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Julian Lenz
 

Julian  Lenz

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Giessen, Germany

High School:
Theo-Koch-Schule

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 175

Birthdate:
02/17/1993

Experience:
3L

07/21/2016

Men's Tennis Named ITA All-Academic Team

Bears have full singles lineup recognized as ITA Scholar Athletes.

06/01/2016

Men’s Tennis Tallies Trio In Final ITA Rankings

Bears ranked No. 32 in end-of-year team rankings.

05/25/2016

Lenz Loses In NCAA Singles Championship First Round

Senior closes four-year career with straight-set defeat Wednesday in Tulsa.

05/15/2016

Men's Tennis Ends Season in NCAA Second Round

Bears unable to upset No. 7 Georgia Sunday in Athens, Ga.

05/14/2016

Men's Tennis Earns NCAA First Round Victory

Bears upset No. 22 Florida State, 4-3, Saturday in Athens, Ga.

02/28/2016

Baylor Men's Tennis vs ACU - 02/28/2016

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01/24/2016

Baylor Men's Tennis vs Oregon - 01/24/2016

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05/14/2015

NCAA Men's Tennis - BU vs USF - 05/14/2015

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04/26/2015

Baylor Men's Tennis - Big 12 Tournament

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02/22/2015

Baylor Mens Tennis vs. UCLA - 02/22/2015

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• 2015 ITA All-American Singles
• 2015 ITA All-American Doubles
• 2015 All-Big 12 Singles
• 2015 All-Big 12 Doubles
• 2014 ITA All-American Singles
• 2014 ITA National Player to Watch
• 2014 All-Big 12 Singles
• 2013 All-Big 12 Singles
• 2013 Big 12 Freshman of the Year
• 2015 ITA Scholar-Athlete
• 2015 ITA Collegiate All-Star team selection
• 2015 Academic All-Big 12 (first team)
• 2014 Academic All-Big 12 (first team)
• Seven-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection

2015 (Fall): Ranked No. 4 in preseason ITA singles rankings...Only competed in one tournament due to injury...Dropped a three-set match, 5-7, 6-4, 4-6, against Duke's seventh-ranked Nick Alvarez in Oracle/ITA Masters round of 16...Lost consolation match in straight sets to No. 25 Benjamin Lock of Florida State...Paired with Max Tchoutakian in doubles play, ranked at No. 15 in preseason ITA doubles rankings...Dropped two doubles matches at Oracle/ITA Masters....Named to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2014-15 (Junior): Honored as an ITA All-American in singles and doubles in the 2015 spring season...Ranked as high as No. 1 on April 7 and 21 while posting a 26-9 overall singles record at the No. 1 spot for Baylor...Awarded All-Big 12 honors in both singles and doubles...Finished the season ranked No. 4 in singles...Competed in doubles with Diego Galeano, becoming the first Baylor doubles duo to reach the NCAA semifinals, finishing the season ranked No. 1...Posted a 26-3 doubles record with Galeano, earning five wins over Top 10 opponents in 2015...Won 18 straight doubles matches before falling 8-5 to LSU's Jordan Daigle and Boris Arias in the NCAA second round...Racked up a 17-8 singles record against ranked opponents...Recorded his last dual match singles victory against No. 21 Roberto Cid of South Florida, winning 6-3, 7-5 to help Baylor qualify for NCAA Quarterfinals vs. USC...Advanced to the NCAA singles second round after 2-6, 7-6 (7-3), 6-2 first round victory over Duke's Jason Tahir...Produced 7-2 singles mark at two collegiate events in fall season...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...Named an ITA Scholar-Athlete and earned spot on ITA Collegiate All-Star and Academic All-Big 12 first teams...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll...Named to Dean's List in spring semester.

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 finance.

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Postgame vs. Georgia
Men's Tennis | 05/15/2016
Highlights vs. Georgia
Men's Tennis | 05/15/2016
Postgame vs. Florida State
Men's Tennis | 05/14/2016
Highlights vs. Florida State
Men's Tennis | 05/14/2016
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