The George Washington University: Men's Tennis

Ugur Atalay
Ugur Atalay

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Istanbul, Turkey

High School:
Enka Schools Istanbul Istinye

Height:
6-1

Major:
Finance



05/20/2012

73 GW Senior Student-Athletes Participate in Commencement

Student-Athletes Join Estimated 25,000 Graduates, Families and Friends on the National Mall

05/12/2012

GW Men's Tennis Downed by No. 8 Duke, 4-0, in First Round of NCAA Tournament

Colonials Close Season with 17-8 Overall Record

05/09/2012

GW Men's Tennis Set for Rematch with Duke in NCAA Tournament

Colonials Look to Upset No. 8 Overall Seed Blue Devils

05/01/2012

Atalay, Phillips Take Home Top GW Senior Athlete Honors

24 Team MVP's, Top Athletes and Scholar-Athletes Recognized at 2012 Senior Honors Luncheon

05/01/2012

Atalay, Phillips Take Home Top GW Senior Athlete Honors

24 Team MVP's, Top Athletes and Scholar-Athletes Recognized at 2012 Senior Honors Luncheon

05/07/2012

2012 Men's Tennis Atlantic 10 Championship

2012 Men's Tennis Atlantic 10 Championship

04/08/2012

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George Washington v Radford

2011-12: Recipient of 2011-12 Atlantic 10 Sportsmanship Award...Landed spot on A-10 All-Conference First Team for fourth straight year...Named to the A-10 All-Academic Team...Helped Colonials to second straight A-10 Championship by winning four straight No. 2 singles victories, including the deciding semifinal and final matches...Posted a 21-9 overall No. 2 singles mark and 18-8 No. 1 doubles record...Totaled more than 100 combined victories in four seasons in singles and doubles play...Posted a seven-match winning streak that spanned from Feb. 12-March 30, 2012...Captured UVA Fall Classic doubles championship (Oct. 14) with freshman Francisco Dias...Named A-10 Performer of the Week on two occasions (March 19, March 26)...Dubbed team MVP...Honored with GW's J. Dallas Shirley Outstanding Senior Male Student-Athlete award...Named to GW's Athletics Department Academic Dean's List.

2010-11:In fall tournament action, went 6-3 in doubles with Erik Hannah, reaching the quarters of the D'Novo ITA All-American Championships in Tulsa, OK...Went 3-3 in fall singles action...In spring dual action, went 6-12 at No. 1 singles and posted a 11-9 record at No. 1 doubles with Hannah...Named to the Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team.

2009-10:Finished season with a 12-14 singles record, 11-10 in doubles...Named to the A-10 All-Conference First Team...Posted a 4-2 fall doubles record with Erik Hannah, leading to a Campbell's/ITA College Tennis No. 29 national ranking to start the spring 2010 season.

2008-09:Named Atlantic 10 Rookie Performer and All-Conference first team...Posted a 15-6 at No. 2 singles...Won all three of his Conference tournament singles matches...Named A-10 Player and Rookie of the Week on April 13...Finished season on a nine match winning streak...Named Team MVP.

Personal: Born Ugur Atalay on January 15, 1990 in Istanbul, Turkey...Son of Halil and Belis Atalay...Has one sister, Ozge...Enjoys playing basketball...Majoring in finance and aspires to work in investment banking.

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