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Jonah Kane-West
Jonah Kane-West

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Free Union, Va.

High School:
St. Stephen's Episcopal

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 175

Birthdate:
06/21/1985

Experience:
1L


Coach Klein says: "Jonah had a slow start getting used to the college game, but he came on and played great. He has a unique style, playing with two hands on both sides; he plays with a lot of heart and guts. He will get some clutch wins for us this spring."

Spring 2005: Stepped into the Tulane lineup and picked up many key victories, including a singles triumph in the C-USA Championship match against Louisville and a victory over UL-Lafayette in the NCAA Tournament. Named the Louisiana Freshman of the Year. Added a pair of doubles victories in the league tournament. Posted a spring record of 12-11 in singles and 16-7 in doubles, including 15-6 with David Goulet. Secured key wins against eight ranked teams. Also had 10 wins against ranked teams in dual-match doubles.

Fall 2004: Posted a 5-6 record in singles, including two wins each at the Baylor Invitational and Tulane's Beau Holton Memorial Invitational. Notched a 7-3 doubles mark, including 7-2 pairing with David Goulet.

Prep: Attended the IMG Bollettieri Tennis Academy and also competed on the world junior circuit. Ranked in the Top 300 in ITF World Junior Singles and in top 150 in ITF doubles. Earned all-state honors for St. Anne's Belfield School after posting a 14-1 record as a sophomore and advancing to the league finals at the No. 2 position.

Personal: Born June 21, 1985 in Mount Kisco, N.Y. The son of Olin West and Katherine Kane. Father played football for Princeton.