Men's Tennis

Chris Diaz

RS Junior

Columbus, Ohio

High School:
Bishop Watterson

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 140


Chris Diaz


Ohio State Off To Tennessee Fall Invite

Buckeyes to face Tennessee, Kentucky and ETSU at the event


Kobelt, Metka to Play for Midwest Regional Doubles Title

Kobelt, Hunter Callahan advance to singles semifinals


Buckeyes Continue Action at Midwest Regional

Callahan, Diaz, Kobelt advance in singles play; Kobelt & Metka and Callahan & Diaz advance in doubles


Buckeyes Prep for Midwest Regionals

Ohio State will serve has hosts of 2013 edition


Ohio State Falls in Main Draw Singles, Doubles at ITA All-American Championships

Kobelt, Metka will compete in consolation doubles Friday


Buckeyes Win Big Ten Tournament Title

Ohio State downed Michigan, 4-0, for the win

Ohio State Career Honors - 2013 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar ... 2013 Second Team All-Big Ten ... two-time Academic All-Big Ten (2013-14) ... three-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (2012-14).

2013-14 (Redshirt Sophomore Season) - Singles: 15-19 (Dual: 11-17), Doubles: 20-11 (Dual: 17-10) ... highest ranking: Singles: No. 69 ... played second, third and fourth singles positions, highlighted by a 4-4 record at No. 2 singles ... ... lone ranked singles win was over No. 87 Ben Wagland of Georgia on March 12 ... two ranked wins in doubles ... won first five doubles matches of the season ... quarterfinalist in singles and doubles at ITA/USTA Midwest Regionals ... won qualifying consolation match at ITA All-Americans ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.

2012-13 (Redshirt Freshman Season) - Second Team All-Big Ten honoree ... 32 wins served as third best on the team ... 13-match win streak in singles; 17-3 at No. 5 singles ... one of four Buckeyes with nine or more Big Ten wins (9-0) ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.

2011-12 (Freshman Season) - Did not see action for the Buckeyes ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.

Prior to Ohio State - Four-year starter on Bishop Watterson's varsity tennis team ... won two Ohio High School Athletic Association state championships (2008, 2011) ... as a freshman, captured Division II doubles championship with brother Philip ... duo followed with runner-up finish in 2009 ... went undefeated during final two seasons ... named All-CCL (Central Catholic League) and team MVP ... No. 1 player from Ohio in his class according to ... compiled 32-6 record in USTA matches, including 15-0 mark vs. four and five-star opponents.

Personal - Son of Phil and Donna ... has three siblings Philip, Elizabeth and Stephanie ... father, Phil played tennis at Brown University ... lists greatest sports thrill as winning state championship with his brother ...enjoys playing all sports ... plans to become a doctor after graduation.

Chris Diaz's Career Records

Year Tournament Dual Big Ten Overall
2013-14 4-2 11-17 5-6 15-19
2012-13 8-1 24-5 9-0 32-6
Total 12-3 35-22 14-6 47-25
Year Tournament Dual Big Ten Overall
2013-14 3-1 17-10 5-2 20-11
2012-13 2-1 2-0 0-0 2-1
Total 5-2 19-10 5-2 22-12

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