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Benjamin Barnette
Spartanburg, South Carolina
 
Spartanburg
Recent Graduate, Class of 2011
 

Overall Record: 32-14 #77 on This Week's TennisRPI
GENERAL INFORMATION
 Height: 5' 9"
 Weight: 140 lbs
 Plays: Right-handed
 H.S. Coach: Roy Shelton
 Private Coach:   Anthony Stewart
 Favorite Player: Andre Agassi
 

TOURNAMENTS
4-4-11- Columbus (Ga) Bullfrog Championship- Boys 18 Singles Champion.
4-4-11- Columbus (Ga) Bullfrog Doubles Championship- Boys 18 Doubles Champions- partner- Kyle Koch.
4-4-11- Columbus (Ga) Bullfrog Sportsmanship Award for 18 Boys.
11-7-10- Mobile Bullfrog Doubles Championship- Boys 18 Doubles- 2nd place- partner Christopher Cox.
8-22-10- Southern Closed Doubles Championship- Boys 18 Doubles- 2nd place- partner Christopher Cox.
August 2010- Kalamazoo National Hardcourt Tournament 18U (2-2 record and 1-1 record in doubles with partner Kyle Koch).
7-14-10- Southern Open Championships- Boys 18 Doubles- 2nd place- partner Kyle Koch
6-10-10- Wachovia Palmetto Championships State Closed (B18) (STA L3) - SC L 1- Singles- 3rd place.
5-22-10- finished in second place in the 2010 South Carolina High School State Singles Tournament.
5-7-10- Has a 12-3 playing record in the past three Southern Bullfrog tournaments (Baton Rouge, Memphis, and Furman-Clemson) in the Boys 18.
3-13-10- #1 Singles Champion in the Steadman Hawkins Boys Tennis Classic at Furman University.
1-18-10- S.C. State Open (B18) Championship Doubles- 1st place- partner- Kyle Koch.
12-30-09- Winter Southern Closed (B18) Championships- Knoxville, TN- finished in the top eight.
9-28-09- Ben received the Sportsmanship Award from SC USTA
8-23-09- Southern Closed Doubles Championship (B18)- 4-2 record- partner- Joel Cook.
8-13-09- USTA Boys 16 National Championship at Kalamazoo- 4-2 record in tournament.
6-12-09- 6-11-09- Wachovia Palmetto Championships State Closed (B16) (STA L3) - SC L 1- Singles- 1st place.
6-11-09- Wachovia Palmetto Championships State Closed (B18) (STA L3) - SC L 1 Doubles- 2nd place- partner- Connor Evins
5-4-09- Clemson Bullfrog- USTA Southern Section (B16)- (STA L2)- 2nd place
3-30-09-Aquafina Thornblade Junior Tennis Classic (B18)- (STA L3 ) - SC L 2- 3rd place.
3-9-09- CTA Midcourt Cup- Charlotte- Sta Level 3 (B18)- 4th place
1-19-09- S.C. Open Doubles (B18)- 1st place- partner- Joel Cook
11-10-08- CTA Charlotte Junior Classic (Sta 3) (B16)- 1st place.
10-26-08- Wilton McKinney Fall Jr. Classic (B18)- 1st place
10-20-08- Sea Pines Junior Classic (Sta 3 SC L2) (B16)- 1st place
9-21-08- Raleigh Racquet Club (RRC) Junior Championships (Sta 3) (B16- Doubles)- 2nd place- partner Connor Evins.
9-6-08- Sportsclub Greenville Junior Championships (B18)- 1st place
9-1-2008- PaPa John's Georgialina Jr. Tennis Classic Championships (Sta 3) (B16)- 4th place
8-1-2008- Riverside Junior Classic (B18)- 1st place.
7-28-2008- S.C. State Closed Jr. Clay Court Championships (B16)- 2nd place.
5-23-2008- SAC Jr. Championships- Doubles (B18)- 1st place- partner Alex Azucey
5-17-2008- S.C. High School Boy's 4A-3A Singles Championships- Qualfinalist- lost to Bobby Browning (State Champion) 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (8-6)- All-State.
4-11-2008- Carolina Country Club Jr. Classic (B18)- 1st place.
3-18-2008- Aquafina Thornblade Junior Tennis Classic (Sta 3- SC L2) (B18)- 3rd place.
2-15-2008- City of Rock Hill Winter Junior Classic (B18)- 1st place.
1-18-2008- S.C. Closed Junior Doubles Championships (Sta 4 SC L2) (B16)- 1st place- partner David Parker.
11-30-2007- 1st Annual Rudy Vargas Junior Tournament (B18)- 1st place.
11-17-2007- Wofford Junior Classic (B18)- 2nd place.
10-20-2007- Sea Pines Junior Classic (Sta 3 SC L2) (B14)- 1st place.
10-12-2007- South of the Border Classic (B18)- 1st place.
10-6-2007- CTA Charlotte Junior Classic (Sta 3 SC L2) (B14)- 1st place.
9-7-2007- Sportsclub Greenville Junior Championships (B18)- 1st place.
8-17-2007- Riverside Junior Classic (B18)- 1st place.
7-23-2007- S.C. State Junior Clay Courts Championships (B14)- 2nd place.
7-20-2007- Country Club of Spartanburg Jr. Inv. (B16)- 1st place.
6-16-2007- Southern Boys' 14 Closed Doubles- Quaterfinals- Partner Joel Cook
5-25-2007- SAC Jr. Championships (B16)- 1st place.


Area Roundup: Barnette wins junior tennis tourney
Published: Wednesday, October 24, 2007 Updated: 6:41 am from Spartanburg Herald Journal (Goupstate.com)
Spartanburg's Benjamin Barnette won first place in the Boys 14-and-under division at Sea Pines Rosie Gwynn Junior Championships on Hilton Head Island. Barnette defeated Jacob Behal of Simpsonville 7-5, 6-2 in the finals.http://dwb.islandpacket.com/sports/local/story/6707114p-5979870c.html


HIGH SCHOOL
2011- 12th grade- played 1st position on the Spartanburg High School Varsity Tennis team- Record of 20-1 (singles)- He finish in Second Place in the South Carolina High School Singles Tournament- He received All-Region III-AAAA for the sixth year in a row- He also made All-State for 4th year in a row.

2010- 11th grade- played 1st position on the Spartanburg High School Varsity Tennis team- Record of 21-1 (singles)- He finish in Second Place in the South Carolina High School Singles Tournament- He received All-Region II-AAAA for the 5th year in a row- He also made All-State for third year in a row.

2009- 10th grade- played 2nd position on the Spartanburg High School Varsity Tennis- Record of 19-1 (singles) and 6-0 (number #1 doubles)- He received All-Region II- AAAA for the 4th year in a row. He also made All-State for second year in a row.

2008- 9th grade- played 2nd position on the Spartanburg High School Varsity Tennis- Record of 22-2- his high school team made it to the Upper State (Semi-Final) AAAA State Championship- He received All-Region II- AAAA for the third year in a row. He also made All-State this year. He was also the all area tennis player in the Spartanburg Herald Journal. See site at http://www.goupstate.com/article/20080602/NEWS/929390918

2007- 8th grade- played 3rd position on Spartanburg High School Varsity Tennis Team- Record of 19-0- his high school team made it to the Upper State (Semi-Final) AAAA State Championship- He received All-Region II-AAAA for the second year in a row.

2006- 7th grade- played #2 doubles with Hunter Geiss on the Spartanburg High School Varsity Tennis Team- Record of 14-3- his high school team made it to the Upper State (Semi-Final) AAAA State Championship- He received All-Region II-AAAA honors.

Newspaper article from Spartanburg Herald Journal from March 14, 2008- weblink: http://www.goupstate.com/article/20080314/NEWS/803140343

Newspaper article from Spartanburg Herald Journal from March 5, 2008- weblink: http://www.goupstate.com/article/20080305/NEWS/390201018

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