The Golden Eagles boast seven returners and four newcomers.
Fernandez, Sklyr will be honored during pre-match ceremony
Squad will split for weekend action on the road
Men's and women's team enjoy first-day success
The Town Club hosts eight-team field
2015-16 BIG EAST All-Academic Team
Senior (2015-16): Picked up a total of 10 singles and doubles victories … Came up one victory short of advancing to main draw at ITA Midwest Regional … Made one appearance each at No. 5 and 6 singles … Competed in doubles with three different teammates.
Junior (2014-15) - Finished his junior campaign with seven singles victories ... Won five matches in doubles play for the season ... Advanced to the quarterfinals at the Ball State Fall Invite (Sept. 26-27) after earning the top seed in Flight B ... Fell one win short of qualifying for the Main Draw at the ITA Midwest Regional (Oct. 16-18) ... Compiled a 5-4 record in singles during the fall.
Sophomore (2013-14)- Notched six singles wins for the Golden Eagles ... Garnered 11 wins on the doubles circuit ...Achieved his first match victory of the season at the No. 7 singles spot against Air Force at the Milwaukee Tennis Classic...Went on to win two double matches against Air Force and Ball State (Sept. 13-15)...Seeded fourth in the Flight B bracket at the Texas Invitational and made it to round 16 to finish fall play (Oct. 25-26)...
Freshman (2012-13) - Finished freshman campaign with double-digit (14) singles victories ... Saw the majority of action at No. 5 singles position and posted a 8-12 mark in those matches ... Had an 10-8 doubles record in dual matches ...Made debut at the season-opening Milwaukee Tennis Classic ... Picked up first singles victory at ITA Midwest Regional ... Earned a pair of wins in the qualifying draw at that event ... Earned first letter.
High School: Ranked as high as 427 by the International Tennis Federation ... Was the top-ranked player in Israel in the boys 14-16 age division ... attended Rothberg High School in Ramat-Hasharon, Israel.
Personal: Born January 6, 1991 in Tver, Russia ... Son of Oleg and Olga Sklyr ... Has one brother, Tim ... Had served in the army since graduating high school in 2009 ... Majoring in biocomputer engineering.
Skylr's Career Results
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