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Hannu Piiroinen
Hannu Piiroinen

Hometown:
Tampere, Finland

High School:
Tampere Classical

Height:
5-10

Birthdate:
06/13/1980

Experience:
3L

Majors:
Finance and Marketing


Spring 2004: (Entering NCAA Tournament) Posted a 5-4 singles record, including 3-1 at No. 4. Played in the Wave's opening match at the C-USA Tournament, but did not finish his match. Prior to that, his last singles action came on March 20th. Has played in just two doubles matches this spring, winning both outings, including a win in the first round of the C-USA Tournament pairing with Jacobo Hernandez.

Fall 2003: Teamed with Patrizio Maucci to capture the doubles title at the Ragin' Cajun Invitational in November. Finished the fall with a 6-6 singles record and a 5-3 doubles mark.

Spring 2003: Registered a solid 11-10 singles record. Posted a 5-2 mark in his last seven regular-season decisions. Had a key singles victory against Charlotte in the Conference USA Quarterfinals. Clinched the victory against No. 50 William & Mary at the Blue-Gray Classic with a win at No. 6. Notched a 5-8 mark in doubles action. Teamed with Jorge Lievano for an 8-5 win at third doubles to help the Wave to an upset victory over No. 6 Vanderbilt.

Fall 2002: Posted a 3-5 singles mark and a 4-2 doubles record.

Spring 2002: Saw action at four different singles positions, posting a 12-13 overall mark. Teamed with Jorge Lievano for a solid 10-7 mark in doubles action.

Prep: A 1999 graduate of Classical High School of Tampere. Advanced to the final 16 of the Finnish National Championship last summer. Earned medals in team play as well as in the U-18 Juniors. Ranked in the top 40 in Finland.

Personal: Born June 13, 1980 in Tormo, Finland. The son of Martti and Ritva Piiroinen. Has an older sister, Heidi. Also enjoys skiing. A double major in finance and marketing.