Washington: Three-year letterwinner will be veteran presence in singles lineup...2003-2004 (Junior): Owned a 17-12 singles record, picking up 12 dual wins at No. 3 and 4 singles...started season strong at the ITA Northwest Championships, defeating No. 89 James Pade of Stanford in the quarterfinals before losing to No. 10 Conor Niland in the semis...won seven of his first eight singles matches...was ranked as high as No. 61 early in the year...his three-set comeback win over Jonathan Kinsella of Arizona State on March 8 clinched the upset win for the Huskies...notched three wins in Pac-10 play, each one coinciding with a UW team victory...biggest win came in the first round of the Pac-10 Championships where he upset Stanford's KC Corkery, who was 40th in the final rankings...finished strong, winning four of his last five matches and his last three duals...primarily teamed with Peter Scharler in doubles, going 12-9 and 10-8 in dual play...picked up one of two doubles wins to give the Huskies the doubles point over Stanford in the NCAA First Round...reached the doubles quarterfinals of the ITA Northwest Championships...2002-2003 (Sophomore): Compiled an overall singles record of 17-9, including a 16-7 dual mark...17 singles wins was third highest on team...played anywhere from No. 3 to No. 5 singles...teamed with Peter Scharler as No. 3 doubles duo, compiling an overall record of 14-6 and a dual mark of 12-4...won a string of nine-straight matches from Feb. 9-Mar. 23...also won nine-straight doubles matches from Jan. 24-Mar. 29...in doubles, advanced to the third round of the ITA Regionals before falling to the 32nd-ranked team of Borchard/Malacek from Portland...2001-2002 (Freshman): Played primarily at No. 3 and No. 4 singles...compiled overall singles record of 12-10 including a 12-9 dual mark...also recorded a doubles record of 14-13...paired with Alex Vlaski to notch a 7-6 mark at No. 1 doubles...same pair was 0-1 at No. 2...played with three other doubles partners during the course of the season, notching a 7-4 record with Peter Scharler at No. 2 and No. 3...with Scharler, won all three NCAA doubles matches at the No. 3 spot, including the clinching point in UW's upset of Stanford in the NCAA Regional Final with a victory over Joe Kao and Phil Sheng, 8-5...pair also clinched the doubles point in UW's first round NCAA win over Tulane defeating Jorge Lievano and Mattias Westerberg, 8-5...Juniors/High School: Competed in the ITF Futures I and II in 2000 and advanced to the second round...was ranked as high as 34th in the Austrian National Rankings...Personal: Christoph Palmanshofer...born Feb. 18, 1981, in Amstetten, Austria...son of Erich and Romana Palmanshofer...played with former Husky Andy Posavac.
Getting To Know Christoph...
Favorite opposing Pac-10 city to play in: Stanford
Favorite toy as a child: Toy car
When I was a kid I wanted to be a: Policeman
Toughest opponent: (former teammate) Matt Hanlin
Best-dressed teammate: Scott Felsenthal
If I'm cooking dinner I'm making: Wiener Schnitzel
My teammates would describe me as: Hardworking
I stress out when: I'm late!
If I could trade places with someone for a day it would be: The President
Favorite late-night snack: Chocolate milk