Nevada Men's Tennis vs. Seattle Men's Tennis at Caughlin Athletic Club on March 14, 2014. All photos credit Jake Ward.
At Nevada: 2012-13 (Freshman): Poustie was able to garner a 17-11 record in singles play from the No. 4 and 5 positions as a freshman, with an 11-6 mark in dual play. In conference, he was 4-2. Poustie named a member of the All-Mountain West doubles team with partner Fernando Sunago, notching a 9-4 record, and was 5-1 in conference. He is expected to return to the middle of the line up for the upcoming season. "Poustie is a very solid player. Day in and day out, he has a strong game. He has great reliability for our lineup," head coach Erik Burton said.
Prior to Nevada:Achieved a national men's open ranking as high as No. 80 before choosing to sign with the Wolf Pack ... Ranked second in the state of Victoria in the boys under-18 division, and ninth nationally in the same division ...At 17 years and 10 months, he was the youngest winner of the men's open singles in the Royal South Yarra Lawn Tennis Club Championships after a victory in February of 2011 ... Event has been held annually for the past 151 years.
Personal: Chose the Pack over perennial NCAA Tournament participants Florida and Baylor, among others ... Undecided on major, but is considering civil engineering ... Would like to play professionally after college and compete in all four professional grand slams.