CHOBOY ON CAVADAY: "Nick possesses an all-court game with an excellent return of serve. He is working hard on his transition and volley game to help him become one of the top players in college tennis. With his national ranking at the end of last season, Nick is starting to garner the kind of respect that he deserves."
2004-05: Finished the season ranked No. 108 nationally by the ITA ... Went 14-9 in spring singles, posting an 11-5 mark at No. 2 and winning three matches at No. 1 ... Split ACC play with a 5-5 record and combined with Will Shaw to win four conference matches at No. 1 singles ... Tied Andre Iriarte for second-most team ACC singles wins, with five ... Complied a team-best 11-12 record in spring doubles with Will Shaw, including four ACC victories.
PREP: Talented and seasoned junior player, who has a International Tennis Federation (ITF) ranking of 96 and has one ATP point after making the round of 16 at the ATP Bournemouth Futures event ... He defeated the former No. 7 junior player in the world, David Brewer, before falling to the world's No. 1 junior player, Gael Monfils ... Currently holds an ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals) ranking of 1,441 in the world ... Defeated his first Top-500 ATP player at the Surbiton Trophy event ... Played No. 2 singles for the Kent County Junior cup team that won the national championship in 2004 ... Reached the quarterfinals at the Sutton and Oxford British Tour and won a doubles tournament in the Bangladeshi Grade 3 ITF event ... Made the semifinals of the singles draw in the Calcutta ITF ... Won the 18-under National Grand Prix and made it to the semifinals of the Grand Prix British Tour in Redbridge ... Played No. 1 at Cheam High School, winning the 2004 national schools championship ... Began playing short tennis at five, tennis at seven and he trained at the LTA Academy in Cambridge ... Chose NC State over Illinois and Virginia.
PERSONAL: Is the son of Nigel and Celia Cavaday ... Enjoys watching and playing soccer ... Full name is Nicholas Simon Cavaday ... Majoring in psychology ... Born 5/14/86.