Coach Klein says: "We count on Alberto to win in the clutch and he keeps on coming though for us. He has a big serve and a big forehand; he is solid from the baseline and covers the net extremely well. This year, his doubles have been outstanding as well. His future is very bright."
Spring 2005: Had the top record in singles (20-3) for the Wave while adding a 16-8 mark in doubles and climbing to the No. 27 ranking in the nation with Dmitriy Koch. Named to the All-Conference USA Third Team and the All-Louisiana First Team. Lost just once in his last 11 matches. Clinched Tulane's C-USA Championship with a straight-set victory over Louisville. Won all three of his matches in singles at the league championship to help Tulane to its third-straight C-USA title. Had 12 dual-match singles wins against ranked teams.
Fall 2004: Posted a 3-5 fall record in singles and 2-4 in doubles.
Spring 2004: Came on strong at the end of the season to finish with a 14-7 record, including 10-3 at No. 6. Picked up three wins at the C-USA Tournament to key the Tulane championship. Playing with three different partners, had a 9-8 record, including 2-3 in the postseason.
Prep: A graduate of the Domingo Savio High School in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. A member of the Bolivian Davis Cup Team. All-time leader in doubles wins for Bolivian Davis Cup Team (8-0). Has been ranked as high as 35 in the ITF World Junior Rankings. Achieved an ATP doubles ranking in the top 1200 and ATP singles ranking of 1300.
Personal: Born September 29, 1984 in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. The son of Luis Alberto and Patricia Sottocorno. Intends to major in business.