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Bjoern Petersen
 

Bjoern  Petersen

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Eckernfoerde, Germany

High School:
Internatsgymnasium Louisenlund

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 198

Experience:
1L

05/18/2017

Men's Tennis Bows Out of NCAA Championships

Bears lose to No. 10 Texas in Round of 16 Thursday in Athens, Ga.

05/12/2017

Men's Tennis Sweeps Lamar To Open NCAA Championship

Bears will now face No. 26 Cornell at 4 p.m. Saturday at Hurd Tennis Center.

02/03/2017

Men’s Tennis Bests Lamar 6-1 in Houston

Bears open dual-match play 5-0 for third time in last four years.

01/28/2017

Men’s Tennis Upsets No. 15 Texas A&M, 4-3

Bears stun host Aggies in opening match of ITA Kick-Off Weekend.

01/21/2017

Men's Tennis Sweeps Doubleheader To Open Season

Bears produce matching 7-0 wins over Incarnate Word, Grand Canyon Saturday.

• 2017 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
• Two-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection

2016-2017 (Freshman):
Saw limited playing time due to injury, posting a 10-8 singles record… Went 2-3 in dual-match play and 1-5 against ranked opponents…Defeated No.87 Maxime Cressy of UCLA in straight sets, 6-4, 7-6(7-0) in the round of 32 at the Sherwood Collegiate Cup on Jan. 13…At the No. 4 spot, posted a 1-2 record…At No.5, went 1-1…Finished 7-4 in doubles play with three different partners…Tallied a 3-1 doubles mark with Max Tchoutakian…Ranked No. 84 with Tchoutakian from May 10 to May 13 as they defeated Juan Jose Rosas and Casares Rosa, 6-3, to help Bears secure a victory over No. 26 Cornell in the NCAA Tournament…Went 6-4 in singles action in the fall...Produced 2-2 doubles mark with partner Will Little...Participated in three fall tournaments...Won four straight singles matches at Jack Kramer Invitational to reach event finale, but lost to teammate Max Tchoutakian...Was 2-1 at ITA Texas Regional Championships to reach round of 16...Won one match and lost one match in doubles at regional meet and at Jack Kramer...Earned spot on Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll both semesters…Named to Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team…Awarded Baylor Dean’s List distinction in the fall.

Prep/Juniors: Ranked No. 2 in in German Junior National Ranking...Has been ranked as high as No. 1211 on ATP Tour...Made it to ITF main draw quarterfinal in October 2015 at Collector Norwegian Open in Oslo, Norway, downing world No. 778 Pavel Nejedly...Advanced to quarterfinals of 2015 German National Junior Competition...Earned spot in semifinals of German National Junior Championships in 2014 for U18.

Personal: Son of Jens-Peter and Karen Petersen...Majoring in supply chain management.

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