Washington: One of the Huskies' most valuable and consistent singles players...a three-year letterwinner...2003-04 (Junior): One of Washington's most reliable source of wins in dual play...19-7 singles record was good for third-most wins on the team...racked up 17 wins in dual play for the second time, trailing only Slovic's 19 and Vlaski's 18...went 14-4 at No. 5 singles and 3-0 at No. 4...won 12 of 13 dual matches from February 7 to April 4...reached third round of ITA Regionals...four of seven losses came in three sets...played doubles primarily with Christoph Palmanshofer, going 12-9 and 10-8 in dual play...won four of final five doubles matches, including an 8-6 win at No. 3 doubles against Stanford to help win the doubles point in UW's NCAA second round match...reached the doubles quarterfinals of the ITA Regionals... earned Pac-10 All-Academic second team honors for the second-straight year...2002-03 (Sophomore): Compiled a singles record of 16-5, while going 14-3 in the No. 5 and No. 6 spots...advanced to the second round of the ITA Regionals and the second round of the Pac-10 Invitational bracket in singles...opened the season winning 10 of 11 singles matches...paired with Christoph Palmanshofer to tally a 14-6 doubles record including a 12-4 dual mark in the No. 3 spot...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...named to Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention team...2001-02 (Freshman): Tallied team's second-highest number of doubles wins (17 ) and third-highest singles tally (20)...played No. 2, 4, 5 and 6 singles...turned in an 8-7 record at No. 5 and a 7-0 mark at No. 4 ...was 17-8 in singles dual action...played with five different doubles partners...compiled 7-4 mark with Ari Strasberg at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles...also 5-4 with Christoph Palmanshofer at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles...picked up a win in the No. 6 singles spot in UW's 4-3 upset of fifth-seeded Stanford in the NCAA Regional Final...defeated Joe Kao, 5-7, 6-0, 6-4...with Palmanshofer, clinched the doubles point in UW's NCAA first round win over No. 32 Tulane, defeating Jorge Lievano and Goran Vasiljevic 8-5... Juniors/High School: Placed second in doubles at the Austrian Championships in 1999 ... was as high as 34th in the Austrian rankings ... Personal: Peter Scharler...born March 30, 1981, in Salzburg, Austria ... son of Peter and Rosemarie Scharler ... has one younger sister, Theresa (16) ... enjoys music, basketball and soccer...majoring in economics.
Getting To Know Peter...
Favorite opposing Pac-10 city to play in: Los Angeles
Favorite toy as a child: He-Man
When I was a kid I wanted to be a: Firefighter
Toughest opponent: (former teammates) Dillon Ruby, Matt Leon
Best dressed teammate: Scotty Felsenthal
If I'm cooking dinner I'm making: Pasta
My teammates describe me as: Easy-going, Fun, Ambitious
The best thing about Seattle is: Starbucks and the people
I stress out when: I can't get enough sleep
If I could trade places with someone for a day it would be: A pro-surfer living in Hawaii