Kester Black
Kester Black
Height: 5-9
Year: Jr. - 1L
Hometown: Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland
High School: Glenalmond College
Previous College: Wichita State
Major: Undecided

Academic Notes: Contemplating majoring in business.

2014 (Junior): Earned All-Big Sky Honorable Mention… 15-6 overall record in singles, 7-2 in the Big Sky… Led team with most singles wins… Posted a five and six-match winning streak throughout the season… Named Big Sky Player of the Week on March 25… Primarily served as the No. 4 player where Black went 11-3… Posted a 5-15 overall record in doubles, 4-4 in the Big Sky… Went 3-3 with Alan Barrios.   

2013 (Sophomore): 8-13 overall singles record, 3-7 Big Sky singles record at No. 4 and 5...Went 3-7 as primary No. 5 singles player...Tied for third on team in overall singles victories...4-17 overall doubles record, 1-9 Big Sky doubles record at No. 1 and 3...Teamed primarily with Shaun Waters, as duo went 3-10 overall and 3-9 as primary No. 1 doubles team...3-2 singles record and 3-5 doubles record during fall 2012 play.

Wichita State (2011-12): 10-7 overall singles record and 1-5 overall doubles record in 2011-12...3-0 record at No. 5 singles and 4-3 record at No. 6 singles...Won final five singles matches of the season...0-1 record at No. 2 doubles and 1-2 record at No. 3 doubles...Helped team to 16-6 record and a second-place finish in the Missouri Valley Conference...Team finished season at No. 7 in ITA Central Region rankings...3-4 singles record and 0-2 doubles record in 2011 fall play.

High School: Attended Glenalmond College...ranked No. 3 player in Scotland...No. 1 ranked player in Scotland for U12, U14, U16 and U18...Qualified first for British Junior Grand-Prix Masters U16...Represented Scotland twice in the 4 Nations Championships beating England, Ireland and Wales.

Personal: Kester Graham Black was born Sept. 23, 1992 in Glasgow, Scotland...Son of Graham and Vivien Black...One sister, Vanessa...Enjoys skiing...Most memorable moment was playing for Scotland for the first time at 11-years old...Has one hole-in-one in golf...Got to hit some balls with Andy Murray when he was younger...Admires his father, "because he has spent a lot of money on my life which gives me many great opportunities"...Transferred to Northern Arizona because he loved the facilities, the location and the academic programs.