Jaime Barajas
Jaime  Barajas

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Woodland Hills, Calif.

High School:
El Camino Real HS

Experience:
3L


Single-Season Records: Third – Total Singles Wins (25 – 2014-15); Fourth – Total Singles Wins (24 – 2015-16); T-Fifth – Fall Tournament Singles Wins (9 – 2014 and 2015); T-Eighth – Dual Match Singles Wins (16 – 2015); T-Eighth – Combined Singles and Doubles Wins (41 – 2015-16).

Career Records: Second – Dual Match Singles Wins (44); Second – Total Singles Wins (64); T-Third – Fall Tournament Wins (20); Fifth – Combined Singles and Doubles Wins (106); Ninth – Total Doubles Wins (42); T-10th – Dual Match Doubles Wins (36).

Honors: Mountain West Player of the Year (2016); All-Mountain West: Singles (2016); Mountain West Player of the Week (1/28/15, 2/3/16, 3/9/16, 3/23/16, 3/8/17, 3/22/17); Utah State Student-Athlete of the Week (10/26/15).

2017 (Jr.): Became the first Aggie ever to be nationally ranked as a singles player when he came in at No. 123 in the ITA preseason poll… Posted a 15-16 overall singles record, including a 13-10 mark in dual matches playing in the top three spots in the lineup… Had a career-high eight-match winning streak during dual-match play from February 10 through March 19… Provided the clinching point in four dual matches during the season, claiming wins against Boise State (4/22/17), Nevada (4/15/17) Pacific (3/17/17) and Marquette (2/11/17)… Recorded a 16-13 overall doubles mark, including a 14-11 record in dual matches and a 4-2 ledger against Mountain West foes… Competed with junior Kai Wehnelt (2-1), freshman Sergiu Bucur (2-4) and junior Andrew Nakajima (12-7)… Posted a season-high five-match winning streak during dual matches from March 3 through March 25… Earned Mountain West Player of the Week honors twice, once on March 8 after posting a 3-0 mark in singles and doubles, then again on March 22 after going 4-0 in singles and doubles… Ended the year ranked as the No. 12 singles player in the Mountain Region.

2016 (So.): Named the Mountain West Player of the Year and an all-Mountain West honoree in singles after posting a 24-9 overall record, including a 15-7 mark in dual matches and a perfect 5-0 record against Mountain West opponents while playing exclusively at the No. 1 spot… Led the team with 24 singles wins… Finished the season as the ITA’s No. 7-ranked player in the Mountain Region… Became the first Aggie ever to reach the quarterfinals of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Mountain Region Tournament and placed second at the Boise State-Hosted Dar Walters Fall Classic… Recorded wins against three regionally-ranked opponents in BYU’s Shane Monroe (13), New Mexico’s Hayden Sabatka (10) and UNLV’s Jakob Amilon (5) during the fall... Won a season-high four-consecutive matches three separate times during the dual match season… Posted the match-clinching point against Boise State (3/19/16) for USU’s first win against the Broncos in program history… Recorded a 17-8 overall doubles record, including a 14-6 mark in dual matches… Partnered with junior Jack Swindells (2-1), junior Daniel Echeverry (2-2), freshman Samuel Serrano (7-3) and sophomore Andrew Nakajima (6-2)... Posted a season-high six-match winning streak in doubles with Serrano between Jan. 24 and Feb. 20… Earned Mountain West Player of the Week honors three times during the season, including on Feb. 3 after posting a 4-0 record in singles and doubles against Grand Canyon and Idaho State, on March 9 after posting a 4-0 record in singles and doubles during road wins at No. 56 Pacific and Saint Mary’s, and on Mar. 23 after earning a 4-0 record in singles and doubles against Boise State and Loyola Marymount.

2015 (Fr.): Set a school record with 25 overall singles wins as he posted a 25-10 record, including a 16-8 record in dual matches playing mostly at the No. 5 spot… Won the singles consolation draw at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Mountain Region Tournament… Won a season-high five-consecutive singles matches between Feb. 6 and Feb. 22… Recorded a win against regionally-ranked Francis Sargeant (No. 6) of BYU… Posted the match-clinching points at Fresno State (3/10/15), vs. Northern Colorado (2/13/15), vs. No. 70 San Diego State (1/25/15) and vs. Weber State (1/24/15)... Recorded a 9-11 overall doubles record, including an 8-8 record in dual matches… Partnered in doubles with freshman Andrew Nakajima (1-0), sophomore Sebastian Schneider (1-2), sophomore Karan Salwan (3-4) and sophomore Jack Swindells (4-4)… Posted a season-high three match winning streak in doubles between Mar. 29 and April 5… Earned Mountain West Men’s Tennis Player of the Week honors on Jan. 28 after posting a 4-1 record in singles and doubles against Weber State, Colorado Mesa and No. 70 San Diego State, helping lead USU to a 3-0 record.

High School: Played the No. 1 singles spot at El Camino Real High School in Woodland Hills, Calif... As a senior, went undefeated in singles during the regular season... Won city individuals in 2012.

Personal: Youngest son of Jaime and Lourdes Barajas... Has two older sisters... Majoring in exercise science... Name is pronounced HIGH-may Buh-RAH-hoss.

CAREER STATS
Singles
Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 Total Fall Overall
2014-15 (Fr.) --- 1-0 --- 1-3 14-5 --- 16-8 9-2 25-10
2015-16 (So.) 15-7 --- --- --- --- --- 15-7 9-2 24-9
2016-17 (Jr.) 1-4 4-2 8-4 --- --- --- 13-10 2-6 15-16
TOTAL 16-11 5-2 8-4 1-3 14-5 --- 44-25 20-10 64-35


Doubles
Year 1 2 3 Total Fall Overall
2014-15 (Fr.) --- 4-2 4-6 8-8 1-3 9-11
2015-16 (So.) --- 2-2 12-4 14-6 3-2 17-8
2016-17 (Jr.) --- 3-0 11-11 14-11 2-2 16-13
TOTAL --- 9-4 27-21 36-25 6-7 42-32
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