Jorge Cavero
    Jorge Cavero

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Lima, Peru

    High School:
    Nivel A

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 175

    Birthdate:
    04/01/1992


    07/02/2014

    182 Salukis earn academic honors from MVC

    Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award

    04/26/2014

    Salukis End Season with 4-0 Loss to Wichita State

    SIU ends season at 10-11

    04/24/2014

    Kianicka Named Freshman of the Year, Nelson Named co-Coach of the Year in MVC

    Cavero earns All-MVC nod, Kianicka/Rigby earn All-MVC at No. 1 doubles

    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

    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, Jan 17
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Tennis Knoxville, Tenn. 2:30 PM
    Sunday, Jan 18
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Tennis Knoxville, Tenn. 12:00 PM
    Monday, Jan 19
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Tennis Knoxville, Tenn. 6:00 PM
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