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Alex  Gasson
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Alex Gasson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Alton, United Kingdom

High School:
Alton College

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 180

Birthdate:
11/17/1994

Experience:
HS

Major:
Undeclared


10/15/2014

Four Pioneers Advance to Round of 32 at Mountain Regional

Tennis team advances four through day one of 2014 USTA/ITA Regional Event

2017:

  • Amassed 12-9 record in singles play and 12-6 record in doubles play
  • Attained a Top 20 Doubles ranking (Oracle/ITA) with partner Yannik James on Jan. 6
  • Named to All-Summit League Team on Apr. 27
  • Earned third career Summit League Player of the Week Award on Feb. 29

2016:

  • Posted an impressive 17-7 overall singles record
  •  Overall doubles record of 9-11, paired mainly with teammate Henry Craig
  • 2016 NCAA Tournament appearance with doubles partner Henry Craig
  • Member of the 2016 Summit All-League Team

Career Highlights:

  • Posted an 18-13 overall singles record with 13-11 dual match record during his sophomore season.
  • Made back-to-back appearances in the fall and spring National Tennis Championships in doubles with partner Henry Craig
  • Was 21-10 overall in doubles play with a 15-7 record during the spring season in 2015
  • Upset the No. 27 duo Zvonimir Babic/Nik Scholtz from Ole Miss, 7-6, 6-4 in the 2015 Spring Individual National Championships
  • Named to the All-Summit League Team during his sophomore season
  • Went 19-15 in singles play during his freshman season
  • Posted a 9-9 singles record in dual play in his inaugural year
  • Notched a 20-11 overall doubles record in 2013-14

Before Denver:
  • Ranked No. 1 in the UK under-18 rankings at the age of 16
  • Qualified for British Tour Masters
  • Won under-18 Scottish Junior Open in both singles and doubles
  • Won under-18 Bournemouth National Open singles
  • Won Great Britain Junior Nationals doubles title once at the under-16 level and twice at the under-18 level
  • Named Hampshire County Player of the Year in 2011.

Personal:

  • Born November 17, 1994 in Paris, France
  • Son of Anthony and Patricia
  • Has one brother, Guy
  • Chose Denver because he felt a good connection with head coach Danny Westerman
  • Also recruited by Texas, Cornell, Yale, Northwestern, Oregon and Wake Forest
  • Hopes to help DU win a national title and to compete on the professional circuit
  • Also enjoys spending time with friends

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