Tashique Kader
Tashique Kader
Height: 5-10
Weight: 165
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Obertshausen, Germany
High School: Clause von Stauffenberg Schule
Major: Business Administration

2017-18: Enters his senior season with a 39-21 career singles record.

2016-17: Rallied after a first round loss to win the ITA Southeast Region Flight A Consolation title... Went 8-11 (5-6 SAC) in singles competition and 11-11 in doubles play... Posted a 6-4 doubles record with Yago Fernandez and 5-6 with Leon Seiz... ITA Scholar Athlete.

2015-16: All-South Atlantic Conference second team (doubles)... He and doubles partner Leon Seiz earned All-SAC honors for a second straight year as the duo went 15-5, including 9-2 in SAC play... Posted a 16-7 singles record (8-3 SAC), mostly at the fourth flight (11-6)... ITA Scholar Athlete

2014-15: All-South Atlantic Conference honorable mention (doubles)... Compiled a 14-4 doubles record with teammate Leon Seiz playing primarily in the two spot... The duo began the season with a seven-match winning streak and won five of their last six to close out the regular season... Earned victories against pairs from regionally-ranked Bluefield State and Wingate... Won three matches en route to a trip to the semifinals of the “B” doubles bracket at the ITA Southeast Regional tournament... Played in 18 singles matches in his rookie campaign... Tied for the second-best singles record on the team with a 15-3 mark playing primarily in the fifth position... Compiled an 8-2 mark in the SAC... Was victorious in his first nine matches to begin his collegiate career... ITA Scholar Athlete.

High School: Attended Claus-von-Stauffenberg-Schule in Germany... High school coach was Dirk Ites... Played club tennis with FTC Palmengarten for coach Klaus Schack.

Personal: Born Jan. 2, 1994 in Frankfurt, Germany... Nickname: "Tash"... Son of Abdul and Ursula Tanini Kader... Brother - Tanini... Major: business administration and general management... Minor in marketing and international business... SAC Commissioner's Honor Roll... Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Dean's List... Future plans: Masters in Europe or work as a trainee back home to get pratical experience... Hobbies: Music, working out and meeting friends... Favorite book: "Fler- Im Bus Ganz Hinten";  Favorite class at Tusculum: Market Research; Favorite midnight snack: Oreos; Favorite movie: Berlin Calling; Favorite musical artists: Fler, Kendrik Lamar, Chris Liebing, Kerstin Eden, Klaudia Kawlas; Favorite song: "Standing"; Favorite sports team: FC Arsenal; Tash can't imagine a week without: Working out; Favorite athlete: Cristiano Ronaldo, Novak Djokovic; Most thrilling moments in sports: Saving match points and coming back to win the match; Favorite Tusculum moment: Winning the A Consolation Draw at the ITA Regional Tournament in 2016; Advice to kids: "Have fun but look ahead"; Favorite color: Black; Favorite food: Asian Food; Person Tash most admires: The Rock; Favorite sport other than tennis: Soccer.