Paul Foley
Paul Foley

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dublin, Ireland

High School:
Belvedere College

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 155

Birthdate:
01/04/1988

Experience:
1VL



Foley in 2008-09: Records - Singles: 11-6 (0-2 Big Ten); Doubles: 10-6 (2-4 Big Ten)...recognized as team's scholar athlete after earning highest GPA...opened dual-match schedule with seven consecutive doubles wins...six streak victories came while partnered with Eric Ramos...other win was with Thomas Wilson...won first three singles matches in spring...only lost 14 games while winning all three matches in straight sets...was 8-2 in singles competition during fall season...claimed first eight singles decisions, spanning two tournaments...won Ball State Fall Invitational Flight B singles title in season-opening tournament...won Purdue Fall Invitational Flight C singles title in next appearance...also played doubles with partner Matt Manasse at Ball State and advanced to Flight C final.

Foley in 2007-08: Records - Singles: 10-21 (2-6 Big Ten); Doubles: 12-5 (1-1 Big Ten) ... Developed a 3-1 record at No. 5 singles against opponents from Butler, Toledo, and No. 14 Michigan ... Beat Butler's Bryce Warren, 6-4, 6-2, at the Purdue Fall Invitational ... Posted a three-match winning streak against Arkansas, Maryland, and Toledo ... Helped Purdue win the doubles point over No. 14 Michigan, Toledo, Indiana State, Butler, and Marquette ... With Eric Ramos, went 2-0 in the Flight A bracket of the Purdue Fall Invitational and went 3-0 in the Tom Fallon Invitational beating teams from Ball State, Notre Dame, and Michigan.

Foley in Spring 2007: Record -- Singles: 14-11, 3-7 Big Ten; Doubles: 10-13, 3-6 Big Ten ... Led Boilermakers in singles with 14 overall wins and 12 dual wins ... Posted an 8-7 win-loss record at No. 5 singles, and was unbeaten in his solo appearances at No. 4 and 6 singles ... Beat Illinois senior G.D. Jones 6-2, 7-5 in second round of Big Ten Championship ... Closed season with three-set victory (6-4, 5-7, 6-4) over Sion Wilkins of #34 Minnesota ... Recorded a 5-4 doubles record with classmate Branko Kuzmanovic; won five of first six doubles decisions with Kuzmanovic ... With Griff Nienberg, registered a 3-4 record against Big Ten teams at No. 3 singles, helping Purdue win doubles point over No. 64 Northwestern, No. 19 Michigan, Iowa and No. 37 Minnesota ... Began season by winning eight of first nine matches; won six-consecutive matches in three sets during this streak ... Won back-to-back matches at No. 5 singles against No. 64 Northwestern's Juan Gomez and No. 50 Western Michigan's John Pelton

Foley in Fall 2006: Record -- Singles 3-5; Doubles 1-1 ... Won first two matches of collegiate career, defeating R.K. Bacalla of Western Michigan and Jimmy Brannon of Ball State in straight sets at the Notre Dame/Tom Fallon Invitational ... scored a three-set victory over Iowa's Greg Holm at the ITA Midwest Regional in Minneapolis ... posted a 1-1 doubles record with senior Scott Warner ... with Warner, posted an 8-6 win over the Western Michigan tandem of Bradshaw/Staub at Notre Dame.

Foley Prior To Purdue: Three-time player of the year in Ireland, receiving the award as a minor, junior and senior in consecutive seasons ... Won every match during his six-year school career at Belvedere College ... Winner of four senior and junior national titles and two minor national crowns ... Defeated countryman Paul Morrissey in singles competition and was once ranked as the No. 1 junior national player in Ireland ... Since starting competition in the U-12 league, he has won nine national singles titles and five national doubles titles.

Personal: Given name is Paul Simon Foley ... Born Jan. 4, 1988 ... Parents are Gerard and Ruth Foley ... Has three older brothers Ciaran, Robert and Derek ... Majoring in management.