2007-08: Earned Second Team All America East honors at No. 2 doubles with Fernando Ferreira... The duo posted an impressive 12-6 spring record... Moved up to the No. 2 singles position after competing at No. 5 in the previous season... Posted a winning record for the year in singles, winning 16 of 30 competitions... Enters his senior campaign with 95 match victories.
2006-07: Defeated players from George Washington, Drexel and James Madison in straight sets at the Hampton Woods Invitational… Was 10-6 overall in the fall... Combined in the spring with newcomer Fredi Voorman to form a No. 1 doubles team, which earned a national ranking and a First Team All America East citation... The duo led Duke, 6-5, in the NCAA Tournament, when the match was halted... He also earned First Team all-league honors at No. 5 singles... Was a perfect 4-0 at the 2007 America East Tournament... Named to the conference’s All Academic team.
2005-06: Named the team’s Most Valuable Player… Reached the 30-win plateau (the most on the team) with 16 singles victories (16-10) and 14 doubles wins (14-11)… Played 14 of 21 spring singles matches at the #2 position and posted a 7-7 record at that prominent position… Teamed with James Tyler to win the “B” Flight Doubles with an 8-5 victory over Ditman/Levine of Delaware in the fall.
Background: Majoring in mechancial engineering… Competed in Canadian Under-18 Indoor and Outdoor Nationals in 2005 and placed in the top 16 in the outdoor competition… Considered several U.S. and Canadian schools, but selected UMBC because of its “nice location, good engineering program, great tennis team, and nice campus”… An honors student at St. Thomas HS… A fan of the NHL’s Ottawa Senators and the band The White Stripes… Mother, Monica Savage, competed nationally in the modern pentathalon, and father, Jeff Pollack, played baseball, ice hockey, and baskeball in high school… Has brother, Jason, 18, and sister, Charlotte,16… Born November 10, 1987.