Jordan Freitas
Jordan Freitas

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Eastbourne, England

High School:
St. Bedes

Last College:
Tyler Junior College

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 185

Birthdate:
08/30/1984

Experience:
1L

Plays:
Right-Handed


SENIOR (FALL 2005): Finished the fall season with a record of 3-3 in singles play...Posted a convincing win over Conor Pollock (7-6, 6-3) of Texas A&M on Oct. 14...Finished 5-4 doubles play, while pairing with junior Radu Barbu...Posted a convincing 8-1 victory over the Santa Clara duo of Kevin McQuaid and Bobby Rasmussen...Had a convincing 5-1 doubles record for the fall season...Landed the No. 9 doubles regional ranking with Radu Barbu for the spring season.

JUNIOR (2004-05): Posted an 11-20 record in singles during the spring season, playing as high as the No. 2 spot...Went on to record a 10-9 record in doubles play, playing exclusively with Jacob Martin...Defeated the tandem of Tyler Browne and Daniel Sebescen of California (8-6) on Jan. 12 at the Puerto Rico Invitational...Went on to take out the second California team of the season after dropping John Pettit and Ken Nakahara, 8-5...Played in three tournaments in the fall of his first season of NCAA Division I tennis...Went 2-3 in singles and 3-3 in doubles playing exclusively with Jacopo Tezza...Entered the fall campaign ranked No. 56 in doubles with Tezza...Won his first collegiate match versus Shaun Ellison from Louisiana-Lafayette Sept. 24 at the Baylor Intercollegiate in Waco, Texas...Advanced to the semis in doubles in Waco, defeating Baylor's Michal Kokta and Matija Zgaga in the quarters by a 9-8 count...Snagged a victory in his first-round match-up with Oliver Steil from Texas-Pan American Oct. 22 in Austin, Texas, at the Wilson/ITA South Central Regional Championships...Narrowly missed upsetting No. 61 Zgaga in the second round at the regional.

SOPHOMORE (2003-04): Helped coach John Peterson win his third consecutive National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) championship at Tyler Junior College in Tyler, Texas...It was Tyler's 10th national title since 1988...Ended the year ranked No. 3 in singles...Finished with the No. 1 rating in doubles with Growcott...Was one of only four players in the country to earn ITA All-America honors in both singles and doubles...It was the second year in a row that he took home honors in both...Reached the semifinals at No. 1 singles at the 2004 NJCAA Championships in Plano, Texas...Fell in three sets to eventual winner Alex Ortega from Laredo Community College, 3-6, 6-1, 7-5...Did win the No. 1 doubles title with Growcott...The duo ousted Lucas Melero and Javier Romero of Georgia Perimeter in the final, 7-6, 4-6, 7-6...Freitas and Growcott also won the ITA Small College Championships in October in Corpus Christi, Texas, by downing Drury's Mattias Oddone and Akos Tajta in the final, 6-7(5), 7-6(4), (10-6)...The win qualified them for a spot in the ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships...They faced Illinois' tandem of Michael Calkins and Chris Martin in the first round and fell by an 8-4 count...Freitas and Growcott, however, left an impression on the field and went on to win the consolation portion of the doubles...Their run began with a 9-7 victory against Alex Slovic and Alex Vlaski from Washington...Slovic and Vlaski were ranked No. 35 in the fall...They knocked off Michigan's Brian Hung and Anthony Jackson in the semis, 8-5...Jamie Cerretani and Adil Shamasdin from Brown suffered an 8-6 setback to Freitas and Growcott in the final.

FRESHMAN (2002-03): Played a key role in helping Tyler Junior College win its second straight National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) championship and ninth since 1988...Was an ITA All-American in singles and doubles, making him one of only five players in the country to achieve the honor in both...Ended the year ranked fourth in the country in singles...He and teammate Dash Connell were rated first in the country in doubles by season's end...Won the national championship at No. 2 singles at the 2003 NJCAA Championships in Plano, Texas...Defeated German Dalmagro from Abraham Baldwin in the final, 6-3, 6-1...Teamed with Connell to snag the No. 1 doubles crown at the championships...Upended Dalmagro and Gaston Verna in the title match in straight sets, 6-1, 6-4...Won the junior college division at the ITA Small College Championships in October in Corpus Christi, Texas, by defeating teammate Mark Growcott in the final, 7-5, 6-0...They defeated Adam Shepard and Roger Pestore from Georgia Perimeter in the doubles championship, 8-4.

HIGH SCHOOL/JUNIOR COLLEGE: Attended St. Bedes in Eastbourne, England...Played for a tennis team that was ranked in the top 10 in the nation in high school...Was ranked as high as No. 3 in the nation during his second year...Played soccer and squash as well.

PERSONAL: Freitas is a finance/real estate major at TCU...Has a brother, Fernando Freitas, Jr...His parents are Fernando and Morag Freitas...Jordan Freitas was born Aug. 30, 1984.


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