Manuel Calvo Athlete Profile

Manuel Calvo

Manuel Calvo
Height: 5-11 Weight: 157 Roster Years: 1995-1999 Hometown: Mexico City, Mexico Last School: Itsem High School

Personal

  • International Relations major
  • Parents are Manuel and Norma
  • Goes by "Manu"

Before BYU

  • In 1994, he was ranked number one in singles and doubles in Mexico's 18 and under category.

Summary

  • Coach Osborne on Manuel: With smooth ground strokes and great 'hands'
  • "Manu" should have an outstanding senior year


1995-1996 | Freshman Year

  • Reached the semifinals of the 1996 Utah Invitational
  • Teamed with Boris Bosnjakovic to finish first in doubles at 1996 Tulsa Invitational
  • Reached the doubles finals at both the Utah Invitational and the Rolex Region VII Championships
  • Regional ranking of #15

1996-1997 | Sophomore Year

  • Finished with a singles record of 25-15 (ranked 11th in regional singles play) and a doubles record of 32-10 (doubles team ranked fifth in the district)
  • Ranked 32nd in the nation in doubles.

1997-1998 | Junior Year

  • Played the number one singles spot the majority of the season tallying up a 16-12 record after a 9-2 fall tournament record
  • Teamed with Damien Ward for the number one doubles duo, picking up a 21-9 record
  • Won the Utah Intercollegiate Tournament in October
  • Qualified for the Rolex Regional Championships.