Cards are now 23-8 on the season
Sixth-seeded Cards will face Clemson Thursday at 9 a.m.
Stiefelmeyer wins Best Championship performance, men's tennis takes home CardsCARE Award
Nick Burdi and Kelsi Worrell earned the adidas High Performance Athlete of the Year awards.
Sixth-seeded Cards will face 11th-seeded 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 Virginia Tech
Louisville Men's Tennis v Notre Dame
In the fall (2014): Enters the 2015 dual match season ranked No. 1 in the ITA Division I singles rankings... Compiled a 17-2 overall singles record... 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... Posted a 5-2 doubles mark... 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.
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.