Men's Tennis



    Dara McLoughlin  
    Dara McLoughlin

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Dublin, Ireland

    High School:
    Belvedere

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 160

    Birthdate:
    06/05/1986


    2006-07 • JUNIOR
    Racked up a total of 46 wins on the season (23 in singles, 23 in doubles) ... played well in singles with a 23-12 mark, but performed even better with a 23-9 record in doubles competition ... paired with David Bubenicek for nine wins in just 10 matches ... with Thomas Richter as his partner, he posted an impressive 5-3 record against nationally-ranked opponents ... twice had stretches of nine singles matches in which he won eight contests in each span ... helped push the Hoosiers into the second round of the Big Ten Tournament with a 7-5, 6-4 win over Iowa's Christian Bierich ... defeated the No. 32 doubles team of Nick Rinks and John Allare from Michigan State on Mar. 31 by a score of 8-6 with Thomas Richter as his partner.

    2005-06 • SOPHOMORE
    Tied for the team lead with 22 singles wins ... competed primarily at No. 3 singles for the Hoosiers ... garnered an 11-6 record at No. 3 ... was ranked 28th in the ITA Fall Midwest Region Rankings after the fall season ... was seeded 15th at the Big Ten Indoor Singles Championships in the fall ... defeated 60th-ranked Brett Helgeston of Notre Dame 1-6, 6-4, 6-3 ... won 6-4, 6-4 over 121st-ranked Nic Edlefsen of Minnesota ... also beat 115th-ranked Marc Spicijaric of Illinois, 6-3, 7-5 ... won all nine matches he played in March as part of a 10-match winning streak ... clinched match wins over South Florida and Penn State ... earned a 6-4 record in Big Ten action ... earned his 20th win of the season with a 6-2, 6-4 victory over Iowa's J.P. Richie ... went 4-4 at No. 2 singles and 1-0 at No. 1 singles with a 6-3, 3-6, 10-3 win over Chris Innes against Colgate ... went 11-12 at No. 1 doubles with Dmytro Ishtuganov, including a 4-6 mark in Big Ten competition ... faced some of the toughest doubles competition in the country, including four teams in the top 11 ... defeated 78th-ranked Mark Barry and Adam Slagter of Penn State 8-5 ... also went 1-5 with Michael McCarthy and had an 8-7 (7-5) win with Peter Antons against Carlos Gonzalez and Arturo Salgado of IPFW.

    2004-05 • FRESHMAN
    Saw most of his action in doubles, amassing a mark of 16-10 ... teamed primarily with McCarthy, as the duo went 10-9, all at the No. 3 doubles position ... the tandem also went 4-6 in Big Ten action ... won the first eight doubles matches of his career over the fall and spring seasons, teaming with Neil Kenner and McCarthy ... teamed with Kenner to claim the Black Flight title at the Purdue Invitational ... also advanced to the finals of the White Flight of the Purdue Invitational in singles ... won first career singles match, 6-0, 6-1, over Adam Bordow of Butler at the Purdue Invitational ... finished the year with a singles mark of 5-4 ... was 2-2 during the dual-match season, all at the No. 6 singles position.

    PREP/JUNIORS
    Man Trials (top eight juniors in Ireland) to earn a spot as an alternate on the Irish Davis Cup team against the Ukraine in July 2004 ... quarterfinalist for the Men's Irish Senior Event ... was ranked as high as second in the country for U-18 players ... finalist for the East Ireland Championships ... U-18 National Champion in December 2003 ... high school team was three-time Irish School Champions.

    PERSONAL
    The son of Raymond and Rita McLoughlin ... majoring in Journalism ... born June 5, 1986.

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