Jorge Cavero
    Jorge Cavero

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Lima, Peru

    High School:
    Nivel A

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 175

    Birthdate:
    04/01/1992


    04/19/2014

    Salukis Drop Redbirds to Grab No. 3 Seed at MVC Championships

    Seniors Cuadrillero and Cavero Honored

    04/18/2014

    Salukis to Host Senior Day Against Illinois State on Saturday

    Maroon Match features free food and drinks while they last

    04/12/2014

    Salukis Dominate Western Illinois, 7-0

    SIU sweeps in all six singles matches

    04/11/2014

    Southern Falls to Wichita State, 5-2

    Cavero wins for ninth time in last 10 singles matches

    04/10/2014

    Salukis to Host Pair of Matches This Weekend

    SIU takes on Wichita State Friday and Western Illinois on Saturday

    2011 MVC Freshman of the Year Jorge Cavero


    2012-13:Finished 12-7 overall in singles play with a 3-2 mark in conference action...Held an 11-5 doubles record with partner Szymon Opieczonek...Had a 10-match win streak between February 23 and April 13... Named a Scholar-Athlete by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association.

    2011-12: Took a medical redshirt for the spring dual-match season...In the fall, advanced two rounds in pre-qualifying in singles at the ITA All-American and advanced to the Round of 16 in singles at the ITA Central Regional...Upset the 77th-ranked player in the nation Maniel Bains of Oklahoma State in the first round of the ITA Central Regional main draw, 7-6 (5), 6-1.

    2010-11: Won the Missouri Valley Freshman of the Year award...One of two SIU player's named to the MVC All-Select team...Led team in singles wins with a 15-4 record in his first semester on campus...Had a team best 5-2 record against MVC teams in singles...Posted a seven match winning streak between March 29 and April 23...Went 7-10 with doubles partner Carlos Do Val.

    Prior to SIU: Ranked third overall in boys age groups 16 and 18...Competed in the main draw in three Futures tournaments in 2010...Ranked third overall in nation in Men's category in 2010.

    Personal: Born Jorge Luis Cavero Mendoza on April 1, 1992 in Lima, Peru...Father, Luis, is a real estate agent...Mother, Maria, is a housewife...has one brother, Enrique...Majoring in Business.

    Saturday, Apr 26
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    Men's Tennis Bloomington, Ill. 2:00 PM
    Sunday, Apr 27
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    Men's Tennis Bloomington, Ill. All Day
    Friday, May 9
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    Men's Tennis TBA All Day
    Saturday, May 10
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    Men's Tennis TBA All Day
    Sunday, May 11
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    Men's Tennis TBA All Day
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