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Sebastian Stiefelmeyer
Sebastian  Stiefelmeyer


Vienna, Austria

High School:
Maroltingergasse Wien




Four Men's Tennis Players Named ITA Scholars

Gornet, Lock, Simich and Stiefelmeyer named ITA Scholars


Stiefelmeyer Named ACC Men's Tennis Scholar Athlete of the Year

Stiefelmeyer tabbed ACC Men's Tennis Scholar Athlete of the Year; Wagner and Gornet also earn academic honors.


Men's Tennis Recruiting Class Ranked No. 23

Cards' incoming freshman class is ranked No. 23 according to


Stiefelmeyer Earns ITA All-America Honors

Sebastian Stiefelmeyer named to ITA All-America singles team


Stiefelmeyer Bows Out of NCAA Singles Championship

Stiefelmeyer falls to Columbia's Winston Lin 7-5, 6-4 in Round of 16



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 Virginia Tech



Louisville Men's Tennis v Notre Dame

• 2015 ITA Singles All-American
2015 ACC Men's Tennis Scholar Athlete of the Year
• Earned overall No. 5 seed in NCAA Singles Championship (first top 8 seed in program history)
• ITA National Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award winner
• Ohio Valley Region Most Improved Senior
• Ohio Valley Region Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award winner<./b>
• Own school record with 42 singles wins in 2015
• Third on list for career singles wins with 114
• Fifth on school’s list for career doubles wins (89)<./b>
• In singles, ranked No. 1 twice and was in the top 9 throughout 2015 - finished the season at No. 9
• 2014 USTA/ITA All-American Singles Champion
• Four-time All-Conference Selection (ACC - 2015; AAC - 2014, BIG EAST 2012 and 2013
•2012 BIG EAST Freshman of the Year and Championship Most Outstanding Performer

As a senior (2014-15): 2015 ITA Singles All-American... Registered a school-record 42-7 mark in singles and went 20-4 in dual matches as the Cards' No. 1 player... Led the team with a 23-13 mark in doubles and went 16-9 in dual matches playing mostly at Nos. 1 and 2... Earned All-ACC first team honors... ACC Men's Tennis Scholar Athlete of the Year... Was the first player to earn a top-eight seed when as the overall fifth-seeded player in the NCAA Singles Championship... Reached the NCAA Singles Round of 16... Became the first UofL player to win the ITA All-American Singles Championship after starting in the Qualifying Draw and picking up nine straight wins while upsetting six players ranked ahead of him... Earned the top seed in the USTA/ITA National Indoor Championships and reached the round of 16...Won the `Blue Division' singles title at the Duke Fab Four Invitational... Entered the fall season at No. 110 in the ITA preseason singles rankings... Teamed with Michael Lippens to win the Duke Fab Four Invitational title... Stiefelmeyer and Lippens reached the "Blue Division" semifinals of the UVA Ranked +1 Invitational... Finishes his career at No. 3 on the school's list for career singles victories with 114 wins... Ranked fifth on Louisville's list with 89 career doubles wins... ACC All-Academic Selection... National Arthur Ashe Award winner... ITA Ohio Valley Most Improved Senior.

As a junior (2013-14): Team co-captain... Earned the American Athletic Conference Sport Excellence Award Winner for men's tennis... Named to American Athletic Conference All-Conference Singles team...Two-time American Player of the Week selection...Registered a 23-17 singles record...Went 14-10 in dual matches playing mostly at the No. 1 spot...Compiled a 23-15 doubles record...Entered the fall season at No. 47 in the ITA singles rankings... Earned the No. 1 seed in the ITA All-American Championship Qualifying Draw... Advanced to the round of 16 in the ITA Ohio Valley Regionals... Won his consolation draw at the UVA Ranked+1 Invitational and the Duke Fab Four Invite... Stiefelmeyer and Damrongsri advanced to the semifinals of the Ohio Valley Regional and won their doubles division in the UVA Ranked +1 Invitational... Named to the Athletic Director's honor roll and the Dean's List in the fall and spring... ITA Scholar Athlete.

As a sophomore (2012-13): Unanimous All-BIG EAST Selection... Posted a 23-17 overall singles record... Went 12-12 as the Cards' top-seeded player in dual matches... Ranked as high as No. 66 in singles... BIG EAST Player of the Week three times... Entered the fall season at No. 70 in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association preseason rankings... Selected BIG EAST Player of the Month for September... Finished runner-up in the UVA Ranked+1 Invitational... Advanced to round of 16 in the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional singles draw... 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... All-BIG EAST Academic selection... ITA Scholar Athlete.

As a freshman (2011-12): 2012 BIG EAST Freshman of the Year... All-BIG EAST selection... BIG EAST Championship Most Outstanding Performer... Posted a 26-11 overall singles record and went 17-7 in dual matches playing mostly at Nos. 1, 2 and 3... Picked up two singles points and two doubles wins in the BIG EAST Conference Tournament... Finished the 2012 season at No. 11 in the Ohio Valley Regional Singles rankings... Teamed with Andrew Carter, Robert Hall, Michael Lippens, Albert Wagner, Amaury Derognat and Luis Elizondo for a 25-15 tally in doubles... Earned BIG EAST Player of the Week honors twice... Ranked No. 23 with Andrew Carter in the January ITA doubles rankings... Stiefelmeyer and Carter compiled an 8-2 doubles record and won the White 4 Division of the UVA Ranked +1 tournament... Stiefelmeyer and Carter advanced to the finals of the Duke Fab Four `B' Flight and the quarterfinals of the ITA Ohio Valley Regional... Named to the Athletic Director's honor roll.

High School/Juniors: The No. 1 player in his age group... Ranked as high as No. 67 in the World ITF Junior rankings... Champion of the 2010 Oslo Indoor Championships... Finalist in the 2010 South African RVTA Junior Championships, the 2010 Radenci Championships and the 2008 Tivoli Trophy Timisoara Tournament. In doubles play, he won the 2010 Serbia Junior Open, the 2010 South African TVTA Championships and the 2009 La Vie Sport Junior Cup.... Finalist in the 2010 Smash International Junior Championships, the 2010 Oslo Indoor Championships, the 2010 Coffee Bowl, the 2009 City of Florence International Tournament and the 2009 SFAX ITF Junior Tournament... The youngest winner of the Vienna Championships and has also won the national championships in U14 and U16.

Personal: Full name Sebastian Stiefelmeyer... Nickname is Sea Bass... Birthdate is February 29, 1992... Son of Heinz and Julia Stiefelmeyer... Has a younger brother, Maximilian... Major is economics with minors in finance and international business.

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