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Santiago Munoz
Santiago Munoz

Santiago Munoz

Senior | 6-2 | 165 | Mexico City, Mexico | Centro Educativo Cocoyoc

AS A SENIOR (2015-16)
Finished with a 9-14 singles dual record, including a 5-7 mark in SEC play … Earned ITA Central Region Most Improved Player honors … SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year nominee … CoSIDA Academic All-America nominee … Tied for second on team with three match-clinchers … Singles Highlights: Defeated Tennessee’s Jack Schipanski 6-3, 7-5 at the No. 3 spot, earning the clinching point for the Razorbacks in their 5-2 win over the Volunteers … Defeated No. 7 Texas A&M’s No. 67 Jordi Arconada 6-4, 6-3 at the No. 3 spot, earning a point for Arkansas in its 5-2 win over the Aggies … Defeated Ole Miss’ Filip Kraljevic 7-5, 3-6, 6-2 at the No. 3 spot, earning the clinching point for the Razorbacks in their 4-3 win over the Rebels … Defeated Wichita State’s Jocelyn Devilliers 5-7, 6-3, 6-4 at the No. 3 spot, earning the clinching point for Arkansas in its 4-2 win over the Shockers in the NCAA Tournament first round … Doubles Highlights: Finished with a 10-10 doubles dual record, including a 10-8 mark with Johan den Toom … With den Toom, defeated No. 17 Oklahoma State’s No. 53 pair of Lukas Finzelberg and Jurence Mendoza 6-3 at the No. 3 spot Feb. 7 in Fayetteville … Fall Highlights: Finished with an 11-8 singles record and a 7-5 doubles mark.

AS A JUNIOR (2014-15)
Started the dual season with a four-win streak in singles … Claimed nine dual singles wins playing between the 2, 3, 4 and 5 spots … Teamed with Branch Terrell to play in the No. 1 doubles position … The pair collected its most notable win on April 2, defeating No. 59-ranked Kevin Lai and Beck Pennington of Kentucky, 6-3 … Competed in four tournaments in Fall 2014, collecting a 6-5 singles record and a 6-4 doubles record

AS A SOPHOMORE (2013-14)
Made appearances in three SEC matches … Victory at the No. 6 position clinched the Razorbacks’ victory over LSU on Senior Day … Won three singles matches in three tournament appearances in the fall … Went 3-3 in doubles play with partner Jovan Parlic.

AS A FRESHMAN (2012-13)
Played in 17 dual singles matches with seven being conference … Paired up for doubles play with junior Hall Fess at the No. 3 position for a majority of the season … The duo went 10-9 including four victories in the SEC.

HIGH SCHOOL
Spent extensive time on the ITF juniors circuit … Played in a number of tournaments throughout Central America and won over 30 matches in singles and doubles … His senior year he won 16 matches in singles and 10 matches in doubles and built up a career-high ranking of No. 163 … U15-U16 division two-time national champion in Mexico.

PERSONAL
Born April 1, 1994 in Mexico City, Mexico … Son of Jose Manuel and Emilia Munoz … Has one brother, Jose Manuel (27) and one sister, Jimena (25) … Chose Arkansas for its tennis program and its business school … Majoring in financial management and investments with an accounting minor.

2016 Singles Dual Matches

 OPPONENT (RANK)OPPONENT (RANK)SPOT1ST SET2ND SET3RD SETW/L
TOTAL13-1012-112-99-14
Jan. 22UT ArlingtonPablo Colvee36-16-2W
Jan. 24Michigan StateBilly Shisler46-17-6W
Feb. 7Oklahoma State (17)Lucas Gerch46-76-34-6L
Feb. 12at Tulsa (31)Juan Matias Gonzalez43-66-42-6L
Feb. 14at SMU (51)Markus Kerner43-66-35-7L
Feb. 28at Oklahoma (10)Alex Ghilea (100)32-62-6L
Mar. 4at Kentucky (22)Nils Ellefsen36-33-64-6L
Mar. 6at Tennessee (64)Jack Schipanski36-37-5W*
Mar. 11Texas A&M (7)Jordi Arconada (67)36-46-3W
Mar. 13LSU (43)Justin Butsch32-66-31-6L
Mar. 18at Florida (24)Alfredo Perez (75)36-35-71-6L
Mar. 20at AuburnDante Saleh36-37-5W
Mar. 23at Texas (19)Adrian Ortiz31-60-6L
Mar. 27Ole Miss (28)Filip Kraljevic37-53-66-2W*
Apr. 1at Alabama (41)B. O'Shaughnessey36-36-2W
Apr. 3Mississippi State (25)Rishab Agarwal (80)36-31-62-6L
Apr. 3Saint LouisJohn Nogalski36-16-3W
Apr. 8at Vanderbilt (43)Rhys Johnson36-42-64-6L
Apr. 15Georgia (6)Paul Oosterbaan (91)36-71-6L
Apr. 17South Carolina (58)Andrew Schafer26-45-74-6L
Apr. 21at S. Carolina (50)Andrew Schafer31-60-6L
May 14vs. Wichita St. (67)Jocelyn Devilliers35-76-36-4W*
May 15at Oklahoma St. (16)Lucas Gerch34-60-6L

2016 Doubles Dual Matches

 OPPONENT (RANK)OPPONENT (RANK)PARTNERSPOTSCOREW/L
TOTAL10-10
Jan. 22UT ArlingtonD. Armengol + G. NuezJ. den Toom36-3W
Jan. 24Michigan StateC. Harvey + A. KimJ. den Toom36-2W
Feb. 7Oklahoma State (17)L. Finzelberg + J. Mendoza (53)J. den Toom36-3W
Feb. 12at Tulsa (31)D. Bechard + O. Ram-HarelJ. den Toom35-7L
Feb. 14at SMU (51)M. Kefner + R. SlobodchikovJ. den Toom37-5W
Feb. 28at Oklahoma (10)A. Biro + A. SiegelJ. den Toom36-4W
Mar. 4at Kentucky (22)G. Benson + K. LaiJ. den Toom36-4W
Mar. 6at Tennessee (64)S. Jakovljevic + T. StodderJ. den Toom33-6L
Mar. 11Texas A&M (7)J. Arconada + AJ CatanzaritiJ. den Toom37-5W
Mar. 13LSU (43)G. Csonka + A. KorinekJ. den Toom36-3W
Mar. 18at Florida (24)A. Perez + C. Perez-BlancoJ. den Toom34-5unf
Mar. 20at AuburnC. Huertas + D. SalehJ. den Toom33-5unf
Mar. 23at Texas (19)J. Mee + H. ScottJ. den Toom32-6L
Mar. 27Ole Miss (28)G. Hansson + S. LindmarkJ. den Toom35-7L
Apr. 1at Alabama (41)S. Richey + M. RossouwJ. den Toom33-6L
Apr. 3Mississippi State (25)R. Agarwal + L. SucevicJ. den Toom34-6L
Apr. 3Saint LouisJ. Calero + J. NogalskiJ. den Toom16-2W
Apr. 8at Vanderbilt (43)P. Binet + D. ValentJ. den Toom36-7 (5)L
Apr. 15Georgia (6)W. Montgomery + E. ReinbergJ. den Toom34-6L
Apr. 17South Carolina (58)Y. Dennis + A. SchaferJ. den Toom36-2W
Apr. 21at S. Carolina (50)Y. Dennis + A. SchaferJ. den Toom35-4unf
May 14vs. Wichita St. (67)M. Herzan + H. InoueA. Sanjurjo24-6L
May 15at Oklahoma St. (16)L. Gerch + J. MendozaA. Sanjurjo24-6L