Juan Pablo


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Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Guayaquil, Ecuador
Experience: 3 Letters


Honors & Awards:
-All-CAA Doubles Second Team (2012)

Career: One of the best doubles players in Georgia State men's tennis history with a 44-18 (.710) career doubles record ... Earned a 44-16 (.733) career singles record in three seasons ... Named a 2012 All-CAA Doubles Second Team honoree.

Spring 2012: Honored as a member of the All-CAA Doubles Second Team with partner Victor Valente ...  Posted a 9-1 record with Valente as a doubles pair ... Went 14-6 overall in doubles while pairing with four different partners ... Notched an 18-4 (.818) record in singles play, second best on the team ... Finished the season with an 8-2 record in his final 10 matches ... Won a 6-3, 6-4 match at No. 4 singles to help GSU defeat #37 UNCW 5-2 on his senior day on Apr. 8.

Fall 2011: Recorded a 5-4 singles mark and a 2-2 doubles record with Lucas Santana and a 1-2 doubles mark with Ismael Lahlou in the fall ... Earned a 6-2, 6-0, straight-set victory over Tennessee's Colton Norton in the Division II Singles bracket at the Southern Intercollegiate to open the fall ... Followed that with a 6-3, 6-3, win over Lipscomb's Colby Shaw ... Defeated Georgia's Will Reynolds 6-0, 6-0, at the Georgia Tech Invitational ... Knocked off Reynolds again this time 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 at the Bulldog Scramble to close the fall.

Spring 2011: Posted a 15-8 record in singles, including two wins against conference opponents in UNC Wilmington's Kosta Blank, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4, and Old Dominion's Albert Ochagavia, 3-6, 6-2, 1-0 (10-3)...The win against Blank was the clinching point in a 4-3 comeback win against UNC Wilminton on March 20...He won five of his first six matches at No. 4 singles...Earned another clinching point against College of Charleston's Tom Delme, 5-7, 7-6 (7-0), 6-2, at No. 4 singles...Gutierrez Partnered with Victor Valente, Thomas Cook and Lucas Santanta to post back to back multi-win seasons in doubles at 17-8...Gutierrez and Santana had a seven-match winning streak from Feb. 12-26...Won four-straight matches to end the season with Santana.

Fall 2010: Recorded a 7-5 record during his fall campaign...Defeated Alex Yuille (Georgia Southern), 6-1, 6-2 and David Roberts (LSU), 6-2, 7-5 at the Southern Intercollegiates... Defeated Andres Bucaro (FSU), 6-4, 3-6, 10-8...Earned victories against Pedro Scocuglia (Armstrong Atlantic), Rob Whittsitt (North Alabama), Chris Helliar (UAB) at the GT Invitational...Defeated Shaye Wali (Tulane), 6-3, 6-1, at the Crimson Tide Fall Invitational...Earned a victory against Konstantin Kutschenko/Otto Lenhart (VSU), 8-6 with Verpeaux at the Thomasville Invitational...Defeated Chris Helliar/Daniel Moser (UAB), 8-1 and Kyle Wishing/Shaun Walters (MTSU), 8-6 at the GT Invitational.

Spring 2010: Finished the season with a 11-4 singles record including 7-1 in his last eight matches of the season...Gutierrez went 5-1 at No. 6 singles, 2-1 at No. 3 singles, 3-0 at No. 4 singles, and 1-2 at No. 5 singles...Earned victories against Jacksonville's Logan Shalmi, 6-0, 6-1, Lipscomb's Colby Shaw, 6-3, 6-2, Georgia Southern's Gregory Bekkers, 6-4, 6-1, Delaware's Andre Vorobyov, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, and a quarterfinal win against Old Dominion's Yakov Diskin, 6-2, 6-0...Went 3-1 against CAA opponents with his only loss coming against the CAA Freshman of the Year James Whiteford from William & Mary, 6-7 (6-8), 1-6...Posted a 13-4 doubles record partnering with Lucas Santana (2-0), Jackson Moore (6-3), William Adeimy (2-0), Lucas Thomaz (0-1), and Calvin Kemp (3-0)...Became the Panthers best doubles player and showed improved in his singles game after an impressive seven-match winning streak from Mar. 10-Apr. 17.

Prep: Juan Pablo Gutierrez came the Panthers from Guayaquil, Ecuador, where he consistently ranked among the top two players in that country ... Achieved a world ranking in doubles of #1546 ... Posted numerous impressive singles results including a very tight loss to Vlademyros Mavropoulos-Stoliarenko, ranked as high as #858 in the world, by a score of 7-5, 6-7, 6-7 ... A doubles ace, Georgia State will look to Juan Pablo to be the cornerstone of one of the doubles teams in the spring.

Personal: Juan Pablo Gutierrez was born in Gunyaquil, Ecuador on February 16th, 1990 ... Son of Oscar Gutierrez and Maria del Rosario Illingworth ... Has one brother and one sister ... Enjoys watching soccer ... Major is sociology.

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