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Ari Zyskind
Ari Zyskind
Year: 2009
Hometown: Concord, MA
High School: Concord-Carlisle HS
Major: History
College: Claremont McKenna

On Court: Four year standout for Concord-Carlisle (MA) HS team, playing #2 singles as a freshman and sophompre, and #1 as junior and senior...team went undefeated during the regular season all four years, and won the Massachussets state high school tournament his senior year, when he captained the team...in USTA play, represented the New England section at B16s zonals in St. Louis and went 3-0 in singles and 4-0 in doubles...as a freshman made debut for the Stags at the ITA West Regionals going 4-2 in singles and 1-1 with partner Drew Sabater in doubles...returned in the spring to complete an impressive 10-2 record in singles, playing at four different positions...went 5-1 in doubles, partnering Sabater, Mullen, and Chien...was undefeated in dual match play in both singles and doubles on the year...as a sophomore went 1-2 in singles, playing in the ITA West Regionals...defeated Whittier's Julian Seneviratne 6-1, 6-0 in the 1st round...was 3-1 in doubles, partnering Chien to defeat Woolridge and Worley of Cal Lutheran and Koenig and Larsen of UC Santa Cruz at Regionals...played in one dual in the spring at the #1 doubles spot with Chien against Caltech...career records of 11-4 in singles and 8-2 in doubles.

Personal: ITA Scholar-Athlete as a freshman at CMC, earning better than a 3.5 GPA...founding father of Claremont Sports Connection, which pioneered the live streaming broadcasts of CMS and Pomona-Pitzer home sporting events...also co-hosted Claremont Sports Talk Radio show.