Men's Tennis (Fall 2013) - Photos by Geoff Thurner, Copyright 2013.
Last Updated June 9, 2014
James McKie enters his second season as a graduate coach for the Fresno State men's tennis team.
Under third year head coach Evan Austin, McKie helped the Bulldogs finish the 2014 dual season with a 13-10 overall record and a 3-4 mark in Mountain West play which earned Fresno State a fifth-seed into the MW Tournament for the second straight year.
With their guidance, Fresno State won 10 of the last 13 dual matches in 2014 which was highlighted by a five match win streak from April 5-13 and included two conference wins over Air Force (7-0) and UNLV (4-3).
Prior to joining the Bulldogs in 213, McKie played at Drake University from 2009-2013. McKie finished his senior year at Drake with an overall record of 65-22. He was named first-team All-Missouri Valley Conference and MVC regular season champion in 2013. He also earned MVC 2012-13 Player of the Year. Mckie was a NCAA participant in 2011, 2012 and 2013 and made it to the second round of the NCAA tournament his senior year.
McKie finished his collegiate career with a 204-82 record, 109-39 singles and 95-43 doubles. During his collegiate career McKie reached a personal-high national ITA singles ranking of 68 and doubles ranking of 16. McKie was also a member of the Drake University Student Athlete Advisory Committee.
A native of Edinburgh, Scotland, McKie graduated with his bachelor's degree in business administration from Drake University in May of 2013.