|PREVIOUS SCHOOL||Bayshore HS (Bradenton, Fla.)|
As A Freshman (2011-12)
A-Sun All-Conference Teams
Named Atlantic Sun Freshman of the Year … selected to the A-Sun Conference All-Freshmen team … finished a strong freshman campaign with a 8-9 dual match record, including a 4-5 A-Sun mark playing at No. 1 singles … had a 6-7 record at No. 1 singles … defeated two ranked opponents in No. 83 Ivan Turudic (Penn) and No. 113 Maksim Levanovich (Stetson) who was undefeated in conference at the time … picked up three wins in the fall against Chris Janssen (FAU), Max De Juan (Southern Miss.) and Mike Nott (Arkansas) … took down four conference opponents at No. 1 singles in Alex Toliver (Kennesaw State), Jose Fantova (Jacksonville), Renato Antun (Belmont) and Levanovich … helped the Eagles clinch their first-ever A-Sun tournament berth with a win over Belmont’s Antun … in doubles action, paired with Michael Beiler and Jackson Moore to hold a 7-9 doubles record … partnering with Beiler, defeated four conference opponents in Leonardo Nahar and Pedro Davisson (UNF) at No. 3 doubles, Eimon Heywood and Matt Hansen (Jacksonville) at No. 3 doubles, Colby Shaw and David Salazar (Lipscomb) and Fernando Mussolini and Bruno Silva (Belmont).
Competed at Bayshore High School ... accumulated a 16-1 singles record during his sophomore season en route to a Class 3-A District 11 singles and doubles championship and a Class 3-A State Championship semifinals appearance … junior campaign featured a 21-1 singles record, a championship in Class 2-A District 9 singles and doubles, and a Class 2-A state singles and doubles runner-up finish.
Born on August 29, 1992 … son of Guiwu Bao and Jinling Zhang … communication major.