Elliot Kahler
Elliot Kahler
Height: 6-3
Weight: 190
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Carrollton, GA
High School: Saddlebrook Prep
College: Kennesaw State
Parents: Stephen & Caroline

Senior (2012-13):
Memorable senior season saw him earn All-America honors after he and Ian Wagner became Emory's first doubles team ever to win the NCAA D-III Championships ... Kahler and Wagner defeated the Cal Lutheran tandem of Nick Ballou and Raymond Worley, 7-5, 7-5, in the semifinals before topping Robert Kjellberg and Artsiom Prostak of North Carolina Wesleyan, 7-6, 6-1 in the championship encounter ... The Kahler/Wagner team finished with an overall doubles ledger of 24-7 (16-6 at the No. 1 spot) with the victory total tying the school's seventh-highest seasonal effort ... Kahler/Wagner accounted for the Eagles' first point in a 7-2 NCAA third-round win against No. 17 Texas-Tyler with an 8-6 verdict over Daniel Brown and Ryan Ybarra ... Kahler and Wagner rattled off seven straight wins during the spring portion of the schedule (Feb. 19 - Mar. 5) including a 9-8 (7-3) outcome over Kenyon College's CJ Williams and Tim Rosensteel at the National Indoor Championships (Feb. 24) ... Key member of the Eagles' singles unit, finishing with an overall mark of 17-8 (13-7 dual) ... Recorded an 8-2 slate at No. 4 singles and chalked up a 3-2 effort at the No. 5 slot ... Won five of his opening six singles matches (all at No. 4) during the spring season including a 6-1, 6-4 triumph over Nicolas Moreno of No. 9 Trinity University in Emory's 7-2 triumph in the semifinals of the ITA National Indoor Championships (Feb. 23) ... His marathon 6-7, 7-5, 6-1 win over Marcus Pola snapped a 4-4 tie and gave the Eagles a victory over No. 23 North Carolina Wesleyan (Apr. 23) ... Came away with a 6-3, 6-7, 6-3 singles verdict over Chris Lord in helping the team to a 6-3 victory over No. 5 Bowdoin (Mar. 15) ... Won his first four singles matches in advancing to the semifinals of the ITA Regional Championships (Sept. 28-30) ... Moved up to the No. 3 singles spot and earned a 6-4, 6-2 triumph over Preston Poon in the Eagles' 8-1 decision over No. 27 Swarthmore (Mar. 15).

Junior (2011-12):
First year in the program saw him emerge as a key performer for the Eagles as a doubles player, finishing with an overall record of 23-6 ... Held down the No. 2 doubles slot with Ian Wagner with the pair combining for a won-lost ledger of 19-5 (20-5 overall) ... Kahler and Wagner posted an 8-6 victory at second doubles over Felix Sun and Matt Micheli of Williams College that gave the Eagles a 2-1 lead in an eventual 5-4 triumph in the national semifinals ... Kahler and Wagner started the spring season by winning their opening nine doubles matches including all three at the National Indoor Championships, one of which was and 8-5 outcome vs. Eli Scandalis and Devin Nerenberg of UC-Santa Cruz in the finals ... Captured two of three doubles matches at the UAA Championships including an 8-4 win over Washington University's Parker Chang and Kareem Farah in the title match ... Earned the team's first point of the match in the NCAA second-round contest vs. Washington and Lee (May 12) with an 8-2 triumph at No. 2 doubles ... The next day, the Kahler/Wagner tandem came away with an 8-4 decision vs. North Carolina Wesleyan that started the team to an eventual 5-1 victory ... Finished the year with a 2-1 singles record.

Prior To Emory:
Played the 2009-10 and 2010-11 seasons at nearby Division I Kennesaw State University ... As a freshman, he compiled a dual mark of 10-9, splitting the majority of his time at the Nos. 5 (5-3) and 6 (5-5) positions ... His 10 singles wins topped the squad ... In 2010-11, he finished with an overall singles slate of 10-11 including a 5-1 record at the No. 3 post ... Registered 15 wins in doubles action ... Played 13 doubles matches at No. 1 (7-6) andfive at No. 2 (5-0).

High School:
Played No. 1 singles for two seasons at Carrollton High School before moving to Florida where he played for two years at the Saddlebrook Tennis Academy ...  While in Georgia, Kahler was ranked in the Top 15 in the Georgia U-16's and competed in two International Tennis Federation events in Atlanta and El Paso.

Personal: Born Dec. 14, 1990 ... Majors in History.

Career Stats

 

SINGLES TOTAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 Tour Final Nat'l Rank Final Reg. Rank
2011-12 2-1
-- -- -- -- --
-- 2-1 NR NR
2012-13 17-8 -- -- 2-3 8-2 3-2 -- 4-1    
Total 19-9 -- -- 2-3 8-2 3-2
-- 6-2  
 
DOUBLES TOTAL 1 2 3 Tour   Final Nat'l Rank Final Reg. Rank
2011-12 23-6 1-0 19-5 -- 3-1    
2012-13 24-8
16-7
-- -- 8-1
1 1
Total 47-14 17-7
19-5
--
11-2