Singles begins Wednesday, doubles set for Thursday
2006-07 (Junior): First team All-SEC selection for second straight season ... Closed season ranked No. 44 by ITA ... Advanced to NCAA Singles Championship for second straight season ... The Commodores' No. 1 player ... Finished 15-17 overall in singles play and 5-12 in dual play ... Also finished with 3-8 singles record in SEC play ... Finished 10-4 in singles competition in the fall ... Earned five victories over ranked opponents ... Top victory was a 6-3, 6-7(4), 6-3 win over No. 15 Erling Tveit of Ole Miss ... Won five of first six singles matches to open fall season ... Finished 7-19 in doubles play ... Posted 4-13 doubles record in dual play.
2005-06 (Sophomore): First Team All-SEC... Led the team at No. 1 singles, posting a 12-7 record... team captain... finished the season at No. 44 on ITA rankings... represented 'Dores at NCAA Singles Championships, advancing to the second round... defeated 18th ranked Adrian Zguns at the SEC tournament.
2004-05 (Freshman): Boasted 18-5 overall record in singles, playing predominantly in the No. 4 and No. 5 slots...played 7-3 in the SEC, including an impressive victory against No. 12 ranked Kentucky's Matt Emery (6-4, 6-2) at the final regular season match... won Midwest Regional of the of Intercollegiate Tennis Association's summer circuit in July of 2005.
Prep/Juniors: Helped New Trier to two team state championships and one runner up position ... Two- time captain and massed over 100 high school wins ... Was chosen for first team All-State three times in 2002-04 ... earned four letters in tennis ... National honor society member ... won ITA National summer doubles championships.
Personal: Ryan Preston born on August 23, 1985 to parents Rob and Gail Preston ... Born in Evanston, Illi., raised in Northbrook, Illi. ... Majoring in economics ... Siblings: sister Carrie.