|Hometown:||Johannesburg, South Africa|
The Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Year in his debut
season...has high expectations as his career continues for the
Golden Eagles...played primarily at No. 4 singles and No. 3 doubles
in his first campaign...a solid entry in the lineup in
In 2009-2010 (Sophomore): Justin continued in the fall exactly where he left off in the spring of his rookie season, posting wins in both singles and doubles play...went 7-3 in his fall tournament action in singles and was 4-3 in doubles.
In 2008-09 (Freshman): Justin went unbeaten with an 8-0 record in the OVC, and finished the year with a 16-8 overall record in singles including a 15-5 mark in dual matches...was 13-5 at No. 4 and 2-0 at No. 5...in doubles play, he went 12-8 overall including a solid 12-4 record when teaming with Oscar Pachon at No. 3 position...named the OVC Freshman of the Year.
Before Tech: Justin was coached by Earl Grainger... achieved a ranking of three in South Africa... participated on the Junior ITF circuit with a noticeable win over Mohamed Safwat of Egypt, was was then ranked 42 in the world... played first team rugby in high school and was awarded full colors in tennis during his sophomore season.
Personal: Justin Kirstein is the son of Harriet and Phillip Kirstein of Johannesburg, South Africa.. one brother, Anthony... born on November 24, 1989... major is marketing.