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Ignacio Melus
Ignacio Melus

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Arica, Chile

Last College:
Cowley County CC

Height:
6-5

Experience:
1L

Hand:
Right

Fall, 2004 (Sr.): Posted a 1-5 singles and a 4-4 doubles record during the fall ... Played all eight doubles matches with teammate Dean Clower ... Joined Clower to win third place in the Master doubles flight at the Brentwood Intercollegiate Invitational.

2003-04 (Jr.): Finished the spring season with a 2-17 singles record and a 9-9 doubles mark ... Played 15 matches at the No. 1, posting a 2-13 record, including a 1-4 mark in SLC play ... Also went 0-2 at the No. 2 and No. 3 positions ... Paired with Clower for a 9-9 doubles record, with all 18 matches played at the No. 1 slot ... Duo went 2-3 in league matches ... Recorded a 7-11 singles record and a 1-8 doubles record in the fall ... Picked up a singles win over Brian Roberts of Centenary at the UTA Fall Invitational ... Advanced to the finals of the men's `B' singles division at the ULL Ragin' Cajuns Men's Tennis Classic ... Lost to Matt Armstrong of Mississippi State, 6-3, 7-5, in the final.

Junior College: Lettered two years for Coach Larry Grose at Cowley County College in Kansas.

High School: Attended Port Clinton High School where he played for Coach Rod Gale ... Earned a trip to nationals and finished 17th in the nation ... Named Port Clinton HS `Most Valuable Player'.

Personal: Major is business economics ... Enjoys surfing, playing soccer and tennis ... Also recruited by Central Oklahoma and St. Edwards University ... Born on December 29, 1982, in Arica, Chile ... Son of Benjamin Melus.

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