Crymes, Brent - Tennis, 1989
Brent Crymes met with success in the sport of tennis early in his career, winning the State Class A singles titles as a freshman at Savannah Country Day School. Furthering his academic and athletic career, he transferred to McCallie School in Chattanooga, Tennesse. There, he was an All-American and was ranked No.1 in the South and No. 5 in the nation. Crymes was a semifinalist in the 1975 U.S. Boys 16 singles tournament. His athletic prowess earned him a tennis scholarship to the University of Georgia, where he had a distinguished collegiate career.
During his first year at Georgia, Crymes was a member of the U.S. Junior Davis Cup team and compiled an 18-4 record playing at No. 6 singles. The following year, he posted an impressive 21-3 record at No. 3 singles. Crymes went on to win the Southeastern Conference title and was a finalist for the SEC singles. He won the SEC Indoor title at No. 4 singes and won consecutive state collegiate doubles titles with teammate Paul Groth. In the summer of 1980, Crymes won the State Hard Court singles title. His final year, Crymes had a 19-3 record at No. 3 singles for the Bulldogs. He was an SEC finalist in singles in the Indoor season and won the Outdoor SEC title.