When did you first gain an interest in tennis?

Amyot: I was seven when I started and my dad got me into it.

Solomon: When I first started playing, I was four years old. I got a real interest when I started playing in tournaments and travelling when I was about 14 or 15.

 

 

 

What is your best tennis moment in life?

Amyot: Mine was winning the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championship my freshman year. It had never been done on the team before, so it was a big, big moment.

Solomon: In college when we made the semifinals of the MAAC Tournament. That’s my furthest journey personally, and last year was just the greatest year of tennis for me. I just played my best.

 

 

 

What sport would you play if you couldn’t play tennis?

Amyot: I would play hockey. I started growing up playing it, but I had to give it up because of tennis. So, I would have probably continued to play hockey.

Solomon: I would definitely play soccer. It’s one of my favorite sports and I just love watching it and playing it, and a lot of my friends are on the team so it would be a great time.

 

 

 

Have you ever met a professional tennis player?

Amyot: Yeah, I’ve met a couple of them. I think growing up, my favorite was Andy Roddick, so getting his signature was pretty cool.

Solomon: I’ve met a lot of pros. I go to the U.S. Open every year. It’s just 30 minutes from my house, so I get to walk around and see all of them.

 

 

 

Do you have a favorite professional tennis player?

Amyot: I don’t really have a favorite tennis player to be honest.

Solomon: I would say David Ferrer. He’s just really underrated and is a really small guy. He has no power, he just plays with his heart, I guess.

 

 

 

If you could meet any person in history, who would it be?

Amyot: Ronald Reagan because he was my favorite president.

Solomon: I would meet the old Prime Minister of Israel, Ariel Sharon. He was one of the best in politics there, and is just a person to look up to.

 

 

 

What is your favorite spot on campus?

Amyot: I’d probably say the Townhouses.

Solomon: I’d say the Townhouses. I’ve got a lot of friends there, and it’s a good time.

 

 

 

What are your team expectations for this spring?

Amyot: I think the competition has been a lot tougher over the past couple years with Monmouth and Quinnipiac, but I think that we can rise up to the challenge and come out on top.

Solomon: I think we have a very, very talented team from every freshman to every senior, from the number one player to the number six player and the bench. I think as long as the team stays together and stays focused, we’ll have a great season.

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