Fabian Paier
Fabian Paier
Height: 6-0
Weight: 160
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Feldbach, Austria
High School: Bundesoberstufenreal Gymnasium Feldbach
Major: Business Administration / Management

2017-18: Went undefeated in his four overall contests going 3-0 in singles and 1-0 in doubles... Captured a pair of pro set wins against Montreat (Oct. 11) and Mars Hill (Mar. 28)... Also won 6-3, 6-4 against Bellarmine (Mar. 4) all at No. 6 singles... He and No. 3 doubles partner Gaston Aguilera won 8-1 against Assumption (Mar. 7)... South Atlantic Conference Elite 20 Award recipient... Tusculum Student-Athlete Academic Achievement Award for second straight season (highest GPA for an upperclassman)... ITA Scholar Athlete.

2016-17: Went 4-2 in singles, including 1-1 in SAC play... 2-4 in doubles play... Inaugural recipient of the South Atlantic Conference Elite 18 Award... Recipient of the Tusculum Student-Athlete Academic Achievement Award (highest GPA for a non-freshman student-athlete)... ITA Scholar Athlete.

2015-16: Posted a perfect 4-0 record in singles competition, all at the No. 4 flight... 4-1 doubles mark including 2-0 record (1-0 SAC) with teammate David Siegle... Recipient of the Tusculum Freshman of the Year Academic Award (highest GPA by a freshman student-athlete)... ITA Scholar Athlete.

High School: Graduated from Bundesoberstufenreal Gymnasium Feldbach in Feldbach, Austria... Played club tennis with UTC Riegersburg under the direction of Manfred Gumhold. 
 
Personal: Born October 10, 1995 in Feldbach, Styria, Austria... Son of Johann and Karin Paier... Brother - Sebastian (29)... Majoring in business administration and management with an IT concentration... Minor in marketing... SAC Commissioner's Honor Roll... Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Dean's List... President's List... Charles Oliver Gray Honors List... Favorite book: The Catcher and the Rye by J.D. Salinger; Favorite musical artists: Kendrick Lamar, Tame Impala, Arctic Monkeys, The Kooks; Fabian can't live without: Friends, sports and music; Fabian's advice to kids: "Get up and do something!"; Favorite color: Green; Favorite foods: Pizza and pasta; Favorite sports other than tennis: Soccer and basketball; Toughest opponent Fabian has ever faced: Harald Gumhold.