Chris Cox
Chris Cox
Height: 6'0"
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Maitland, Fla.
High School: Geneva School
Major: Sport Administration (Coaching minor)

Honors:

  • USA South All-West Division first team (2017)
  • USA South All-Academic (2016-17)
  • USA South All-Conference second team (2016)
  • USA South Player of the Week (March 21, 2016)
  • USA South All-Academic (2015-16)
  • USA South All-Conference second team (2015)
  • USA South All-Sportsmanship (2015)

Career Match-by-Match Stats: 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17

2016-17 (Junior): Earned a third straight All-USA South selection as he was named to the All-West Division first team... Led the team with 14 singles victories, going 14-7 on the year, with 10 wins at the No. 2 spot... Also went 4-0 at No. 1 singles... Went 6-1 against USA South foes... Won six straight singles matches from March 18-31... Set a single-season program record with 15 doubles victories... Combined with Matthew Harvie to go 14-7 at the No. 1 doubles spot... Competed in the ITA Regional tournament in the fall, but fell in the opening round of the main singles draw... Earned USA South All-Academic honors for a second straight year

2015-16 (Sophomore): Went 11-7 on the year in singles, mostly at the No. 2 spot, and 11-6 in doubles... Earned second team All-USA South honors for a second straight year... Earned USA South Player of the Week honors for the week of March 31 after going 3-0 in both singles and doubles play during the week... His 11 doubles wins are tied for third-most in a single-season in program history... Won five matches in a row at one point in the season... Went 7-3 in singles play in the USA South... Competed in doubles with Matthew Harvie, going 11-5 overall and 7-2 in conference play... In the fall season, competed in three events... Competed in the UTC Steve Baras Classic against Division I competition... Also played in the ITA Regionals, picking up a win in the main singles draw over Juan Telles of N.C. Wesleyan... Earned USA South All-Academic honors

2014-15 (Freshman): Covenant's leader in victories with 10, he competed mostly as the No. 2 singles player... Selected to the All-USA South second team... Went 9-5 from the No. 2 slot and split his two matches at No. 1... His 10 victories are fifth for a single-season in program history... In doubles, he earned nine victories, all with Matthew Harvie, in the No. 1 spot... Won both his singles and his doubles match in the conference tournament against Huntingdon (April 17)... Was named to the All-Sportsmanship team... In the fall season, competed in the Steve Baras Fall Classic at the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (Sept. 26-28)... Took home a victory against a Division I opponent

High School: Attended Geneva High School... Was his school's athlete of the year... Made it to the state finals with his doubles partner in 2013... Was a semifinalist in 2014... Also played varsity soccer, where he was All-District in 2014

Personal: Mother is Iola Cox... Has two brothers, Caleb and Joshua... Favorite Bible verse is 1 Corinthians 9:24... Majoring in sport administration with a minor in coaching... Favorite athlete is Grigor Dimitrov