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Senior Philip Diaz has been around for a lot of tennis at Xavier and is featured in this week's Ask A Musketeer. He talks about one place he'd like to travel and why he decided to come to Xavier.
Easter weekend will be busy for Xavier athletics. Men's tennis closes out its regular season, baseball travels to Richmond, women's tennis hosts Saint Louis, track and field heads to Stanford, and the women's golf visits Arizona.
The Musketeers faced local foe Wright State at the Mercy Healthplex in Fairfield on Wednesday afternoon.
The Xavier Olympic teams will spend their spring breaks far away from Cincinnati. Baseball and both tennis teams are in Florida, the men's golf team tees it up in North Myrtle Beach, and the women's golf team stays in Arizona.
Xavier's tennis teams head to Northern Ohio to face Cleveland State and Youngstown State while the track and field squad heads to Indiana University for the third time this season.
As a Junior (2011-12): Collected seven singles wins and finished 18-15 in doubles matches ... Played singles matches at the No. 4, 5 and 6 spots ... Rattled six-straight singles victories over two fall tournaments ... Played most of his doubles matches with classmate Brandon MacDonald where they picked up 12 wins ... Did not lose any of his last nine doubles matches ... Picked up doubles victories in the A-10 semifinals and finals with partner Michael Moe ... Sported a 9-4 record at the No. 3 doubles position.
As a Sophomore (2010-11): Earned a 7-5 overal record including a 3-0 mark at No. 6 singles during the 2011 dual match season Played primarily in doubles action where he posted a 23-12 overall record including a 12-9 mark in the dual match season.
As a Freshman (2009-10): Saw limited action during the 2010 dual match season Earned a 6-5 record during the 2009 fall tournament season Reached the Flight C doubles finals at the Ball State Invitational.
Prior to Xavier: Ohio state high school doubles champion while at Watterson High School... English major.