Gornet, Lock, Simich and Stiefelmeyer named ITA Scholars
Cards win doubles point and Michael Lippens picks up a singles victory
Cards will face Drake Friday at 2 p.m.
Cards are now 23-8 on the season
Sixth-seeded Cards will face Clemson Thursday at 9 a.m.
Louisville Men's Tennis v Duke | Senior Day
Louisville Men's Tennis v Wright State
Louisville Men's Tennis v Miami
Louisville Men's Tennis v SIU
Louisville Men's Tennis v Notre Dame
As a senior (2014-15): Second on the team with a 26-12 overall singles record… Went 18-8 in dual matches playing mostly at Nos. 3, 4 and 5… Posted a 19-16 doubles mark with a 12-11 dual match record playing mostly at No. 3… Teamed with Albert Wagner for a runner-up finish at the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championships... The duo of Simich and Wagner entered the preseason at No. 58 in the ITA doubles rankings.
As a junior (2013-14): Named to the American Athletic Conference All-Conference Doubles Team... Registered a 30-12 singles record playing mostly at Nos. 3 and 4...Compiled a 19-7 record in dual matches...Registered a team-best 31-11 doubles record... Named American Player of the Week on Jan. 21...Simich and Elizondo finished runner-up in the Purdue Fall Invitational... Named to the Athletic Director's honor roll and the Dean's List in the fall and spring semesters... ITA Scholar Athlete... Earned American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team honors.
As a sophomore (2012-13): Posted a 23-17 singles record... Went 12-11 in dual matches playing mostly at Nos. 2 and 3... Teamed with Alex Gornet for a 5-3 doubles record... Went 2-2 in doubles with Luis Elizondo... Reached the quarterfinals of the UT Fall Classic... Won the `A' division of the Louisville Fall Invitational... Named to the Athletic Director's honor roll and the Dean's List in the fall and spring... Earned Red & Black Scholar honors in the fall and spring... ITA Scholar Athlete.
As a freshman (2011-12): Registered a 21-11 overall singles record and a 9-7 mark in dual matches playing mostly at Nos. 5 and 6... Teamed with Luis Elizondo, Robert Hall, Michael Lippens, Adam Donaldson for a 7-4 doubles tally... Finished runner-up in the Louisville Fall Invitational `A' singles division... Reached the semifinals of the Georgia Tech Invitational and the Crimson Tide Fall Invitational... Named to the Athletic Director's honor roll... BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
High School/Juniors: The No. 2 player in New Zealand Junior play... Selected to the New Zealand Junior Davis Cup Team... Finalist in the 2010 Oceania Closed Junior Championships... Reached the semifinals of the 2011 Waikato Championship... Quarterfinalist in the 2011 Sunsmart Canterbury Tournament... In doubles play, he was semifinalist of the Tennis Central Summer Championships and the 2011 Sunsmart Canterbury Championships... Reached the quarterfinals of the 2011 Auckland Summer Championships... Finalist in the 2010 Sunsmart Canterbury Championships... Advanced to the semifinals of the 2010 Waikato Championships, the 2010 Sunsmart Canterbury Championships and the 2009 New South Wales Championship... Named Liston College Sportsman of the Year.
Personal: Full name is Chris Simich... Son of John and Anne Simich... Birthdate is May 31, 1993... Has a younger sister, Rosalie... Majoring in economics and marketing.