2008 HERB FOSTER SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD
2007-2008: Closed out Flames career with the most doubles victories (56) and second-most singles wins (67) in school history...earned 20 singles victories in 2008, the second most wins in a season for a Flame...went 6-1 in league matches, with his lone loss coming in a tight 5-7, 6-4, 10-8 battle against Butler's No. 4...earned All-League Second Team honors as well as earning the Herb Foster Sportsmanship Award, a league accolade that honors student-athletes for conduct both on and off the court...opened Horizon League play with a wins over Green Bay, Youngstown State and Wright State, all at No. 4 singles...took Chicago State's Toni Todoric to a tiebreaker in a 7-5, 4-6, 10-8 win...defeated Octavian Stane of Buffalo 6-0, 6-0...won his first match of 2008 at the fourth singles position against Xavier's J.T. Torbeck 6-3, 5-7, 6-3...paired up with Adriano Liccardo to defeat Torbeck and Brian Starr of Xavier 8-4 at the second doubles position.
2006-2007: Played in the No. 4 slot for the better part of the season, ending with a 15-8 record...was victorious in non-conference games against Marquette, Robert Morris and Bradley...amassed a 4-1 record in Horizon League dual, only losing a close three-setter against Ben Raynauld of Butler...at the Horizon League Tournament, had wins in the first and semi-final rounds against Cleveland State and Youngstown State, respectively...went 12-10 in doubles, alternating between the No. 2 and No. 3 positions with teammates Andy Lockhart and Bastian Harbo ...won the No. 2 doubles position (paired with Bastian Harbo) against Waked and Villasenor of Southern Illinois...opened the fall season with two wins at the Bradley Invite, partnered with Andy Lockhart.
2005-2006: Finished the season with a singles record of 14-13...predominately played in the 6th singles slot...tallied a 4-1 record in Horizon League duals with wins over Youngstown State, Wright State and Green Bay... ended the year with a five game singles winning streak...won the No. 6 game in the Championship series against Butler's Breitenbach...went 13-11 in doubles play, primarily in the No. 3 spot with partner Paul Glendenning...the pair went undefeated in league matches (5-0), capping the season with a win over Aker and Breitenbach of Butler...finished the season with a nine game winning streak.
2004-05: Turned in an impressive rookie campaign...went 18-7 overall in singles...posted a 12-6 mark in dual match singles...notched a 4-2 record against Horizon League foes in singles action...went 14-7 overall in doubles...garnered a 12-5 record in dual match doubles...was a perfect 6-0 in doubles action against Horizon League tandems...went 6-1 in fall tournament singles play...opened his career by winning seven of his first eight singles bouts...twice posted career-best five-match singles winning streaks...won his sole decision in the Horizon League Tournament, a 6-0, 6-2 semifinal win over Wright State's Dan Sundersingh...picked up wins in six of his last seven singles decisions of the season...won all three of his singles matches at the Marquette Invitational, downing two Golden Eagles in straight sets on their home court in the process...played primarily No. 5 singles, going 10-4 at the spot...played well at No. 4 singles, going 3-1...won his last six doubles decisions and 11 of his last 13, playing primarily with Paul Glendenning at the No. 3 spot.
Prep/Personal: Four-year letterwinner on the tennis team for St. Charles North...played No. 2 singles his first three years before moving up to the No. 1 spot his senior season...led the team in wins his senior season...made the state singles tournament as a sophomore...qualified for the state doubles tourney his senior year...Academic All-Upstate Eight honoree during his sophomore through senior years...won the school's Sportmanship Award as a freshman...older sister Megan competed for the UIC women's gymnastics team from 2000-2004...born July 25, 1985...son of Fred and Michele Fey...majoring in business marketing.
Singles Career Record
Doubles Career Record