MSU concludes weekend with 5-2 loss to the Hokies, will return home next Saturday for doubleheader.
Posted a 3-4 overall singles record, with a 4-11 record in doubles play ... Spent most of the year at the No. 3 doubles spot where he finished with a 3-5 record on the year... Paired with teammate Christian Roehmer in doubles play finishing with a 2-0 record in dual play ... An Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
Recruited walk-on that steadily improved throughout the season, earning four Big Ten starts by year's end ... Posted a 6-2 overall singles record, including two wins in the dual lineup at the five and six spot ... Spent most of season in doubles play earning eight victories overall with five of them on court three during dual action ... Earned the team's Most Improved Award for the season.
Prior to MSU:
Three time letterwinner at Grosse Point North High School ... Named tennis team captain junior year ... Was #1 singles player on high school team freshman, sophomore and junior years ... Earned all-conference honors freshman, sophomore and junior year after becoming conference and district individual champion ... Named All-MAC junior year ... Competed in the individual semifinals match at state competition junior year ... Also a member of National Honor Society.
Born in Detroit on April 9, 1993 ... Son of Ralph and Donna Zade ... Plans on majoring in finance.