AS A SENIOR IN 2004-05: Saw action in the No. 2-4 singles positions and posted double-digit victories for a second consecutive season... awarded Bronco game ball seven times on the season after leading team with multiple clutch victories over No. 52 Oregon, No. 67 UC Santa Barbara, Hawaii, New Orleans and Pacific...won the Flight 'B' consolation singles crown at the Santa Clara Bronco Classic during the fall tournament season...paired with four different partners at the No. 1-2 doubles positions...captured a pair of notable doubles victories at the No. 1 position over No. 52 Oregon and No. 72 Portland...win over No. 72 Portland led the Broncos to a 3rd place finish at the WCC Championships... ...reached the Flight 'A' doubles final with senior Francisco Zepponi at the Pacific Tiger Fall Classic...awarded the Comcast Community All-Star award for tutoring efforts of underprivileged middle school children...awarded the Most Improved Bronco and Mad Dog of the Year.
AS A JUNIOR IN 2003-04: Posted double-digit victories in singles while seeing action in the No. 2-6 positions... registered notable wins over Pete Scharler of Washington and Niclas Otte of Pacific... advanced to the semifinals of the Flight 'A' singles draw of the Pacific Tiger Fall Classic in Bronco debut... added 16 doubles victories while at the No. 1 and 2 positions throughout the year... established program records in doubles when partnered with Gernot Fischer during fall tournament play... tandem earned an ITA preseason national ranking of No. 49 and No. 9 ranking in the West Region on January 13... made program history by advancing to the ITA Regional doubles final with Fischer in Eugene, Ore... upset teams from Washington and Oregon to reach the championship match... scored an 8-4 victory over No. 37 David Kowalski and Ryan Stotland of New Mexico.
AS A SOPHOMORE AT WEST VIRGINIA IN 2002-03: Led the Mountaineers at the No. 1 singles position and split time at the top two spots in doubles... posted a team-best 10-3 singles and 6-2 doubles record during the fall season... defeated No. 44 Andreas Laulaund and Stephane Rod of Virginia Tech.
AS A FRESHMAN AT WEST VIRGINIA IN 2001-02: Played for head coach Ed Dickson at West Virginia in Morgantown, W. Va... posted an 11-4 record in singles, with winning records at three different positions in the starting line-up... went 15-10 overall in singles, 9-6 in doubles... defeated Goeff Russell of William & Mary, Brenton Contini of Ohio State and Chris Martin of Illinois during the ITA Summer Circuit... captured a pair of doubles titles at the ITA National Summer Clay Court Championship in Mt. Lebanon, Pa and the ITA Summer Circuit Championships in Bloomington, Ind.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played for head coach Chuck Taylor at Canon-McMillan High School in Canonsburg, Pa... a team captain... a three-time qualifier for the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League Championships... the section 5 champion as a sophomore and junior... coached by Rob Greguire at the Pennsylvania Tennis Academy... did not play tennis as a senior... was a starting point guard on the basketball team.
PERSONAL: Full name is Eric James Kochanski...born November 8, 1982 in Pittsburgh, Pa... parents are James and Lorna Kochanski... majoring in business management... transferred to Santa Clara after the men's tennis program was dropped from West Virginia University.
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