Christian Settles
Christian Settles
  • Height:
    6-0
  • Year:
    Senior
  • Hometown:
    Claremont, Calif.
  • High School:
    Claremont
  • Major:
    Communications

Bio

Career Stats

Season Stats: 2021-22 | 2020-21 | 2019-20 | 2018-19

Competitive Accolades:

  • ITA Regional Doubles Champion (2021)
  • NCAA III Quarterfinalist (2022)

Collegiate Honors:

Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA)

  • All-America (2021-22 Doubles)
  • Scholar Athlete (2020)

Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC)

  • Man of the Year (Finalist, 2022)
  • All-Conference
    • 2022: Doubles, 1st Team; Singles, 2nd Team
    • 2021: Doubles, 1st Team; Singles, 2nd Team
  • All-Tournament
    • 2022: Doubles, Singles
    • 2021: Doubles, Singles
    • 2019: Doubles
  • Player/Team of the Week
    • 2022: Doubles - Week 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9
    • 2021: Doubles - Week 1, 5, 8; Singles - Week 5
    • 2020: Doubles - Week 1, 2, 3; Singles - Week 4
    • 2019: Doubles - Week 1 & 4
  • Academic Honor Roll (2022, 2021, 2020, 2019)

Trinity University

  • Dean's List (2 semesters)
  • Strength & Conditioning Athlete of the Month (March 2022)

Why Trinity: Combination of tennis, location, and academics

Intended Major/Minor/Career Path: Communications/Sports Management, New Media/Professional sports media

Favorite Athlete: Roger Federer

Personal: Son of Paul and Kathy Settles...three siblings: Ryley, Caleb, James...Mom played tennis at UC Irvine, dad played tennis at University of Pennsylvania, sister Ryley played Soccer at Cal Lutheran, brother James runs at Colorado College...interests include fishing and seeing live music

News Mentions

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ITA Announces Scholar Athletes, Lists Nine Trinity Men

Tiger Men's Tennis was also awarded the All-Academic Team recognition from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association

July 13, 2022

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Settles Named SCAC Man of the Year Finalist

The Claremont, California native is the sixth nominee from Trinity Men's Tennis since the award's inception in the 2012-13 academic year

July 5, 2022

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Trinity's George Rivers Becomes ITA's First Repeat NCAA III Men's Assistant Coach of the Year

The seventh-year Assistant Coach of Tiger Men's Tennis led Trinity to the seventh straight SCAC title for the program in his tenure in a NCAA III...

June 15, 2022

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Men's Tennis Trio Officially Recognized as ITA All-Americans

After winning the ITA Regional tournaments last fall, Cameron Krimbill and the duo of Christian Settles, Hao Nguyen met the organization's...

June 10, 2022

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Men's Tennis Nearly Sweeps ITA Regional Annual Awards

The Tigers' coaching duo swept the head and assistant honors, Nguyen adds to a rich history with the Leadership and Sportsmanship Award, Settles...

June 8, 2022

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Settles, Nguyen Bow Out of NCAA III Championship in Doubles Quarterfinal

The Trinity Men's Tennis duo faced a rematch of the line-one contest in the NCAA III Regional Final in Virginia two weeks ago, a contest won by...

May 28, 2022

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Settles, Nguyen Advance as Trinity Splits First-Round Bouts in NCAA III Championships

Trinity Men's Tennis entered the 2022 NCAA III Singles and Doubles Championship with one entry apiece, with the Tigers' premiere doubles squad...

May 27, 2022

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Draws Released for NCAA III Men's Tennis Championships, Play Begins Friday

Trinity Men's Tennis has three delegates in the 2022 NCAA III Championships this weekend as senior Cameron Krimbill and the duo of senior...

May 26, 2022

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No. 8 Men's Tennis Stumbles Late, Falls 5-4 to No. 13 Emory in NCAA III Regional Final

The Tigers took a 2-1 advantage into the singles session and posted a pair of two-point leads but could not shut the door on the 13th-ranked...

May 15, 2022

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No. 8 Men's Tennis Throttles Seahawks to Open NCAA III Tourney

The Tigers start the 2022 postseason run in the second round with a dominating shutout performance in Virginia over St. Mary's College of Maryland

May 14, 2022

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Krimbill, McMindes Repeat Individual Honors in All-SCAC Release

Krimbill collected his second SCAC Player of the Year award, McMindes notches 11th SCAC Coach of the Year while all regionally-ranked Tigers found...

May 13, 2022

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No. 8 Men's Tennis Tabbed for NCAA III Virginia Regional, Tiger Trio Selected for Individual Berths

The Tigers join the Eagles of both Mary Washington and Emory for three of the nation's top-20 teams at the regional site in Northern Virginia

May 9, 2022

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No. 8 Men's Tennis Rallies in Doubles, Overwhelms in Singles to 26th SCAC Title

Despite three-game deficits at two lines of doubles, the Tigers seized all momentum with a doubles sweep, setting the stage for the landslide...

May 1, 2022

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No. 8 Men's Tennis Cruises Past St. Thomas in SCAC Semifinal

No Tiger player allowed more than one game to their respective Houston counterparts in singles en route to a wire-to-wire shutout

April 30, 2022

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Men's Tennis Blanks NCAA II Dallas Baptist on Senior Day

Trinity honored the career of Christian Settles, along with fifth-years Cameron Krimbill and Wilson Hamilton ahead of the Good Friday exhibition

April 15, 2022

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No. 8 Men's Tennis Blanks Austin in SCAC Play

Trinity returns to SCAC competition with straight-set victories from top to bottom for its seventh shutout victory of the season

April 9, 2022

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Men's Tennis 8th in Latest ITA Rankings

Four Tigers appeared in the regional singles and doubles rankings, led by Christian Settles and Hao Nguyen as the reigning pair in the west.

April 8, 2022

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Krimbill, Settles Named SCAC Doubles Team of the Week

Christian Settles appears in the doubles award for the seventh time in eight weeks; Tuesday's selection marks the first of the season with Cameron...

April 5, 2022

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Men's Tennis Splits Sunday Double in Abilene

Trinity collected an exhibition victory, 4-3, against the NJCAA's second-ranked Tyler Junior College before it fell to Sunday's host, NCAA I...

April 3, 2022

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Men's Tennis Nearly Slips Past NCAA I Colonels, Falls 5-4

The nation's fifth-ranked NCAA III squad battled NCAA I Nicholls State in its San Antonio swing Friday night, nearly besting the Colonels

April 1, 2022

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Men's Tennis Rises to Fifth in Latest ITA Rankings; Six Players Ranked Individually

Trinity has put together an impressive slate of competition as of late, reflected in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's biweekly rankings

March 25, 2022

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Exciting Line-One Doubles Rally Not Enough for No. 5 Men's Tennis against No. 2 Chicago

Trinity had late-match opportunities in its second top-five match of the last week, but could not put together enough victories

March 25, 2022

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No. 8 Men's Tennis Collects Fourth Sweep of SCAC Weekly Awards

For the fifth time this season, Christian Settles and Hao Nguyen were named Doubles Team of the Week, while Cameron Krimbill notched his third...

March 22, 2022

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No. 8 Men's Tennis Swats No. 25 Hornets, 8-1; Extends Home Streak to 28-Straight

Trinity put together a near-shutout of Kalamazoo College Tuesday to continue its stretch of nationally-ranked cometition and its lengthy home...

March 22, 2022

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No. 8 Men's Tennis Had Rally in Motion, but Fell Short at No. 4 Stags

With match point on the board against the Tigers, Trinity had a lead or was within one game of all three remaining singles matches but the first...

March 19, 2022

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No. 8 Men's Tennis Powers Past Bowdoin, No. 19 Pomona-Pitzer

Trinity faced another pair of strong adversaries to open the 2022 Stag-Hen Invitational Friday, earning the Tigers a pair of hard-fought victories...

March 18, 2022

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Settles, Nguyen Reach New Territory; No. 8 Men's Tennis Sweeps SCAC weekly honors

Trinity's line-one pair continues to dominate the 2022 campaign, joined by another Tiger veteran for the team's third weekly-awards sweep of the...

March 15, 2022

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No. 8 Men's Tennis Produces Shutout Pair, Improve to 27 Straight at Home

Trinity collected its second shutout of a SCAC opponent, then the sixth on the season overall in wins over Schreiner, McMurry

March 12, 2022

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Battle-Tested Men's Tennis Eighth in First ITA Spring Rankings

With a 6-2 record against NCAA III opponents so far, Trinity has seen some of the nation's best and look to contend for the main stage

March 11, 2022

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No. 6 Men's Tennis Sweeps SCAC Weekly Awards for Second Time in Three Weeks

Christian Settles, Hao Nguyen earn their third-straight doubles award to start the season, Cameron Krimbill completes the sweep a second time...

March 1, 2022

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No. 6 Men's Tennis Falls to ITA Indoors Host, No. 2 Case Western Reserve

Trinity Men's Tennis had competitive matches across the board, especially in doubles action where lines two and three were within one game until...

February 26, 2022

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No. 6 Men's Tennis Rallies Past No. 7 Brandeis in ITA Indoors

The Tigers overcame an early 2-1 deficit after doubles action, leaving a 4-4 deadlock in the hands of Christian Settles who clinched the first-day...

February 25, 2022

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Settles, Nguyen Earn Another SCAC Men's Doubles Weekly Honor

No. 6 Trinity Men's Tennis continues to find exceptional play out of its line-one duo as they have won the conference weekly doubles award for the...

February 21, 2022

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No. 6 Men's Tennis Knocks Out Hardin-Simmons for 25th-Straight at Home

Trinity has defeated its NCAA III opponents on a combined 35-1 output to start the 2022 campaign

February 20, 2022

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No. 6 Men's Tennis Collects Third-Straight Home Shutout against No. 22 Sewanee

Trinity improves to 24 in-a-row in home matches with Saturday's victory over the SAA favorites from Tennessee

February 19, 2022

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No. 6 Men's Tennis Trio Sweeps SCAC Weekly Recognition

Trinity's reigning ITA Regional Champions from the fall dominate in first action against NCAA III competition

February 15, 2022

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No. 6 Men's Tennis Extends Home Win Streak to 23 Straight, Shuts Out ETBU, UMHB

The Tigers stayed true to form at the Newman Tennis Center Saturday, posting a pair of 9-0 outputs on the home courts

February 12, 2022

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No. 6 Men's Tennis Drops Season-Opener at NCAA I Rice, 7-0

The Tigers fell in Houston despite stingy performances from Nguyen, Settles to open the 2022 slate

January 29, 2022

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Tiger Men's Tennis Advances Into ITA Regional Singles and Doubles Finals

Trinity's line-one crew from the 2020-21 spring season will battle for Southwest Regional titles Sunday

September 25, 2021

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Photos

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  • TU Invitational vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • ITA Regionals vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • East Texas Baptist vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • East Texas Baptist vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • East Texas Baptist vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Mary Hardin-Baylor vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Mary Hardin-Baylor vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Mary Hardin-Baylor vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Mary Hardin-Baylor vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Mary Hardin-Baylor vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Mary Hardin-Baylor vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Sewanee vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Sewanee vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Hardin-Simmons vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Hardin-Simmons vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Hardin-Simmons vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Brandeis vs. Trinity (Tex.) @ Cleveland, Ohio (ITA Indoor Nationals)
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  • Brandeis vs. Trinity (Tex.) @ Cleveland, Ohio (ITA Indoor Nationals)
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  • Brandeis vs. Trinity (Tex.) @ Cleveland, Ohio (ITA Indoor Nationals)
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  • Brandeis vs. Trinity (Tex.) @ Cleveland, Ohio (ITA Indoor Nationals)
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  • Brandeis vs. Trinity (Tex.) @ Cleveland, Ohio (ITA Indoor Nationals)
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  • Brandeis vs. Trinity (Tex.) @ Cleveland, Ohio (ITA Indoor Nationals)
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  • Brandeis vs. Trinity (Tex.) @ Cleveland, Ohio (ITA Indoor Nationals)
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  • Brandeis vs. Trinity (Tex.) @ Cleveland, Ohio (ITA Indoor Nationals)
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  • Brandeis vs. Trinity (Tex.) @ Cleveland, Ohio (ITA Indoor Nationals)
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  • McMurry vs. Trinity (Tex.)
  • Schreiner vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • McMurry vs. Trinity (Tex.)
  • Schreiner vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • McMurry vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Kalamazoo vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Kalamazoo vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Chicago vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Mary Washington vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Mary Washington vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Nicholls St. vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Nicholls St. vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Dallas Baptist vs. Trinity (Tex.)
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  • Dallas Baptist vs. Trinity (Tex.)