Cards fall to third-ranked Virginia in regional finals of ITA Kick-Off Weekend
Cards defeat VCU 4-0 in first round of in ITA Kick-Off Weekend
Stiefelmeyer and Damrongsri pick up singles wins for the Cards
Cards improve to 1-1 on the season
Cards face Drake at 1 p.m. and Murray State at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Bass-Rudd Tennis Center
Louisville Men's Tennis v Drake
Louisville Men's Tennis v Austin Peay | Senior Day
Louisville Men's Tennis v Eastern Kentucky
Louisville Men's Tennis v VCU
Louisville Men's Tennis v Memphis
In the fall (2014): Posted an 8-6 singles record... Went 8-4 in doubles...Paired with Alex Gornet to advance to the doubles quarterfinals of the Ohio Valley Regional... Teamed with Sebastian Stiefelmeyer to win the Duke Fab Four Doubles title... Lippens and Stiefelmeyer finished runner-up in the UVA Ranked +1 Invitational Blue Division.
As a junior (2013-14): Compiled a team-best 38-9 singles record...Went 21-4 in dual matches playing mostly at No. 6...Registered a 6-5 record in doubles action... Named American Athletic Conference Player of the Week on March 4.... Selected to the Louisville Fall Invitational all-tournament team after posting a 6-1 record in the tournament... Lippens and Buffington reached the quarterfinals of the Purdue Fall Invitational... Named to the Athletic Director's honor roll and the Dean's List in the fall and spring... Selected to the American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team.
As a sophomore (2012-13): Registered an 18-17 overall singles record and went 11-9 in dual matches playing mostly at Nos. 3 and 4... Posted five doubles, including dual match victories over Nebraska and Wright State... Picked up doubles wins with Albert Wagner and Alex Gornet... Named to the Athletic Director's honor roll and the Dean's List in the fall.
As a freshman (2011-12): Posted team-best 33-9 overall singles record... Went 19-6 in dual matches, playing mostly at Nos. 2, 3 and 4... Went 3-0 in singles in the BIG EAST Championship... Named BIG EAST Player of the Month for September... Registered a team-best 14-3 singles record... Won the `A' Flight of the Louisville Fall Invitational... Won the `A' Flight of the Ball State Invitational... Reached the round of 16 of the ITA Ohio Valley Regional... Teamed with Sumit Gupta for a 4-0 record en route to winning the `A' Flight of the Ball State Invitational.
High School/Juniors: Played tennis under coach Dago Pinol at Shore Regional High School... Ranked 48th nationally by TennisRecruits.net... 2010 New Jersey State High School Tennis Champion... Compiled a 100-3 record overall and became the third player in state history to have three state single titles... Semifinalist at the USTA Junior International Hard Court Championships... Semifinalist at the Atlanta ITF... Quarterfinalist at the Kentucky Derby ITF and the Illinois ITF... Finalist at the Labor Day Championships... Final round qualifier for two Futures Tournaments.
Personal: Full name is Michael Lippens... Son of Luc and Susan Lippens... Birthdate is November 12, 1993... Major is exercise science.