Gonzalo Blanco
Gonzalo Blanco
Height: 5-8
Weight: 155
Year: Junior
Hometown: Chascomus, Argentina
Major: Business Administration
Last School: Escuelo de Educaion Media

Spring 2012: Appeared in 20 matches during sophomore season with a 14-7 record in singles action and 8-12 mark in doubles play… Recorded a team-best 7-2 record in A-Sun matches… Teamed up with Jacob Darling to post an 8-7 mark in doubles action, going 7-7 at No. 3 doubles and 1-0 at No. 2 doubles… Put together an eight-match winning streak during the year that included three-set victories over  Nicholls’ Roy Knight, North Florida’s Norbert Nemcsek and Belmont’s Rodrigo Amaral… Earned A-Sun Conference Scholar recognition.

Spring 2011: Earned A-Sun All-Freshman honors after recording 10 doubles wins and nine singles victories… Seven of 10 doubles wins came in league play… Claimed six of nine singles wins in A-Sun play… Played primarily at singles position No. 3 (4-5) and No. 4 (4-4)… Defeated ETSU’s Grega Teraz 6-0, 6-4 (Singles No. 3, Feb. 26)… In only match at No. 2 singles of the year, claimed a 6-1, 7-6 (4-0) victory over FGCU’s Gabriel Echeverry (Mar. 5)… Won three of final four matches to close out 2011… A member of the A-Sun All-Academic Team.

Fall 2010: Teamed with his brother, Ramiro, and the duo advanced to the semifinal round of the Doubles Flight ‘A’ at the USC Upstate Fall Invitational (Sept. 17-19, 2010).

Before USC Upstate: Was a member of the tennis team for four years at Escuelo de Educaion Media.

Personal: Born on March 14, 1991 in Chascomus… Son of Arturo Blanco and Sara Cambas… Has two brothers, Ramiro and Joaquin… Majoring in business administration… Favorite TV show is "Prison Break"… Favorite actress is Natalie Portman... Favorite musical group is Pink Floyd… Favorite song is "Run Away"… Favorite food is asado... Favorite movie is "Law Abiding Citizen"... Favorite book is "Open" by Andre Agassi... Favorite sports figure is Fabrice Santoro... Favorite season is spring… His parents were his heroes growing up… Admires his grandparents… Dream job is to be an astronaut... Enjoys playing cards, watching movies and hanging out with friends.