Anthony Kanam
Anthony Kanam
Height: 5-7
Weight: 140
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Canton, Ohio
High School: Jackson
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Junior (2018-19): Ranked 10th with Jonathan Powell in the final Oracle/ ITA Central Region doubles rankings… Played mostly at no. 2 and no. 3 singles for the Spartans during the spring season, going 11-11 in dual matches and 14-12 overall in singles play… Was 23-15 overall in doubles matches, tying him for the 21st-most wins in a single season by a CWRU player… Played mostly at no. 1 doubles with Powell during the spring, with the duo going 10-11 together at the position… Went 14-12 overall in doubles play during the spring… Teamed with Powell to reach the quarterfinals of the doubles draw at the ITA Fall Regional Championships, while also reaching the round of 64 of the singles draw… Named an ITA Scholar-Athlete and received UAA Spring All-Academic honors… Ended his junior season ranked ninth in program history with 58 singles wins and eighth with a .682 (58-27) singles winning percentage… Also ranked sixth in program history with 67 career doubles wins and 22nd with a .604 (67-44) winning percentage.

Sophomore (2017-18): Received the first All-UAA recognition of his career, claiming a spot on the second team for his play at no. 3 singles, and an honorable mention for his efforts at no. 1 doubles with James Fojtasek… Teamed with Fojtasek to form the eighth-ranked doubles pairing in the final Central Region rankings…  Registered a 28-10 singles record during the season, marking the third-most singles victories in a campaign in program history, and only two victories shy of the program’s single-season record… His .737 singles winning percentage during the year was the 13th-highest in program history… Led the team in doubles wins in 2017-18, going 25-16, which tied him for the 12th-most doubles victories in a campaign in program history… Was 12-5 as the team’s no. 3 singles player in the spring… Went 9-4 with Fojtasek in no. 1 doubles matches during the spring… Won eight of his last nine doubles matches during the year, including a 2-1 record at the UAA Championships… Also went 2-1 in singles play at the UAA Championship… Went 11-3 in singles play and 8-6 in doubles action in the fall…   teamed with Josh Hsia in the doubles draw of the ITA Fall Central Region Championships and won a pair of matches to reach the round of 16 at the tournament… Also reached the quarterfinals of the consolation draw in the singles tournament… Named an ITA Scholar Athlete and received UAA All-Academic recognition… Finished his sophomore season ranked 14th in school history in singles wins (44-15) and fifth with a .746 singles winning percentage… Also 14th in program history in career doubles wins (44-29) and 19th with a .603 career doubles winning percentage.

Freshman (2016-17): Finished his freshman season with a 16-5 singles record and a 19-13 doubles mark… Recorded the ninth-best singles winning percentage (.762) and tied for the 23rd-most doubles wins in a season in program history… Was 10-2 in singles play during the spring, including a 4-0 mark at no. 3 singles… Added a 16-7 mark in doubles contests during the spring season, playing primarily at no. 3 doubles where he went 12-7… Received ITA Scholar-Athlete Recognition.

Personal: Was a four-year member of the Jackson High School tennis team, serving as a team co-captain from 2013-16... Was coached by Louis Thomas... Was the team's third singles player, losing just eight regular season matches at the position throughout his high school career... Was a three-time state qualifier... 2015 Division I State Semifinalist for doubles... 2015 OHSAA Division I All-Ohio First Team, and a four-time All-Federal League First Team selection... Helped lead the team finish as runners up at the OTCA Division I Boys State Tennis Championships, and to four Federal League titles... Inducted into the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society... Earned Honor Roll recognition...Also played football as a freshman in high school... Born July 13... Son of Duke and Marilyn.