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  Chris Westerhof
Chris Westerhof

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Durban, South Africa

Last College:
Crawford College

Height:
6-1



Chris Westerhof
Senior
6-1
Duban, South Africa
Crawford College


At Florida State: Starts the season ranked 16th with Jeff Groslimond in the preseason ITA doubles rankings....Currently ranks seventh in school history with 72 doubles wins and needs eight victories to break the FSU career record (79) held by Ken McKenzie and Jason White...Combined wins of 120 places him tenth, 10 short of ninth-place.


Junior Year (2004-05): Joined forces with doubles partner Jeff Groslimond to reset their own school record with a 27-7 record...Duo became the winningest doubles tandem in school history, upping their record together to 71-23...Tandem ended the year ranked 46th in the country and eighth in the region after starting the year at No. 10...Duo posted a 4-2 mark against ranked opponents, including a 9-8 (8) win over No. 4 Martirosyan/Witten of Kentucky in the regional finals of the NCAA Tournament...Set a personal-best with his team-leading 23-12 singles mark - making him just the 19th player in school history to win 20 matches in a single season - including a 18-8 dual mark and 5-3 in conference...Tied for the team lead with seven three-set victories...Went 2-3 against ranked competition, including a win over No. 74 Jason Zimmerman from Duke and Florida's No. 46 Nester Braceno...Had a career-best 11-match wining streak during the middle of the season...Won one match in the ACC Tournament and NCAA Tournament...Led the team with 28 doubles victories, going 27-7 with Groslimond and 1-0 with Chip Webb...Tallied a 23-4 dual match record with Groslimond - going 11-2 at No.1 and 12-2 at No. 2 - including a team-best 7-1 ACC record.


Sophomore Year (2003-04): Teamed up with classmate Jeff Groslimond to produce a single-season school-record 26 doubles victories...Duo ended the year with a national ranking of 40 after peaking at No. 15...Scored three victories over ranked doubles teams, including the 11th-ranked tandem of Schnugg and Rajevac from Georgia Tech...Doubles team won its first ten matches and 17 of its first 19 contests...Notched a 15-8 dual match record in doubles, including a 6-2 ACC mark...Duo won seven-straight matches at the ITA All-American Tournament to advance from the pre-qualifying tournament all the way to the main draw...Improved his singles game by leaps and bounds, more than tripling his win total from his first season as he posted a 19-12 record, the second highest total on the team...Produced a 15-7 mark during dual match season, including a string of seven-straight victories...Moved up to play number two or three singles the last half of the season, producing a 6-3 mark between the two flights...Secured the team victory by beating Duke's Peter Rodrigues 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 at number three as the Seminoles beat the fourth-ranked Blue Devils...The previous day he beat No. 87 Ryler DeHeart of Illinois 6-3, 4-6, 6-4


Freshman Year (2002-03): Joined the Seminoles for the spring semester, posting a 6-12 mark in singles...Excelled in doubles play where he teamed up with fellow rookie Jeff Groslimond to go 18-7 with a team-high 7-1 ACC ledger...Duo won 16 of its first 20 matches to start the spring season...Included in that run was their only victory over a ranked opponent, the No. 56 pair of Hahn/Behrmann from Florida...Tandem won its last six matches, including five conferences bouts in a row.


High School and Other Accomplishments: Climbed up to number one in the South African junior rankings, while placing as high has 34th in the world with a top-ten showing in doubles...Captured the South African Junior National championship...Passport includes trips to the junior tournaments at Wimbledon, French Open, Australian Open and Orange Bowl Classic.


Personal: Born April 11, 1984...Son of Neil and Jacqui Westerhof...Majoring in business....Has one brother named Micheal...Was coached in high school by Costa Skopilartis...Likes to fish.

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