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Alain Garrido
Height: 6'0"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Vigo, Spain
High School: Colegio Apostal Santiago
Alain Garrido Bio
Release: 10/06/2008

JUNIOR (2010-11): Competed at the two and three singles positions, posting a 10-13 singles record in his junior campaign...Defeated Fort Valley State's Joshua Turner to record his first victory of the season...Helped the Eagles to two 4-3 match victories by notching wins over Mercer's Peter Tauchner and Liberty's Tristan Stayt...Also defeated non-conference foes Kennesaw State, Hampton, and Florida Gulf Coasts in straight sets...Notched his first conference victory of the season over Wofford's Stuart Robertson...Also defeated conference rivals Derek Dickey of The Citadel and Calum Gee of Davidson in straight sets...Recorded a victory over Chattanooga's Tresnan Jackson in the first round of the SoCon Tournament...Saw action at all three of the doubles positions, winning four of his first five matches of the season...Posted a record of 5-5 in conference play...Defeated non-conference opponents Fort Valley State, Georgia State, Kennesaw State, and Hampton, as well as conference opponents Furman, Wofford, The Citadel, Davidson, and Chattanooga...Partnered mainly with Marco Osorio and Derrick Davison, as well as Edio Castanhel, Sebastian Felt, and Mark Paetz.

SOPHOMORE (2009-10): Was second on team in dual singles wins, posting an 11-9 mark...Tied for the team lead of five wins in conference singles play...Was 15-12 overall in singles action...Competed mainly at No. 4 seed, but saw action at every position except No. 1...Went 8-4 at the four seed overall and 4-1 against league opponents...Clinched match win over Hampton with straight-set victory over Alvin Fludd...Put together a six-match win streak during month of February...Ended season on a three-match win streak...Won a dominating three-set match over Appalachian State's Phillip Kloc...Also defeated Elon's Cody MacDoweel in three sets...Paired with Edio Castanhel, Justin Flynn, Juan Manuel Melian Puigventos and Matthijs Verdam in doubles action... Went 5-5 in dual doubles play...Posted a 4-3 fall singles record drawing wins at the GSU Invite, Seminole Invitational and ITA Southeast Regional...Began the season with a win over Tyler Mills of Kennesaw State...Won an opening round match at the Seminole Invitational, defeating Bethune-Cookman's Jeff Smallwood, 6-2, 6-1...Concluded the fall tournament with a victory over Kip Jackson, also of Bethune-Cookman, before downing Georgia's Alex Hill in the ITA Southeast Regional, 6-2, 6-4...Went 2-0 in doubles action with partner Edio Castanhel...The tandem picked up the GSU Invite  "B" doubles title, surpassing two opponents.

FRESHMAN (2008-09): Capped off his freshman career with 13 singles wins...Went 8-9 in dual match play...Secured a match-clinching win over Davidson's Calum Gee with a 6-2, 6-3 victory, marking the first win by Georgia Southern over Davidson since 2005...Also earned conference wins over The Citadel and UNC Greensboro...Was a perfect 5-0 in set tiebreakers on the season ...Gained experience by participating in five tournaments...Earned singles victories at the GSU Invite, Crimson Tide Fall Invitational and Seminole Invitational...Met North Florida's Kurt Gattiker in the semifinal match of the GSU Invitational...Defeated #14 Florida State's Chris Reiman in the first round of the Seminole Invitational to reach the quarterfinals...Partnered with Mark Paetz and Edio Castanhel in doubles action...Defeated #13 North Carolina's Maclane Wilkison and Taylor Meyer in the first round of the UNC Fall Invitational, pushing them to the quarterfinals...Met #14 Florida State's Chris Cloer and Ryan Boyajian in the semifinals of the Seminole Invitational after defeating Florida A&M's David Jackson and Paul Paige in the quarters.

PREP: Attended Colegio Apostal Santiago in Vigo, Spain...Was the Junior Galician Champion from 2004-2006 and the Galician senior doubles champion...Casely's International FIU Champion in 2005...Runner-up at the Kendaltown International Championship...Ranked as high as No. 134 in Spain.

PERSONAL: Born March 28, 1990 in Barakaldo, Spain...Son of Jose Manuel and Mariauella...Majoring in Management.