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Tam Trinh
Height: 5'9"
Class: Junior
Experience: 2 Letters
City/State: Dallas, Texas
High School: J.J. Pearce HS
Major: Chemical Engineering
Born: 11/30/1993
Tam Trinh Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 05/22/2014

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013-14)
Spent most of the season ranked in doubles with Eric Perez … Entered the doubles rankings at No. 46 after going 6-0 in tournament play … Went 20-14 overall in doubles on the year … Went 11-8 in matches with Perez and 5-3 with Justin Butsch … Clinched the first dual match of his career with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Blake Gregor of New Orleans … Clinched the match against No. 36 South Carolina on March 28 with an 8-6 doubles victory on court 1 with Perez over Chip Cox and Tsvetan Mihov … Sent LSU to the 2014 SEC Tournament Quarterfinals with a 6-1, 6-4 win over Mississippi State’s Robin Haden for his third clinch of the season … Spent most of the season on court 4 in singles …  Also played matches on courts 2 through 5 … Finished the season winning three of his last five singles matches … Earned his second varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2012-13)
Held a 12-13 mark in singles for the dual-match season and went 12-12 in doubles play … Appeared on all six courts in singles but competed primarily on Courts 3, 4 and 5 … Appeared primarily on Courts 1 and 2 in doubles … Competed primarily with Stefan Szacinski and Roger Anderson in doubles … Ranked as high as No. 31 in doubles with partner Stefan Szacinski … Took down three ranked opponents in doubles including back-to-back SEC victories on the road against then-No. 33 Florida’s No. 53 duo of Billy Federhofer and Gordon Watson and then-No. 33 South Carolina’s No. 55 pair of Kyle Koch and Harry Menzies, both on Court 2 with partner Stefan Szacinski … Also defeated then-No. 7 Ole Miss’ No. 40 doubles team of Stefan Lindmark and Johan Backstrom with Szacinski to help the Tigers pull off the upset victory … Competed in the ITA All-American Championships, ITA Southern Regional, Conference Challenge, and Key Biscayne Collegiate Invitational … Earned his first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
Ranked as a five star and a top-50 player nationally by the Tennis Recruiting Network ... Listed in the top five of the 18s division in singles in Texas ... Won the gold ball by claiming the boys 16 and under doubles national championship in Kalamazoo, Mich., in 2010 ... Attended J.J. Pearce High School where he graduated with honors ... Became state singles champion by winning the 2008 Texas State Championship.

PERSONAL
Born Nov. 30, 1993 in Dallas, Texas ... Full name is Tam Trong Trinh ... Son of Hieu and Dung Trinh ... Has one older sibling, Tin ... Chose LSU because of his relationship with the coaches ... Plans to major in biological engineering.

Trinh's Career Statistics

Singles

 
Overall
vs. Top 125
Conf. Dual
Year
W
L
Pct.
W
L
Pct.
W
L
Pct.
2012-13
17
19
.472
0
5
.000
2
9
.182
2013-14
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Totals
17
19
.472
0
5
.000
2
9
.182

Doubles

 
Overall
vs. Top 60
Conf. Dual
Year
W
L
Pct.
W
L
Pct.
W
L
Pct.
2012-13
17
17
.500
3
7
.300
4
8
.333
2013-14
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Totals
17
17
.500
3
7
.300
4
8
.333
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Aarons
Blue Runner