David Akinpetide
David Akinpetide
Height: 5-10
Year: So.
Hometown: Chelles, France
High School: Catherine Labouré HS
Major: Information Science

2017-18: 3-2 singles record and went 2-4 in doubles play... Accounted for two points in TU's home win over Bellarmine (Mar. 4), winning 6-2, 6-3 at No. 3 singles win over Bellarmine (Mar. 4) and 8-4 with Tomas Kmetko at top-flight doubles... Posted a huge 6-2, 6-0 singles win at No. 6 singles as TU knocked off third-seed and No. 29 Lincoln Memorial (Apr. 18) in the SAC Quarterfinal... Also tallied a pro-set (8-4) singles victory against Mars Hill (Mar. 28).

High School: Graduated from Catherine Labouré HS in Paris, France... Coached by Laurent Galezwieski.

Personal: Born Oct. 9, 1997 in Chelles, Costa Rica... Son of Gabriel and Lola Akinpetide... Siblings: Akin Akinpetide, Sade Akinpetide, Nicolas Akinpetide... Majoring in information science... Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Future plans: Be a network administrator... Hobbies: Sports, movies, traveling... Community service includes Old Oak Festival volunteer... Favorite book: "The Champions Mind"; Favorite class at Tusculum: English 110; Favorite midnight snack: Grapes; Favorite movie: "Gladiator"; Favorite musical artist: Sunny Ade; Favorite song: "Get on the Floor"; Favorite sports team: PSG; David can't imagine a week without: Water; Favorite athlete: Roger Fererer; Most thrilling moment in sports: 5th set tiebreaker; Favorite Tusculum moment: Winning at singles against LMU in the 2018 SAC Quarterfinal; Advice to kids: "Don't waste your time"; Favorite color: Red; Favorite food: Pasta; Favorite sport other than tennis: Track & Field; People David most admires: His parents; Most famous person David has ever met: Folasade; Toughest opponent David has ever played against: Adewole; When he was a kid, David tried to be like: Gael Monfils.