Laith Al-Agba
Laith Al-Agba

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bremerton, Wash.

High School:
Olympic H.S.

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 160

Birthdate:
09/22/1980



2000-01: Posted a 14-11 singles record and a 25-9 doubles mark ... went 8-2 in the Big Ten with doubles partner Carl McCafferty at No. 2 ... he and McCafferty were 21-5 overall, going 6-1 in the fall while winning the A flight of the Boilermaker Invitational and advancing to the quarterfinals of the ITA Regionals ... the pair went 15-4 in dual matches, with eight of those 15 victories coming in a row ... won four straight doubles matches to close out the Big Ten regular season ... picked up straight-set singles wins in conference victories over Penn State and Michigan, both at No. 6 ... won four singles matches and three doubles matches in Flight C of the East Coast Invitational in Norfolk, Va.

1999-2000: Paired with Scott Mayer at No. 2 doubles to record 17 wins ... went 18-12 overall in doubles and went 10-22 in singles ... picked up two singles wins in the Boilermaker Fall Classic ... notched wins over Max Hilkey and Jeff Kuchma of North Carolina at the South Carolina Fall Invitational ... defeated Brad Hambrick of Vanderbilt 7-5, 6-3 at the No. 3 singles position to help Purdue down the Commodores 6-1 ... shut out Northern Illinois? Nick Gryfakis 6-0, 6-0 on March 3 ... rallied from a set down to defeat Iowa?s Eric Kozlowski 1-6, 6-2, 7-5 in a Boilermaker victory over the Hawkeyes.

1998-99: Paired with Derek Myers to form Purdue?s No. 1 doubles team ... the duo posted a 15-8 overall record (11-7 dual) and went 7-3 in Big Ten play ... advanced to the semifinal round of doubles competition at the ITA Region IV Championships ... saw limited action in singles, posting a 10-7 overall record ... rebounded after losing in the second round of the Big Ten Singles Championships, registering a 4-0 record on the last two days to win the consolation bracket of the 7A-Division ... finished runner-up in singles in the B flight of the Boilermaker Classic ... went 9-0 in singles play when winning the first set.

HIGH SCHOOL: Two-time Washington AAA state singles champion at Olympic High School ... earned a ranking as high as 80th nationally ... league and district champion as a junior and senior ... helped Olympic to third-place finishes in the state as a junior and senior.

PERSONAL: Born Sept. 22, 1980 ... parents are Saad and Barbara Al-Agba ... father is a pediatrician ... has an older sister, Niran, and two younger brothers, Tariq and Jamil ... majoring in management.

Al-Agba?s Career Records

Singles Doubles Year Overall Big Ten Overall Big Ten 1998-99 10-7 0-0 15-8 7-3 1999-00 10-22 1-7 18-12 6-4 2000-01 14-11 2-2 25-9 8-2 Career 34-40 3-9 58-29 21-9