Men's Tennis

Drake Kakar

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Paradise Valley, Ariz.

High School:
Chaparral HS

Drake Kakar

Senior (2011-12) - Earned a 11-17 overall singles record at the No. 5 and 6 positions to finish MU career with 49 victories...In the fall, picked up singles victories at Milwaukee Tennis Classic, Tom Fallon Invitational, Ball State Invitational and Northwestern Invitational...Earned fourth letter.

Junior (2010-11) - Recorded an overall 8-3 singles record...In two fall singles matches, went 1-1 before missing the rest of the season due to injury...Concluded the spring season with six-straight singles victories, which includes a win at the BIG EAST Championships...Tallied an overall 4-2 record in doubles. Earned third letter.

Sophomore (2009-10) - Recorded a 14-5 overall singles record, 5-1 in dual play...Undefeated at No. 2 and No. 5 singles in the spring season...Paired with Otavio Perim for a 7-3 overall doubles mark...Tallied an overall 8-6 record in doubles...Earned second letter.

Freshman(2008-09) -Posted an overall singles record of 16-7 ... was 8-2 in dual-match action, including a 6-2 mark at the No. 6 position ... collected a total of seven doubles victories ... earned a 6-1, 6-3 win over Jon Wegener of Ball State in his collegiate debut at the Milwaukee Tennis Classic ... won six of his final eight matches during the Fall portion of the season ... dual match schedule included a four-match winning streak ... downed Western Illinois' Andy Jones 6-2, 7-5 in the team's victory ... earned first win over a BIG EAST opponent when he defeated Villanova's Alex Hanno 6-1, 6-0 ... earned first letter.

Prior to Marquette-- Four-year letterwinner at Chaparral High School ... state singles champion as a senior ... made three-straight trips to the title match ... tabbed the Scottsdale Tribune Player of the Year for 2007-08 ... went undefeated in singles that season ... served as co-captain as a sophomore ... nationally ranked in both singles and doubles during his career at the amateur level ... has earned a top-10 district ranking.

Personal-- Born January 23, 1990 in Paradise Valley, Arizona ... son of Tony and Casi Kakar ... brother, Austin, played tennis at University of the Pacific ... majoring in finance.


Kakar's Career Results

Season 1 2 3 4 5 6 Fall Total 1 2 3 Fall Total
08-09 -- -- -- -- 2-0 6-2 8-5 16-7 -- -- 2-1 5-5 7-6
09-10 -- 1-0 -- -- 2-0 2-1 9-4 14-5 -- 1-0 2-2 5-4 8-6
10-11 -- -- -- 1-0 1-0 5-2 1-1 8-3 -- -- 4-2 -- 4-2
11-12 -- -- -- -- 1-1 6-8 4-8 11-17 -- -- 3-3 3-5 6-8
Career -- 1-0 -- 1-0 6-1 19-13 22-18 49-32 -- 1-0 11-8 13-14 25-22


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