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 Mike Catalano
Mike Catalano

Position:
Assistant Coach


Fall 2007: Matched his entire '07 spring win total with three victories (3-4) during tourney play ... Dropped both doubles' matches, pairing with freshmen David Masciorini and Henrik Skalmerud.

2006-07: Captured wins in both appearances during the spring campaign (1-0 singles, 1-0 doubles) ... Defeated North Carolina Central's Joseph Estevez 6-0, 6-1 in singles play while teaming with Greg Simon for an 8-0 triumph over Estevez and Stephen Allsop on April 13 ... Booked a pair of victories in seven fall matches (2-5) ... Recorded wins over Appalachian State's Garith Thomas (7-6, 6-3) in the College of Charleston Shootout and vs. Baxter Huffman of UNCG (9-7) at the UNC Fall Invitational ... Teamed with Matt Peeler and Greg Simon in a pair of doubles matches (0-2).

2005-06: Experienced action in eight matches during his initial spring season at ECU (1-7) ... Recorded a 1-6 mark at the No. 6 position and also played one match at No. 5 ... Partnered with Henrique Viana (0-4) and Brian Walters (1-2) in seven doubles matches.

Junior College: Captured regional title and finished third nationally in JuCo national tourney (Dallas, Texas) ... Recorded overall record of 4-9 but went undefeated in league play at Monroe Community College in Rochester, N.Y.

High School/Junior Tennis: Did not suffer a single league loss during four-year prep career at Williamson Senior High School ... Captured sectional title as a senior after second-place finish during junior season (fifth as sophomore, third as freshman) ... Earned a total of four letters and served as team captain in 2003 ... Also picked up three varsity basketball letters and earned all-star honors on the hardwood.

Personal: Full name is Michael Catalano ... Born July 16, 1984 at Rochester, N.Y. ... Son of Sam and Sue Catalano ... Major is communications ... Father Sam was a wrestling letterman at N.C. State who captured an ACC title during career.