Vasily was a January addition to the Golden Eagle roster in
2010-11 and proved to be a tremendous asset in the spring season,
earning all-OVC second-team honors...now a seasned veteran, he will
play a key role in Tech's success in 2011-12...enjoyed success
during the fall in tournament play and heads into the spring dual
match slate as a potential standout for the Golden Eagles...was a
strong junior player in Russia.
AT TTU -- In 2011 fall: Vasily was 4-3 in
tournament play in singles during the fall season...went 1-3 in
doubles play with two of hs three losses coming against SEC foes
Georgia and Tennessee.
AT TTU In 2010-11: Joining the team upon his
enrollment at TTU in January, Vasily proved to be an outstanding
addition to the Golden Eagle lineup and went on to earn second-team
all-OVC honors in his debut...went 9-7 in singles matches as a
rookie including a stout 6-1 record in OVC matches...played in
every position except No. 6...was 5-10 in his doubles appearances,
again lining up in all three positions...slamed his way through six
consecutive OVC singles wins before falling in the regular season
finale in a close contest against Eastern Kentucky, 7-6, 7-5.
BEFORE TTU: Vasily was a nationally ranked player
in the U-18 level in Russia...began playing the sport at the age of
five and has been playing 14 years...was ranked as high as ninth
nationally...spent three years listed among the Top 30 junior
players in his county and was in the Top 10 for three months...was
ranked in the world's Top 700 in the U-18 ITF charts...after
attending Grammar School No. 7, Vasily spent one year at the
Siberan Federal University.
PERSONAL: The son of Sergey and Galina
Eremeev...birthdate is July 30, 1992...studying web design.
HOW WELL DO THEY KNOW Vasily...
We asked Vasily 15 questions, then posed the same 15 questions to
two of his teammates to see how well they know him:
Alex Chen's Answers
I can't believe I
The animal I resemble
My sports hero
is: Marat Safin
I can't stop listening
to: Three Days Grace
If I could go anywhere, it
would be: Mars
to: Win an OVC championship
Play at No. 1
The most overrated pro
Kirilenko (Maria, we assume)
In 10 years, I see
Owning an IT company
President of Russia
Favorite off day thing to
Play video games
I miss most about
Two words teammates use to
My favorite sports
Run, Lola, Run
My favorite Tech team other
than tennis is:
Answers in Bold Face are matches
Alex Chen scored 3 correct answers to win the round.
Syrym Abduhkalikov had 1 correct match.