A former player under head coach F. D. Robbins, Roeland Brateanu continues his connection with the Utah men's tennis program as a graduate assistant.
Brateanu became a Ute in 2002 after transferring from the University of Arizona, where he compiled a 19-15 singles record. During his stint at Utah, Brateanu amassed a 30-37 record in singles and a 34-24 doubles record. In 2004, Brateanu was selected to the all-Mountain West Conference singles and doubles teams. He was also named to the all-conference doubles team in 2003.
As a senior, Brateanu was chosen team captain and served as the Student Athlete-Advisory Committee representative for Utah men's tennis. He was the regional winner of the prestigious Arthur Ashe Sportsmanship and Leadership Award in 2004. Brateanu has also picked up numerous academic awards, including academic all-conference honors and a spot on the Athletic Director's honor roll. He was named to the Communication Department's Dean's List in 2003 and 04.
A native of Amsterdam, Netherlands, Brateanu will graduate with a degree in mass communications in December of 2004.