Alex Blakhin
Alex Blakhin
Height: 6-1
Weight: 165
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Moscow, Russia
High School: Saddlebrook Prep (Fla.)

SOPHOMORE (2011-12)
Gained CAC Player of the Year honors as well as All-CAC and VaSID all-state honors in singles after playing the majority of the season at number one... Finished 22-10 overall in singles, leading the team in match wins... Won seven of his last eight matches, including a 7-6 (5), 6-4 victory over Kalamazoo in the second round of the NCAA Tournament... Also picked up wins against nationally-ranked Rhodes, Whitman, Redlands, Pomona-Pitzer, Case Western, Washington & Lee, Carnegie-Mellon, Swarthmore, and Johns Hopkins.

FRESHMAN (2010-11)
Named VaSID State College Division Rookie of the Year after turning in a solid freshman campaign... Went 16-18 in singles play, mainly at three... Highlight wins included victories over Cal Lutheran, Washington & Lee, Bates, and won both his matches in the NCAA Tournament against Kalamazoo and Kenyon... Went 17-10 in doubles play, with wins over Cal Lutheran, Bates, Carnegie Mellon, Salisbury, and Kalamazoo... Gained All-conference honors in singles and doubles.

PERSONAL
Alexander Blakhin is the son of Erina Blakhina. Played tennis at Saddlebrook Prep School in Tampa, Fla.... Reached a high of 237 on tennisrecruiting.net... Economics major.