Orhan Spahic
    Orhan Spahic

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Sarajevo, Bosnia

    High School:
    Druga Gimnazija

    Height / Weight:
    6-6 / 215

    Birthdate:
    12/03/1990


    08/01/2013

    Saluki men's and women's tennis teams earn ITA All-Academic distinction, land eight Scholar-Athletes

    This is the fifth consecutive season the men's team has been honored and the fourth straight year for the women.

    04/13/2013

    Salukis come up short against No. 28 Drake

    Southern Illinois battled its MVC foe Saturday in its final home match of the season.

    03/30/2013

    Salukis defeat Vincennes, 6-1

    Southern Illinois puts away perennial powerhouse with ease Saturday.

    01/17/2013

    Salukis Open Spring Season at MVC Individuals

    SIU look for its first title since 2009.

    09/23/2012

    Men's Tennis wins 12 matches at MTSU Shootout

    The Salukis begin their fall season claiming 12 match wins in weekend tournament.

    04/07/2012

    Wichita State, 4/7/12

    Men's Tennis vs. Wichita State, 4/7/12

    Junior Orhan Spahic


    2012-2013: Finished with an overall record of 2-3 in singles play and 3-4 in doubles play with partners Szymon Opieczonek and Brandon Florez...Intercollegiate Tennis Associate Scholar-Athlete selection.

    2011-2012: Named to the 2012 MVC Scholar-Athlete team with a 3.9 GPA...Posted a 9-7 doubles record in the dual-match season with partner Szymon Opieczonek at the second (4-5) and third positions (5-2).

    2010-11: Posted a 9-9 singles record in his sophomore year at SIU...Went 6-5 at No. 6, 2-4 at No. 5 and 1-0 at No. 5...In doubles, Spahic notched a 10-6 record with partners Falk De Beenhouwer (6-2) and Jordan Snyder (4-4)...Began the season with a five match winning streak in doubles with partner Falk De Beenhouwer...Was named to the 2011 MVC Men's Tennis Scholar Athlete Team after posting a 3.93 cumulative GPA.

    2009-10: Led all SIU freshmen in singles wins after garnering a 7-11 record...Went 4-2 in No. 5 singles...Notched a 6-12 overall doubles record with five different partners - Falk De Beenhouwer, Chikara Kidera, Anton Leonenko, Mpilo Migogo, and Jordan Snyder.

    High School: Attended the prestigious Druga Gimnazija in Sarajevo...Ranked No. 2 in the Boys 18 bracket in Bosnia...Was a runner up at the Bosnian Boys 18 National Indoor Championships.

    Personal: Born on Dec. 3, 1990 in Sarajevo...Majoring in finance...Son of Salem and Mevlida Spahic...Has two siblings in Bosnia.

    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
    SIU