An honorable mention all-Big Sky Conference selection after spending the majority of the season as the Hornets’ No. 4 singles player...went 10-16 in dual singles play, including 1-2 at No. 3, 5-10 at No. 4 and 5-5 at No. 5...went 6-1 in Big Sky matches...always a strong doubles player, he went 19-8 in doubles play, including a 10-4 mark with Jason Smith...won nine straight doubles matches with Smith from Jan. 23-Mar. 5...also went 8-3 at No. 2 doubles with Anton Stryhas...is now 48-25 for his career in doubles play.
Posted a 12-11 record in dual singles play, including 0-1 at No. 2, 7-5 at No. 3, 2-5 at No. 4 and 3-0 at No. 5...won five of his last seven completed matches of the season...began the year at No. 3, but finished playing at No. 5...went 8-7 in straight sets and 4-4 in three-set matches...also a team-best 20-5 in doubles play with teammate Marko Starcevic (primarily at No. 2 doubles)...that included an 8-5 win in the first round of the NCAA Tournament over the 40th-ranked doubles team in the nation (Stanford's Richard Wire and Blake Muller)...won seven straight doubles matches, and 17 of the last 19.
Posted an 11-12 dual-match record in singles play, and a 9-12 mark in doubles play...went 9-11 at No. 4, and 2-1 at No. 5 singles...won seven of his final 11 singles matches of the season...eight of his 11 singles victories came in straight sets...in doubles play, he posted an 8-10 record with Ronan Conlon, including 1-5 at No. 2 and 7-5 at No. 3...went 1-2 at No. 2 with teammate Artur Klimenka...overall, including the fall season, he went 19-17 in singles play and 11-15 in doubles action.
Prior to Sacramento State
Saw limited action at the University of Washington as a freshman (2006-07)...was 2-6 overall in singles and 2-4 in doubles...played No. 6 singles on Jan. 20 against Idaho and beat Joel Trudel, 7-6, 7-6 in his only dual match action...was 1-1 in doubles action in dual meets.
Graduated from Hawa'i Prep in 2006…competed in football, track and field, volleyball and basketball…placed third in the Hawai'i State Tournament as a sophomore and was a first team all-state selection…did not compete in high school tennis his junior and senior years…represented the state of Hawai'i at the Nationals Championships in Kalamazoo, Mich…played No. 1 for Hawai'i at the the U-16 Intersectionals and the U-18 Davis Cup…was unbeaten in Hawai'i for two-straight years.
Born Nov. 4, 1987…a kinesiology major…parents are Dana and Kalani Ching…is one of six children (two brothers, three sisters).