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Aleksas Tverijonas
Height: 6'3"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Lithuania
Experience: High School
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2013: Netted a second consecutive second-team All-OVC honor... went 18-1 during dual season... formed a No. 3 doubles alliance with John Storie - the duo went 8-6 overall, but were 7-3 at No. 3... opened the season with a 15-match win streak, the longest by a Gov in school
history until Dimitar Ristovski surpassed him later in the campaign... was only pushed to three sets twice during that streak, first against Southern Illinois (6-4, 6-7, 6-4) and against Lipscomb (6-1, 4-6, 6-1)... only lost two sets total against OVC opponents, in both regular-season and
tournament play (20-2)... his 6-2, 6-4 No. 4 defeat of Jacksonville State’s Felipe Diaz helped the Govs clinch the No. 2 seed in the tournament... in the semifinals, defeated Eastern Kentucky’s Lucas Smets (6-3, 6-3)... knocked off Belmont’s Bruno Silva in the OVC Tournament Final (6-3, 6-3)... he and Storie also won the clinching doubles match for the point against both the Colonels and the Bruins... he and Storie dropped their No. 3 doubles match, 8-4, against Mississippi State's Romain Bogaerts and Zach White in the first round of the NCAA Men's Tennis Tournament.

2012: Second team All-OVC in his freshman season... grinder, 10 of his 19 matches in the spring went three sets... settled in nicely at No. 4 singles, winning 10 of 14 matches after moving to that role Feb. 25... won nine straight matches that were completed from March 16 (Murray State) to April 15 (Morehead State)... did not lost a match to an Ohio Valley Conference foe until the OVC Tournament... Took four OVC foes to three sets, including Murray State's Max McLean (6-2, 7-6 (7-5)) and Eastern Kentucky's Parul Verma (6-3, 3-6, 5-5, ret.)... split his doubles time with John Storie and Iago Seffrin, winning two matches with each during spring competition... defeated Belmont's Fernando Mussolini and Bruno Silva (9-7) and Western Kentucky's Arul Selvan and Andrew Fish (8-5) with Storie... with Seffrin, defeated Lipscomb's David Salazar and Colby Shaw (9-7 10-8)) and picked up his lone OVC doubles victory, an 8-3 win over Murray State's Jose Berardo and Tyler Jeffers.

Previously: Hard-working player with wealth of experience in both singles and doubles... played a number of events on International Tennis Federation Junior Circuit... ranked as high as No. 434 worldwide and No. 8 in home country Lithuania... finished third at U-18 Lithuania national tournament... played to doubles championship at 2010 9th AOTK TwigaCup and at 2010 Nokia Junior Cup... played in semifinals at TaTs Open after winning three straight-set matches... advanced to quarterfinals at Nokia Junior Cup.


Personal: The son of Arvydas Tverijonas... born Sept. 15, 1992.

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