Andrew Ulrich
Andrew Ulrich

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wichita Falls, Texas

High School:
Wichita Falls H.S.

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 160

Experience:
3L

Plays:
Right-Handed


SENIOR (2006-07): Recorded four dual singles wins playing at the No. 4-6 positions... accounted for one of TCU's two singles wins against No. 68 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, with a 6-1, 6-4 defeat of Jaume Farras... defeated conference foe Greg Ferry of Air Force 6-3, 6-3... notched seven doubles victories on the season... teamed up with Radu Barbu for a 5-4 doubles mark... the duo knocked off No. 19 Duke's tandem of Arnould and Stone (8-5)... defeated Jon Greenberg of Rice 6-7(4), 6-3, 6-1 in the Flight B Singles round of 32 at the Rice University/Downtown Club at the Met Indoor Invitational... defeated Seva Kostelanetz of Centenary 6-1, 6-3 in the fall at the Wilson/ITA South Central Regional.

JUNIOR (2005-06): Recorded a single's mark of 1-2... fell to Matt Bain of Texas A&M 6-2, 6-0 on Oct. 20... defeated Abilene Christian's Bryce Hicks 6-1, 6-1 on March 29... compiled a record of 0-3 in doubles play... lost tough matches to Moti Eisikovits and Fransisco Gil Branco of Wichita State (8-6) and Rice University's Robert Searle and Konstantin Haerle (8-5).

SOPHOMORE (2004-05): Finished the spring season with a 4-9 record...Competed at the No. 6 position throughout the spring...Recorded a 2-5 mark in doubles play...Dropped a tough match to No. 57 Jonathas Sucupira and Sam Chang of Florida State on Mar. 20...Played in only two fall tournaments, but managed to go 4-2 in singles... Was 1-2 in doubles with Jacob Martin and Craig Stopa...Lost his first match Sept. 24 at the Baylor Intercollegiate in Waco, Texas, to Charlie Yemm from Colorado, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2...He went on to win the consolation draw of the Green Bracket by default in the final...Defeated Marijn Bal of Lamar in straight sets first, 6-2, 6-3...Made short work of Armando Martinez from Texas-Pan American next, 6-2, 6-0...Snagged a straight-set win over Texas-Arlington's Felipe Acosta, 6-3, 6-1...Ulrich and Martin won their first match by an 8-6 count against Max Jones and Kamil Pajkowski from New Mexico in the first round of the Baylor tourney...Fell 8-2 to No. 58-ranked Thomas Schoeck and Luke Shields of Boise State in the second...Upended Bal once again in the first round of the Wilson/ITA South Central Regional Championships Oct. 22 in Austin, Texas, by scores of 6-2, 6-2...Got knocked out of the regional by SMU's Henrik Soderberg, 7-5, 6-1...He and Stopa were downed by Josey Trimmier and Ian Vazquez from UTA in a tiebreaker at the regional.

FRESHMAN (2003-04): A walk-on from nearby Wichita Falls, Texas, Ulrich saw a great deal of action during the fall in his first year as a Horned Frog...Played his first collegiate match Sept. 26 against Robert Kirchner of Texas-San Antonio at the Baylor Intercollegiate...Ulrich dropped the match in straight sets, 7-5, 6-3...Won his first contest the following day in consolation play, defeating Jake Frederick of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, 6-0, 6-1...Bowed out of the tournament with a 7-5, 6-3 loss to Texas-Arlington's Petri Van Rensburg...Snagged a victory in his next match versus Niels Buksik of UTA, 6-4, 6-0, at the UTA Fall Invitational Oct. 3...Hit a tough stretch after that, dropping two consecutive matches against competitors from Texas-Pan American and Oklahoma...Got back on track with a 6-4, 7-5 triumph over Lamar's Naeem Kath in the first round of the ITA South Central Regional Championships Oct. 24...Was downed by Texas A&M's No. 33-rated Ante Matijevic, who reached the final of the tourney, in the next round by a 6-2, 6-0 count...Grabbed consecutive wins in the consolation round of the singles draw, defeating A&M's Dash Connell, 6-4, 7-5, and UTAer Josey Trimmier, 6-1, 2-6, (10-8)...Lost a heartbreaker in the consolation round of 16 against Rodrigo Gabriel of Rice, falling in a third-set super tiebreaker, 10-8...Ulrich's final tournament of the fall was the Texas A&M Invitational over Nov. 7-9 in College Station, Texas...He lost both of his matches to Danny Bryan (LSU) and John Nallon (Texas A&M)...Concluded the fall with a 5-8 record in singles...Posted a 2-6 slate in doubles, playing primarily with fellow classmate Robert Gallman...Also teamed with Collin Hart and Jacob Martin...Ulrich and Gallman's two wins came against duos from Louisiana-Lafayette and Texas-Pan American at the ITA South Central Regional Championships...Did not compete during the spring...Named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.0 GPA or above) and was an ITA All-Academic Team member for maintaining at least a 3.5 GPA.

HIGH SCHOOL/JUNIOR: Played his high school tennis at Wichita Falls High School for coach John Stafford...Was named the team's Most Valuable Player following his junior and senior years...Ulrich was a two-time state finalist in singles...Was ranked No. 14 in the nation in doubles at one point during his career with former Horned Frog Collin Hart...Ranked in the top 140 in singles at one point during his junior days.

PERSONAL: Ulrich is enrolled in the business school at TCU...Plans on earning his master's upon graduation...Enjoys golfing, snowboarding and bowling in his spare time...Has three older sisters, Anna, 29, Andrea, 25, and Abbe, 23...Andrew Ulrich is the son of Kent and Judy Ulrich.


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