Had a strong start in fall play at the Hoosier Invite defeating first two opponents Mandela Shepard and Pablo Olivarez from Western Illinois and Western Michigan respectively, both in tie-breaking sets ... Recorded a 5-5 overall finish in singles action ... Tallied a 3-1 record in doubles play with partners Brendan Kinkopf and John Stratton.
2007 - 2008:
Played primarily in the No. 5 and No. 6 singles positions, but posted a win at No. 3 over E.J. Duchow of IUPUI ... Was 7-13 in singles action ... Posted a record of 8-13 with six different doubles partners ... Defeated Santiago Gruter of Indiana 3-6, 6-1, 1-0 (15-13) during conference play ... Paired with Billy Gardner to accumulate a 2-1 overall doubles record, and with John Allare to post a 3-2 doubles finish.
Played in four different spots in the lineup, finishing with a 3-12 singles record ... Won one match each at No. 4 and 5 singles ... Went 1-2 in fall singles play, including a three-set win at the Vredevelt Invitational ... Compiled a 10-17 doubles record, mostly at No. 3 doubles with teammate John Allare.
Prior to MSU:
Four-year letterwinner at Marshall ... Named to all-state and all-conference teams ... Two-time captain ... Advanced to state semifinals at No. 2 singles as a freshman ... Played No. 1 singles and advanced to state semifinals as a junior, and state finals as a senior.
Born Aug. 21, 1988 ... Son of Klaus and Lisa Sauerbrey ... Brother, Justin, played tennis at Grand Valley State ... Business major.