James Atkinson
James Atkinson
Height: 6-1
Weight: 175
Year: So.
Hometown: Raleigh, N.C.
High School: Cary Academy

2012: Posted a 5-18 singles record competing as high as the No. 3 position… went on a four-match winning streak defeating Benedict, Spartanburg Methodist, Coastal Georgia and Bethune-Cookman… earned a 4-14 doubles record while going 1-8 in the SoCon… competed in the No. 1 and No. 2 slots… earned league win over Alex Christ and Joel Cook of Furman with partner David Orces.

Fall 2011: Saw action in singles play at Southern Intercollegiate Championships, UNC Asheville Fall Invitational, and Citadel Fall Invitational... competed in doubles competition at USC Upstate Fall Invitational, Southern Intercollegiate Championships,  and UNC Asheville with Dillon Berkabile and Citadel Fall Invitational with Josh Cook... registered first doubles win with Dillon Berkabile at UNC Asheville Fall Invitational.

2011: Competed in all singles matches and earned a 8-16 overall record while going 1-9 in SoCon action... first win of the season came in the second match against Coastal Carolina... competed as high as the No. 2 position against South Carolina, Appalachian State, and Wofford...earned a 5-14 overall doubles record while going 1-6 in SoCon play... First doubles win of the season came with partner Dillon Berkabile against No. 53 Clemson in the No. 3 doubles position.

Fall 2010: Saw action in singles competition at the UNC Greensboro Fall Invitational and the ITA Carolinas Regional Tournament... competed in doubles play at the UNCG Fall Invitational.

High School: A 2010 graduate of Cary Academy... a three-star recruit and one of the top players in North Carolina, according to tenniscrecruiting.net... a four-year letterman at Cary Academy... also a two-time All-State recipient... his Cary team were back-to-back state champions... recognized as a three-time All-Conference player that recorded a 24-1 record as a junior... chose The Citadel over West Point, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force and several others.

Personal: Full name is James Forsyth Atkinson... born Jan. 16, 1992... son of Terry Anderson and Nigel Atkinson... brother to Harrison and Luke... major undecided.

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