All-American Monday - Andrew Burrow
Andrew Burrow (1987)
Coral Gables, Fla. - Described as a hard-hitting baseliner with tenacious groundstrokes, and being lighting quick with excellent footwork, Andrew Burrow stepped onto the Coral Gables campus after his two year military service with South Africa's military and as a former captain of his high school team. In 1983-84, his freshman campaign, Burrow, on his way to an overall singles season record of 20-8 earned 6 victories over top-50 ranked ITCA opponents and a seventh over a top-100 opponent. In doubles competition, Burrow compiled an equally impressive 20-7 overall record.
Playing primarily out of the No. 1 spot in his sophomore season, Burrow recorded an overall singles season record of 27-13 and an 18-9 mark in doubles competition. While Burrow advanced to the second round of the 1985 NCAA tournament. In the fall season, Burrow received a berth in the ITCA Region III Championships in both singles and doubles.
Entering his junior season as the No. 15 nationally ranked player and continuing to play primarily out of the No. 1 spot, Burrow recorded an overall singles record of 23-19. In doubles competition, Burrow recorded an overall record of 11-7. While his first three season on campus very impressive, his senior season was his greatest.
On his way to compiling an overall singles season record of 30-13, Burrow claimed the title of 1987 NCAA singles champion by defeating Dan Goldberg of Michigan 2-6, 6-1, 6-4. In victory in the title match was his 20th in the last 23 collegiate matches. On the way to becoming the first Hurricane since All-American and three-time NCAA Champion Pancho Segura to win, Burrow dropped two sets in the entire tournament. For his success, Burrow was named to the 1987 All-American team. His 30 victories in his senior year pushed his all-time singles record to 100-53 (.654).
Outside the University of Miami, Burrow earned a doubles victory over Hank Pfister and Tim Wilkenson by reaching the quarterfinals of the Altech Open in South Africa. In a South African Open tournament, Burrow Recorded an opening round victory over then French Junior Champion Tarik Benhabiles. The summer before his freshman season, Burrow spent three months on the South African Satellite Circuit where he finished seventh in singles and eighth in doubles.
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