The George Washington University: Men's Tennis

Christopher Kushma
Christopher Kushma

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New York, NY

High School:
U. of Miami Online HS

Height:
6-2

Birthdate:
04/11/1989



2010-11: In four fall tournaments, went 6-3 in doubles and 5-4 in singles action ... At spring No. 2 doubles, posted a 15-8 record with Alexander Van Gils ... went 3-0 in Atlantic 10 Championship, helping the team to the title ... went 15-10 in spring singles action ... named A-10 Performer of the Week on March 14 ... named to the A-10 All-Conference First Team ... fell in both singles and doubles against Duke in the first round of the NCAA Championship.

2009-10: Had a break-out season as a junior ... compiled a 14-7 dual record ... won the 2009 Georgetown Classic in the fall ... closed the season on a nine-match win streak ... played mainly at the No. 3 spot for the Colonials ... went 10-9 in doubles.

2008-09: Won 10 singles matches in a row (Mar 14 - Apr. 10) at the No. 4 spot for GW ... came from behind to beat #56 Radford's Mehdi Benhammon 5-7, 7-6, 10-8 (Mar. 28) ... went 12-7 in singles, 11-10 in doubles with teammate Yan Levinski.

2007-08: Posted a 4-5 dual record for the COlonials in his first season, mainly at the No. 6 spot ... defeated #75 Radford's Paul Boslet, 6-2, 6-0, winning the only point for GW (Mar. 8).

High School: During his prep career under the guidance of coach Jose Higueras, Kushma was a silver and bronze medalist in boys singles and boys doubles at the ISST European High School Tennis Championship in 2004 and 2005 ... named Most Valuable Player of the ACS Hillingdon in 2005 ... member of the National Honors Society.

Personal: Christopher Michael Kushma ... Born April 11, 1989 in New York, New York ... Son of Michael and Debra Kushma ... Has two sisters, Rachel (23) and Sara (19) ... Sara is a member of the Princeton University women's crew team ... Majoring in political science.

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