Bears defeat UC Irvine, 4-1, to advance to ITA Kickoff Weekend title match.
Senior Mate Zsiga wins 100th-singles match.
Junior posts straight set win to advance into round of 16.
Senior records two victories on Saturday to earn spot in the final round.
Men's Tennis Picks Up Three Wins At ITA All-American
Baylor HEB intercollegiate Tennis - 09/22/2006
Tied for the second-most wins on the team with a 26-6 record and had the most dual-match wins with a 23-4 mark ... Went 3-2 in the Sherwood Cup, losing to teammate Attila Bucko in the consolation finals ... Played mostly a mix of spots four and five in the Bears' lineup ... Went unranked for a full season for the first time in his career ... Won 11 of 12 to open the dual match season ... Lost his only three dual matches in a span of six matches including the conference opener at Texas A&M ... Responded by winning next five Big 12 contests to earn the positional championship at No. 5 singles ... In the first match of the conference championship, beat Andre Stenger of Nebraksa 6-2, 6-2 to claim the 93rd dual match win of his career and move into first place on BU's career chart in the category ... Combined with his hot streak during conference closed out year with nine straight wins and no losses in 11 matches ... Played the fewest amount of doubles matches in his career going 5-3 and 3-2 in dual match play ... Played with three different partners, but had most success with Sergio Ramirez as the duo finished 4-1 overall ... Did not compete during fall season ... Earned a spot on the Big 12 Commisioner's Honor Roll for the spring semester ... Named to the 2010 Academic All-Big 12 first team ... Received the distinction as a member of the Academic All-District VI ... One of six Bears to be listed as a ITA Scholar-Athlete ... Became the third BU tennis player to be name a Academic All-American ... Named the team's Most Inspirational player as well as the Dr. Scott Livesay Team MVP and the Jim Schwetman Student-Athlete of the Year.
Recorded a 25-11 singles mark and a 15-9 doubles tally in third season in Waco ... Played in positions 3-5 in the Bears' spring dual match lineup, while registering a 21-7 record ... Closed out the spring season on a 14-2 streak ... Secured Baylor's only point in its final match of the season with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Wake Forest's No. 113 Matt Allare ... Finished the season as the nation's 117th-ranked player in the ITA rankings ... In spring doubles teamed with Julian Bley (11-5) and Maros Horny (3-2) to post a 14-7 record while competing at No. 3 spot ... Completed fall play with a 4-4 record ... Was ranked No. 44 in the ITA's preseason rankings ... Most impressive win was a 6-1, 6-4 victory over 36th-ranked Dean Jackson of the University of San Diego ... Advanced to the round of 16 at the ITA Southwest Regional, losing to Texas A&M's Austin Krajicek ... Posted a 1-2 doubles record, 1-1 with Marc Bruche and 0-1 when paired with Julian Bley ... Named to ESPN The Magazine Men's At-Large Academic All-District VI first team by CoSIDA ... Named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team ... Named to the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll for fall and spring semesters ... Honored as the team's Jim Schwetman Student Athlete of the Year.
Registered the squad's best dual match singles record at 28-4 ... Was 37-9 on the season ... Ranked No. 79 at season's end ... Played primarily at No. 4 ... Was 15-1 over his last 16 matches ... Ended the season on an eightmatch win streak ... Finished with a 21-17 doubles mark ... Played mainly with Jordan Rux at No. 3 ... Academic All-Big 12 First Team ... Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and Baylor's Dean's List for the fall and spring semesters ... Team's Jim Schwetman Student Athlete of the Year.
Finished his rookie campaign with a team-best 32-9 singles record (tied with fellow freshman Denes Lukacs) and was 18-15 in doubles ... Finished with dual match records of 24-4 (singles) and 15-10 (doubles) ... Big 12 position champion at No. 5 (5-1) ... Named to the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll for fall and spring semesters ... Earned Baylor Dean's List recognition in fall and spring terms ... Posted a 4.0 GPA in spring semester ... Honored as the Most Inspirational Player by his coaches.
Prior to Baylor...
Competed in both the French Open and U.S. Open Junior Tournaments ... Ranked No. 35 in ITF World Juniors ... Won an ITF Grade 1 in Frankfurt.
Born Nov. 10, 1986, in Frankfurt, Germany... Son of Pavel and Zdenka Mueller of Frankfurt, Germany ... Has one sister, Nicole Pfannekuch ... Graduated from Freiherr-vom-Stein-Schule ... Hobbies include soccer ...