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Chase Burton

Class: Sophomore Position: Height: 6-0 Weight: 168 Previous School: Hometown: Naples, Fla.

2016-17 (Fr.)
• Named to Big South Conference First Team All-Conference singles list
• Selected to the VaSID All-State Men's Tennis singles second team, the first Flames freshman in program history to garner the distinction
• Chosen as the Big South Freshman of the Week in back-to-back weeks (Feb. 2, Feb. 8)
• Tabbed 2017 ITA Scholar-Athlete
• Named to Big South Presidential Honor Roll
• Became the first Flame since Shea Thomas in 2013 to advance to the round of 16 in the singles main draw at the ITA Atlantic Regional
• Led the squad with 18 singles victories, 13 of which came during the spring
• Went 8-3 at No. 1 singles (fourth in Big South) and 5-2 in Big South singles competition
• Recorded three straight singles triumphs four times
• Closed the year by winning eight of his last 11 singles bouts
• Collected 12 doubles victories to finish tied for the second on the team in the category
• Posted a 10-7 mark in spring doubles matches and 5-2 mark against Big South foes
• Represented the Liberty men's tennis program at the ITF USA F29 Futures tournament during the fall

Prep
• Homeschooled
• Listed as a five-star recruit for majority of high school career
• Received first ATP singles ranking at age 18
• Ranked 458 by ITF as a senior
• ITF Copa El Salvador doubles champion as a junior
• American Cup doubles champion as a sophomore
• USTA Florida State doubles champion and USTA Zonals team championship first place as a sophomore

Personal
• Son of Jack and Jennifer Burton
• Majoring in business entrepeneurship 
• Birthday is May 29