Tomasz Soltyka
Tomasz Soltyka
Height: 5-8
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Gdynia, Poland
High School: Liceum Jezuitow

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2012-13: SINGLES: Went 7-12 in his freshman year on the Mission Campus … primarily played No. 5 and 6 singles with two appearances at No. 4 … defeated his Gonzaga opponent 6-4, 7-6 in the WCC Tournament first round … took home a 6-4, 7-6 win to clinch the 4-3 Bronco win in the dual match against Gonzaga … played the best match of his season against then-No. 6 Pepperdine, upsetting a talented opponent at No. 5 for a 6-4, 6-4 win … topped Sonoma State, UC Irvine and Northern Arizona in straight sets … stepped up and turned in a clutch performance in a rematch against Boise State, winning his three set marathon to clinch the 4-3 Bronco win … picked up his first NCAA win over Max Littlejohn of UC Davis by a 6-4, 6-1 final … DOUBLES: Went 3-9 in doubles, playing primarily at No. 3 with several matches in the second position … gained a big 8-6 win with Logan Chun at No. 3 against UC Irvine helping take the doubles point en route to a 4-3 team win … combined with Ashot Khacharyan for a 9-8 win over Furman in the No. 2 position helping the team to a 4-3 win … teamed with Chun for a strong 8-4 defeat of Northern Arizona in the third spot.

HIGH SCHOOL: Was ranked sixth in the Polish U-18 rankings … ranked eighth in the Polish U-16 rankings … three-time bronze medalist in the Polish Championships under 16 … helped team win the gold medal in the Polish Championships U-16, and the bronze medal in the Polish championships U-18.

PERSONAL
: From Golynia, Poland ... graduated from Liceum Jezuitow in 2012 ... son of Waldemar and Krystyna Soltyka ... has an older sister Maja Soltyka and a younger sister Emilia Soltyla. He will be studying in the School of Arts and Sciences. 

Why he chose Santa Clara?: "I chose Santa Clara because it has a good tennis team, a high level of education and good weather conditions."