John Allare
John Allare

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Maineville, Ohio

High School:
Kings Mills

Height:
6-0

Position:
R


Fall 2008:
Recorded a 9-4 singles record and a 5-3 doubles record ... Opened the season with doubles partner Jason Norville, landing a fourth-place finish at the Hoosier Invite defeating Michael Calderone and Zeyad Montasser of Western Michigan, 8-6 ... Posted an impressive win in a straight set of 6-0, 6-2 over Alex Sanborn of Northwestern at the ITA Midwest Regionals ... Advanced to the quarterfinals at the Big Ten Indoor Championships by defeating Marc Dwyer of Northwestern, 2-6, 6-4, 7-6.

2007-2008:
Posted a 13-16 record in singles action, playing mostly at the No. 3 spot ... Recorded a 14-14 mark overall in doubles play with six different doubles partners ... Tallied a 9-10 record at the No. 3 singles position ... Partnered with Adam Monich to post a win over Justin Kronauge and Shuhei Uzawa of No. 2 Ohio State in doubles to help the Spartans tally the doubles point ... Posted a victory over Bryant Salcedo of 33rd-ranked Vanderbilt.

2006 - 2007:
Finished with a 15-14 singles record, playing mostly at No. 4 singles ... Won seven matches in the fourth spot and won two of three contests at No. 2 singles ... Also went 3-4 in the third spot ... Won four matches against Big Ten opponents ... Finished 3-3 in fall singles tournaments ... Tallied a 7-15 record in doubles play, playing mostly with Tyler Sauerbrey at the No. 3 spot.

2005 - 2006:
Finished the season as the No. 3 singles player and the No. 2 doubles pairing ... Compiled 12 wins as a singles player and was a part of 13 doubles wins ... Played doubles with four different players ... Won four consecutive doubles matches with Alex Forger or Scott Rasmussen as his partner.

Prior to MSU:
Went 27-3 at No. 1 singles his junior year and 30-4 at first spot his senior year ... Lettered all four years at Kings Mills ... Captain of the team his junior and senior years ... Won the 2005 state championship in singles his senior year ... Finished as state runner-up in doubles his junior year.

Personal:
Born June 30, 1987 in Columbus, Ohio ... Son of JP and Bunnie Allare ... Father played tennis for Notre Dame, mother played tennis for Florida Southern ... Brother, Matt, is currently on the tennis team at Ohio State ... Great grandfather, Bill Terry, of the former New York Giants, is in the Baseball Hall of Fame ... Human resources-economics major.