Oscar Beich
Oscar Beich

Hometown:
Bloomington, Ill.

High School:
Bloomington

Position:
Student Coach

Birthdate:
08/19/1985

2008-2009: Serving first season as student coach.

2007-2008: Suffered season-ending foot injury prior to Charleston Southern match ... was 4-1 at No. 3 singles spot ... won C Draw singles title at Bradley Invitational ... won A Draw doubles title at Bradley Invitational with Luka Marinkovic ... won Flight 3 doubles title with partner Michael Hobson at State Farm MVC Individual Championships.

2006-2007: In singles, finished the season with a 16-11 record ... in doubles, he ended the season 15-11 ... won the Flight C singles title at the Ball State Invitational (Sept. 17) ... made it to the final round of the MVC Individual Championships at Flight 3 doubles with partner Luka Marinkovic ... named to the Fall 2006 AFNI Honor Roll.

2005-2006: Finished the season with an 18-13 singles record ... ended the season with a 17-13 doubles record ... won the C Flight doubles title with Tim Link at the Ball State Invitational.

2004-2005: Finished the season with a 12-6 singles record ... won the consolation round at the Missouri Valley Conference Individual Championship at the No. 6 position ... advanced to the quarterfinals in the C flight bracket at the Ball State Invitational.

Prior to Illinois State: Named to the all-state team and qualified for the IHSA state tennis championships all four years at Bloomington High School ... paired with former ISU teammate Tim Link to win second-place honors in doubles at state in 2003...holds the BHS career wins record with 186 ... was ranked 26th in the USTA's Midwest region in the 18 and under division at the end of 2003.

Data: Born 8-19-85 ... son of Otto (deceased) and Michael (Michelle) Beich ... has a brother, Otto (25), and a sister, Rossie (24), who both played collegiate tennis at the University of Illinois-Springfield ... major: history education.

Get to know Oscar: Has family history in Beich Candy Company ... favorites: movie: Almost Heroes ... way to relax: fishing.