Height
6'0
Class
Senior
Hometown
Adelaide, Australia
Major
International Trade and Finance
High School
Marryatville HS

2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2013 All-SEC Second Team
2012 SEC Community Service Team
2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2010 ITA Scholar-Athlete
2010 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll

SENIOR SEASON (2012-13)
Named to the All-SEC Second Team … Notched an 11-6 mark in singles and 11-9 record in doubles dual match play … Played on Courts 2, 3 and 4 in singles and defeated six ranked opponents, including then-No. 31 Hunter Reese of Tennessee … Won eight-straight singles matches at one point during the season, taking down five ranked opponents … Played with Chris Simpson and Tam Trinh in doubles on Courts 1 and 2 … Ranked as high as No. 87 in singles and No. 45 in doubles with partner Tam Trinh and No. 33 with partner Chris Simpson … Took down Matt Kandath of then-No. 40 Stanford on Court 2 in the first round of the NCAA Team Championships … Competed in the ITA All-American Championships, ITA Southern Regional, Key Biscayne Collegiate Invitational, and won the doubles title at the Conference Challenge with partner Chris Simpson … Earned his fourth varsity letter.

JUNIOR SEASON (2011-12)
Went 8-13 in singles and 10-10 in doubles dual match play … Played on No. 4 and No. 5 the majority of the season … Etched a 4-2 singles record and 4-2 doubles record during the fall … Defeated USF’s 104th-ranked Wael Kilani at the USF Invitational … Competed in the Rice Invitational, ITA Southern Regional and USF Invitational … Earned his third varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2010-11)
Posted a 15-19 singles record and 17-16 doubles mark … Worked his way up to Court 3 in singles, where he went 6-10 and 4-8 in the SEC … Teamed with Roger Anderson in doubles, going 6-8 on Court 2 and 2-1 on Court 3 … Finished the season strong as he and Anderson went 2-0 in doubles at the NCAA Regional in College Station, Texas … Defeated Indiana’s Stephen Vogl and Josh MacTaggart 8-6 in the first round before taking down Texas A&M’s 66th-ranked Junior Ore and Alexey Grigorov 8-6 in the second round … Notched a 8-7 singles record and a 8-6 doubles record … Clinched a spot in the finals at the Rice Fall Invitational for the second straight fall … Went a perfect seven for seven in singles and doubles at the USF Fall Invitational to end the fall on a seven match win streak … Earned second varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2009-10)
Earned an overall 12-19 singles mark and went 10 and 20 in doubles …Earned a ranked win in doubles with Sebastian Carlsson over then-33rd-ranked Alejandro Calligari and Robert Hall of Louisville … Etched a 4-4 singles record and a 4-4 doubles record in fall … Won his first match as a Tiger at the Rice Invitational in the B bracket against Tulane’s Joe Young, 7-6, 2-6, 1-0 … Named an ITA Scholar-Athlete … Earned first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
Participated in the Australia Open Junior in both singles and doubles … National Boy’s 16 finalist on clay, grass and hard courts … Ranked as one of Australia’s top-ranked junior players and at his highest position ranked No. 76 in the Tennis Australian Men’s Ranking.

PERSONAL
Son of Andrew and Amelia Szacinski … Born Aug. 5, 1991 … Has one brother, Patrick (20) … Chose LSU because of the coaches and location as well as the university’s academic and athletic reputation.

Szacinski’s Career Statistics

Singles

 
Overall
vs. Top 125
Conf. Dual
Year
W
L
Pct.
W
L
Pct.
W
L
Pct.
2009-10
12
19
.387
0
3
.000
3
7
.000
2010-11
15
19
.441
0
7
.000
4
7
.363
2011-12
13
17
.433
1
3
.250
3
7
.300
2012-13
13
9
.591
6
2
.750
7
2
.778
Totals
53
64
.453
7
15
.318
17
23
.425

Doubles

 
Overall
vs. Top 60
Conf. Dual
Year
W
L
Pct.
W
L
Pct.
W
L
Pct.
2009-10
10
20
.333
1
2
.333
1
8
.111
2010-11
17
16
.515
1
4
.200
3
7
.300
2011-12
14
15
.487
0
2
.000
5
4
.556
2012-13
15
13
.536
4
7
.364
5
5
.500
Totals
56
64
.467
6
15
.286
14
24
.368
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