated three nationally ranked tandems on the season... the Frog pair won 11 of their last 12 contests... Cotet notched an overall dual record of 12-2 in conference action... named MWC Men's Tennis Player of the Week and TCU Male Athlete of the Week after his performance against UT-Pan America and No. 23 Clemson... Cotet was also named TCU Male Scholar Athlete of the Month for January... compiled an 8-6 mark in singles action in the fall... reeled off five consecutive victories to move within one match of the Ralph Lauren Polo All-American Tennis Championships main draw... defeated Bruno Agostinelli of Kentucky, the tournament's No. 5 seed, 6-2, 2-6, 6-4... also recorded wins over Olexsander Kotsiuk of Oklahoma State (6-3, 6-3) and James Cluskey of LSU (6-1, 6-2) in the tournament... named TCU's Male Athlete of the Week for his efforts... advanced to the doubles quarterfinals of the Wilson/ITA South Central Regional with Radu Barbu.

SOPHOMORE (2005-06): Compiled a mark of 11-12 in singles action during the spring... defeated Oklahoma State's Juan Diaz 6-3, 6-3 on March 5... lost a tough match to No. 34 Michal Kokta of Baylor 3-6, 7-6(2), 7-6(3)... recorded five consecutive wins to open conference play... triumphed over San Diego's Mirza Koristovic 6-3, 6-2 in the opening round of the NCAA Championships... played in the No. 3 slot for the majority of the season... put together a stellar 19-6 record in doubles play... teamed up with Radu Barbu to compile an 11-1 mark... defeated Tomas Bohunicky and Artsem Burmistrau of Oklahoma State 8-6 on March 5... took a victory over Texas A&M's Matt Bain and Jerry Makowski 8-6... beat California's duo of Dean Wallace and Lennart Maack 8-5... set a mark of 8-1 in conference play... won the first round of the NCAA Championships against San Diego's Mirza Koristovic and Jonas Mouly 8-2.

PRIOR TO TCU: Cosmin Cotet comes to TCU after spending his first season at the University of Iasi in Romania...Ranked as high as No. 13 in Romania Men's Open...Career high rank of 808 on the ATP singles tour...Career high doubles 1181 on ATP doubles tour...Qualified for the 2005 F6 Futures...Defeated Peter Taylor (AUS) 6-2, 6-1 to move to the qualifying round...Outlasted Radu-Traian Ionsecu (ROM) 6-1, 6-0 to earn his spot in the main draw...Defeated Ciprian Popa (ROM) 4-0, 4-0 in the opening round...Continued to find success in the second round with a 4-6, 6-4, 7-5 triumph over Martin Vilarrubi (URU)...Made his way to the semifinals after defeating Jorge Aguilar (CHI) 3-6, 6-4, 6-4...Suffered a defeat at the hands of Pablo Cuevas (URU) in the semis...Qualified for the 2005 Romania F18 Futures....Defeated Thomaz Bellucci (BRA) 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 in the round of 32...Followed with a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Marus Zay (GER)...Made it three in a row with a 6-0, 7-5 victory over Philipp Mullner in the quarterfinals...Made his way to the final round with a 6-3, 0-6, 2-1 DEF against Ionut Moldovan (ROM)...Fell in the final round to Teodor-Dacian Craciun (ROM) 5-7, 6-2, 4-6...Qualified for the 2005 Ukraine F2 Futures...Ousted Mark Mestan (GER) 6-1, 6-2 in the round of 64 in the qualifying draw...Took a 6-2, 2-6, 6-2 decision over Stanislav Gotman (UKR) to move to the qualifying round...Defeated Mikhail Ptukhin (RUS) 6-0, 6-1 to advance to the main draw...Partnered with Emanuel Brighu (ROM) to advance to the finals of the 2004 Romania F3 Futures...Knocked off Mandrilli (ARG)/Skenderovic (CRO) 4-6, 7-6(3), 6-1 to advance to the quarterfinals...Collected a 6-4, 6-3 over Crivoi (ROM)/Soriano-Maldonado (ESP) in the quarterfinals...Advanced to the finals after the tandem of Barbu (ROM)/Ionita (ROM) were unable to continue...Fell in the final round to the Piccari (ITA)/Piccari (ITA) team 3-6, 6-7(5)...Paired with Eden Lica (ROM) in the 2004 F16 Futures...Paired with Niklas Bucht (FIN) to advance to the quarterfinals of the 2005 F3 Futures...Defeated Ciuneta (ROM) /Tronciu (ROM) 6-4, 6-2 in the round of 16...Advanced to the quarterfinal round of the F16 Futures while paired with Angelo-Victor Niculescu (ROM)...Defeated Codos (ROM)/Ferestean (ROM) 6-1, 6-1 to move to the quarterfinals...Lost to Barbu (ROM)/Moldovan (ROM) 1-6, 2-6...Also made a quarterfinals appearance at the Romania F18 Futures...Paired with Marius Zay (GER)...Posted a 7-6(7), 6-3 victory over Calugaru (ROM)/Mullner (AUT) in the round of 16...Played successfully on the juniors tour...Qualified for the 2002 International Junior Championships of Romania...Defeated Raul Balaie (ROM) in the opening round 6-1, 6-3...Followed his impressive round one performance with a hard fought 5-7, 6-3, 6-0 ouster of Borislav Borovic (YUG)...Qualified with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 win over Victor-Mugurel Anagnastopol (ROM)...Bounced Filip Zivkovic (YUG) 6-1, 6-1 in the round of 32...Fell to Robert Moldoveanu (ROM) 6-7(2), 6-2, 2-6 in the round of 16...Partnered with Mihaila Colcer (ROM) to qualify for the 2001 International Junior Championships of Romania...Fell to the tandem of Babinciuc (MDA)/Ciumac (MDA) 3-6, 5-7 in the round of 16...Partnered with Dan Stan (ROM) the following year...Suffered a defeat in the round of 16 to the team of Moldoveanu (ROM)/Oltean (ROM) 1-6, 3-6.

PERSONAL: Cosmin Cotet is the son of Dumitru and Viorica Cotet...Attended Costache Negruzzi College for grade school and high school which is regarded as one of the top institutions in Romania with more than 110 years of tradition...Also played volleyball.


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