Eugene Muchynski
Eugene Muchynski
Birth Date: 09/09/1991
Height: 6-1
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Jose, Calif.
High School: Lynbrook High School
Major: Operations Management & Info Systems
College: 1V


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AS A SENIOR IN 2012-13: SINGLES: Playing in the No. 6 singles spot recorded a 9-13 record … against Gonzaga in the WCC Tournament, avenged a 7-6, 7-6 loss to the same opponent in his previous matchup … took the first set 6-3 and saved multiple set points, ultimately winning the last four games of the match for a 7-5 final … clinched the Bronco win by taking the first set 6-3 and rolling to a 6-1 third set beating on Senior Day … picked up a strong win against then-No. 55 Tulane, recording a 7-6, 6-1 final for a season-best three match winning streak that helped the Broncos to a 4-3 win … cruised to straight set victories over then-No. 70 UC Santa Barbara and Sonoma State … DOUBLES:  Went 5-13 appearing in the No. 2 and No. 3 doubles spots … picked up a clutch 8-5 win over then-No. 50 BYU with John Lamble at No. 2 … defeated then-No. 38 Boise State 8-7 with Ashot Khacharyan at No. 3 in a big win … combined with Khacharyan to defeat UC Davis 8-3 at No. 3 … teamed with Pham at No. 3 for an 8-1 thrashing of UC Santa Cruz.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2011-12: SINGLES: Had break-out season for Santa Clara serving as the primary No. 5 singles player … amassed a 22-7 record … third highest number of singles wins on the team … won 17 of his 19 matches from Feb. 5 to Apr. 21 … tallied three match-clinching victories for Santa Clara including wins over TCU, then-No. 38 BYU and his victory over Ciaran Fitzgerald of then-No. 19 San Diego clinched the dual match and a second place finish the WCC ... DOUBLES: Played on the Broncos’ No. 3 doubles team with Nicolas Vinel … picked up an important win against then-No. 38 BYU with Vinel allowing the Broncos to secure the doubles point and edge BYU 4-3 in the WCC opener … won a combined six WCC doubles matches including wins against: then-No. 38 BYU, LMU, Saint Mary’s, Portland and Gonzaga.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2010-11: Finished the season at 8-9 overall and a record of 1-2 in WCC dual matches … played primarily at No. 6 but also appeared at No. 5 singles … had four-match win streak from Nov. 6 to Jan. 26 … played doubles at No. 3 spot with John Lamble and No. 2 and 3 positions with Thomas Pham … with Lamble, compiled 4-7 overall record, going 2-2 in WCC contests … with Pham, went 4-3 overall and 1-1 in WCC play.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2009-2010: Ended the season with 14-5 overall singles record ... made SCU debut at dual season opener on Jan. 16 vs. UC Santa Cruz with a win over UCSC's Sam Rogers 6-0, 6-2 ... compiled a ten-match win streak from Nov. 6, 2009 through Mar. 24, 2010 ... Mar. 24 defeated UC Riverside's Ryan Stanbury 6-0, 6-1, last match of win streak ... appeared with doubles partner Grant Fleming three times to earn 3-0 doubles record.

HIGH SCHOOL: At Lynbrook High School in San Jose, Calif. he was awarded team MVP honors all four years ... was an individual finalist at CCS and a CCS Player of the Year ... his team advanced to the CCS in 2009 ... reached a No. 1 ranking in Northern California's boys 14s, 16s, and 18s.

PERSONAL: Born in Minsk, Belarus ... Parents are Anatoli and Alexandra Muchynski ... has one brother, Alexander (9) ... He will be majoring in Management Information Systems.