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Ernie Hayhurst
Ernie Hayhurst
Year: 2010-2011
Hometown: Dallas, TX
High School: Tascosa HS
College: Claremont McKenna
Major: Economics / Spanish

On Court: ...standout player at Tascosa HS who also played super champs level in Texas...as a freshman made debut for Stags at ITA Fall Regionals playing singles and doubles (with Ellis)...was 2-2 in four matches in the fall...returned in the spring to play in two dual matches for the Stags...won all three matches he played to earn a 2-1 overall record in singles and 3-1 overall record in doubles...as a sophomore spent first part of the fall rehabilitating from left wrist surgery...played doubles with Aelion-Moss at ITA West Regionals, winning two of three matches and reaching the consolation finals...returned to full strength in time to compete in singles tournaments over winter break...went 3-0 in singles without losing a set in spring dual match play...partnered Duckworth and Ellis to go 3-0 in doubles duals and finish 5-1 overall for the season...as a junior spent the fall studying abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina...returned to CMC in spring but did not participate on the team in order to pursue other interests...as a senior was sidelined due to chronic shoulder problems, but was a key member of the video streaming commentating team at several home matches...finshed with 5-1 career singles record and 8-2 career doubles mark.

Personal: Attended high school in Amarillo, TX,  but family relocated to Dallas after his sophomore year at CMC...eldest of the four Hayhurst children, with three younger sisters...added Spanish dual major after studying abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina during fall semester of his junior year...during the summer of 2011 he worked on Tom Leppert's  U.S. Senate campaign in Dallas, and in the summer of 2012 worked as a summer research analyst at Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors in Los Angeles.