Duke Men's Tennis BIO
Career: Graduated from Duke with a double degree in political science and Asian & Middle Eastern studies … finished his playing career with a singles record of 78-64 and doubles record of 64-63 … posted a 25-18 mark in ACC singles matches during his career and was 24-19 in doubles ... tallied nine career singles wins over ranked opponents and eight victories over ranked doubles teams ... clinched 15 Duke victories in his four seasons ... ranked as high as No. 58 in singles and No. 13 in doubles ... three-time ACC All-Academic Team selection ... one of 17 players in school history to be named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll four times ... four-time ITA Scholar Athlete.
2009-10 (Senior): Recorded a 16-21 record in singles and went 18-5 in doubles during his senior season … played primarily at the No. 3 spot in the lineup and earned six singles wins over ranked opponents … teamed with David Holland to play No. 2 doubles and recorded an 8-3 record in ACC play ... claimed four wins over ranked doubles teams, including a 9-7 victory over No. 21 Houston Barrick and Sanam Singh of Virginia … clinched Duke’s conference victories over Georgia Tech and Florida State during the regular season … ranked as high as No. 58 in singles on Feb. 18 and No. 64 in doubles with Holland on April 13 … won his first five singles matches to start the spring … had a streak of seven consecutive doubles victories from March 26 – April 7 with wins in each of his first six ACC doubles contests … defeated No. 106 Iain Atkinson of Wake Forest 6-3, 6-3 to help Duke to a 4-0 win in the semifinals of the ACC Tournament … during the fall season, Arnould went 5-3 in singles and 3-3 in doubles ... defeated No. 12 Austen Childs of Louisville 6-4, 6-3 en route to winning the consolation championship at the UVA Ranked Plus One Invitational ... made the round of 16 in doubles with David Holland at the ITA Carolina Regionals ... ranked No. 86 in the ITA preseason singles rankings.
2008-09 (Junior): Ranked No. 29 in the region in singles at the end of the season and was ranked as high as No. 81 with Holland in doubles ... went 16-7 overall during the dual match season, playing mostly at the No. 3 spot in the order ... won six straight ACC contests and eight of nine from March 25 to April 16 ... defeated No. 20 Michael Shabaz of Virginia, 6-3, 6-3 ... also had two ranked doubles wins against Florida State and Boston College ... posted four match-clinching victories against Elon (7-0), No. 43 TCU (4-3), No. 42 N.C. State (5-2) and No. 39 North Carolina (5-2) ... teamed with Reid Carleton for a 12-7 record in doubles and with Holland for a 4-4 mark, combining for a 6-5 mark in ACC play ... posted a 4-6 singles record and went 3-3 doubles during the fall season ... reached the consolation finals at the UVA Ranked Plus One Invitational ... Academic All-ACC selection ... ITA Scholar Athlete ... ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2007-08 (Sophomore): In singles play, Arnould played in 10 of the 11 ACC matches with a 6-4 record … he played primarily at the No. 4 spot in the lineup and registered a 12-7 record in that position … claimed two victories over ranked opponents … recorded three match-clinching victories in wins over Miami (5-2), Maryland (7-0) and Clemson (6-1) … won seven of his eight matches from Oct. 2 to Feb. 1 … finished the year with wins in six of his final nine decisions, including matches in the ACC and NCAA Tournaments … tallied a 5-5 doubles record in the No. 3 spot during ACC play with Alex Stone … the duo upset No. 36 Martin Schulhauser and Thibaut Charron of Virginia Commonwealth, 8-6, on March 5 … the victory started a stretch where they won five of their next six matches from March 5-21 … ranked No. 109 in the ITA preseason singles rankings and No. 13 with David Goulet in the preseason doubles rankings … tallied a 3-4 singles record and was 1-3 in doubles during the fall season … knocked off No. 124 Jason Jung, 6-3, 7-6 (4) in the fall … selected to the ACC All-Academic team, ACC Honor Roll and was named an ITA Scholar Athlete.
2006-07 (Freshman): Reached the 20-win plateau in his freshman season ... ranked in the first five ITA singles rankings, climbing as high as No. 84 on Jan. 9 ... clinched the victory for Duke six times, all against ranked teams ... with matches tied at 3-3 he won the deciding singles contest against Texas A&M and Miami ... won 12 of his 13 matches from Feb. 18 - April 7, including 10 straight ... started the ACC season 8-0 playing at the No. 4 and 5 spots ... finished the season with a 15-9 singles record in dual matches, including an 11-3 mark at the No. 5 position ... compiled a singles record of 4-4 in his first collegiate fall season … defeated the 43rd-ranked player in the country for a win at the UVA Invitational … reached the round of 16 at ITA Regionals, posting two wins before falling to the 15th-ranked player in the country … named to the All-ACC Academic team ... ITA Scholar Athlete ... ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Prep: Attended the Cambridge Academy in Ocala, Fla. … competed nationally and internationally on the men’s pro and junior circuits … was a blue chip signee for the Blue Devils ... ranked as high as No. 3 on the college recruiting lists and No. 13 in the TennisRPI rankings ... was the top-ranked player in Massachusetts and the New England region ... posted a 10-8 record in national competition following his high school career.
Personal: Born Dylan Daniel Arnould on April 23, 1988, in Northampton, Mass. ... son of Josef and Vicki Arnould ... has three sisters, Meghan, Holly and Caitlin … sister, Caitlin, was a women’s tennis player at Boston College … former nationally ranked chess player by the U.S. Chess Federation ... worked with the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.
Year Singles ACC Doubles ACC
2006-07 21-15 8-3 15-17 5-6
2007-08 18-15 6-4 12-17 5-5
2008-09 23-13 8-3 19-14 6-5
2009-10 16-21 3-8 18-15 8-3
Totals 78-64 25-18 64-63 24-19