Hyung-Chul (Charlie)

Shin

Hyung-Chul (Charlie)ShinZoom
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 160
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Daejeon, South Korea
High School: Khabele School
Club: Austin Tennis Academy
Club Coach: Estevam Strecker
Experience: High School

Bio

Honors & Awards

  • Academic All-Big Ten (2015)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2013, 2014; Spring 2014)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2015)
  • No. 5 in Texas (HS)
  • No. 23 nationally (HS, 2009)
  • No. 78 nationally (HS, 2012)
  • Texas State Singles Champion (HS, 2012)

Outlook (2014-15)
Charlie Shin hopes to increase his contributions on the court for the Huskers as a sophomore in 2014-15.

One of the top junior players in the state of Texas coming out of high school, Shin worked his way onto the court in singles and doubles competition in a limited role as a freshman, while making the transition to NCAA Division I tennis.

“We are looking forward to working with Charlie,” Head Coach Kerry McDermott said. “We feel that he will fit nicely with our team and the goals we have here at Nebraska

Freshman (2013-14)

Shin saw playing time in both singles and doubles in his first season at Nebraska. He finished his freshman campaign with a 4-5 singles record, playing out of the No. 4 and No. 6 positions. He also produced a 5-3 record at the No. 3 doubles position.

Off the court, he earned spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall and spring semesters of 2013-14. 

Before Nebraska
Coached by Estevam Strecker at the Austin Tennis Academy, Shin climbed as high as No. 23 nationally in 2009, and was ranked 78th in 2012. He closed his Junior career ranked as the No. 5 player in the state of Texas. Shin was the Khabele School’s singles champion in the 2012 State Texas Association of Accredited Private Schools (TAAPS) and received the Sportsmanship Award for the Arlington SuperChamp Major Zone in 2009. Shin was a quarterfinalist in the 2011 Vancouver ITF G-4 and a doubles semifinalist at the 2011 Edmonton ITF G-5. Shin displayed excellence off the court as well being named to the 2011-12 Honor Roll for both Khabele and the Austin Private School Association.

Personal
Shin, a native of Daejeon, South Korea, was born Hyung-Chul Shin on July 4, 1993 to Hyun-Seok Shin and Sung-Eun Kim, and has one sister Stephanie, 22. Shin enjoys playing the drums and guitar, along with watching movies and spending time with family and friends. Shin is majoring in nutrition, exercise and health science and captured academic All-Big Ten honors in 2015. He earned spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll three times.

Why Shin Chose Nebraska
"I chose Nebraska because the school has a strong tennis team and a great academic program suited to my intended field of study. The welcoming and positive atmosphere as well as the great players and coaches have drawn my attention. I believe that this school will better help me to expand my experiences in my tennis and academic career and to develop myself professionally."

SINGLES

Year
Spring
Big Ten  Fall
Total
2013-14
1-2
0-1
3-3
4-5
Totals
1-2
0-1
3-3
4-5

DOUBLES

Year
Spring
Big Ten
Fall
Total
2013-14
2-0
--
3-3
5-3
Totals
2-0
--
3-3
5-3
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