At Delaware: First-year player who will battle for a spot in the Blue Hen singles and doubles lineup.
High School: Played four years at Milton High School • played No. 1 and No. 2 singles • team’s record improved each season from 5-16 in 2006-07 to 18-4 in 2009-10 • earned four letters • named team’s Most Valuable Player, Rookie of the Year, and Best All-Around Player • also earned Coach’s Award • named to Principal’s Honor Roll while earning Language Arts and Social Studies Awards.
Personal: Jason David Derene ("duh-reen") • son of Craig and Susan Derene • once hit a volley behind his back during a match • has been playing tennis since he was eight years old • has one younger sister • honor student as a sport management major at Delaware.