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Mauricio Ballivian
Year: Senior
Hometown: Santa Cruz, Bolivia
High School: Colegio Internacional Bilingue
Experience: 3 Letters
Enters the spring campaign needing two victories to move into the top-10 in school history in victories...Senior (Fall 2010):  Registered a team-best 24-5 combined singles/doubles mark in the fall, including 13-2 in singles...captured the No. 1 singles title and the doubles title with Anis Ghorbel at the State Farm MVC Individuals...reached the title tilt of the main singles draw at the Drake Fall Invitational, the championship match versus teammate James McKie wasn't contested...went 1-1 in singles at the ITA All-American championships...captured the "A" single draw at the Louisville Winter Invitational...paired with McKie to post a 5-1 doubles mark, including winning the doubles title at the Drake Fall Invitational...Junior (2009-10):  Entered the spring ranked No. 39 nationally with Cesar Bracho in doubles and second in the ITA Central Region...also rated 18th in region in singles...collected a career-best 49-21 combined singles/double mark en route to earning MVC Player of the Year accolades and first team honors in singles for the third straight year...turned in a pair of six-match winning streaks in singles...teamed with McKie to earn first team All-MVC laurels in doubles...twice named MVC Player of the Week...netted an 11-7 combined singles/doubles ledger in the fall...posted a perfect 4-0 mark in doubles with Bracho en route to collecting the doubles title at the Drake Fall Invitational...registered a pair of singles wins over Minnesota and dealt Nebraska's Benedikt Lindheum a three-set setback at the ITA Central Regional...Sophomore (2008-09):  Finished the campaign with a 45-21 combined singles/doubles record, including a team-best 23-9 doubles mark...went 9-1 in his final 10 singles matches, including 6-0 in MVC play to capture all-conference accolades in singles...was 15-7 in doubles with Ivan Mendoza, including 5-1 in league action to capture All-MVC honors at the No. 2 position...named three times as MVC Player of the Week...ranked No. 17 in final ITA Central Region poll...posted a 9-6 ledger, including 6-2 in doubles in the fall...paired with Maor Zirkin to claim doubles crown at Drake Fall Invitational, while finishing second to him in the top singles draw...was 1-1 in doubles with Zirkin at D'Novo All-American Championship...Freshman (2007-08): Registered a 39-11 combined singles/doubles record...finished 18th in the final ITA Central Regional singles rankings, while rating 10th in doubles with Mendoza...became third consecutive Bulldog to earn MVC Freshman of the Year accolades...named first team All-MVC at No. 4 singles...netted 20-4 doubles ledger with Mendoza...High School: Top rated singles and doubles player in his home country...invited to compete for a spot in the player pool which comprised the 2005 and 2007 Bolivian Davis Cup team...Personal:   Born Oct. 19, 1988, in Santa Cruz, Bolivia...majoring in entrepreneurship and marketing...son of Juan Carlos and Maria Rosa Ballivian.