2019 Australian Tennis Recruit- Hugo La Hei

The Student

  • Possible College Major: Business and Management
    • Marketing
  • Attends: Prestigious Knox Grammar School
  • Graduates: December 2018
  • SAT:
    • Reading: 550
    • Math: 500
    • Total: 1050

The Person

Character Traits

  • Well regarded in the tennis community as well as in the school community
  • Diligent and hard-working who prospers in a team environment
  • Structured and well organised
  • Driven and trustworthy individual

Community & Leadership Traits

  • 2018 Captain of Tennis
  • Represented Knox in the Combined Associated School team
  • Volunteered for 2 “Real Men Wear Pink” Breast Cancer awareness photoshoots
  • Raised a total of $3000 for Breast Cancer Research to run in the “City To Surf” over the years:
    • 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Volunteered for the “Lifeline Bookstore”:
    • 2016, 2017
  • See link below for character reference letters

A Word From Hugo

“The first thing you need to know, is that I’m a fighter. I love the chaos and energy from a screaming crowd, but most of all, I love the team. Breaking each other’s limits, pushing each other on when we’re struggling. For me, that’s what I want to experience most in college above anything else.”

The Player

  • Plays: Left handed, double handed backhand

Strengths

  • Powerful lefty serve
  • Quick reflexes
  • Sharp volleys
  • Big forehand
  • Fast off the mark

Head to Head Results

Wins:

Singles

  • Uros Petkovic: 6-3/6-7/10-4 (UTR: 11)
  • Alfred Mohan: 3-6/6-2/10-4 (UTR: 10.6)
  • Angus Gentner: 6-2/6-2 (UTR: 10.4)

Doubles

  • Stevie Young + Srijan Singh: 6-3/7-6 (UTR’s: 12, 11)
  • Hikaru Ikegami + Antonio Li: 6-3/7-5 (UTR’s: 11, 10)

Close Losses:

Singles

  • Stevie Young: 3-6/3-6 (UTR: 12)
  • Philip Hilble: 6-7/1-6 (UTR: 11)
  • Daiki Tanabe: 6-4/3-6/2-6 (UTR: 12)
  • Genki Yoshida: 4-6/2-6 (UTR: 12)
  • Rahul Desai 2-6/5-7 (UTR: 11)

Doubles

  • James Ibrahim + Patrick Rynsaart: 1-6/6-7 (UTR’s: 13, 12)
  • Dario Kmet + Abdul-Rahim Nasser: 4-6/5-7 (UTR’s: 12, 11)

Teams Represented:

  • Represented Knox Grammar School in:
    • 2015, 2016, 2017- CAS (Combined Associated Schools) representative team
  • See link below for Coach Reference
  • See link below for Athletic Resume – includes more head- to head results
  • View snapshot video below

 

Video


If you feel that Hugo could be a good fit, please contact Chris Bates.

Phone: +61 407 639 551 | Email: chris@studyandplayusa.com.au | Skype: chris.bates4