Nov. 7, 2003
COLUMBUS, Ohio- – Devin Mullings, a native of Miramar, Fla., signed the NCAA National Letter of Intent committing to the Ohio State men’s tennis team beginning winter quarter 2004 Ty Tucker, Buckeyes head coach, announced Friday. Mullings is ranked No. 31 in the national junior polls (Oct. 20), his highest career singles rank.
“We are very excited that Devin chose Ohio State,” Tucker said. “He was recruited by many top collegiate programs in the country. We look forward to Devin stepping right in and playing towards the top of the line-up in January 2004.”
Mullings, born in Freeport, Bahamas, has a 73-37 career singles record and posts an 18-17 career doubles mark. He is 32-15 in singles this season to date.
In the summer of 2003, Mullings played in the U.S. Open, Wimbledon and French Open Juniors. He was a semifinalist at the Canadian Open Championship (August) after defeating Daniel Gimeno-Traver, the No. 5-ranked junior in the world, in the quarterfinal round. Mullings claimed the Coffee Bowl title December 30, 2002.