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M. Tennis: Lukas Winkelmann

Lukas Winkelmann


  Ht.: 6-2    Wt.: 180
  Hometown: B÷blingen, Germany
  Previous School: Mildred Scheel School
  Eligibility: Sr.  Major: Pre-Medicine

2013-14South Atlantic Conference Player of the Year... All-South Atlantic Conference first team singles... All-South Atlantic Conference first team doubles (with partner Jonas Winkelmann)... South Atlantic Conference Men's Tennis Scholar Athlete of the Year... Capital One Academic All-America® first team... Capital One Academic All-District first team... ITA Scholar Athlete... Finished the season ranked 38th in the final 2013-14 Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s NCAA Division II men’s rankings... Compiled a perfect 23-0 singles record at the number one spot... Was a perfect 11-0 in SAC matches... Picked up two victories against the top player from nationally ranked Wingate and Coker... Compiled a team-best 19-2 doubles record with brother Jonas in the first position... The duo reeled off 13-straight victories between March 10 and April 17.... They also collected one of the three points in the SAC Tournament Championship against No. 10 Wingate... Also partnered with Leon Seiz in two matches and finished 1-1 in the top spot... 2x SAC Player of the Week selection (March 17 and 31). 

2012-13
: South Atlantic Conference Player of the Year... All-South Atlantic Conference first team... South Atlantic Conference Men's Tennis Scholar Athlete of the Year... Capital One Academic All-America® first team (first Tusculum student-athlete to earn first team honors as a sophomore)... Capital One Academic All-District first team... ITA Scholar Athlete... Compiled a 17-2 record at number-one singles and a 13-6 mark at number-one doubles... Finished the regular season with 12 consecutive victories and compiled a perfect 9-0 record in singles action in conference matches... Tusculum Male Student-Athlete of the Year... Team MVP.

2011-12
: South Atlantic Conference Freshman of the Year... All-South Atlantic Conference second team... Posted a 12-5 singles record, including 11-5 at the top flight... Went 5-4 in SAC singles contests... Won nine of his first 10 collegiate singles matches, including seven in a row from Feb. 17-Mar. 26... Rallied from a set down to post a 2-6, 6-4, 6-1 win against North Greenville (Feb. 25)... Went 10-10 in doubles play, including 6-9 with teammate Luis Zamora... Was victorious in four of his first five doubles matches, including 4-0 to start his Tusculum career... ITA Scholar Athlete.

High School
: Attended Mildred-Scheel School... Coached by Danijel Krajnovic... Played his club tennis with TA SV Boblingen where he was coached by Peter Zuleck... Won regional championship with the boys' team, juniors and men's team.

Personal
: Full name is Lukas E. Winkelmann... Born Sept. 21, 1991 in Böblingen, Germany... Son of Dr. Reinhard and Andrea Winkelmann... Brothers - Moritz, Florian, Jonas, Paul... Brother, Jonas, is in his second season on the TC tennis team... Majoring in pre-medicine with a minor in chemistry... SAC Commissioner's Honor Roll... Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Charles Oliver Gray Honors List... Dean's List... President's List... Future plans: Medical school; Community service: SAC Cross Country championship volunteer (2012), Tuspookulum Haunted House volunteer... PSAAC representative... Favorite book: "His biology books of course; Favorite class at Tusculum: Dr. McGinn class; Favorite midnight snack: McDoubles for 99 cents; Favorite musical artists: DJ AMT; Favorite song: "The Wheels on the Bus Go Round and Round"; Lukas can't go a week without: Winning something; Most thrilling moment in sports: Winning the 2013 SAC Championship and playing in the 2013 Mercedes-Cup; Advice to kids: "Stop complaining"; Favorite color: Green; Favorite foods: His mother's cooking; Favorite sports other than tennis: Soccer and crocodile hunting: People Lukas most admires: His father and Mike Rowe; Toughest player Lukas has ever played against: Rafael Nadal (during a practice session); What people don't know about Lukas: He enjoys killing zombies in his free time; When he was a kid, Lukas tried to be like: Roger Federer; When people first meet Lukas, they think: "He's so nice... but...."