Tim McGurrin
Tim McGurrin
Height: 5-11
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Clarks Summit, Pa.
High School: Scranton Preparatory
Major: Accounting

Four-year letterman. ... Finished his career with a 38-19 (.667) singles record and 42-18 (.700) in doubles play. ... Played a majority of his singles and doubles matches in the upper tier of the Royal lineup.

Senior Year (2012-13): Earned first-team all-Landmark Conference honors in both singles and doubles for the third straight season. ... Went 8-4 at the top of the Royals' singles lineup, including 6-1 in conference play. ... Twice defeated the Landmark Conference Player of the Year, Raul Smego of Drew, beating him 2-6, 7-6, 6-4 on April 18 in the regular season and 6-2, 6-1 on April 27 in the Landmark Conference championship match. ... Finished his career on a seven-match singles winning streak. ... Teamed with David Teres to go 8-5 in doubles play, including 8-4 at the top doubles spot in the lineup. ... The duo went 5-2 in conference play. ... They rallied for a 9-7 victory in a 5-0 win over Juniata in a Landmark Conference semifinal on April 23.

Junior Year (2011-12): Earned first-team all-Landmark Conference honors in both singles and doubles for the second straight season. ... Anchored the top of the Royals' singles lineup by going 9-3 in dual match competition, including 5-2 in conference play. ... Was one of three players to win 10 or more singles matches. ... Earned a 7-5, 6-4 win at No. 1 singles in the Royals' 5-2 victory over Catholic in the Landmark Conference semifinals on April 25. ... teamed with fellow first-team all-conference selection Bennett Kelley to go 10-3 in doubles action, including a perfect 7-0 in conference play, all at the No. 2 doubles slot in the lineup. ... Was one of four players to earn at least four victories in double play. ... Teamed with Kelley for an 8-3 win at No. 2 doubles in the conference semifinal win over Catholic on April 25.

Sophomore Year (2010-11):  Earned first-team all-Landmark Conference honors for his play in both singles and doubles...one of five players on the roster to win at least 10 singles matches and finished with an 11-7 record, including a perfect 6-0 mark against conference opponents...went 7-1 in singles at the number two spot in the lineup and 1-4 at the number one position...won six of his final eight matches of the season, including one match that wasn't finished after he took the first set and led 1-0 in the second...only one of his 18 singles matches went three sets, and he won that match by overcoming a 6-2 loss in the first set and winning the third and deciding set, 11-9...along with freshman David Teres, led the Royals with 14 wins in doubles, including both of his matches in the Landmark Conference tournament:  he and Teres downed Bernardo Nogales and Jean Paul Roman, 8-1, in Scranton's 5-1 victory over Catholic University in the semifinals; the pair also defeated Raul and Eliot Smego, 8-5, in a heartbreaking 5-4 loss to Drew University in the finals on April 30 in Madison, New Jersey...accounted for two of Scranton's three points in a 6-3 loss to Drew University in a Landmark Conference regular-season match:  teamed with Teres to defeat Raul and Eliot Smego, 8-6, before topping Alex Belfiore at the number two singles, 6-2, retired...11 of his 13 doubles matches in dual-match competition were played at the number one spot in the lineup.

Freshman Year (2009-10):  Posted a 9-5 record in singles, including a 4-2 mark against Landmark Conference opponents, and was 8-5 in doubles...earned second-team all-Landmark Conference honors with his partner, junior Carl Caceres, for his play in doubles...played in two different spots in the singles lineup:  went 6-3 at three and 3-2 at two...won his final five singles matches of the season, including a 6-4, 7-6 (7-5) victory over Alex Belfiore in the Royals' 5-3 loss to Drew University in the championship match of the Landmark Conference tournament on Sunday, May 9, in Madison, New Jersey...accounted for two points in the Royals' 8-0 victory over Moravian College in the semifinals on Wednesday, May 5, at the Poly Hi Tennis Courts:  teamed with junior Carl Caceres to defeat Stefan Apostolos and Kevin Holze, 8-3, in doubles before downing Holze, 6-0, 4-6, 7-5, in singles...three of his five losses in singles went three sets.

Personal
Younger brother of former Scranton tennis player Tagg McGurrin (2008-2009). ... Had a highly successful career at nearby Scranton Preparatory School, where he was the 2009 player of the year and three-time all-regional selection by the Scranton Times-Tribune. ... Led the Cavaliers of head coach Jack Lennox (former Scranton head men's tennis coach) to Lackawanna League and Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) District II Class AA titles, along with semifinal berth in state tournament. ... Went 21-2 in singles his senior year.

Awards & Honors
CoSIDA Academic All-America 2nd-Team Selection (2013)
CoSIDA Academic All-America 3rd-Team Selection (2012)
CoSIDA District IV All-Academic Team (2012, 2013)
Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-Academic Team (2010)
Landmark Conference 1st-Team Singles (2011, 2012, 2013)
Landmark Conference 1st-Team Doubles (2011, 2012, 2013)
Landmark Conference Player of the Week (March 19, 2012; April 16, 2012)
Landmark Conference Men's Tennis Senior Scholar Athlete (2013)
Landmark Conference Spring All-Academic Team (2012)
Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll (2011, 2012, 2013)
Scranton Carlesimo Award recipient for outstanding academic and athletic excellence (2013)

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