Senior Sebastian Fanselow one of eight players standing in the NCAA Singles Championship.
Two Waves reach the round of 16 for the first time since 2008 when Andre Begemann and Bassam Beidas both advanced to the quarterfinals.
Sebastian Fanselow and Alex Sarkissian two of 32 players left in the 64-person singles draw.
Senior Sebastian Fanselow wins the ITA/Rafael Osuna Sportsmanship Award on the eve of the NCAA Singles & Doubles Championship.
Pepperdine concludes 2013 season with a 27-6 record.
PEPPERDINE 2012: Enrolled at Pepperdine in January of 2012 and will redshirt his first season with the Waves.
GLENDALE CC - Attended Glendale Community College from 2010-11 and played tennis during the 2011 season ... Finished the season as the #1-ranked junior college player in California by the ITA ... Went a perfect 35-0 and was crowned the state champion ... Earned a spot on the 2011 ITA Collegiate All-Star Team ... Won the doubles title at the Ojai Championships.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Verdugo Academy in 2008
PERSONAL: Born and raised in Glendale, Calif. ... Son of Shahen and Odette Sarkissian ... Plans to pursue a degree in accounting from Pepperdine ... Father is an accountant ... Chose Pepperdine "for its outstanding academic marks, strong athletic training and commitment to its students" ... Lists most thrilling moment in sports as "the first time I scored an ATP point."
FAVORITES: Favorite pro tennis player in Andre Agassi ... Favorite tennis venue is Roland Garros ... Favorite movie is Dumb and Dumber ... Favorite food is sushi ... Favorite sports other than tennis are soccer and basketball ... Enjoys hanging out with friends, spending time with family and playing video games.