All-MWC Singles Team (2008)
FRESHMAN (2008): Posted an overall record of 11-11 playing primarily at the No. 2 singles position during the spring season... earned All-MWC singles honors after notching a 5-1 league record... tallied wins over opponents from nationally-ranked programs such as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, Texas Tech, Minnesota and Texas A&M... captured a crucial victory against New Mexico as TCU claimed a share of the MWC regular season title... named the MWC Men's Tennis Player of the Week on Feb. 20... earned the honors after beginning collegiate career with 4-0 record... went 13-8 in doubles play during the spring... teamed up with Adrian Simon to defeat Texas Tech's 11th-ranked duo of Breler and Markovic... reached as high as No. 51 in the national rankings with Simon.
PRIOR TO TCU: Achieved a career-high ITF Juniors world singles ranking of No. 58 during the 2005-06 season... won the Romanian Men's National Doubles Championship four times and has earned a career-high ATP men's singles ranking of No. 1202.
PERSONAL: Emanu Brighiu is the son of Adrian and Viorica... older brother, Ciprian, played professional soccer... majoring in communication studies at TCU.