Fresno State: (2006-07) The 2006 ITA Northwest Regional Singles Champion ... defeated No. 24 Alex Slovic of Washington in the third-set tiebreaker of the regional title match ... upset No. 11 Daniel Byrnes of Oklahoma State in the first round of the ITA All-American in Tulsa, Okla. ... also an ITA Indoor Championships participant ... during the dual season, went 10-11 playing at the No. 1 spot in the lineup ... was ranked as high as No. 26 in the country ... won six straight from March 24 to April 13 ... was a first-team All-WAC performer in both singles and doubles.
Fresno State: (2005-06) The 2006 WAC Player of the Year ... first-team All-WAC in singles ... Fresno State's team MVP ... was the Harold Haak Scholarship winner as Fresno State's top male student-athlete with continuing eligibility ... was named second-team Academic All-District by ESPN The Magazine ... named the ITA West Region Arthur Ashe Award winner for Leadership an Sportsmanship ... was 23-9 overall in singles, 16-4 in dual matches playing at the No. 1 spot ... earned a final national ranking of No. 48 ... beat Eric Claesson of Mississippi in the first round of the NCAA singles tournament ... began the dual season by winning five straight ... won six straight during a stretch in which he upset No. 18 Roger Matalonga of Arizona, No. 19 Alex Slovic of Washington and No. 54 Andreas Siljestrom of Middle Tennessee ... twice beat Boise State's No. 1, Luke Shields ... was 13-10 in doubles during the dual season, playing primarily with Sam Tadevosian ... went 6-4 in singles and 4-2 in doubles during the fall season ... participated in the qualifying rounds of the ITA All American in Tulsa, Okla. ... went 2-1 during the ITA Northwest Regional Championships in Santa Clara, Calif., advancing to the quarterfinals ... Cech and teammate Sam Tadevosian went 3-0 in the Bulldog Classic, defeating Drean/Nguyen of UCLA 8-1 in the doubles final.
(2004-05) A first-team All-WAC honoree in singles and a second-team selection in doubles with Sergiu Modoc ... played a solid No. 1 for the entire year, going 15-11 overall and 12-8 in dual matches ... began the dual match season with eight consecutive wins, the longest streak of his career ... his best victory of the season came over 76th-ranked Adil Shamasdin of Harvard, a 6-4, 6-1 triumph ... went 10-7 in doubles with Modoc, with the duo playing at No. 1 all season ... his record could have been even better had he not struggled so mightily in three-set matches. He was just 1-7 in three-setters ... owns a team-first attitude and really improved his game after playing toward the bottom of the lineup as a freshman ... during the fall, his best result was reaching the round of 16 at the ITA Regionals ... a member of the Academic All-WAC team, the second time in his career he has been so honored.
(2003-04) Joined the team in January at the beginning of the spring semester ... went 15-6 in singles, all of his action coming in dual matches ... won his last four singles matches of the season, including against Tulsa in the WAC Tournament ... started his Fresno State career slowly, losing three of his first five matches. But then he came on very strong, winning six in a row and 13 of his final 16 ... had a key win against Washington's Scott Felsenthal in the Bulldogs upset of the 10th-ranked Huskies ... had a solid 4-1 record in tiebreakers.
Prior to Fresno State: Reached the semifinals of the Prague Under 18 Indoor Championships in 2000 ... picked up two ATP points in 2002 ... was the Prague Outdoor champion in 2001.
Personal: Born June 11, 1983 ... parents' names are Marie and Jan Cech ... has one brother, Tomas ... enjoys cars, music, skiing and golf ... lists his favorite athletics moment as when the Czech Republic, behind an outstanding performance by goalie Dominik Hasek, won gold in ice hockey at the 1998 Olympics in Nagano, Japan.
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