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  Zach Ganger
Zach Ganger

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jacksonville, Fla.

High School:
The Bolles School

Height:
6-3

Birthdate:
06/07/1985

Experience:
3L

At Utah
Junior (2006-07):

Won the 2006 ITA Mountain West Regional Tournament in singles for an automatic bid into the National Indoor Championships ... competed in the 2006 Polo Ralph Lauren ITA All-American Tournament ... compiled a 13-8 dual singles record and went 27-12 overall ... ended the year ranked No. 49 in the country ... all-MWC in singles and doubles ... earned academic all-MWC honor ... posted wins over several nationally ranked opponents including Robert Lathouwers (71) from Auburn University, Greg Ouellette (26) from the University of Florida, and Markus Dickhardt (30) from San Diego State ... in doubles play, Ganger and Miron Mann compiled a 15-5 record to earn a No. 57 national ranking ... the duo posted wins over Adam Holmstrom and Niklas Persson (40) from Denver University, as well as Markus Dickhardt and Christian Groh (14) from San Diego State University ... voted as team co-captain with Mann.

Sophomore (2005-06):
Ranked No. 12 in the 2005 ITA preseason doubles rankings with Miron Mann ... all-MWC in singles and doubles ... received academic all-MWC honors ... competed at the NCAA Tournament in doubles with partner Nick Coutts ... competed at the 2005 Polo Ralph Lauren ITA All-American Tournament ... finished season with a doubles ranking of No. 35 with Nick Coutts and climbed as high as No. 15 during the season ... won the University of Utah Invitational in singles and was runner-up in doubles ... reached the round of 16 in singles and semifinals in doubles at the ITA Mountain Regional Tournament ... posted a 23-10 overall singles record and a 24-10 overall doubles record for the season ... recorded singles wins over Joel Kielbowicz (UNLV), Max Jones (UNM), James Ludlow (BYU), and Eric Molnar (CU) ... posted doubles wins over Schoeck and Shields (BSU), Ysern and Liversage (USD), and Lechuga and Ludlow (BYU) ... named team MVP.

Freshman (2004-05):
Won team's Academic Achievement Award ... qualified for NCAA Championships in doubles with partner Miron Mann ... year end rankings of No. 39 in national doubles, No. 3 in regional doubles and No. 18 in regional singles ... posted doubles victories over No. 19 Stotland/Kowalski (New Mexico), No. 7 Rogers/Oosthuizen (Tennessee) and Lechuga/Roshan (BYU) ... won the University of Utah Invitational in doubles and was the runner-up in singles ... reached round of 32 at the ITA Mountain Region Championships ... UNLV Rebel Fall Classic doubles champion ... played No. 1 doubles and No. 2 singles ... posted singles victories over James Ludlow (BYU), Darius Craton (Princeton) and Jan Zelezny (Colorado) ... compiled 20-13 singles record and a 24-5 doubles record.

High School/Juniors:
Awarded 2002 Gator Bowl Sportsmanship Award ... team captain for 2002-03 and `03-04 seasons at The Bolles School ... picked up two state mixed doubles titles in 2002 and `03 ... won Florida AA high school state title in No. 1 singles, No. 1 doubles, and team competition in 2004 ... voted MVP two years in a row ... undefeated in 2004 ... won ITA doubles ... National Open champion six times ... played in the Junior Davis Cup for Team Florida ... ranked fifth in the nation in 2004 for doubles.

Personal:
Son of Bob Ganger and Tina Ganger-Smith ... father was a pitcher for the Kansas City Royals ... mother is a tennis coach ... born June 7, 1985.

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