Kazijevs earns 10th win of the season
2011-12 (Jr.): Singles: Went 1-1 overall at the No. 6 position... Defeated Rahul Kamath of UIC, 6-4, 7-6... Doubles: Won only match of the season while teaming up with Joseph Hattrup... Defeated Sam Garforth-Bless and Leif Berger of Rice, 8-6.
2010-11 (So.): Singles: Went 4-3 in singles play, including a 2-0 dual mark... Defeated Michael Sims of Southern Miss and David Aldaz of Prairie View A&M in straight 6-0 sets... Lost to Magin Ortiga of Georgia Tech in the prequalifying rounds of the DiNovo All-American Championships in October... Advanced to the consolation quarterfinals of the Midland Racquet Club Invitational in September before falling 1-6, 5-7 to Yauheni Yakauleu of UT-Arlington.
Prior to SMU: Graduated in the top 10 percent of his class... Lettered all four years... Was captain of his team... All-city first team three times... State qualifier four times... All-city MVP (El Paso).
Personal: Plans to major in engineering... Son of Andy and Jennifer... Has two siblings... Grandfather was a professional football player.