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Toby Samuel

  • height 6-3
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Bournemouth, England
  • height 6-3
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Bournemouth, England

Toby Samuel Bio

AWARDS
SEC Academic Honor Roll (2021)
ITA Carolina Region Rookie of the Year (2021)
All-SEC Second Team (2021)
SEC All-Freshman Team (2021)

IN THE RECORD BOOKS
Individual Season
T-2nd – Combined SEC wins (16 in 2020-21)
T-3rd – SEC singles wins (9 in 2020-21)
T-3rd – SEC singles winning percentage (.900 (9-1) in 2020-21)
T-3rd – Combined SEC winning percentage (.727 (16-6) in 2020-21)
T-5th – Doubles dual-match wins (18 in 2020-21)
5th – Combined dual-match wins (37 in 2020-21)
6th – Combined dual-match winning percentage (.771 (37-11) in 2020-21)
T-7th – Singles win streak (14 from 1/31/21 to 4/4/21)
T-7th – SEC doubles wins (7 in 2020-21)
T-8th – Doubles wins (26 in 2020-21)
T-8th – Doubles dual-match winning percentage (.720 (18-7) in 2020-21)
T-13th – Doubles matches played in a season (37 in 2020-21)
T-19th – Combined wins (53 in 2020-21)
19th – Combined winning percentage (.746(53-18) in 2020-21)
Tied for most doubles wins by a freshman in program history (26 in 2020-21)

Doubles Team Season
T-1st – Matches won (26 in 2020-21) – with Jake Beasley
1st – Matches played (37 in 2002-21) – with Jake Beasley

2020-21 (FRESHMAN)

  • Named to the All-SEC Second Team and SEC All-Freshman Team
  • Ended his freshman season ranked No. 71 nationally
  • Became the fifth Gamecock to pick up ITA Carolina Region Rookie of the Year recognition
  • Ranks third in program history in SEC singles wins (9) and SEC singles winning percentage (.900, 9-1)
  • Teamed with Jake Beasley to tie school record for wins by a doubles team in a season (26)
  • Closed the year with a 5-1 singles record in postseason play (SEC and NCAA Championships) and a 4-1 doubles mark in that stretch
  • Launched a 14-match singles win streak at Wake Forest (Jan. 31) that ended in a tough loss to the No. 8 player in the nation (Apr. 9)
  • In the NCAA Round of 16 match against No. 4 Texas (May 17), teamed with Beasley to deliver the doubles point then made it a 3-0 Gamecock lead with his singles victory over the country’s No. 75 player
  • Provided the match-clinching doubles point in both the Gamecocks’ SEC Tournament wins, including a three-set win over the No. 18 player in the nation to send the team to the semifinals for the second time in as many SEC Tournaments

PRE-COLLEGE

  • Joined the program with an ITF Juniors ranking of 129 and UTR of 13.0
  • Reached the doubles semifinals of the Junior Wimbledon Championships in 2019
  • Was the runner up of the ITF Juniors J3 tournament in Istanbul

SAMUEL CAREER SINGLES

Year Overall Tourn. Dual (SEC) #1 (SEC) #2 (SEC) #3 (SEC) #4 (SEC) #5 (SEC) #6 (SEC)
2020-21 27-7 8-3 19-4 (9-1) –– –– 7-2 (1-1) 12-2 (8-0) –– ––

SAMUEL CAREER DOUBLES

Year Overall Tourn. Dual (SEC) #1 (SEC) #2 (SEC) #3 (SEC)
2020-21 26-11 8-4 18-7 (7-5) –– 12-3 (4-2) 6-4 (3-3)

 

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