Bears drop respective qualifying singles matches in separate tournaments
Four Bears to compete in main or qualifying draw of ITF event.
Redshirt freshman Will Little records three singles victories at California event.
Junior Bear goes 1-1 in singles action Saturday in Malibu, Calif.
Bears participate in prestigious event in singles and doubles draws.
2014 ITA National Player to Watch
2014 All-Big 12 Singles
2014 Academic All-Big 12 (first team)
2013 All-Big 12 Singles
2013 Big 12 Freshman of the Year
Five-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection
2014 Fall (Junior): Tabbed as country's No. 1 singles player entering season...Produced 7-2 singles mark at two collegiate events...Won consolation singles title at USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships with four straight victories...Beat No. 13 Mackenzie McDonald of UCLA, 7-6, 0-6, 6-4, in final to earn BU's first title at event since 2002...Reached quarterfinals at ITA All-American with two wins over ranked foes...Had 5-2 mark against nationally ranked foes overall...Did not play any doubles matches...Participated in two professional events, Napa Valley $50k Challenger, where he was 5-1 and beat Noah Rubin (No. 587), Daniel Garza (No. 518), Mico Santiago (No. 867), JP Smith (No. 229) and Daniel Nguyen (No. 382) to earn first and second Challenger main draw wins of his career...Went 2-1 at ITF Futures of Mansfield $15k...Named to fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2013-14 (Sophomore): Honored as ITA All-American in singles, after 35-8 campaign and final rank of No. 4...Named ITA National Player to Watch and All-Big 12 in singles...Posted 24-4 singles record in dual-match season, including 15-3 mark in top spot of lineup and 9-1 effort at No. 2 spot...Earned NCAA Singles Championship berth, dropping first round match to No. 54 Andrew Adams of South Carolina...Won 19 of first 20 in dual-match season with nine wins over ranked foes...Reached season high singles ranking of No. 2 on April 8...Racked up 16-8 record vs. ranked foes on year with only losses in dual-match season to top-10 ranked players...Was 4-1 in Big 12 play...Knocked off No. 1 ranked Clay Thompson of UCLA, 7-6(5), 6-4 on March 12 to help BU take 4-2 win at third-ranked Bruins...Cruised past No. 8 Jared Hiltzik, 6-2, 6-2, on May 16 to help Bears earn spot in NCAA quarterfinals in 4-0 win over Illinois...In doubles, tallied 22-7 record overall with six different partners...Posted 13-2 record with Michel Dornbusch as duo was 5-0 in Big 12 play to win No. 3 doubles league position title...Went perfect 4-0 in NCAA Championship matches...Won Baylor H-E-B Intercollegiate with four straight wins to open fall season...Advanced to quarterfinals of ITA All-American...Earned spot on Academic All-Big 12 first team...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2012-13 (Freshman): Named Big 12 Freshman of the Year...Selected to NCAA Singles Championships, but fell in first round to No. 67 Cameron Silverman of Elon in three sets... Garnered All-Big 12 singles honors and labeled as ITA Regional Rookie of the Year...Totaled most wins on team with 27-10 mark...Produced 16-5 record in dual-match play....Played top three positions in lineup with 13-4 mark at top two spots...Had six-match win streak to open dual-match season and then seven-match streak later in year...Went just 9-8 vs. ranked foes, but had best win of season in 6-4, 7-5 victory over No. 18 Tom Jomby of Kentucky...Reached season high-singles ranking of No. 23 on Feb. 26 and finished the year ranked No. 59...Tallied 4-1 mark in Big 12 singles play...Was 24-7 in doubles action overall with six different partners...Spent majority of dual-match season with Patrick Pradella and Tony Lupieri, going 14-1 at No. 3 position...Was 3-0 with Lupieri at No. 3 spot in conference play to win Big 12 position title...Downed No. 46 Mike Alford and Florent Diep of Florida with Pradella, 8-3, to help BU take doubles point and knock off No. 16 Gators, 4-3, on Feb. 23...In fall play, advanced to round of 16 at USTA/ITA National Indoor Championships in singles...Reached final of USTA/ITA Texas Regional with 5-1 record...Posted an 11-4 record in singles action...Finished 5-3 in doubles play with partner Mate Zsiga... Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and Baylor Dean's List.
Prep/Juniors: Won the distinction of German Junior Champion in 2012 ... Played in all four junior grand slams in 2011, advancing to the Round of 32 at both the US and Australian Opens ... Partnered with Robin Kern to win the 2011 US Open junior doubles title ... Won the 9th UAE Dubai ITF Junior Championships in 2010 ... Listed as high as No. 1175 on Aug. 8, 2010, in the ATP singles rankings ... Owns an ITF junior record of 48-20 in singles and a 48-20 mark in doubles.
Personal: Born Feb. 17, 1993 ... Parents are Friedrich and Hilfred Lenz ... Majoring in business.