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Jefferson Dockter
Jefferson  Dockter

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Atlanta, Ga.

High School:
Marist School

Height:
5-10


10/19/2017

Jefferson Dockter Advances Through Regional Qualifying

Freshman wins two matches to earn a spot in the main draw

AT VIRGINIA

2017-18

  • Made his collegiate debut at the Farnsworth Invitational at Princeton, N.J. (Oct. 6)
  • Picked up his first collegiate victory in the qualifying tournament at the ITA Atlantic Regional, downing Hampton's Peter Odegbami 6-0, 7-6 (5) (Oct. 19)
  • Advanced through qualifying to earn a spot in the main draw of the ITA Atlantic Regional and then picked up a victory over Liberty's Diego Castano in the first round to advance to the Round of 64
  • Advanced to the Round of 16 in doubles at the ITA Atlantic Regional (Oct. 23)
  • Went 5-8 in singles in the fall


BACKGROUND

  • Four-year letterwinner at Marist School, twice being named the MVP and twice earning the Team Captain award
  • Helped lead his squad to four-straight AAAA Georgia State championships, the first-ever team to win four in a row


PERSONAL

  • Parents are Sally and Scott Dockter
  • Father, Scott, was a four-year letterwinner in tennis at UVA
  • His three older siblings, Jack, Kathryn and Sarah, have all attended Virginia. Jack swam one season for the Cavaliers
  • Won the National Silver Medal for Scholastic Art award in high school as well as winning two Georgia Gold Key awards for Scholastic Art
  • Undeclared major

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