James Carpenter
James Carpenter

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
West Sayville, N.Y.

High School:
Sayville

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 200

Birthdate:
09/18/1980


2004-05: Defeated Lafayette and UMBC with identical 6-4, 6-4 scores to qualify for the ITA main draw... Earned a two set win in singles, and teamed with Crooks for an 8-2 doubles win over Sacred Heart... Teamed with Crooks to claim an 8-3 victory over Hofstra at the No. 2 doubles spot... Paired with Crooks to capture an 8-6 victory over Yale at ECAC Championships... Teamed with Crooks to post a 9-8 (7-2) win versus Buffalo... Registered a two set victory over Army... Earned a 6-4, 6-3 singles win and an 8-4 doubles win over Holy Cross (4/16) . . . Won the No. 2 doubles match 8-1 against New Hampshire (4/16) . . . Posted a 7-5, 6-3 singles win and teamed with Crooks to take an 8-2 victory over Boston University (4/24) . . .

2003-04: At the Cornell Invitational captured the Flight B doubles title with teammate Michael Crooks (9/22) . . . won the Flight A doubles and named co-champ of the Flight C singles round at the Uconn Invitational (10/5) . . . in dual match action defeated Wagner 8-0 and recorded a victory in singles action with a score of 6-0, 6-0 (10/11) . . . recorded victories in both doubles and singles action vs. Hofstra (10/11) . . .won 6-4, 6-2 at the No. 6 singles spot against Binghamton at the Army Invitational (1/31) . . . captured a 6-4, 6-4 victory against Army at the No. 5 singles spot at the Army Invitational (2/1) . . . finished with a 9-8 win at the No. 3 doubles spot against Colgate (2/6) . . . recorded an 8-3 victory at the No. 3 doubles spot against Marist (2/7) . . . posted an 8-2 victory over Lehigh at the No. 3 doubles spot (2/14) . . . won in both singles and doubles against Howard (2/14) . . . registered an 8-1 win at the No. 3 doubles spot versus Boston University (3/20) . . . recorded an 8-5 victory at the No. 3 doubles spot against Boston College (3/21) . . . posted a win in the No. 2 doubles spot against Sacred Heart (3/24)...posted a win in the No. 3 doubles spot against Hartford (3/27)...registered a win at the No. 3 spot with a 8-4 victory against Binghamton (4/7)...posted a win at the No. 3 spot in doubles against Vermont (4/8)...won at the No. 3 doubles spot (8-0) against Dowling (4/27)...won at the No. 3 doubles spot (8-0) against BU in the America East Semi Finals (5/1).

2002-2003: Advanced to the semifinals of Flight Three singles at the UConn Invitational (9/29) . . . also advanced to the finals of Flight Two doubles at UConn, as he and Philippe Amireault fell in the finals, 9-7 . . . won 6-0, 6-2 at No. 4 singles against Sacred Heart (4-3) . . . also won 8-0 at No. 3 doubles against the Pioneers . . . teamed with Mike Crooks for an 8-2 win at No. 3 doubles against Vermont (4-12) . . . won in both singles and doubles against Hofstra (4-15) . . . recorded a 6-4, 6-1 win at No. 6 singles and an 8-1 win at No. 3 doubles . . . also undefeated against Hartford (4-16), winning 6-2, 6-1 at No. 6 singles and 8-2 at No. 3 doubles . . . won in both singles and doubles against Quinnipiac (4-21) . . . won 7-6, 6-2 at No. 4 singles and 8-0 at No. 3 doubles . . . at conference finals against Binghamton recorded a 8-2 doubles victory with Crooks at the No. 3 spot (4-27) . . . finished the year 8-6 in singles and 10-4 in doubles . . .posted a 7-1 doubles record with Mike Crooks at the No. 3 spot.

2001-02: Compiled a record of 13-7 at No. 6 singles . . . won seven straight matches at the beginning of the spring season . . . posted an impressive 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 victory in Stony Brook's America East win over Binghamton . . . 12 of his 13 victories in singles came in straight sets . . . won nine of his last 10 doubles matches of the season, playing mostly with Philippe Amireault at No. 3 doubles . . . opened the season with a victory at the Cornell Invitational in Flight B doubles, pairing with Patrick Drozdzick for an 8-5 victory . . . posted wins in both singles and doubles in 12 dual matches.

High School: Attended Sayville High School in . . . earned four letters at the No. 1 singles position . . . ranked 27th in USTA boys singles (18) as a senior and ranked 22nd as a junior . . . won the Otto Kubelle Most Valuable Player Memorial Award as a junior and senior . . . All-State as a senior; All-County as a junior and sophomore; All-Conference during all four years of competition . . . named team MVP three times . . . broke the school record for most wins in singles play . . . All-County academic team as a senior . . . also earned one letter on the varsity football team as a junior.

Personal: James L. Carpenter . . . born Sept. 18, 1983, in Sayville, N.Y. . . son of Claudia and Jay Carpenter . . . brother of Jessica . . . secondary education major.

Paw Prints: Fan of the Giants and the North Carolina Tar Heels . . . his most prized possession is his state trophy . . . when he was a kid he pretended to be Don Mattingly . . . best advice he has ever gotten is to play between overconfident and scared.