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Michael Cahill
Michael Cahill
Nickname: Mac
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 165
Year: SO
Hometown: Southport, CT
High School: Westminster School
Previous College: Claremont McKenna
Major: Economics / Philosophy

On Court: Aggressive baseliner...played varsitytennis for Westminster School for 3 years, captain his senioryear...played left-handed sophmore year due to right elbowsurgery...played at the one position as a junior and senior going28-2 in singles...also captured the Kingswood Invitational Title,and the Southern New England Tennis League Title in both singlesand doubles...named Team MVP each of last two years, and wasrecipient of the Squibb Bowl is senior year...USTA singles rankingreached as high as 4 in New England and top 250 nationally...insummer of 2009, he won the doubles title at the ITA Summer Circuitheld at Dartmouth...as a freshman made strongdebut at ITA West Regionals in the fall, winning four of sixsingles matches and all three doubles matches (with Wei)... startedthe spring season at #3 singles and #3 doubles (withBrockett)...played every singles position except for #5 in thespring, going 17-4...won twice each at #1 and #2 singles, includingimpressive straight set wins over Guatavus Adolphus (#2) andLinfield (#1)... finished the season at #6 singles where he wasundefeated and did not lose a set from April 2 on...Cahill was theonly Stag to win every dual match he participated in during theNCAA team event, going 5-0 at #6 singles...finished with the secondbest overall singles record on the team at 21-6 for theseason...went 7-4 overall in doubles play, partnering Wei,Brockett, Keiffer, and Johnson.

Tools: Head Youtek Prestige Midsize strung withSolinco Tour Bite at 58lbs.

Personal: Favorite player is Marat Safin because,amongst other reasons, his absolute dominance of the world's twogreatest players in their peak - Sampras and Federer (in the 2000US Open final and 2005 Austrailian Open Semi-Finalrespectively)...enjoys poker, hoops, golf and push-ups.

Favorite Stag: Ted Ducey (1st Stags TennisCoach)

Favorite Recess Game: Four-Square

Favorite Nintendo character: Adult Link

Favorite Road Trip Snack: Twix