Coach Smarr Says - "After an adjustment period, Filip has shown that he belongs with the country's elite in his first year. He has a very strong backcourt game and as he improves his net game he will be a great addition to the top of the line up."
Rice -- Fall 2006: Went 3-4 in singles and 3-2 in doubles to begin collegiate career... Advanced to the singles round of 16 at the ITA South-Central regional championships... With partner Ben Harknett, advanced to the doubles semifinals at the regional tournament.
High School -- 2005 graduate of High Economy School in Kula... One of the top juniors that Serbia has produced in recent years, having won the national championships at every age group from 12s to 18s... Also won the national men's open in 2005... Chose Rice over Texas
Personal -- Full Name: Filip Paroci. Born: Aug. 25, 1986, at Novi Sad, Serbia. Parents: Josip and Gordana Paroci of Novi Sad, Serbia (one sister). College: Baker.