Drake Relays
Alen Salibasic
Year: Junior
Hometown: Tuzla, Bosnia & Herzegovina
High School: Mesa Selimovic Gymnasium
Experience: 1 Letter
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Junior (Fall 2013): Registered a 10-5 combined singles/doubles record, including an 8-2 mark in singles...advanced to the quarterfinals of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Central Regional for the second consecutive year...garnered the singles championship at the Missouri Valley Conference Individuals besting Jonny Rigby of Southern Illinois, 6-1, 7-5...Sophomore (2012-13): Recorded a 58-25 combined singles/doubles ledger, including 34-11 in singles...entered the spring campaign ranked No. 86 nationally by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) in singles...posted a 3-1 singles mark in conference action en route to collecting first-team All-Missouri Valley Conference accolades at the No. 2 singles position... selected as the MVC Elite 18 Award winner for men's tennis, an honor presented to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade-point-average competing at the finals site of each of the league's 18 team championships...paired with Ben Lott to earn deciding doubles tally versus No. 34 TCU with a 9-7 triumph past Max Stevens and JT Sundling in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament...added 6-1, 6-1 victory over Facundo Lugones of TCU to help the Bulldogs to their first-ever NCAA Tournament win, 4-1 past TCU...was tabbed a first-team Capital One Academic All-America All-District VI At-Large selection as well as earning first-team All-MVC Scholar-Athlete recognition...recipient of the MVC Commissioner’s Academic Excellence Award and was selected to the MVC Academic Honor Roll...went 6-1 in doubles with James McKie...won the No. 3 singles title at the MVC Individuals...earned 11 singles victories en route to a 17-7 combined singles/doubles ledger during the fall campaign...on the strength of a 6-4, 7-6 (2) victory past No. 87 Rok Bonin of Minnesota, garnered a 3-1 mark in singles at the ITA Central Regional, advancing to the quarterfinal round...claimed the 'C' doubles title at the Drake Fall Invitational with McKie...went 5-1 in doubles with Lott, including a 4-0 mark at the Minnesota Gopher Invitational...Freshman (2011-12):  Crafted a 49-18 combined singles/doubles ledger, including an 18-3 singles mark during the dual campaign earning All-MVC honors at No. 4 singles...was a perfect 5-0 in league singles contests, while owning a 4-1 mark in doubles with Cesar Bracho...garnered No. 31 ITA (ITA) national doubles ranking with Bracho in Feb....went 9-0 in his final 10 singles matches, including a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Lucas Lopasso of No. 17 Auburn at the NCAA Tournament...clinched regular season MVC title with win at No. 5 singles in Drake's 4-3 triumph past Wichita State...paired with Robin Goodman to claim No. 2 doubles crown at State Farm MVC Individuals, while also winning No. 4 singles title...twice named MVC Player of the Week (Feb. 7 and Feb. 21)...owned a 9-5 combined singles/doubles mark in the fall, including 4-1 in doubles play with Anis Ghorbel...went 2-1 in pre-qualifying play at the ITA All-American Championships...paired with Ghorbel to win the 'A' doubles draw at the Drake Fall Invitational...received MVC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award as well as being named to the MVC Academic Honor Roll...High School: Was the top-rated junior in the U-14, U-16 and U-18 age-divisions and 10th overall in Bosnia...achieved his highest European Ranking of No. 11 in boys 16 and under division en route to advancing to doubles finals of European Summer Cup 2008 with partner Damir Dzumhur....Personal: Born Jan. 12, 1993, in Tuzla, Bosnia & Herzegovina...majoring in international business and finance...son of Muradif and Suzana Salibasic...Drake Presidential Scholarship recipient...honored as one of 13 top Drake first-year students for 2011-12.
 SINGLES   Record    1     2     3     4     5     6    Tour 
2011-12 27-7  1-0   2-0   3-0   7-2   5-1   ---   9-4 
2012-13 34-11  1-0   4-2   3-0   11-5   ---   ---   15-4 
2013-14 22-8  14-6   ---   ---   ---   ---   ---   8-2 
Totals 83-26  16-6   6-2   6-0   18-7   5-1   ---   32-10 
 DOUBLES   Record    1     2     3    Tour 
2011-12 22-11  5-3   7-2   3-4   7-2 
2012-13 24-15  9-8   5-2   1-1   9-4 
2013-14 12-11  1-0   9-8   ---   2-3 
Totals 58-37  15-11   21-12   4-5   18-9 

Season and Career Statistics as of April 14, 2014