Francis Yoshimoto
Francis Yoshimoto
Height: 5-7
Year: --
Hometown: Sao Paulo, Brazil
College: College of the Desert
Major: Business Marketing

2008-09: Named to All-PBC Team ... Ranked No. 12 in the nation in singles ... Went the team's best at 17-3 in singles action ... Posted a 7-0 notch in conference play ... In doubles action went 10-9 with Joao Casagrande and 0-3 with Leo Bernardes. 

2007-08: Named All-PBC in doubles with Erick Siqueira ... In the spring, went 18-6 with a 7-1 conference mark ... Went 5-4 against nationally-ranked competitors ... Competed in the second slot ... Went 16-7 in doubles action, including a 14-6 tally with Siqueira ... In the Fall, he Went 5-3 in singles with a 1-1 doubles record ... Won the Flight 2 Singles Championships at the Chick-Fil-A Collegiate ... Also won the Flight 2 Doubles with Max Beliankou at that event ... Was named GCSU Athlete of the Week (10/7).

Prior to GCSU:  Attended the College of the Desert from 2005-to-spring 2007 ... Was coached by Carl Schroeder ... Made the Dean's List with a 3.75 GPA.

Personal: Son of Gilberto Yoshimoto and Erothides Nishidate ... Born May 14, 1983 ... His favorite athlete is Robinho ... He chose GCSU because it is strong academically and because he has friends here ... His favorite movie is Forrest Gump and TV show is "The Wonder Years" ... Majoring in business marketing.

 

 

Year Singles Doubles
2007-08 18-6 16-7
2008-09 17-3 10-12
Total 35-9 26-19