P.J. Rose
P.J. Rose

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Highland, Ill.

High School:
New Trier High School

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 175

Birthdate:
03/04/1987

Experience:
2VL



Rose in 2008-09: Records - Singles: 15-14 (3-6 Big Ten); Doubles: 19-10 (6-4 Big Ten)...served as team co-captain with Griff Nienberg...won Laith Al-Agba Team Player Award for second consecutive season...led team in doubles victories...recorded two three-match win streaks in singles...first came Jan. 31-Feb. 6 and featured two wins at No. 5 and one win at No. 4...other streak was March 21-28, with two wins at No. 4 and one win at No. 3...also won two consecutive matches March 1 and March 13 from No. 4 position...partnered with Branko Kuzmanovic at No. 2 doubles majority of season...won three of first four doubles matches of spring season...ended season winning 12 of final 15 doubles matches...final victory was 9-7 decision over Eddie Bourchier and Ryan Gormley of Penn State in first round of Big Ten Tournament...recorded season-long five-match doubles win streak, all against Big Ten competition, April 3-18...claimed five straight doubles decisions from March 1-24...one win in streak was only match of season with Thomas Wilson...duo claimed 8-5 victory at No. 2 at New Mexico on March 21...was 1-1 in singles at Ball State Fall Invitational and Purdue Fall Invitational...went 2-2 at Big Ten Singles Championships...posted 2-1 records in doubles at Ball State Fall Invitational and Purdue Fall Invitational...teamed with Griff Nienberg at Ball State and Eric Ramos at home.

Rose in 2007-08: Records -- Singles: 13-16 (4-6 Big Ten); Doubles: 14-14 (3-7 Big Ten) ... With Eric Ramos, topped Iowa's No. 2 duo of Gregory Holm and Patrick Dwyer, ý8-5 in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament ... Stayed unbeaten at No. 2 singles with wins against opponents from Butler and No. 14 Michigan ... Together, at the Purdue Fall Invitational and the ITA Regionals, posted a 4-1 record ... Played four top 100-ranked doubles teams ... Rallied to defeat No. 14 Michigan's Jason Jung 3-6, 7-5, 10-6.

Rose in Spring 2007: Records -- 2-2, 1-0 Big Ten; Doubles 4-1; 1-0 Big Ten ... Was awarded a medical redshirt due to a season-ending injury less than a month into the spring season ... Team posted a 5-0 record in duals which he appeared ... final match was March 4 at Harvard ... Lost both matches against Western Michigan opponents at season-opening Boilermaker Invitational, but won his two dual matches, first at No. 6 vs. Marquette's Greg Sirotek and a week later vs. Michigan State's Jason Norville ... Posted a 3-1 doubles record with Eric Hodgman, beating duos from Washington (Mo.), Ball State and Harvard ... Won 8-4 at No. 3 doubles with older brother Paul vs. Toledo's Chris Clark and Wade Ward.

Rose in Fall 2006: Did not play due to injury.

Rose in 2005-06: Records -- Singles: 12-8 (0-1 Big Ten); Doubles:12-6 (0-2 Big Ten) ... Missed last two months of season due to injury; last match played on Feb. 26 versus Indiana ... Began his collegiate singles with four consecutive victories; finished fall season at 8-4 ... Reached the final eight of the Big Ten Singles Championship before losing to Indiana's Dara McLoughlin ... Purdue Invitational White Flight winner; defeated teammate Griffin Nienberg in the finals, 6-3, 6-2 ... Began spring season on a four-match winning streak, defeating competitors from Valparaiso, Toledo, Harvard and Butler ... Posted an impressive 12-5 doubles record with Eric Hodgman ; reached Sweet 16 of the ITA Midwest Regional Championships.

Rose at New Trier High School: Four-year letterwinner...received all-state honors and was MVP as a junior and senior...U-18 singles champion at 2005 Franklin Winter Junior Tennis Championships after defeating current teammate Kurt Zaske 7-6, 6-2... U-16 singles champion at 2003 Franklin Winter Junior Tennis Championships.

Personal: Given name is Patrick Joseph Rose...born March 4, 1987...parents are Zofia and Pete Rose...has two older brothers, Peter, who played tennis at Iowa, and Paul, who played at Purdue.