Height
5'11
Class
Senior
Hometown
Littleton, Colo. ,
Previous School
Baylor
High School
Kent Denver School

2003 Second-Team All-Louisiana
2002 Louisiana Newcomer of the Year
2002 Second-Team All-Louisiana

Coach Brown on Ross
“Cory has come a long way since he transferred. He decided after his first semester here to be one of the leaders on this team and he’s done a great job at that. He had the team’s highest win percentage last year and you knew you were going to get his point.”

Fall 2003
Returned from an injury early in the fall to post an 8-6 singles record … Was undefeated and won both the Tulane Beau Holton Memorial Invitational and the UL-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns Classic with doubles partner Danny Bryan … The pair was ranked 13th in the Southeast in the first ITA regional poll.

Junior Season (2001-02)
Named Second-Team All-Louisiana … Led the Tigers in matches won with a 24-11 record for a team-high .667 win percentage … Was 7-4 in the SEC and 9-3 at court No. 5 … Was 13-4 in doubles with Sebastian Rutka … Beat No. 24 Brown/Harris of Vanderbilt with Rutka … Earned his second varsity letter.

Sophomore Season (2001-02)
Had a major impact on the LSU squad after transferring from Baylor University in the early spring … Named the 2002 Louisiana Newcomer of the Year … Earned 2002 Second-Team All-Louisiana honors … Provided added depth and notched key victories at both courts No. 5 and No. 6 … Recorded a 9-3 overall mark at the No. 2 doubles position with Sebastian Rutka … Finished the dual-match season with a 14-6 doubles record … Earned his first varsity letter.

Prior to LSU
Played a year for Baylor before transferring to LSU … Compiled a 24-16 career singles record for the Baylor Bears … Currently 10th all-time on the Baylor men’s tennis individual records for wins in a season with 24 … Was the 4-A high school No. 1 single’s state champion for Colorado in both 1999 and 2000 … High school team finished second in state in 1999 and won state championship in 2000 … Lettered all four years at Kent Denver High School.

Personal
Born on January 12, 1982 in Englewood, Colo. … He is the son of Nancy and Randy Ross … Majoring in mass communications.

Ross’s Career Statistics

Singles Overall vs. Top 100 SEC Dual
Year W L Pct. W L Pct. W L Pct.
2001-02 5 10 .333 – – — 2 6 .250
2002-03 24 11 .667 0 1 .000 7 4 .636
Fall 2003 8 6 .571 0 1 .000 – – —
TOTALS 37 27 .578 0 2 .000 9 10 .474

Doubles Overall SEC Dual
Year W L Pct. W L Pct.
2001-02 14 6 .700 5 5 .500
2002-03 23 9 .719 7 1 .875
Fall 2003 8 1 .889 – – —
TOTALS 45 16 .738 12 6 .667

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