Michael Crooks
Michael Crooks

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Redditch, England

High School:
Alcester Grammar

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 135

Birthdate:
12/02/1983

Major:
Electrical Engineering


2004-05: Earned second team all-conference honors in his doubles play with Robitaille at No. 2 with a 7-2 record (4/29) . . . Defeated Cornell in two sets to advance to second round of ITA Regionals... Teamed with Carpenter to pick up an 8-2 victory at the No. 2 doubles spot against Sacred Heart... Earned a two set win at the No. 2 singles spot and teamed with Carpenter to post an 8-3 victory at the No. 2 doubles spot to defeat Hofstra... Picked up a two set win over Dartmouth at the No. 2 singles spot and a three set win over Boston College in the No. 2 singles spot at ECAC Championships... Captured an 8-6 victory over Yale teamed up with Carpenter in the No. 2 doubles spot at the ECAC Championships... Teamed with Carpenter to post a 9-8 (7-2) victory over Buffalo... Posted a two set win ovr St. Joe's... Teamed with Robitaille to post an 8-4 doubles win over Lehigh...Beat Quinnipiac at the No. 3 seed . . . Won a 6-1, 6-4 match vs Longwood at No. 4 (3/22) . . . Teamed with Robitaille to beat St.John's 8-5 (4/8) . . .Captured a singles win 6-3, 6-4 vs Manhattan (4/10) . . . Paired with Carpenter to win 8-4 at the No. 1 doubles spot over Holy Cross (4/16) . . . Won 6-1, 6-4 at the No. 2 singles spot and 8-2 at the No. 1 doubles spot versus New Hampshire (4/16) . . . teamed with Robitaille to win 8-3 at the No. 2 doubles spot against Hofstra (4/19) . . . Recorded a 1-6, 6-4, 10-4 singles win versus Hartford (4/23) . . . Posted a 6-2, 7-5 singles win and paired with Carpenter to win 8-2 over Boston University (4/24) . . . Won at No. 3 6-2, 6-1 in the America East semi finals (4/30) . . . Won his singles match in the championship round of the America East play 6-3, 6-1 (5/1) . . .

2003-04: Captured the Flight B doubles title with teammate James Carpenter and individually won the Flight A Consolation bracket at the Cornell Invitational (9/22) . . . took the title in Flight A doubles with James Carpenter at the UConn Invitational (10/5) . . . in doubles against Wagner won 8-0 and captured a victory in singles 6-0, 6-0 (10/11) . . . defeated Hofstra in doubles action with teammate James Carpenter 8-5 (10/11) . . . picked up two wins at the ITA Northeast Regional to make it to the round of 16 (10/19) . . . won 6-1, 6-4 at the No. 1 singles spot against UConn at the Army Invitational (1/31) . . .captured the 8-3 win at the No. 2 doubles spot against Binghamton at the Army Invitational (2/1) . . . picked up a 1-6, 7-5, 6-0 win at the No. 2 singles spot against Colgate (2/6) . . . 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) . . . won 6-2, 6-1 at the No. 1 singles 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 and a 6-4, 6-4 win at the No. 2 singles 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)...won at No. 2 singles and No. 3 doubles vs. Hartford (3/27)...registered a win at the No. 3 spot in doubles with a 8-4 victory also winning at the No. 2 spot in singles (6-4, 6-4) against Binghamton (4/7)...posted a win at the No. 3 spot in doubles and the No. 2 spot in singles against Vermont (4/8)...picked up a win at the No. 2 singles spot (6-0,6-4) against Hofstra (4/15)...posted a win at the No.3 doubles spot (8-4) and at the No. 2 singles spot (6-0,6-0) against Quinnipiac (4/20)...won at the No. 3 doubles spot (8-0) and the No. 2 singles spot against Dowling (4/27)...won at the No. 3 doubles (8-0) and No. 2 singles(6-0, 6-2) spots against BU in the America East semifinals (5/1)..won at No. 2 singles spot (7-6, 4-6, 6-2) against Binghamton in the America East Finals (5/2)... made the America East all-conference team.

2002-03: Won Flight Two singles title at the UConn Invitational (9-21) . . . captured both a singles and doubles win with partner Egil Anonsen against Boston (2-16) . . . won 6-3, 6-3 at No. 2 singles and 9-7 at No. 1 doubles . . . earned an 8-3 doubles victory in the No. 1 spot against Princeton (2-21) . . . captured 6-4, 6-3 singles win against Lehigh University at the No. 1 spot (2-22) . . . against Colgate notched a win No. 1 singles against Eric Saccullo, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 (3-8) . . . won 6-1, 6-4 at No. 1 singles against West Virginia (3-19) . . . also recorded an 8-6 win at No. 1 doubles . . . swept both singles and doubles against Sacred Heart (4-3), winning 4-6, 6-3, 12-10 at No. 1 singles and 8-0 at No. 1 doubles . . . recorded a 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 win at No. 2 singles against Binghamton (4-11) . . . won 6-1, 6-1 at No. 2 singles against Vermont and also won 8-2 at No. 3 doubles (4-12) . . . recorded an 8-1 win at No. 3 doubles with James Carpenter against Hofstra (4-15) . . . teamed with Carpenter for another doubles victory against Hartford (4-16), 8-2 . . . enjoyed a 6-4, 6-2 win at No. 1 singles against Manhattan (4-17) . . . won in both singles and doubles against Quinnipiac (4-21), posting a 6-2 ,5-7, 6-1 win at No. 2 singles and 8-0 at No. 3 doubles . . . against Vermont in the Conference Semi-finals notched a victory at the No. 2 postion (4-25) . . . teamed with Carpenter in the conference final to beat Binghamton 8-2 at the No. 3 spot and also won his singles 6-2, 6-2 at the No. 2 spot (4-27) . . . finished the year with a 16-6 singles record, including 5-1 at No. 1 and 7-3 at No. 2 . . . also put together an 11-7 doubles record, including a 7-1 mark with James Carpenter at No. 3 . . . won 11 of his final 12 singles matches . . . named All-America East . . . named team MVP.

High School: Also played soccer for Alcester Grammar in Alcester, England.

Personal: Michael Crooks . . . born Dec. 2, 1983 . . . son of Anne and Gary Crooks . . . brother of Danielle . . . electrical engineering major.

Paw Prints: Enjoys both playing and listening to music . . . favorite sports figure is Lennox Lewis . . . one word to describe him is character . . . likes Indian food.