Ajeya Shekar
Ajeya Shekar
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Shrewsbury, Mass.
High School: Shrewsbury

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2010-2011: Went 2-11 overall in singles and 3-16 in doubles play … Registered a 0-1 record at No. 4 singles, 0-1 at No. 5 singles and 2-8 at No. 6 singles … Went 0-1 in tournament play … Won the No. 6 singles match against Clark in three sets (Sept. 29) …  Followed with a straight-set victory over Siena at No. 6 singles (Oct. 3) … Picked up victories at No. 2 doubles with Chris Das against AIC (April 6), Hartford (Oct. 23) and Clark (Sept. 29) … Went 0-1 with Scot Brownell at No. 3 doubles, and 0-1 with Jeff Paadre in doubles tournament play ... Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2009-2010: Went 5-8 overall in singles action (3-7 dual, 2-1 tournament) ... Most action caem at No. 5 singles, recording a 1-4 record ... Also went 1-0 at No. 4 and 1-3 at No. 6 ... Picked up first win of the year as member of No. 3 doubles team with Tom Steinert against Hartford (Sept. 22) ... Gained a win against Coast Guard at No. 6 singles (Feb. 12) ... Earned a victory over Springfield College as member of the No. 2 doubles team ... Gained a victory over AIC as No. 4 singles player (April 6) ... Had a victory at No. 3 doubles against Hartford with Scot Brownell (April 7) ... Named to Patriot League Acdemic Honor Roll.

2008-2009: Went 1-1 in singles and 1-4 in doubles … Had a 1-0 record at No. 5 singles and an 0-1 record at No. 6 singles … Swept the No. 6 singles match versus AIC (April 1) as the Crusaders swept the match … Went 0-1 at No. 3 doubles with Brendan McElhenny, 1-0 with John Burke at No. 1 doubles, 0-2 with Burke at No. 2 doubles and 0-1 with Jay DeSanto at No. 3 doubles … Won the No. 1 doubles match with Burke over AIC (April 1), 8-4 … Member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

Before  Holy Cross: Four-year member of the varsity tennis team at Shrewsbury H.S. for coach Josh Handy … Team captain as a junior and senior … Played No. 1 doubles … Earned 2007 and 2008 Mid-Wach A All-Star honors … Team won the 2007 and 2008 Harry Wolf Award … With his partner Nisarg Chhaya, he won the 2007 and 2008 Bay State Games doubles tournament … Was also a one-year member of the varsity crew team as the team won the 2004 state public championship … Member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Son of Vasanthi Arakali ... Has one sister (Arya)... Majoring in History.

Shekar's Career Statistics:

SinglesOverallDual#1#2#3#4#5#6
2008-20091-11-1----1-00-1
2009-20105-93-8---1-01-41-4
2010-20112-112-10---0-10-12-8
Total8-216-19---1-12-53-13