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Damon Kesaris
Damon  Kesaris

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Durban, South Africa

High School:
Glenwood

Height:
6-0

02/18/2018

MTEN | Gaels Pull Through for Comeback Win Over Lopes

Saint Mary's won four impressive singles matches Sunday to defeat GCU.

02/17/2018

MTEN | Kesaris Leads Gaels in Close Battle at UC Davis

The Gaels will host Grand Canyon for a non-conference match tomorrow at 1 p.m. PT. at Timothy Korth Tennis Complex.

02/15/2018

MTEN | Gaels Continue Spring Season at Davis, Host GCU

Saint Mary's will host the Lopes on Sunday, Feb. 18 with first serve at 1 p.m. PT.

01/27/2018

MTEN | Gaels Solid in Singles Action Versus New Mexico State

Saint Mary's won three out of the six singles matches Saturday afternoon versus the Aggies.

01/26/2018

MTEN | Gaels Head to Arizona for Two Dual Matches

Saint Mary's will face New Mexico State and Arizona in the second week of the 2018 dual campaign.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2017-18): Did not compete during the fall.

AS A FRESHMAN (2016-17): Came to Saint Mary's in the spring and immediately made an impact as the Gaels' top performer...went 10-5 in singles play...was 7-2 from the No. 1 spot and went 4-0 in conference play...also led the team with eight doubles victories...played mainly alongside Nash Vollenweider...posted a streak of 11 straight matches without a loss in singles action...following the season, was named WCC Freshman of the Year...also was named All-WCC First Team Singles and All-WCC Honorable Mention Doubles with Vollenweider...earned his first collegiate win in doubles play with Vollenweider against Holy Names...earned his first collegiate singles victory against San Diego State on Feb. 24....was edged by No. 70 Michael Genender of Stanford in three sets (6-3, 6-7, 6-10)...defeated Connor Finerty of Northern Colorado 6-1, 6-0 in his first match as No. 1 singles...won both of his singles matches in Saint Mary's conference victories.

PRIOR TO SAINT MARY'S: Graduated from Glenwood High School... Plans to major in Business Administration... Member of the South African Junior Davis Cup team, Junior Commonwealth Games... Ranked No. 1 in South Africa for U-18 Boys... High of No. 93 in the world on the junior circuit... Chose Saint Mary's for the location, good academics, and relationship with the coaching staff... Postgraduate plans include playing professional tennis.

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