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 Mate Zsiga
Mate Zsiga
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Szeged, Hungary

High School:
Szeged HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 175

Experience:
3L

01/29/2015

Men's Tennis Blanks No. 73 Louisiana, 7-0

Bears handle the Ragin' Cajuns without losing a set.

01/24/2015

Men's Tennis Blanks No. 61 Tulane, 4-0

Bears start ITA Kick-Off Weekend by claiming first win of season.

01/21/2015

Men's Tennis Drops 4-3 Decision To No. 11 Illinois

Bears fall in season-opener on Wednesday at Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center.

01/17/2015

Lenz Makes Sherwood Collegiate Cup Semifinals

Bears still have two players vying for consolation singles title.

01/16/2015

Men's Tennis Places Four Into Sherwood Quarterfinals

Bears open tournament by going combined 11-3 in singles play.

04/16/2014

Baylor Men's Tennis vs Texas - 04/16/2014

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03/30/2014

Baylor Men's Tennis vs ACU - 03/30/2014

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02/23/2014

Men's Tennis vs. Mississippi - 02/23/2014

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01/25/2014

Baylor Men's Tennis vs. Boise State

BU men's tennis vs. Boise State

03/02/2013

Men's Tennis vs Laredo CC - 03/02/2013

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• 2014 All-Big 12 Doubles
• 2014 Academic All-Big 12 (first team)
• 2013 All-Big 12 Singles & Doubles
• 2012 ITA All-America Singles
• 2012 Big 12 Freshman of the Year
• 2012 All-Big 12 Singles
• Five-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor selection

2014 Fall (Senior): Did not compete in fall events.

2013-14 (Junior): Recorded a 29-14 singles mark overall, including a 19-7 record in dual-match action ... Played majority of singles matches at No. 4 and 5 positions ... Carded perfect 5-0 singles record in Big 12 play to claim singles position title ... Started year ranked No. 60 in singles and despite winning 10 of last 12 matches did not end season in rankings ... Formed powerful doubles tandem with Patrick Pradella to earn All-Big 12 honors and trip to NCAA Doubles Championships ... Rose to season-high doubles ranking of No. 21 (May 1), before being ranked No. 28 to end season ... Finished 10-9 overall and 10-8 in dual-match play with all matches coming at No. 1 position with Pradella ... Lost in first round of NCAA Championships to No. 29 Ian Dempster and Robbie Mudge of North Carolina State, 4-6, 6-7(7) ... Recorded win over No. 12 Lloyd Glasspool and Soren Hess-Olesen of Texas to clinch doubles point in BU's 5-2 win on April 16 ... Tallied 16-3 record in doubles play with four partners ... Made run to semifinals of USTA/ITA Texas Regional Championships in fall, before falling to teammate Diego Galeano ... Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll...Earned spot on Academic All-Big 12 first team.

2012-13 (Sophomore): Tallied All-Big 12 singles honors while producing 25-10 overall singles record with a 16-6 mark in dual-match play ... Played all matches in the top four spots of singles lineup ... Boasted a 4-1 record in Big 12 play and a 5-5 mark against ranked foes ... Nabbed Big 12 No. 3 singles position title ... Remained in the ITA singles listings throughout the season with high-ranking of No. 7 on Sept. 7 and ending the year at No. 87 ... Opened dual-match season with eight wins in nine matches and then won eight straight contests from March 21-April 17, including wins over OU's 38th-ranked Guillermo Alcorta and Texas' 93rd-ranked Daniel Whitehead to help BU secure a pair of 6-1 wins ... Named Big 12 Player of the Week (April 16), after going 2-0 in singles play and 2-0 in doubles action against Oklahoma and Oklahoma State ... Ended season with three losses and three unfinished contests ... In doubles, earned All-Big 12 accolades and No. 1 doubles position title with partner Diego Galeano ... Partnered with Galeano to tally 9-5 record with 9-3 mark in dual-match play ... Ended year with season-high ranking of No. 54 with Galeano ... Secured BU's lone point in NCAA Round of 16 match vs. USC with 8-6 victory over No. 37 Ray Sarmiento and Yannick Hanfmann, 8-6, to give BU doubles point ... Was 19-8 in doubles play for the year with three different partners ... Highlighted fall season by winning the HEB Intercollegiate singles title for second year in a row ...Posted a 7-2 record in fall singles action ... Was 2-1 vs. ranked opponents defeating No. 34 Hunter Reese of Tennessee ... Finished 5-3 in doubles action with partner Julian Lenz...Named to spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2011-2012 (Freshman): Earned All-American status and finished the year ranked 17th in singles ... Named the Big 12 Freshman of the Year and was the player of the week twice (April 9 and 16) ... Named the Texas Region Rookie of the Year ... Posted a 36-9 singles record, was 22-5 in dual match action, at No. 1 ... No. 2 on BU's all-time freshman season wins list (36) and No. 10 on the all-time season win list ... Wrapped up conference play at 4-1 ... Was 15-9 against ranked opponents with a win over No. 5 Eric Quigley of Kentucky 6-4, 7-6 (10-8) ... Finished the year ranked 73rd with teammate Roberto Maytin in doubles ...Was 20-14 in doubles on the season, 15-12 in dual match play ... Tallied a 3-2 record during conference play with teammate Diego Galeano ... Ranked the No. 3 freshman in the ITA Preseason Individual rankings ... Finished fall play with a team-best 11-2 singles mark and was 5-2 in doubles ... Opened the season at 7-0, won the singles championship of the HEB-Baylor Invitational, defeated teammate and 23rd-ranked Roberto Maytin in the championship ... Advanced to round two of the qualifying draw of the ITA All-American and to the semifinals of the ITA Texas Regional ... Lost in the semis to Texas Tech's 11th-ranked Gonzalo Escobar ... Teamed with three partners in doubles, Lars Behlen, Maying and Kike Grangeiro ... Named to both fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Prep/Juniors: Two-time European Team champion ... Four-time Hungarian champion ... Was first Hungarian to win European Junior Masters ... Was ranked No. 1 player in the 16 and under division by the European Tennis Association in 2008 ... Ranked No. 7 junior player by International Tennis Federation ... Played in the Roland Garros, U.S. Open, and Wimbledon, and reached the quarterfinals at the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore.

Personal: Mate Zsiga (Mah-tay Zhi-ga) ... Born May 5, 1992, in Deggendorf, Germany ... Son of Dr. László and Edit Zsiga of Szeged, Hungary ... Has one brother, Marton ... Hobbies include playing basketball and other sports ... Majoring in business.

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