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Location_________________________ Kansas City, Mo. Founded____________________________________ 1933 Nickname_____________________________ Kangaroos Colors_____________________________ Blue and Gold Enrollment_________________________________ 14,221 Affiliation_________________________NCAA Division I Conference__________________ The Summit League Chancellor____________________________ Leo Morton Director of Athletics______________________ Tim Hall Web Site:_ __________________UMKCKangaroos.com Athletics Dept. Phone______________ 816-235-1036

Head Coach__________________________ Kendell Hale Alma Mater________Northwest Missouri State, 1990 Record at UMKC (men’s)__________________ 20-16/2 Career Record (overall)________________ 262-174/15 Office Phone_______________________ 816-235-6377 Email___________________________ halekl@umkc.edu

Quick Facts_____________________________________ 1 Tennis Facility__________________________________2 Roster__________________________________________3 Season Outlook_______________________________4-5 Head Coach Kendell Hale________________________6 Asst. Coach Dante Cipulli________________________ 7 Asst. Coach Roberto Quintanilla/Support Staff___8 The ‘Roos____________________________________ 9-18 2009 Results/Records_________________________ 19 2009 Summit League Review__________________ 20 Honor Roll_________________________________ 21-22 NCAA Tournament Teams__________________ 22-23 Record Book_______________________________ 24-25 All-Time Results_ __________________________ 26-27 Record vs. Opponents__________________________27 All-Time Series Results_____________________ 28-29 Evolution of the Kangaroo_____________________ 30 Chancellor Leo E. Morton_______________________ 31 Director of Athletics Tim Hall__________________ 32 Senior Administrative Staff____________________ 33 Athletics Facilities_ ________________________ 34-35 Head Coaches/KASF__________________________ 36 The Summit League____________________________37 S.A.S.S.O._____________________________________ 38 The University_________________________________ 39 Kansas City_________________________________40-41 ‘Roos In The Community_ ______________________42

TENNIS INFORMATION First Year_ ___________________________________1987 All-Time Record___________________________174-182 Summit League Record_ ___________________ 43-20 Post Season Appearances________________________ _____________________________3 (1999, 2000, 2009) NCAA Tournament Record_____________________0-3

2009 REVIEW 2009 Record_________________________________ 14-7 Summit League Record_ _________________ 5-1/2nd Final Ranking_________________________________n/a Letterwinners Returning/Lost_________________ 7/0 Newcomers_____________________________________2 CREDITS The 2010 UMKC men’s tennis media guide was written and edited by James Allan. The University section was written and designed by Brooke Orcutt. Editorial assistance was provided by Steve Stroud and Nik Busch. Photography was provided by Matthew S. Hicks Photography, UMKC Photo Services, Scott Indermauer, Bob Greenspan, Jim Dostie, Matt Potter/OnGoal, LLC., Place Properties, Google Maps and the Kansas City Convention and Visitors Association. UMKC NONDISRIMINATION STATEMENT The Board of Curators and UMKC are committed to the policy of no discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or Vietnam era veteran status. The Affirmative Action Office, 354 Administrative Center, 5115 Oak St., Kansas City, Mo., is responsible for all relevant programs. Call 816235-1323 for information. People with speech or hearing impairments may contact the University by using Relay Missouri, 800-735-2966 (TT) or 800-735-2466 (voice).

Assistant Coach_ ______ Dante Cipulli (2nd Season) Alma Mater______________ Southwest Baptist, 2005 Office Phone_______________________ 816-235-5831 Email__________________________cipullid@umkc.edu Assistant Coach_ Roberto Quintanilla (2nd Season) Alma Mater__________________________ UMKC, 2006 Office Phone_______________________ 816-235-5831 Email__________________________ erq54d@umkc.edu

MEDIA INFORMATION Sports Information Director/Men’s Tennis Contact_ _____________________________________James Allan Office Phone_______________________ 816-235-1034 Email__________________________ allanjc@umkc.edu Mailing Address________ 5100 Rockhill Rd., SRC 201 ___________________________ Kansas City, MO 64110 Shipping Address_________ 5030 Holmes, SRC 201 ___________________________ Kansas City, MO 64110 NCAA PRINCIPLE OF SPORTSMANSHIP AND ETHICAL CONDUCT For intercollegiate athletics to promote the character development of participants, to enhance the integrity of higher education and to promote civility in society, studentathletes, coaches and all others associated with these athletics programs and events should adhere to such fundamental values as respect, fairness, civility, honesty and responsibility. These values should be manifest not only in athletics participation, but also in the broad spectrum of activities affecting the athletics program. It is the responsibility of each institution to: (revised: 1/9/96) (a) establish policies for sportsmanship and ethical conduct in intercollegiate athletics consistent with the educational mission and goals of the institution and (adopted: 1/9/96) (b) educate, on a continuing basis, all constituencies about the policies in Constitution 2.4-(a). (adopted: 1/9/96)

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THE PLAZA TENNIS CENTER The UMKC men’s and women’s tennis teams practice and compete at the Plaza Tennis Center, which is located just minutes away from the UMKC campus. The Plaza Tennis Center sits next to the Country Club Plaza, the Midwest’s oldest outdoor shopping area featuring a number of unique shops, restaurants, boutiques and Spanish architecture. The facility includes 14 outdoor lighted courts, a pro shop and locker rooms. The exhibition court, adjacent to the clubhouse, features permanent and bleacher seating for about 300 spectators.

THE HOME OF THE ‘ROOS

The center has hosted many events, including three Big 12 and the final Big Eight Championships, NCAA Division II Nationals, the Missouri Valley’s National Qualifier Sweet 16, a USTA professional men’s satellite tournament, USA Tournament Tennis sanctioned play, USTA leagues and instructional programs. The facilty has received local, regional and national awards since its grand opening in 1996. In 1998, the United States Tennis Association named the center a USTA National Outstanding Public Tennis Facility. In 2005, it was named PTR Public Facility of the Year by the United States Professional Tennis Registry. In 2007, the Plaza Tennis Center was recognized as one of the top-50 Tennis Welcome Centers in the country. Over the years, the center has received honors, including numerous USTA section and district tournament and event of the year awards, including the 2007 Tournament of the Year for the USTA-Missouri Valley Futures. Other awards the facilty has received include PITCH Magazine’s “Best Place to Find Love”. The PTC’s staff has also been recognized for distinguished service, outstanding officiating, community service and outstanding clinician.

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Back Row: Dennis Schwarz, Bret Berryman, Serge Ristivojevic, Patrick Smith, Zachary Alholm and Assistant Coach Dante Cipulli (not pictured: Nick Mader and Abdulrahman Al-Awadhi)

2009-10 MEN’S TENNIS ROSTER

Name Abdulrahman Alawadhi Zachary Alholm Bret Berryman Gustavo Guerin Nick Hays David Heckler Nick Mader Erwin Quintanilla Serge Ristivojevic Dennis Schwarz Patrick Smith

HT 5-6 6-1 6-2 5-11 5-9 5-10 5-11 5-9 6-3 6-1 6-1

WT 140 175 170 166 160 155 165 164 185 176 174

YR Fr. RS Jr. Sr. So. So. Fr. RS So. Sr. Jr. Sr. RS Sr.

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Front Row: Head Coach Kendell Hale, Erwin Quintanilla, Gustavo Guerin, David Heckler, Nick Hays and Assistant Coach Roberto Quintanilla

Hometown/High School (Last School) Kuwait City, Kuwait Leawood, Kan./Kansas City Christian (Johnson County CC) Blue Springs, Mo./Blue Springs South (Ball State University) Itumbiara-Goias, Brazil/Colegio Ateneu Blue Springs, Mo./Blue Springs South Houston, Texas/Strake Jesuit College Preparatory (Sanchez Casal Academy) Overland Park, Kan./Olathe East Santa Cruz, Bolivia/Franco Boliviano Orchard Hills, New South Wales, Australia/Kingwood Munich, Germany/Louise-Schroeder Gymnasium Munich, Germany/Max-Planck Gymnasium

Head Coach: Kendell Hale (Northwest Missouri State, 1990, Third Year) Assistant Coaches: Dante Cipulli (Southwest Baptist, 2005, Second Year), Roberto Quintanilla (UMKC, 2006, Second Year)

ROSTER BREAKDOWN EXPERIENCE 3-Yr. Letterwinner: Quintanilla, Schwarz, Smith 2-Yr. Letterwinner: Ristivojevic 1-Yr. Letterwinner: Berryman, Guerin, Hays, Mader

CLASS Senior: Berryman, Quintanilla, Schwarz, Smith Junior: Alholm, Ristivojevic Sophomore: Guerin, Hays, Mader Freshman: Heckler, Alawadhi

STATE/COUNTRY Australia: Ristivojevic Bolivia: Quintanilla Brazil: Guerin Germany: Schwarz, Smith Kansas: Alholm, Mader Kuwait: Alawadhi Missouri: Berryman, Hays Texas: Heckler

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2009-10 UMKC MEN’S TENNIS MEDIA GUIDE Schwarz to provide leadership to the squad. The quartet of seniors will anchor the line-up and provide the entire team with invaluable experience. “All four of our seniors have really intensified their workouts and their focus because they know this is their last go round,” said Hale. “These guys are really hungry on the court as they are striving to close out their careers on top.”

2010 SEASON OUTLOOK

Coming off a Summit League title, an NCAA Tournament berth and a schoolrecord tying 14 victories, the UMKC men’s tennis team has one goal for the 2010 season – to repeat and win back-to-back league titles. Head Coach Kendell Hale and the ‘Roos will have all the pieces in place to accomplish their preseason goal, as the entire championship roster returns to defend their league crown. “I think we’ve gotten better from last year to this year, and I have the confidence that our players will step up to the challenge,” said Hale. “With that being said, our goals don’t change. Our goal is always to win the league title.” “I know all the teams in our league are going to be circling their match with us this season. It doesn’t bother me, however, having the bull’s eye on our back because hopefully that will make our team and our individual games that much better.”

Berryman made an immediate impact for the ‘Roos in his inaugural season in Blue and Gold, as the Ball State transfer stepped into the top singles and doubles positions. The Blue Springs, Mo., native went on to post an 8-11 singles record and a 9-6 mark at the top doubles position, which led to him earning first team all-league honors and The Summit League Newcomer of the Year accolade. “Bret was a key part of our success last year and I’m looking forward to seeing him compete again this season,” said Hale. “His game has taken a step forward this fall and I’ve never seen him more focused and determined to succeed.”

Smith returns after earning his second straight First Team all-Summit League honor in 2009. The Germany native posted a The ‘Roos return seven letterwinners 14-6 singles record and a and a total of nine players from the 10-6 doubles mark. The 2009 Summit League Championship 14 wins were tied for the squad and they added a pair of newsecond most victories in comers to the mix as well. Five of the a single season in school returnees have earned all-league honors history. during their careers at UMKC, so the talent and experience is lined up for 2010. “Not only is Patrick an excellent The squad will look to a senior laden player, but line-up featuring Bret Berryman, Patrick he is also Smith, Erwin Quintanilla and Dennis an extraor-

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dinary leader,” said Hale. “Pat really became accountable in leading this team, and the players follow him because he not only talks the talk, but he walks the walk.” Schwarz and Quintanilla, meanwhile, return for their fourth season with the ‘Roos as both players have been mainstays in the line-up throughout their careers. Schwarz, a two-time second team all-league honoree, is the active leader in singles wins with 27, while Quintanilla has tallied 20 career singles victories. As a pair, the duo has teamed up in doubles for three seasons, where they have posted a 17-21 overall record. “Dennis is probably the most athletic player and experienced player on our team, and he has a lot of big-match experience,” said Hale. “Erwin is an aggressive, strong doubles player for our squad. We’re looking for him to be more consistent this year in singles.” A fourth upperclassman, junior Serge Ristivojevic returns for his third season after completing a stellar sophomore campaign in Blue and Gold. The Australia native finished with an 11-4 singles and 10-1 doubles record on the year, despite missing a month of the season with a bout of pneumonia. Ristivojevic won when it mattered most, as he won the clinching match in The Summit League final that propelled the ‘Roos to the league title and NCAA Tournament berth.


2009 SUMMIT LEAGUE CHAMPIONS “Serge has an incredible amount of confidence in himself and his game,” said Hale. “He has continued working on his strength and conditioning in the offseason, which should really help him to take his play to the next level.” Sophomore Gustavo Guerin returns to the fold after earning Second Team all-Summit League honors in 2009 after posting a 12-9 singles and an

Nick Hays may be the most improved player on our team. He worked on his game considerably this summer and fall and will be challenging for a spot in the line-up.” Two newcomers have also joined the squad, which will provide Coach Hale with additional options in the line-up this season. David Heckler comes to Kansas City after spending the last year

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to beginning Summit League play in late March. The 2010 Summit League Championship will be held on April 23-24 in Tulsa, Okla., with the winner advancing to the NCAA Tournament. “I am really excited to coach this team,” said Hale. “I stress to our players every day that the team comes first even

11-5 doubles record. The Brazilian’s 11 doubles wins were tied for the fifth most and the 12 singles victories were tied for the seventh most in a single season in school history.

at the Sanchez Casal Tennis Academy in Spain, while Adbulrahman Alawadhi joined the program at the semester.”

“David is one of the fastest and best athletes that we have on our team and “Gustavo was the most consistent he is a great doubles player due to his player day-in and day-out on our roster,” quickness,” said Hale. “He gained a said Hale. “I knew what he was going to great deal of experience at the tennis bring every time he stepped out on the academy in Spain, which should help court, which is something every coach him to be a key contributor in our strives for. I think Gustavo will be even line-up.” more comfortable and confident this season, which will put him in line for another great season.” “Abdulrahman Three additional players – redshirt junior will be a solid Zachary Alholm, redshirt sophomore addition to our Nick Mader and sophomore Nick Hays – roster,” said Hale. “As a will battle for playing time for the ‘Roos prep, we was the No. 1 this season. Alholm and Mader both rated player in the gulf region, where he redshirted in 2009, while Hays picked up had an ITA ranking in the 800’s, so he’ll three singles and two doubles victories be able to come in and compete for a as a true freshman. position in our line-up.” “Zach had the best fall out of anyone in our program, and I can really see a change in his determination and intensity on the court,” said Hale. “I am anxious to see what Nick Mader brings to our squad when he rejoins our team after studying abroad in the fall, and

The Kangaroos will play a total of 23 matches during the 2010 season, which includes seven matches scheduled to be contested in Kansas City. The ‘Roos will face a difficult non-league slate against schools from the Missouri Valley, Atlantic 10 and Horizon League prior

though we play an individual sport. Our success last season came from being a unified team, and we need to do everything in our power to preserve that.”

2010 SEASON OUTLOOK

“Duplication is the true test of excellence.” -- Head Coach Kendell Hale

“As long as we focus on the goal and the end result, I am confident that we’ll get to where we want to be at the end of the season.”

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KENDELL HALE Head Coach • Third Season Northwest Missouri State • 1990 were the most for the program since the 1999-00 season, while the four league victories were the most in a single season in school history.

HEAD COACH KENDELL HALE

Kendell Hale is entering his third season as the head coach of the UMKC men’s and women’s tennis program. Overall, the 2009-10 season will be Hale’s 16th as a collegiate head coach, where he has compiled a 262-174 overall record.

Hale has coached three women’s players to allleague honors in his two seasons. Emily Lindsay earned first team honors in 2008 becoming the first female first team honoree since 2003, and he coached Katherine Rist and Lindsay to second team all-league honors in 2009.

The 2009 season was a remarkable one for the ‘Roos, as Hale guided the men’s squad to a 14-7 overall record and a 5-1 mark in Summit League play. After finishing as the regular season runnerup, Hale led UMKC to a Summit League Tournament title and an NCAA Tournament berth with a tight 4-2 victory over top-seeded Oral Roberts. The tournament final win gave the ‘Roos their 14th victory of the season, which tied a school record for single season victories.

The Kangaroos also have excelled in the classroom under Hale’s watch. The men’s team earned ITA all-Academic Team honors in 2008 and the women’s squad received the distinction in both 2008 and 2009. Additionally, five studentathletes were selected as ITA Scholar Athletes, 29 were named to The Summit League Winter/ Spring Academic all-League team and 13 were Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence honorees.

A trio of players earned all-league honors for their play, as Patrick Smith and Bret Berryman were first team selections, while freshman Gustavo Guerin was a second team honoree. Berryman was also tabbed The Summit League Newcomer of the Year. In two seasons with the ‘Roos, Hale has coached four men’s first team selections and a pair of second team all-league honorees.

Prior to becoming a Kangaroo, Hale spent 13 seasons as the head coach at Rockhurst University, where he guided the Hawks to nine NCAA Tournament appearances in 10 years as an NCAA Division II university. He led Rockhurst to the Midwest Region Championships from 1995-97, and he coached six top-30 Division II studentathletes. His team finished the 1997 season as the 12th ranked team in the nation in the NAIA, which led to him being named the NAIA Midwest Region Coach of the Year.

Under Hale’s guidance, Smith closed out the 2009 season with six straight victories to give him a total of 14 singles wins on the year. The 14 victories were tied for the second most in the single season record books. Hale also led the ‘Roos to unprecedented success at the Wilson/ITA Central Region Championships, as he coached players to the Round of 16 for the first time in school history. On the women’s side, Hale has made great strides with the women’s program in two seasons. In 2008, he led the ‘Roos to three wins, one of which was a 7-0 victory over Centenary that snapped the program’s 58-match losing streak. A year later, UMKC posted five wins and finished with a 4-4 mark in Summit League play. The five victories

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Hale has been honored at every level since joining the coaching profession. He is the only coach to be named the USPTA College Coach of the Year four times (2002, 2004, 2005, 2006), and he has been selected as the Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year on three occasions (2001, 2002, 2007). In 2003, Hale was also selected as the NCAA Central Region Coach of the Year. Hale also was selected as the USPTA Coach of the Year in 2001, the USPTA Missouri Club Professional of the Year in 1998, and he was the USA Tennis Coordinator for Kansas City in 1997.

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Not only did Hale have success on the court, but he also was successful in the classroom as well, as his teams at Rockhurst captured eight Team Academic all-America awards. In addition to his duties with the Hawks, Hale has served as the tennis director at Oakwood Country Club since 2004. From 1997-99, he was the head tennis professional at the Plaza Tennis Center, where the venue was named the Facility of the Year in 1998. Before going to the PTC, Hale served as the head assistant tennis professional/junior coordinator at Kansas City Country Club from 1991-95. Hale has also been a United States Professional Tennis Association board member for 10 years, and he is the USPTA tester for the Kansas City region. Hale’s playing career began at Paris Junior College in Paris, Texas, where he was ranked 43rd in the NJCAA national rankings. After a successful two-year stint, Hale played two seasons at Northwest Missouri State, where he helped the Bearcats to a No. 12 ranking in the NCAA Division II poll. He was the only NWMS player to win a MIAA conference title in 1990 and during that same year, he was the conference doubles runner-up. Hale earned his bachelor of science degree in psychology/sociology from Northwest Missouri State in 1990. He then earned his masters of religious education from the Midwestern Seminary in 1997.


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DANTE CIPULLI Assistant Coach • Second Season Southwest Baptist • 2005

During his first stint with the ‘Roos, Cipulli helped guide the men’s team to a 6-9 overall record and a 4-2 mark in Summit League play and the women’s squad to a 3-12 overall and a 3-5 league record. One of the women’s victories - a 7-0 win over Centenary - snapped the program’s 58-match losing streak. A total of four student-athletes garnered all-league recognition with Cipulli’s guidance. Patrick Smith and Serge Ristivojevic were first team honorees on the men’s side, while Emily Lindsay became the first female first team honoree since 2003. Additionally, Dennis Schwarz earned second team all-league honors. Prior to coming to UMKC, Cipulli served as a graduate assistant at his alma mater, Southwest Baptist, for two seasons from 2005-07. Before joining the coaching ranks, Cipulli played for the Bearcats for three seasons from 2002-05. During his that time, he was twice named an ITA

Cipulli, a native of Tucuman, Argentina, graduated from Southwest Baptist with an undergraduate degree in business administration/international business in 2005. He then went on to earn his MBA from SBU in the summer of 2007.

As a senior, Cipulli won the ITA NCAA Division II Singles National Championship and the Small Colleges Super Bowl Championship. With that win, he advanced to the NCAA Division I National Championships, where he posted a 2-2 record. He also guided SBU to three straight MIAA Championship and NCAA Tournament appearances. As a result, Cipulli was named the ITA Division II National Player of the Year, the ITA Regional Player of the Year, the ITA Division II Senior Player of the Year, and he was voted an ITA All-Star. In Feb. 2005, the state of Missouri recognized Cipulli for his tennis accomplishments, as he was awarded the Missouri Sports Achievement Award for winning his national championship.

ASSISTANT COACH DANTE CIPULLI

Dante Cipulli rejoined the UMKC tennis coaching staff as an assistant coach in June 2009. Cipulli initially joined the Kangaroos prior to the 2007-08 school year before leaving the profession following the season to venture into the business world.

All-American, he won two MIAA Most Valuable Player awards, and he was a two-time unanimous all-MIAA First Team selection. Additionally, he finished his career with a school record 110 singles victories.

In 2003-04, Cipulli was the national runner-up in singles, and he finished third in the country in doubles. He finished the year ranked No. 2 in the nation in singles and No. 22 in doubles. During his first season as SBU, he was named the North Central Rookie of the Year, as he was ranked 35th in the nation in singles.

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ROBERTO QUINTANILLA Assistant Coach • Second Season UMKC • 2006

ASSISTANT COACH ROBERT QUINTANILLA/SUPPORT STAFF

Roberto Quintanilla is in his second season as an assistant coach for the UMKC men’s and women’s tennis programs. Quintanilla helped lead the ‘Roos to the 2009 Summit League Tournament title, as the men’s squad upset top-seeded Oral Roberts to advance to the NCAA Tournament. UMKC tied a school record as it posted a 14-7 overall record in 2009, and three players earned all-league recognition, which included Bret Berryman being named The Summit League Newcomer of the Year.

The Santa Cruz, Bolivia, native also excelled in the classroom during his time at UMKC, as he was named to the Mid-Con Winter/Spring Academic all-Conference team in both 2004 and 2006. With the ‘Roos, Quintanilla has had the opportunity to coach his younger brother Erwin, who is senior on the squad.

Quintanilla joined the coaching staff after playing for the Kangaroos from 2002-06.

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James Allan Sports Information Director Fifth Season Iowa • 2004

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During his time on the court, Quintanilla helped UMKC make three Mid-Con Championship appearances during his four-year career and to a pair of third place finishes (2003 and 2005). He closed out his playing career with a 14-34 record at the No. 4-6 singles positions and a 15-31 record at the No. 3 doubles line.

Trumain Carroll Director of Strength & Conditioning Second Season Oklahoma State • 2005

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Ted Ferris Head Athletics Trainer Sixth Season Grand Valley State • 1998


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BRET BERRYMAN 6-2 • 170 • Sr. • Blue Springs, Mo. Ball State University • Blue Springs South

At Ball State -- Competed for two seasons at Ball State University in the Mid-American Conference... played No. 4 and No. 5 in singles

High School -- First team all-state selection as a senior... also was an all-area and all-metro honoree... played at the No. 1 singles position, where he posted a 24-1 overall record... had a 47-5 overall mark during his junior and senior seasons... finished third in the state individually as a senior... helped lead Blue Springs South to a conference championship in 2006... was the team newcomer of the year as a freshman... received the Presidential Award in the classroom... high school coach was Sheri Rehmer.

SENIOR BRET BERRYMAN

2008-09 -- Summit League Newcomer of the Year and First Team all-Summit League selection after posting an 8-11 record in singles and a 9-6 mark in doubles... is just the third UMKC player to earn Newcomer of the Year honors... played at the No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles positions... teamed in doubles with Patrick Smith... went 4-1 in singles and 1-0 in doubles in Summit League play... tallied his first collegiate singles victory at UMKC with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 win over Gonzaga’s Stefan Feddersen... named The Summit League Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week on March 4 after winning a pair of matches in the team victory over Creighton... was honored as the Athlete of the Week a second time on March 31 after going 3-0 in singles at the league cluster in Tulsa... won five straight doubles matches to start the season and four-of-five to end the year... helped UMKC claim the doubles point with his 8-4 win over Oral Roberts’ Kotsuik/ Suslov... the win helped propel the ‘Roos to The Summit League title and to a berth in the NCAA Tournament.

as a freshman, where he compiled a 10-13 overall record... finished with a perfect 5-0 record in conference play, which led to him being named the MAC Newcomer of the Year... competed at the No. 3 line as a sophomore, finishing with a 9-9 overall record... also was a part of the No. 2 doubles team that had a 8-5 record.

Personal -Full name is Bret Thomas Berryman... born on Aug. 1, 1987, in Kansas City, Mo... son of Steve and Cindy Berryman... has an older brother, Steve... majoring in biology.

CAREER STATISTICS Singles Results Year 2009 TOTALS

Overall 8-11 8-11

Summit 4-1 4-1

No. 1 8-11 8-11

No. 2 - -

No. 3 - -

Overall 9-6 9-6

Summit 1-0 1-0

No. 1 9-6 9-6

No. 2 - -

No. 3 -

No. 4 - -

No. 5 - -

No. 6 -

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ERWIN QUINTANILLA 5-11 • 165 • Sr. • Santa Cruz, Bolivia Franco Boliviano

SENIOR ERWIN QUINTANILLA

2008-09 -- Posted an 8-10 singles and a 4-12 doubles record on the year... went 2-1 in singles and 1-0 in doubles in Summit League competition... played at the No. 5-6 lines in singles and at the No. 2-3 positions in doubles... teamed with Dennis Schwarz in doubles throughout the year... won five straight singles matches from Jan. 24 to Feb. 27... closed out the year by winning three-of-four matches that were played to their completion... defeated WIU’s James McGuire (6-4, 6-3) in the semifinal match at The Summit League Championship, which helped UMKC advance to the final... helped the ‘Roos claim the doubles point with his 8-2 win over Oral Roberts’ Beslic/Savin, as the squad won the league tournament title and advanced to the NCAA Tournament. 2007-08 -- Finished with a 6-8 record in singles and a 7-5 mark in doubles on the year... posted a 4-2 singles record in Summit League play... saw action at the No. 3 and No. 4 positions in singles and at the two line in doubles... competed in doubles with fellow sophomore Dennis Schwarz... the seven doubles victories at the two line are tied for the third most at the position in a single season in UMKC history... won six-of-eight singles matches to close out the season... picked up his first victory of the season with a 0-6, 6-4, 10-5 win over UNC’s Paul Tschetter (3/23)... won final three matches on the year, which included a three-set win over Arkansas’

Nick Spinazze, 6-7 (4), 6-4, 10-7... posted a five-match doubles winning streak from Mar. 20 to Mar. 28... named to The Summit League Winter/ Spring Academic all-League team. 2006-07 -- Posted a 6-4 record in singles and a 6-4 mark in doubles... played at the No. 4 singles line and teamed with Dennis Schwarz to form the No. 2 doubles pair... posted a perfect 3-0 record in Mid-Con matches in both singles and doubles... won his first collegiate matches against Creighton on Feb. 11... topped Chris Miller, 6-1, 6-4, in singles and defeated Elsun and Guerra in doubles, 9-8... closed out the season with nine straight victories (five singles/four doubles) in matches that were played to their completion. Prep Career -- Competed for the Federation of Boliviana of Tennis (FBT) and the Association Crocena of Tennis (ACT). Personal -- Born on June 6, 1987... son of Erwin Quintanilla Meyer and Maria Roxana Gomez de Quintanilla... brother, Roberto, competed on the UMKC tennis team from 2003-06 and is now an assistant coach... majoring in civil engineering.

CAREER STATISTICS Singles Results Year 2007 2008 2009 2010 TOTALS

Overall 6-4 6-8 8-10 2-2 22-24

Summit 3-0 4-2 2-1 0-0 9-3

No. 1 - - - - -

No. 2 - - - - -

No. 3 - 1-4 - - 1-4

Overall 6-4 7-5 4-12 2-2 19-23

Summit 3-0 2-1 1-0 0-0 6-1

No. 1 - - - - -

No. 2 6-4 7-5 3-7 - 16-16

No. 3 1-4

No. 4 6-4 5-4 - - 11-8

No. 5 - - 1-2

No. 6 7-6

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DENNIS SCHWARZ 6-1 • 176 • Sr. • Munich, Germany Louise-Schroeder Gymnasium

2007-08 -- Second Team all-Summit League selection after posting a team-best 10-3 singles record and a 7-5 doubles mark on the year... played at the No. 3 and No. 4 positions in singles and the No. 2 doubles line... had a perfect 5-0 singles mark and a 2-1 doubles record in Summit League action... won 10 straight matches to close out the regular season... eight of the matches were claimed in straight sets... defeated Arkansas’ Bradwin Williams, 2-6, 6-4, 10-8, on April 9... won five straight doubles matches from Mar. 20 through Mar. 28... his seven doubles victories are tied for the third most

Personal -- Born on Oct. 14, 1986... son of Wolfgang and Alexandra Schwarz... majoring in business.

2006-07 -- Second Team all-Mid-Con selection after posting a 8-6 record in singles and a 6-4 mark in doubles... played at the No. 3 singles line and teamed with Erwin Quintanilla to form the No. 2 doubles pair... won his final four matches of the year and he was victorious in 7-of-his-final-9 matches on the season... went 4-2 in Mid-Con singles matches and 3-0 in league doubles matches... won his first collegiate match against Joe Eckert of Creighton, 7-5, 6-3, on Feb. 11... won final four doubles contests on the year, in matches that were played to their completion... named to the Mid-Con Winter/ Spring Academic all-Conference team. High School -No. 1 on the team that finished the country.

SENIOR DENNIS SCHWARZ

2008-09 -- Finished with a 9-13 singles and a 4-12 doubles record on the year... competed at the No. 4-5 lines in singles and at the No. 2-3 positions in doubles... posted a 3-4 singles record and a 1-0 doubles mark in Summit League play... won five straight singles matches from Jan. 24 to Feb. 27... teamed with Erwin Quintanilla in doubles throughout the year... topped ORU’s Beslic/Savin (8-2) to help the Kangaroos win the doubles point, as the squad went on to claim The Summit League Championship and earn a berth into the NCAA Tournament... UMKC Scholar Athlete honoree... named to The Summit League Winter/Spring Academic all-League team and to the Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence... was also named an ITA Scholar Athlete.

at the No. 2 position in a single season in UMKC history... helped the Kangaroos claim the doubles point with his 8-5 victory over ORU’s Alex Kotsuik and Alex Dargel at The Summit League Championship (4/25)... recipient of UMKC’s Dutton Brookfield Award, which is presented annually to a talented student-athlete who demonstrates great potential for the future... named to The Summit League Winter/Spring Academic all-League team and to the Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence... also was named an ITA Scholar Athlete.

Played school seventh in

CAREER STATISTICS Singles Results Year 2007 2008 2009 TOTALS

Overall 8-6 10-3 9-13 27-22

Summit 4-2 5-0 3-4 12-6

No. 1 - - - -

No. 2 - - - -

No. 3 8-5 6-3 - 14-8

Overall 6-4 7-5 4-12 17-21

Summit 3-0 2-1 1-0 6-1

No. 1 - - - -

No. 2 6-4 7-5 3-7 16-16

No. 3 1-4 1-4

No. 4 - 4-0 2-2 6-2

No. 5 - - 7-9 7-9

No. 6 -

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PATRICK SMITH 6-1 • 174 • RS Sr. • Munich, Germany Max-Planck Gymnasium

SENIOR PATRICK SMITH

2008-09 -- First Team all-Summit League selection for the second straight year after posting a 14-6 singles record and a 10-6 doubles mark... the 14 singles wins are tied for the second most in a single season in UMKC history... played at the No. 1-3 positions in singles and at the one line in doubles... went 6-0 in singles and 2-0 in doubles in Summit League play... teamed primarily with Bret Berryman in doubles on the year... won five of his first eight singles matches to start the season and his first five doubles matches... named The Summit League Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week on Feb. 3 after posting a 6-0 record in three team victories... won 13 straight matches (nine singles/four doubles) to close out the regular season... named the League Athlete of the Week a second time on April 14 after going 5-0 in the league cluster in Fort Wayne... won four-of-five doubles matches to close out the season... clinched UMKC team victories in the matches against Northwest Missouri State and Western Illinois in The Summit League semifinals... the win over WIU’s Francisco Ortiz (6-7 (5), 6-4, 6-2) helped the ‘Roos advance to the final of the league Championship... claimed a straight set victory over ORU’s Dmitry Suslov (6-4, 6-3) to help propel the Kangaroos to the Summit League title and to an NCAA Tournament berth... named to The Summit League Winter/Spring Academic all-League team and to the Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence. 2007-08 -- First Team all-Summit League selection after finishing with a 6-7 singles record and a 5-8 doubles mark on the year... saw action at the No. 1 and No. 2 positions in singles and at the one line in doubles... had

a 3-1 singles mark and a 4-0 doubles record in Summit League play... teamed up with freshman Serge Ristivojevic in doubles... his 6-4 mark at the No. 2 singles line is tied for the fourth most wins at the position in a single season in school history... won five-of-seven matches in singles to close out the year, which included winning three straight from Mar. 23 to Mar. 30... ended WIU’s Martin Bostrom’s 14-match winning streak with a 7-6 (3), 6-3 victory on Mar. 30... the win was the lone victory over Bostrom during the regular season... was victorious in four-of-five matches in doubles to close out the year... helped UMKC claim the doubles point with an 8-5 victory over ORU’s Alex Kotsuik and Alex Dargel at The Summit League Championship... recipient of UMKC’s Sam Davidson Award, which is presented annually to a student-athlete who best exemplifies the ideals of scholarship, sportsmanship and goodwill... named to The Summit League Winter/Spring Academic all-League team and to the Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence... also was named an ITA Scholar-Athlete. 2006-07 -- Posted a 4-9 overall record in singles and had an 8-5 record in doubles... competed at the No. 2 singles position and teamed with Richard Harrison to form the No. 1 doubles tandem... finished with an even 2-2 mark in Mid-Con singles matches and had a 4-2 record in league doubles contests... won his first collegiate singles match in a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Nikita Dudar of Creighton on Feb. 11... closed out the year with two straight singles victories... had a three-match and a four-match winning streak in doubles... won 7-of-9 matches in doubles to close out the year... named to the Mid-Con Winter/Spring Academic all-Conference team

CAREER STATISTICS Singles Results Year 2007 2008 2009 TOTALS

Overall 4-9 6-7 14-6 24-22

Summit 2-2 4-0 6-0 12-2

No. 1 - 0-3 1-0 1-3

No. 2 4-7 6-4 13-5 23-16

No. 3 - - 0-1 0-1

Overall 8-5 5-8 10-6 23-19

Summit 4-2 3-1 10-6 17-9

No. 1 8-4 5-8 10-6 23-18

No. 2 - - - -

No. 3 -

No. 4 - - - -

No. 5 - - - -

No. 6 -

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and to the Mid-Continent Conference Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence. 2005-06 -- Redshirted. High School -- Played on the club team TC Blutenburg in junior competition... earned runner-up honors two consecutive years with his team in Munich. Personal -- Born Sept. 11, 1984... son of Peter and Beatrice Smith... majoring in premed/German.


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ZACHARY ALHOLM 6-1 • 175 • RS Jr. • Leawood, Kan. Johnson County CC • Kansas City Christian

Junior College -- Played two seasons at Johnson County Community College at the No. 6 singles and No. 3 doubles positions... was a semifinalist at the No. 3 doubles position at the 2008 JUCO National Tournament... helped JCCC to a fourth place national finish in 2007 and a fifth place finish in 2008... led team to the Region 5 Conference championship in 2007... recipient of the Cavalier Award in 2008.

Personal -- Born on Aug. 1, 1987 in Shawnee, Kan... son of Jeff Alholm and Sabrina Alexander.. has three younger siblings, Breana, Joshua and Elijah... majoring in electrical and computer engineering.

High School -- Three-time second team all-state and first team all-district selection from sophomore to senior years... four-year team captain... honorable mention all-state as a freshman... also was the team Most Valuable Player and a second team all-district selection as a freshman.... played No. 1 singles as a freshman and No. 2 singles from his sophomore to senior seasons... member of the No. 1 doubles team throughout

REDSHIRT JUNIOR ZACHARY ALHOLM

2008-09 -- Redshirted... did not see any match action... UMKC Scholar Athlete honoree.

high school... helped KCCHS to four top10 state finishes... placed 10th in 2003, fourth in 2004, fifth in 2005 and was the state runner-up in 2006... also helped the squad to three team conference second place finishes and a third place showing in 2003... member of the National Honor Society.

CAREER STATISTICS Singles Results Year 2010 TOTALS

Overall 1-3 1-3

Summit 0-0 0-0

No. 1 - -

No. 2 - -

No. 3 - -

No. 4 - -

No. 5 - -

No. 6 -

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SERGE RISTIVOJEVIC 6-3 • 185 • Jr. • Orchard Hills, New South Wales, Australia Kingswood

JUNIOR SERGE RISTIVOJEVIC

2008-09 -- Posted an 11-4 singles record and a 10-1 doubles mark on the year... the 11 singles wins are tied for the 10th most in a single season in the UMKC record books... competed at the No. 2-4 positions in singles and at the No. 1 and No. 3 lines in doubles... teamed primarily with Gustavo Guerin in doubles, where they went a perfect 8-0 at the No. 3 line... the eight wins at the three position are tied for the third most in a single season in school history... posted a 1-1 singles record and a 2-0 doubles mark in Summit League play... advanced to the Round of 16 in both singles and doubles at the Wilson/ITA Central Regional during the fall season... won five straight matches in singles from Jan. 24 to Feb. 27 before missing a month of the season with pneumonia... named The Summit League Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week on Jan. 28... picked up a pair of singles victories at The Summit League Championship, which included a title clinching win over ORU’s Alex Dargel (6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (1) to send the ‘Roos to the NCAA Tournament... won eight straight doubles matches to close out the season that were played to their completion... UMKC Scholar Athlete honoree... named to The Summit League Winter/Spring Academic all-League team and to the Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence.

2007-08 -- First Team all-Summit League selection after compiling a 5-8 singles record and a 5-8 doubles mark on the year... played primarily at the No. 1 line throughout the year in both singles and doubles... teamed with sophomore Patrick Smith in doubles... had a 3-1 singles and doubles record in Summit League play... posted his first collegiate victory in singles and doubles against Rhode Island (3/20)... defeated Jared Dorfman, 6-4, 6-2, at the one line in singles and Gart/McGuire, 9-8 (5), at the one in doubles... won three of four matches in singles to close out the regular season, which included a 1-6, 6-4, 6-2 victory over Western Illinois’ Zach Frisch... claimed victories in four of five doubles matches to finish out the season... helped the Kangaroos claim the doubles point at The Summit League Championship with an 8-5 victory over ORU’s Alex Kotsuik and Alex Dargel... named to The Summit League Winter/Spring Academic all-League team. High School -- All-state selection at Kingswood High School in 2007... high school coach was Geoff Bracken. Personal -- Born on Aug. 3, 1990... son of Slobodan and Radmila Ristivojevic... pre-medicine major.

CAREER STATISTICS Singles Results Year 2008 2009 2010 TOTALS

Overall 5-8 11-4 2-3 18-15

Summit 3-1 1-1 0-0 4-2

No. 1 5-5 - - 5-5

No. 2 0-3 0-1 - 0-4

No. 3 - 8-1 - 8-1

Overall 5-8 10-1 4-2 19-11

Summit 3-1 2-0 0-0 5-1

No. 1 5-8 1-0 - 6-8

No. 2

No. 3

- - -

8-0 8-0

No. 4 - 1-1 - 1-1

No. 5 - - - -

No. 6 -

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NICK HAYS 5-9 • 160 • So. • Blue Springs, Mo. Blue Springs South

High School -- Three-time first team all-conference and first team all-district honoree... named the Eastern Jackson County Player of the Year as a freshman after winning the conference singles title... posted undefeated records in conference play as a freshman, sophomore and senior... missed his junior season due to injury... team captain as a senior...

SOPHOMORE NICK HAYS

2008-09 -- Finished the year with a 3-7 singles and a 2-4 doubles record... played at the No. 4 and No. 6 positions in singles and at the No. 2-3 lines in doubles... teamed with Gustavo Guerin in doubles... tallied his first collegiate victory in doubles with an 8-4 win over Bradley’s Robertson/Osborne... won three straight singles matches from March 28 to April 10... posted his first career singles victory over Western Illinois’ Jim Capalbo (4-6, 6-3, 6-3)... followed with wins over IPFW’s Cameron Braun (6-0, 6-2) and Centenary’s John Reeks (6-0, 6-2)... named to The Summit League Winter/Spring Academic all-League team.

helped lead team to a second straight team conference championship in 2007... helped lead Blue Springs South to the state tournament in 2005 and 2007 and to conference championships in 2006 and 2007... posted a 46-7 singles record and a 45-10 doubles record in his high school career... the 45 doubles record are a school record... high school coach was Sheri Rehmer... club coach was Eric Rand. Personal -- Born on Jan. 31, 1989, in Kansas City, Mo... son of Fred and Sarah Hays... father, Fred, is a professor at UMKC, while mother, Sarah, is a Judge... has an older brother, Ryan... majoring in business.

CAREER STATISTICS Singles Results Year 2009 2010 TOTALS

Overall 3-7 0-3 3-10

Summit 3-0 0-0 3-0

No. 1 - - -

No. 2 - - -

No. 3 - - -

Overall 2-4 1-3 3-7

Summit 1-0 0-0 1-0

No. 1 - - -

No. 2 1-4 - 1-4

No. 3 1-0 1-0

No. 4 0-5 - 0-5

No. 5 - - -

No. 6 3-1 0 3-1

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GUSTAVO GUERIN 5-11 • 166 • So. • Itumbriara-Goias, Brazil Colegio Ateneu

SOPHOMORE GUSTAVO GUERIN

2008-09 -- Second Team all-Summit League selection after finishing with a 12-9 singles and a 11-5 doubles record... the 12 singles victories are tied the seventh most in a single season in school history, while the 11 doubles wins are tied for the fifth most in the record books... went 4-1 in singles and 2-0 in doubles in Summit League play... competed at the No. 2-4 positions in singles and at the No. 2-3 lines in doubles... advanced to the Round of 16 in doubles with Serge Ristivojevic at the Wilson/ITA Central Regional during the fall season... also moved on to the second round in singles after tallying his first collegiate victory over Illinois State’s Daniel Tobar (6-1, 6-3)... won five of his first eight singles matches to start the spring... closed out the season by winning six of eight matches that were played to their completion... topped Oral Roberts’ Dario Beslic (6-4, 6-2) in helping UMKC win The Summit League Championship to earn a berth into the NCAA Tournament... posted

a perfect 8-0 doubles record with Ristivojevic during the spring... the eight wins are tied for the third most at the three line in a single season in school history... named to The Summit League Winter/Spring Academic all-League team. High School -- Was ranked in the top-five in Sao Paulo, Brazil, as an 18-year old... won a doubles tournament and advanced to the finals in another national tournament as an 18-year old... also was a singles finalist... ranked among the topfive in Brazil as a 14-year old... also was ranked in the top-10 as a 16-year old. Personal -- Born on June 5, 1989... son of Ivan Luiz Guerin and Sonia Regina Xavier Rocha Guerin... has two siblings, Aline and Camila... majoring in business.

CAREER STATISTICS Singles Results Year 2009 2010 TOTALS

Overall 12-9 3-2 15-11

Summit 4-1 0-0 4-1

No. 1 - - -

No. 2 1-0 - 1-0

No. 3 5-5 - 5-5

Overall 11-5 4-2 15-7

Summit 2-0 0-0 2-0

No. 1 - - -

No. 2 1-4 - 1-4

No. 3 9-0 - 9-0

No. 4 5-3 - 5-3

No. 5 - - -

No. 6 -

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NICK MADER 5-11 • 165 • RS Soph. • Olathe, Kan. Olathe East

2007-08 -- Finished with an 0-12 record in singles, playing primarily at the No. 5 position... also had a 3-8 record in doubles at the No. 3 line... paired up primarily with fellow freshman Nick Patonai... won three straight matches in doubles from Mar. 23 to Mar. 29... posted his first collegiate doubles victory with an 8-1 win over Northern Colorado’s Dunn/Buzako on Mar. 23... named to The Summit League Winter/Spring Academic all-League team.

Personal -- Born on June 29, 1989... son of Curt and Leslie Mader... posted a 3.9 cumulative grade point average in high school... member of the National Honor Society and the Spanish National Honor Society... attained the academic excellence award and was on the honor roll all four years of high school... majoring in finance.

REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE NICK MADER

2008-09 -- Redshirted... did not see any match action... UMKC Scholar Athlete honoree... named to The Summit League Winter/Spring Academic all-League team and to the Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence.

High School -- Two-time state qualifier... led team to a regional championship, while being a team co-captain as a senior... Olathe East posted a 47-0-4 overall record during his high school career... four-year letterwinner in tennis... also lettered in both basketball and football as a freshman... high school coach was Jim Hix.

CAREER STATISTICS Singles Results Year 2008 TOTALS

Overall 0-12 0-12

Summit 0-3 0-3

No. 1 - -

No. 2 - -

No. 3 - -

Overall 3-8 3-8

Summit 2-1 2-1

No. 1 - -

No. 2 - -

No. 3 3-8 3-8

No. 4 - -

No. 5 0-10 0-10

No. 6 0-2 0-2

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ABDULRAHMAN ALAWADHI 5-5 • 135 • Fr. • Kuwait City, Kuwait Jaber Mubark Al Subah

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High School -- No. 1 ranked U18 player in Kuwait and in the Gulf countries... played for the National Team of Kuwait in the U18... won the Kuwait Tennis Federation tournaments in U10, U12, U16 and U18... also won the Gulf Countries Cup (GCC) U18 tournament in singles... received the “U16 Best Player” honor at the GCC... reached the ITF doubles finals... won the

GCC doubles as U14 and was the runnerup U18... No. 3 in Arab Games team for U12, U14, U16 and U18... also was ranked No. 32 in Asia in U14... coaches were Saud Mahmeed and Mohammad Mahmoudi. Personal -- Born on Feb. 17, 1992, in Kuwait... son of Mohammad Alawadhi and Fatma Jasem... has three older brothers, Razi, Musaab and Suhaib and one older sister, Mariam... Musaab and Suhaib played tennis in the Kuwait Sporting Club... majoring in mechanical engineering.

DAVID HECKLER 5-10 • 155 • Fr. • Houston, Texas Sanchez Casal Academy • Strake Jesuit College Preparatory was the team captain from sophomore to senior seasons... high school coach was Chuck Kenny. Prior to UMKC -- Spent one year at the Sanchez Casal Academy in Barcelona, Spain. High School -- Claimed the district doubles title in 2007 as a junior before placing third at regionals... was the district runner-up in 2008 as a senior...

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Personal -- Born on July 31, 1990, in Tampa, Fla... son of Tim and Renee Heckler... father, Tim, is the CEO of the U.S. Professional Tennis Association... mother, Renee, is the CFO of the same organization... Tim played collegiate tennis at Lamar University, while Renee played collegiately at South Florida... has two

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2009 SUMMIT LEAGUE CHAMPIONS OVERALL TEAM RECORD: 14-7

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SUMMIT LEAGUE RECORD: 5-1

2009 RESULTS at UNLV vs. Weber State vs. Gonzaga at Air Force vs. Northern Colorado Creighton at #41 Nebraska vs. Bradley vs. #72 South Carolina-Upstate vs. Troy State at #44 Arkansas *vs. IUPUI *vs. Western Illinois *vs. IPFW *vs. Oral Roberts *vs. South Dakota State *vs. Centenary Northwest Missouri State %vs. Western Illinois %vs. Oral Roberts $vs. #6 Baylor

L, 1-6 W, 4-1 W, 7-0 W, 5-2 W, 7-0 W, 7-0 L, 0-7 W, 5-2 L, 0-7 L, 0-7 L, 0-7 W, 4-1 W, 4-0 W, 4-1 L, 3-4 W, 6-1 W, 6-1 W, 4-3 W, 4-3 W, 4-2 L, 0-4

Serge Ristivojevic celebrates after clinching UMKC’s victory over Oral Roberts at the 2009 Summit League Championship.

* Summit League match % Summit League Championship (Fort Wayne, Ind.) $ NCAA Championships (Tulsa, Okla.)

2009 SEASON REVIEW

Jan. 24 Jan. 24 Jan. 30 Jan. 31 Feb. 1 Feb. 27 Mar. 7 Mar. 8 Mar. 18 Mar. 19 Mar. 22 Mar. 27 Mar. 28 Mar. 28 Apr. 9 Apr. 10 Apr. 10 Apr. 15 Apr. 24 Apr. 25 May 8

SINGLES RESULTS Name Bret Berryman Gustavo Guerin Nick Hays Erwin Quintanilla Serge Ristivojevic Dennis Schwarz Patrick Smith

Overall Record 8-11 12-9 3-7 8-10 11-4 9-13 14-6

Summit Record 4-1 4-1 3-0 2-1 1-1 3-4 6-0

Dual Record 8-11 11-8 3-6 8-8 9-3 9-11 14-6

No. 1 8-11 - - - - - 1-0

No. 2 - 1-0 - - 0-1 - 13-5

No. 3 - 5-5 - - 8-1 - 0-1

Overall Record 9-6 4-12 9-1 2-4 1-0

Summit Record 1-0 1-0 1-0 1-0 1-0

Dual Record 9-6 4-11 8-0 2-4 1-0

No. 1 9-6 - - - 1-0

No. 2 - 3-7 - 1-4 -

No. 3 1-4 8-0 1-0 -

No. 4 - 5-3 0-5 - 1-1 2-2 -

No. 5 - - - 1-2 - 7-9 -

No. 6 3-1 7-6 -

DOUBLES RESULTS Name Smith/Berryman Schwarz/Quintanilla Ristivojevic/Guerin Hays/Guerin Smith/Ristivojevic

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2009-10 UMKC MEN’S TENNIS MEDIA GUIDE 2009 SUMMIT LEAGUE STANDINGS THE SUMMIT LEAGUE REGULAR SEASON STANDINGS

Team #Oral Roberts *UMKC *Western Illinois *IPFW IUPUI South Dakota State Centenary

Summit League W L Pct. 6 0 1.000 5 1 .833 4 2 .667 3 3 .500 2 4 .333 1 4 .200 0 6 .000

W 8 14 9 7 3 4 0

All Matches L Pct. 7 .533 7 .667 16 .360 18 .280 16 .158 14 .222 10 .000

# - Indicates clinched The Summit League regular season title and the #1 seed in The Summit League Championship. * - Indicates clinched a berth in The Summit League Championship

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2009 SUMMIT LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS (Fort Wayne, Ind.) Friday, April 24 #1 Oral Roberts 4, #4 IPFW 0 #2 UMKC 4, #3 Western Illinois 3 Saturday, April 25 #2 UMKC 4, #1 Oral Roberts 2 2009 NCAA TOURNAMENT (Tulsa, Okla.) Round of 64 Friday, May 8 #6 Baylor 4, UMKC 0

2009 SUMMIT LEAGUE ALL-LEAGUE SELECTIONS First Team all-Summit League Bret Berryman, UMKC Alexander Dargel, Oral Roberts Zach Frisch, Western Illinois Oleksandr Kotsuik, Oral Roberts Hermann Kuschke, IPFW Patrick Smith, UMKC

Player of the Year Oleksandr Kotsuik, Oral Roberts

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Second Team all-Summit League Gustavo Guerin, UMKC Neil Lesinski, Western Illinois Luis Maselli, IPFW Corey Paluch, South Dakota State Sean Ragee-Nelson, Western Illinois Gregory Sosa, IUPUI

Newcomer of the Year Bret Berryman, UMKC

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Coach of the Year Michael Hunt, Western Illinois


2009 SUMMIT LEAGUE CHAMPIONS ATHLETIC HONORS Year-by-Year League Tournament Summary 1995 4th 1996 5th 1997 2nd 1998 2nd 1999 1st 2000 1st 2001 2nd 2002 4th 2003 3rd 2004 n/a 2005 3rd 2006 4th 2007 3rd 2008 3rd 2009 1st League Regular Season Titles 1998, 1999, 2000 League Tournament Titles/NCAA Tournament Appearances 1999, 2000, 2009 League Player of the Year 1999 Angelo Vasilescu 2000 Divan Coetzee League Newcomer of the Year 1999 Angelo Vasilescu 2000 Divan Coetzee 2009 Bret Berryman League Coach of the Year 2000 Peter Hancy

Second Team all-League Selection 1995 Chris Rossow 1996 Craig Gransen 1997 Marck de Lautour 1998 Brian Takemoto 1999 Alonso Tomas 2001 James Nelson Alonso Tomas 2002 Yasuhito Minoda Alonso Tomas James Nelson 2004 Evan Clark Richard Harrison 2005 Grant Gelina Dennis Schwarz 2008 Dennis Schwarz 2009 Gustavo Guerin

In 2009, Bret Berryman became just the third ‘Roo to be named the league Newcomer of the Year.

Richard Harrison was a three-time first team allMid-Con selection from 2005-07. He also earned second team honors as a freshman in 2004.

ACADEMIC HONORS ITA all-Academic Team Selections 2008

HONOR ROLL

First Team all-League Selections 1995 Alok Sengupta 1997 Craig Gansen Jorge Morales 1998 Craig Gansen Jorge Morales 1999 Craig Gansen Angelo Vasilescu 2000 Divan Coetzee Angelo Vasilescu 2001 Angelo Vasilescu 2002 James Nelson 2003 Evan Clark 2005 Richard Harrison 2006 Richard Harrison 2007 Richard Harrison 2008 Serge Ristivojevic Patrick Smith 2009 Bret Berryman Patrick Smith

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ITA Scholar Athlete Awards 2008 Dennis Schwarz Patrick Smith 2009 Dennis Schwarz Academic all-League 1997 Mark Carney Marck de Lautour Craig Gansen Andy Urias 1998 Mark Carney Marck de Lautour Craig Gansen Jose Lopez Jorge Morales 1999 Mark Carney Marck de Lautour Craig Gansen 2000 Angelo Vasilsecu 2001 James Nelson Alonso Tomas Angelo Vasilescu 2002 James Nelson Alonso Tomas 2003 James Nelson Brad Scott 2004 Roberto Quintanilla 2005 Darren Chiao Richard Harrison

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NCAA TOURNAMENT TEAMS

2006 2007 2008 2009

Darren Chiao Richard Harrison Joe Kane Roberto Quintanilla Darren Chiao Richard Harrison Dennis Schwarz Patrick Smith Max Almenoff Harsh Gupta Nick Mader Nick Patonai Erwin Quintanilla Serge Ristivojevic Dennis Schwarz Patrick Smith Senan Yasar Gustavo Guerin Nick Hays Nick Mader Serge Ristivojevic Dennis Schwarz Patrick Smith

2009-10 UMKC MEN’S TENNIS MEDIA GUIDE Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence 2006 Darren Chiao Richard Harrison Joe Kane 2007 Darren Chiao Richard Harrison Joe Kane Patrick Smith 2008 Dennis Schwarz Patrick Smith 2009 Nick Mader Serge Ristivojevic Dennis Schwarz Patrick Smith UMKC Schlolar Athlete 2009 Zachary Alholm Nick Mader Serge Ristivojevic Dennis Schwarz

Dennis Schwarz has been named an ITA Scholar Athlete in each of the last two seasons.

1999 NCAA TOURNAMENT TEAM NCAA First Round Mid-Con Regular Season Champions Mid-Con Tournament Champions 14-5 Overall/6-0 Mid-Con Counterclockwise from bottom right: Jorge Morales, Marck de Lautour, Choo Lee, Head Coach Pat Looney, Eric Eaves, Jose Lopez, Mark Carney, Andy Urias and Craig Gansen.

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2000 NCAA TOURNAMENT TEAM NCAA First Round Mid-Con Regular Season Champions Mid-Con Tournament Champions 12-11 Overall/6-0 Mid-Con 1999-2000 Roster: Divan Coetzee, Yasuhito Minoda, James Nelson, Brian Takemoto, Alonso Tomas, Angelo Vasilescu Head Coach: Peter Hancy

2009 NCAA TOURNAMENT TEAM

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NCAA First Round Summit League Tournament Champions 14-7 Overall/5-1 Summit League Left to Right: Assistant Coach Roberto Quintanilla, Dennis Schwarz, Erwin Quintanilla, Serge Ristivojevic, Patrick Smith, Gustavo Guerin, Head Coach Kendell Hale, Bret Berryman, Nick Hays.

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2009-10 UMKC MEN’S TENNIS MEDIA GUIDE Craig Gansen holds the UMKC record for career singles victories and career winning percentage.

CAREER SINGLES WINNING PERCENTAGE (Min. of 20 wins) Player (Year) Pos. Record 1. Craig Gansen (95-99) 1-2 48-24 2. Cho Lee (96-98) 3-6 20-11 Jorge Morales (96-98) 1-2 20-11 4. Conway Huang (87-91) 1-5 25-16 5. Kendall Clarkson (90-94) 1-4, 6 37-25 6. Yasuhito Minoda (98-02) 3-6 39-29 7. Brian Takemoto (98-01) 2-3, 5-6 31-24 8. Alonso Tomas (98-02) 4-6 41-32 9. Dennis Schwarz (07-10) 3-5 27-22 10. Patrick Smith (07-10) 1-3 24-22 11. Alok Sengupta (91-95) 1-4 26-24 12. Mark Carney (95-99) 2-5 29-27

Pct. .667 .645 .645 .610 .597 .574 .564 .562 .551 .522 .520 .518

TOP-FIVE WINNEST SEASONS, DUAL SINGLES

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SINGLES WINS, SEASON Player (Year) 1. Divan Coetzee (2000) 2. Craig Gansen (1997) Alonso Tomas (2000) Patrick Smith (2009) 5. Jorge Morales (1998) Angelo Vasilescu (1999) 7. Craig Gansen (1996) Marck de Lautour (1999) Gustavo Guerin (2009) 10. Conway Huang (1988) Kendall Clarkson (1991) Kendall Clarkson (1993) Marck de Lautour (1997) Craig Gansen (1998) Craig Gansen (1999) Yasuhito Minoda (1999) Alonso Tomas (1999) Yasuhito Minoda (2000) Joe Kane (2004) Serge Ristivojevic (2009)

Pos. 1 1-2 4-6 1-3 1-2 1-4 1-2 4-6 2-4 3-5 1-3 1-4,6 3-4 1-2 1-2 4-6 2-3 3-6 3-6 2-4

Record 15-7 14-6 14-8 14-6 13-3 13-4 12-6 12-4 12-9 11-5 11-5 11-5 11-8 11-6 11-6 11-3 11-5 11-8 11-9 11-4

SINGLES WINS, CAREER Player (Year) 1. Craig Gansen (95-99) 2. Alonso Tomas (98-02) Marck de Lautour (95-99) 4. Yasuhito Minoda (98-02) 5. Kendall Clarkson (90-94) 6. Brian Takemoto (98-01) 7. Mark Carney (95-99) 8. James Nelson (99-03) 9. Richard Harrison (03-07) Angelo Vasilescu (98-01) Dennis Schwarz (07-10)

Pos. 1-2 4-6 2-4 3-6 1-4, 6 2-3, 5-6 2-5 2-5 1 2-4 3-5

Record 48-24 41-32 41-29 39-29 37-25 31-24 29-27 28-48 27-33 27-29 27-22

No. 1 1. 2. 3.

Player (Year) Divan Coetzee (2000) Jorge Morales (1998) Alok Sengupta (1992) Craig Gansen (1996) Richard Harrison (2006) Bret Berryman (2009)

Record 15-7 11-3 8-2 8-6 8-4 8-11

Patrick Smith

No. 2 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Player (Year) Patrick Smith (2009) Craig Gansen (1997) Craig Gansen (1998) Evan Clark (2004) Conway Huang (1991) Grant Gelina (2006) Patrick Smith (2008)

Record 13-5 11-4 10-4 7-7 6-3 6-7 6-4

No. 3 1. 2. 3.

Player (Year) Marck de Lautour (1997) Mike Chamberlain (1990) Yasuhito Minoda (2002) Dennis Schwarz (2007) Serge Ristivojevic (2009)

Record 10-5 9-1 8-6 8-5 8-1

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Record 7-4 6-0 6-1 6-6 6-4 6-4

Player (Year) Mark Carney (1997) Alonso Tomas (2000) Marck de Lautour (1999) Dennis Schwarz (2009) Marck de Lautour (1998) Tyler Burns (2004)

Record 8-4 8-1 7-3 7-9 6-4 6-6

Player (Year) Choo Lee (1997) Brian Lowe (1988) Drake Vedrine (1996) Erwin Quintanilla (2009) Yasuhito Minoda (2000) Joe Kane (2004)

DOUBLES WINS, SEASON Player (Year) 1. Mark Carney (1999) 2. Yasuhito Minoda (1999) 3. Craig Gansen (1997) Alonso Tomas (2001) 5. Craig Gansen (1996) Marck de Lautour (1996) Mark Carney (1997) Craig Gansen (1999) Angelo Vasilescu (1999) James Nelson (2002) DOUBLES WINS, CAREER Player (Year) 1. Mark Carney (95-99) Craig Gansen (95-99) 3. Marck de Lautour (95-99) 4. James Nelson (99-03) Brian Takemoto (97-01) 6. Yasuhito Minoda (98-02) 7. Alonso Tomas (98-02) 8. Kendall Clarkson (90-94) 9. Angelo Vasilescu (98-01) 10. Richard Harrison (03-07) Patrick Smith (07-10)

CAREER DOUBLES WINNING PERCENTAGE (Min. of 20 wins) Player (Year) Pos. Record 1. Mark Carney (95-99) 1-3 44-21 2. Craig Gansen (95-99) 1-2 44-24 3. Marck de Lautour (95-99) 1-2 41-25 4. Brian Takemoto (97-01) 1-3 36-23 5. Yasuhito Minoda (98-02) 1-3 35-27 Angelo Vasilescu (98-01) 1-3 26-20 7. Alok Sengupta (91-95) 1-2 22-17 8. Patrick Smith (07-10) 1 23-19 9. Kendall Clarkson (90-94) 1-2 27-25 10. Alonso Tomas (98-02) 1-3 34-33 11. James Nelson (99-03) 1-2 36-38 TOP-FIVE WINNINGEST SEASONS, DUAL DOUBLES

Craig Gansen and Angelo Vasilescu at the NCAA Championships in 1999.

Record 10-3 7-5 7-3 7-6 6-0 6-2 Pos. 2-3 2-3 1 1-3 1-2 1-2 2-3 1 1 1 Pos. 1-3 1-2 1-2 1-2 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-2 1-3 1-2 1

Record 15-1 14-2 12-6 12-2 11-6 11-6 11-6 11-5 11-5 11-12 Record 44-21 44-24 41-25 36-38 36-23 35-27 34-33 27-25 26-20 23-33 23-19

Pct. .677 .647 .621 .610 .565 .565 .564 .548 .519 .507 .486

No. 1 1. 2. 3.

Players (Year) Craig Gansen/Angelo Vasilescu (1999) Patrick Smith/Bret Berryman (2009) Jorge Morales/Craig Gansen (1997) Craig Gansen/Brian Takemoto (1998) James Nelson/Divan Coetzee (2000) Richard Harrison/Patrick Smith (2007)

Record 11-5 9-6 8-5 8-5 8-8 8-4

No. 2 1. 2. 3. 5.

Players (Year) Craig Gansen/Marck de Lautour (1996) Brian Takemoto/Marck de Lautour (1999) Angelo Vasilescu/Yasuhito Minoda (2000) Dennis Schwarz/Erwin Quintanilla (2008) Marck de Lautour/Andy Urias (1997) Marck de Lautour/Jorge Morales (1998) Darren Heck/Yasuhito Minoda (2002) Jon Ghani/Justin Ghani (2006) Erwin Quintanilla/Dennis Schwarz (2007)

Record 10-5 9-7 7-3 7-5 6-7 6-4 6-9 6-7 6-4

No. 3 1. 2. 3. 5.

Players (Year) Yasuhito Minoda/Mark Carney (1999) Mark Carney/Choo Lee (1997) Brian Takemoto/Alonso Tomas (2000) Gustavo Guerin/Serge Ristivojevic (2009) Grant Priddy/Brad Scott (2002) Tyler Burns/Evan Clark (2004)

Record 12-1 10-2 8-4 8-0 7-9 7-6

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RECORD BOOK

No. 6 1. 2. 5.

Player (Year) David Goodwin (1991) Conway Huang (1988) Mark Carney (1996) Andy Urias (1997) Alonso Tomas (2000) Erwin Quintanilla (2007)

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1987-88 (7-9) 3/19 at Westminister 3/23 Northeast Missouri State 3/26 vs. Missouri-Rolla 3/26 vs. Missouri 3/30 William Jewell 3/31 Missouri-St. Louis 4/7 Central Methodist 4/11 at Baker 4/12 William Jewell 4/14 Graceland 4/15 Missouri-Rolla 4/16 Drury 4/21 vs. Washburn 4/22 at Johnson County CC 4/23 at Wichita State 4/28 Westminister

L, 1-8 L, 1-7 W, 5-4 W, 5-1 W, 8-1 W, 5-4 L, 4-5 L, 0-9 W, 5-4 L, 1-8 W, 6-0 L, 4-5 L, 1-8 L, 2-7 L, 0-9 W, 5-4

1989-90 (11-4) 3/4 Southwest Missouri State 3/5 Kansas City Kansas CC 3/9 Baker 3/21 Nebraska Wesleyan 3/26 William Jewell 3/27 Kansas City Kansas CC 3/31 Northeast Missouri State 4/1 Creighton 4/1 Missouri 4/7 Drury 4/8 Missouri-Rolla 4/18 William Jewell 4/21 Kearney State 4/21 Northern Iowa 4/23 Central Missouri State

W, 7-2 W, 6-1 L, 1-8 W, 9-0 W, 5-2 W, 6-3 W, 6-3 L, 0-9 W, 5-2 W, 5-1 W, 5-1 W, 5-2 L, 0-6 L, 1-5 W, 8-1

1990-91 (12-10) 9/22 Central Missouri State 9/29 Kansas City Kansas CC 9/29 Ottawa 10/2 Baker 10/6 Graceland 10/13 Drury 10/28 Northwest Missouri State 3/4 Baker 3/8 Northwest Missouri State 3/19 Kansas City Kansas CC 3/21 Central Missouri State 3/22 South Dakota 3/23 Missouri-Rolla 4/2 Johnson County CC 4/6 Missouri 4/6 Northeast Missouri State 4/7 Central Methodist 4/10 Kansas City Kansas CC 4/12 Graceland 4/17 William Jewell 4/20 Central Missouri State 4/21 Central Methodist

W, 7-2 W, 5-3 W, 4-3 L, 0-8 L, 2-7 W, 7-2 L, 1-8 L, 3-6 L, 0-6 W, 6-3 W, 6-3 L, 3-6 W, 6-3 L, 1-8 L, 1-7 L, 2-6 W, 9-0 W, 6-2 L, 3-6 W, 5-2 W, 6-3 W, 7-0

1991-92 (10-9) 9/21 Central Missouri State 9/28 Graceland 10/20 Creighton 10/26 Missouri 3/13 Bethany College 3/14 Ottawa 3/14 Hutchinson JC 3/16 Western Illinois 3/21 Missouri-Rolla 3/27 Northeast Missouri State 3/30 Northwest Missouri State 4/1 Central Missouri State 4/4 Creighton 4/6 Johnson Country CC 4/7 Central Missouri State 4/8 Central Methodist

W, 5-4 W, 7-2 L, 4-5 L, 2-7 L, 2-7 W, 6-0 W, 8-1 L, 0-9 W, 9-0 L, 2-7 L, 0-9 L, 4-5 L, 1-8 L, 1-8 W, 5-4 W, 7-2

4/10 4/10

William Jewell William Jewell Westminister

W, 5-4 W, 6-3 W, 9-0

1992-93 (7-10) Johnson County CC William Jewell John Brown Graceland Washburn Saint Louis Southeast Missouri State Missouri Western Illinois Missouri-St. Louis Benedictine College Baker Minnesota-Deluth 2/27 vs. Creighton 2/27 at Iowa State Missouri Creighton

L, 4-5 W, 5-4 W, 8-1 L, 3-6 L, 2-7 W, 5-4 L, 3-4 L, 3-4 L, 3-6 W, 8-1 W, 8-1 W, 8-1 L, 3-6 L, 0-7 L, 0-7 W, 6-1 L, 3-6

1993-94 (4-7) Creighton Wichita State vs. Oklahoma Oral Roberts Northeastern Illinois Northern Iowa Oral Roberts 3/6 vs. Lewis 3/7 vs. Georgetown 3/8 vs. Austin Peay 3/9 vs. Robert Morris

L, 3-4 L, 0-7 L, 0-5 L, 0-7 W, 7-0 W, 5-1 L, 0-7 W, 7-0 L, 3-4 L, 0-7 W, 6-1

1994-95 (6-9) Benedictine W, 7-1 10/1 at Creighton L, 0-7 Northern Iowa L, 2-5 10/5 Missouri W, 4-1 10/5 Xavier L, 1-4 10/11 Rockhurst W, 5-1 3/6 vs. East Carolina L, 0-7 3/6 James Madison L, 0-7 3/7 Robert Morris W, 7-0 3/7 at Missouri W, 5-2 4/14 Saint Louis L, 1-5 4/15 Oral Roberts L, 5-2 4/28 &Central Connecticut State W, 4-3 4/28 &Western Illinois L, 0-4 4/29 &Eastern Illinois L, 3-4 & Mid Con Championships (Kansas City, Mo.)

1995-96 (12-6) 9/16 vs. Saint Louis W, 5-2 9/27 Rockhurst W, 6-1 10/1 vs. Northern Iowa W, 6-1 10/1 at Creighton W, 4-3 2/18 South Dakota State W, 7-0 3/9 at Southwest Missouri State L, 0-7 3/22 Missouri W, 5-2 3/23 Oral Roberts L, 0-6 3/23 Creighton W, 4-3 3/28 at Oral Roberts L, 1-6 3/29 vs. Bradley W, 4-3 3/30 at Oklahoma L, 0-7 4/12 at Western Illinois L, 2-5 4/13 at Saint Louis W, 4-3 4/19 &vs. Eastern Illinois L, 3-4 4/19 &vs. Northeastern Illinois W, 6-0 4/20 &vs. Youngstown State W, 5-0 4/20 &vs. Buffalo W, 4-0 & Mid-Con Championships

1996-97 (11-9) 9/20 at Creighton L, 1-6 9/21 vs. Oral Roberts L, 0-7 9/21 vs. Northern Iowa W, 6-1 10/19 vs. Western Illinois L, 2-5 10/19 at Missouri W, 4-3 2/21 Southwest Missouri State L, 1-6 3/8 vs. Villanova W, 5-2 3/8 vs. Navy L, 0-5 3/9 vs. Saint Louis W, 7-0 3/10 vs. Boston W, 7-0 3/11 vs. Evansville L, 3-4 3/21 Missouri W, 7-0 3/31 Creighton L, 3-4 4/3 Rockhurst L, 3-4 4/11 Saint Louis W, 4-3 4/12 Western Illinois W, 5-2 4/19 Oral Roberts W, 5-2 4/25 &vs. Youngstown State W, 4-0 4/25 &vs. Central Connecticut State W, 4-3 4/26 &vs. Troy State L, 2-4 & Mid-Con Championships (Chicago, Ill.)

1997-98 (14-5) 9/26 vs. Northern Iowa W, 4-1 9/27 vs. Oral Roberts W, 4-0 9/27 at Creighton W, 5-2 10/19 at Missouri W, 7-0 3/1 vs. Hampton L, 1-6 3/2 at Stetson L, 1-6 3/3 at Embry Riddle W, 5-2 3/4 at Bethune Cookman W, 4-3 3/4 vs. St. Cloud (Minn.) W, 6-0 3/6 vs. Villanova W, 5-2 3/14 Missouri W, 4-3 3/28 at Southwest Missouri State L, 0-6 3/29 vs. Saint Louis W, 5-0 3/29 vs. Oral Roberts W, 5-2 3/31 Creighton W, 4-3 4/8 at Wichita State L, 3-4 4/14 Rockhurst W, 5-1 4/17 &Youngstown State W, 4-1 4/18 &Oral Roberts L, 0-4 & Mid-Con Championships (Kansas City, Mo.)

1998-99 (13-5, 6-0) 10/13 Rockhurst 10/17 Northern Iowa 2/19 ^vs. Oral Roberts 2/20 ^vs. Valparaiso 2/20 at Saint Louis 3/11 vs. Quinnipiac 3/12 vs. Illinois State 3/12 vs. Radford 3/13 at Northern Arizona 3/28 Southwest Missouri State 4/1 ^Chicago State 4/2 ^Western Illinois 4/3 ^IUPUI 4/3 ^ Youngstown State 4/15 vs. Wichita State 4/24 & Oral Roberts 4/24 & Valparaiso 5/15 $vs. Southern California

W, 5-2 W, 5-0 W, 7-0 W, 4-0 W, 5-1 W, 7-0 L, 2-5 L, 2-5 L, 1-6 L, 0-7 W, 7-0 W, 7-0 W, 7-0 W, 6-0 W, 5-2 W, 4-0 W, 4-0 L, 0-4

^ - indicates Mid-Con match & - Mid-Con Championships (Kansas City, Mo.) $ NCAA Championships (Fresno, Calif.)

1999-2000 (12-11, 6-0) 1/28 vs. Eastern Michigan 1/28 vs. Denver 1/29 at Air Force 1/29 vs. Eastern Washington 2/18 at Saint Louis 2/19 ^vs. Valparaiso 2/19 ^vs. Oral Roberts

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W, 5-2 L, 1-5 L, 0-5 W, 4-3 W, 6-1 W, 6-1 W, 5-1

2/26 3/3 3/4 3/4 3/18 3/18 3/28 3/30 3/31 4/1 4/2 4/28 4/28 4/29 4/30 5/13

at Nebraska Southwest Missouri State vs. Montana State vs. Drury ^vs. Western Illinois ^at Chicago State at Creighton vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi vs. Charleston Southern vs. Sacramento State vs. Louisiana-Monroe ^vs. IUPUI ^vs. Youngstown State & vs. Western Illinois & vs. Oral Roberts $ at UCLA

L, 1-6 L, 1-6 L, 3-4 L, 1-6 W, 7-0 W, 6-1 W, 4-3 L, 2-4 L, 2-4 L, 2-5 L, 1-4 W, 6-0 W, 5-1 W, 4-0 W, 4-0 L, 0-4

^ - indicates Mid-Con match & - Mid-Con Championships (Chicago, Ill.) $ - NCAA Tournament First Round (Los Angeles, Calif.)

2000-01 (7-7, 5-1) 3/3 at Kansas 3/4 Wichita State 3/9 vs. Illinois-Chicago 3/10 vs. Denver 3/10 vs. Eastern Washington 3/11 at Air Force 3/30 ^vs. Western Illinois 3/30 ^vs. Valparaiso 3/31 ^at Chicago State 4/13 ^Oral Roberts 4/14 ^vs. Youngstown State 4/14 ^at IUPUI 4/27 &vs. Valparaiso 4/28 &at Oral Roberts

L, 3-4 L, 2-5 W, 7-0 L, 0-7 L, 3-4 L, 1-6 W, 5-1 W, 4-1 W, 5-0 L, 2-4 W, 6-0 W, 5-2 W, 4-1 L, 1-4

^ - indicates Mid-Con match & - Mid-Con Championships (Tulsa, Okla.)

2001-02 (4-13, 3-2) 2/2 Creighton 2/22 at Tulsa 2/23 at Wichita State 2/23 vs. Drake 2/28 at Denver 3/1 at Air Force 3/1 vs. Gustavus Adolphus 3/2 vs. Boston 4/5 ^vs. Valparaiso 4/5 ^at Oral Roberts 4/10 Nebraska 4/12 ^vs. IUPUI 4/13 ^vs. Western Illinois 4/13 ^vs. Chicago State 4/14 Bradley 4/19 & vs. Oral Roberts 4/20 & vs. Chicago State

L, 0-7 L, 0-7 L, 0-7 L, 0-7 L, 0-7 L, 0-7 L, 1-6 W, 6-1 L, 2-5 W, 4-3 L, 0-7 W, 4-3 W, 5-1 L, 3-4 L, 3-4 L, 3-4 L, 3-4

^ - indicates Mid-Con match & - Mid-Con Championships (Valparaiso, Ind.)

2002-03 (2-15, 2-3) 1/18 at Tulsa L, 0-7 2/1 at Creighton L, 2-5 2/1 at Nebraska L, 0-7 2/21 at Drake L, 0-7 3/1 at Air Force L, 1-6 3/2 vs. Denver L, 0-7 3/3 vs. Montana L, 1-6 3/22 at Arkansas-Little Rock L, 0-7 3/27 vs. West Virginia L, 0-7 3/28 vs. Southwest Missouri State L, 0-7 3/29 vs. Idaho L, 0-7 4/11 ^Chicago State W, 4-3 4/11 ^Oral Roberts L, 1-6 4/12 ^IUPUI L, 2-5 4/18 ^vs. Valparaiso L, 2-5 4/19 ^vs. Western Illinois W, 5-2


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L, 1-4

^ - indicates Mid-Con match & - Mid-Con Championships (Tulsa, Okla.)

2003-04 (4-12, 2-4) 1/17 at Tulsa 1/31 vs. Saint Louis 2/1 at Arkansas-Little Rock 2/12 at Drake 2/13 at Creighton 2/20 Baker 3/7 at Air Force 3/7 vs. Northern Colorado 3/8 vs. Boston 3/20 Northwest Missouri State 4/2 ^vs. IUPUI 4/3 ^vs. Western Illinois 4/4 ^vs. Chicago State 4/9 ^at Valparaiso 4/9 ^vs. Centenary 4/10 ^vs. Oral Roberts

L, 0-7 L, 0-6 L, 0-5 L, 0-7 L, 0-7 W, 5-1 L, 1-6 L, 3-4 W, 4-2 L, 2-5 L, 2-5 L, 3-4 W, 4-3 L, 3-4 W, 6-1 L, 3-4

2004-05 (5-10, 4-2) 1/22 at Eastern Illinois 1/23 at Illinois State 2/5 at Wichita State 2/11 at Drake 3/4 at Creighton 3/26 South Dakota State 3/26 Missouri Valley 4/2 at DePaul 4/15 ^IUPUI 4/16 ^Western Illinois 4/17 ^Chicago State 4/22 ^vs. Centenary 4/23 ^vs. Oral Roberts 4/24 ^vs. Valparaiso 4/28 & vs. Valparaiso

L, 1-4 L, 0-4 L, 0-7 L, 0-7 L, 2-5 W, 6-1 L, 2-4 L, 0-5 W, 6-1 W, 5-2 W, 4-3 W, 6-1 L, 0-4 L, 0-5 L, 0-4

^ - indicates Mid-Con match & Mid-Con Championships (Indianapolis, Ind.)

2005-06 (6-8, 3-3) 2/4 at Drake 2/8 at Graceland 2/10 at Wichita State 2/25 Creighton 3/11 at Northern Colorado 3/12 at Air Force 3/30 at Saint Louis 4/7 ^vs. Western Illinois 4/8 ^vs. Chicago State 4/9 ^vs. IUPUI 4/13 ^vs. Centenary 4/14 ^at Valparaiso 4/15 ^vs. Oral Roberts 4/21 & vs. Oral Roberts ^ - indicates Mid-Con match & Mid-Con Championships (Tulsa, Okla.)

L, 0-7 W, 4-3 L, 1-6 W, 4-3 L, 3-4 L, 1-6 W, 6-1 L, 0-4 W, 5-2 L, 2-4 W, 5-2 L, 0-7 L, 2-4 L, 2-4

L, 0-7 L, 0-7 W, 7-0 L, 0-4 L, 3-4 W, 4-3 W, 7-0 L, 0-4 L, 1-4 W, 4-0 W, 5-2 W, 4-3 L, 3-4

^ - indicates Mid-Con match & Mid-Con Championships (Tulsa, Okla.)

2007-08 (6-9, 4-2) 2/2 at Wichita State 2/24 at #51 Drake 3/8 at Saint Louis 3/15 at Creighton 3/20 vs. Rhode Island 3/22 at Air Force 3/23 at Northern Colorado 3/28 ^Oral Roberts 3/28 ^South Dakota State 3/29 ^IUPUI 3/30 ^Western Illinois 4/9 at #41 Arkansas 4/11 ^vs. Centenary 4/12 ^vs. IPFW 4/25 & vs. Oral Roberts

L, 0-7 L, 0-7 L, 0-7 L, 1-6 W, 4-3 L, 1-6 W, 6-1 L, 1-4 W, 4-0 W, 4-1 L, 3-4 L, 2-5 W, 4-0 W, 4-0 L, 1-4

^ indicates Summit League match & Summit League Championship (Fort Wayne, Ind.)

2008-09 (14-7, 5-1) 1/24 at UNLV L, 1-6 1/24 vs. Weber State W, 4-1 1/30 vs. Gonzaga W, 7-0 1/31 at Air Force W, 5-2 2/1 vs. Northern Colorado W, 7-0 2/27 Creighton W, 7-0 3/7 at #41 Nebraska L, 0-7 3/8 Bradley W, 5-2 3/18 vs. #72 South Carolina-Upstate L, 0-7 3/19 vs. Troy State L, 0-7 3/22 at #44 Arkansas L, 0-7 3/27 ^vs. IUPUI W, 4-1 3/28 ^vs. Western Illinois W, 4-0 3/28 ^vs. IPFW W, 4-1 4/9 ^vs. Oral Roberts L, 3-4 4/10 ^vs. South Dakota State W, 4-0 4/10 ^vs. Centenary W, 6-1 4/15 Northwest Missouri State W, 4-3 4/24 &vs. Western Illinois W, 4-3 4/25 &vs. Oral Roberts W, 4-2 5/8 $vs. #6 Baylor L, 0-4 ^ - indicates Summit League match & Summit League Championship (Fort Wayne, Ind.) $ NCAA Championships (Tulsa, Okla.)

RECORD VS. OPPONENTS Air Force ______________________ 1-8 Arkansas _ ____________________ 0-2 Arkansas-Little Rock _ _________0-2 Austin Peay _ __________________ 0-1 Baker _ ________________________2-4 Baylor _________________________ 0-1 Benedictine College ___________2-0 Bethany College _______________ 0-1 Bethune Cookman ____________ 1-0 Boston ________________________3-0 Bradley_________________________2-1 Buffalo ________________________ 1-0 Centenary _ ___________________ 6-0 Central Connecticut State ______2-0 Central Methodist _____________ 3-1 Central Missouri _______________ 6-1 Charleston Southern ___________ 0-1 Chicago State _________________ 7-2 Cowley County CC_____________ 0-0 Creighton ____________________ 8-14 Denver ________________________0-4 DePaul ________________________ 0-1 Drake _________________________ 0-7 Drury __________________________2-2 East Carolina __________________ 0-1 Eastern Illinois _ _______________0-3 Eastern Michigan ______________ 1-0 Eastern Washington ____________1-1 Embry Riddle __________________ 1-0 Evansville _____________________ 0-1 Ferris State_ __________________ 0-0 Georgetown ___________________ 0-1 Gonzaga _ _____________________ 1-0 Graceland _____________________2-4 Gustavo Adolphus _____________ 0-1 Hampton ______________________ 0-1 Hutchinson JC _ _______________ 1-0 Idaho _ ________________________ 0-1 Illinois-Chicago _______________ 1-0 Illinois State ___________________0-2 Iowa State _____________________ 0-1 IPFW __________________________ 2-0 IUPUI _ ________________________ 8-3 Jacksonville___________________ 0-0 James Madison _ ______________ 0-1 John Brown ___________________ 1-0 Johnson County CC _ __________0-4 Kansas ________________________ 0-1 Kansas City Kansas CC _ _______5-0 Kearney State _ ________________ 0-1 Lewis _ ________________________ 1-0 Louisiana-Monroe _____________ 0-1 Marquette_____________________ 0-0 Minnesota-Duluth _ ____________ 0-1 Missouri ______________________ 10-3 Missouri-Rolla _________________5-0

Missouri-St. Louis _____________2-0 Missouri State _________________ 1-6 Missouri Valley _ _______________ 0-1 Montana _ _____________________ 0-1 Montana State _________________ 0-1 Murray State__________________ 0-0 Navy __________________________ 0-1 Nebraska ______________________0-4 Nebraska Wesleyan ____________ 1-0 Niagara_ ______________________ 0-0 Northeastern Illinois ___________2-0 Northern Arizona ______________ 0-1 Northern Colorado _____________2-3 Northern Iowa _________________5-2 Northwest Missouri State _____ 1-4 Oklahoma _____________________0-2 Oral Roberts _________________9-20 Ottawa ________________________2-0 Quinnipiac _ ___________________ 1-0 Radford _______________________ 0-1 Rhode Island __________________ 1-0 Rockhurst _____________________ 4-1 Robert Morris __________________2-0 Sacramento State _____________ 0-1 St. Cloud (Minn.) _______________ 1-0 Saint Louis _ _________________ 10-3 South Carolina-Upstate ________ 0-1 South Dakota __________________ 0-1 South Dakota State ___________ 5-0 Southeast Missouri State ______ 0-1 Southern California ____________ 0-1 Southern Illinois______________ 0-0 Southwest Baptist_____________ 0-0 Stetson _ ______________________ 0-1 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi _____ 0-1 Troy State _____________________0-2 Truman State __________________ 1-2 Tulsa __________________________0-3 UCLA _ ________________________ 0-1 UNLV __________________________ 0-1 Valparaiso _____________________6-6 Villanova _ ____________________ 2-0 Washburn _____________________0-2 Weber State ___________________ 1-0 West Virginia __________________ 0-1 Western Illinois _____________ 10-10 Westminister __________________ 2-1 Wichita State __________________ 1-9 William Jewell _________________8-0 Xavier _________________________ 0-1 Youngstown State _____________6-0

ALL-TIME RESULTS

^ - indicates Mid-Con match

2006-07 (6-7, 3-2) 2/2 at Wichita State 2/10 at Drake 2/11 vs. Creighton 3/3 at Air Force 3/4 at Northern Colorado 3/23 Saint Louis 3/24 South Dakota State 4/13 ^vs. Western Illinois 4/14 ^vs. Oral Roberts 4/20 ^at Centenary 4/20 ^vs. IUPUI 4/21 ^vs. Valparaiso 4/27 &vs. Western Illinois

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Air Force (1-8) 1/29/00 (A) 3/11/01 (N) 3/1/02 (A) 3/1/03 (A) 3/7/04 (A) 3/12/06 (A) 3/3/07 (A) 3/22/08 (A) 1/31/09 (A) Arkansas (0-2) 4/9/08 (A) 3/22/09 (A)

L, 0-5 L, 3-4 L, 0-7 L, 1-6 L, 1-6 L, 1-6 L, 0-4 L, 1-6 W, 5-2 L, 2-5 L, 0-7

Arkansas-Little Rock (0-2) 3/22/03 (A) L, 0-7 2/1/04 (A) L, 0-5

Central Connecticut State (2-0) 4/28/95 W, 4-3 4/25/97 (N) W, 4-3 Central Methodist (3-1) 4/7/88 4/7/91 4/21/91 4/8/92

ALL-TIME SERIES RESULTS

Central Missouri (6-1) 4/23/90 9/22/90 3/21/91 4/20/91 9/21/91 4/1/92 4/7/92

L, 4-5 W, 9-0 W, 7-0 W, 7-2 W, 8-1 W, 7-2 W, 6-3 W, 6-3 W, 5-4 L, 4-5 W, 5-4

Austin Peay (0-1) 3/8/94

L, 0-7

Charleston Southern (0-1) 3/31/00 (N) L, 2-4

Baker (2-4) 4/11/88 3/9/90 10/2/90 3/4/91 1993 2/20/04

L, 0-9 L, 1-8 L, 0-8 L, 3-6 W, 8-1 W, 5-1

Chicago State (7-2) 4/1/99 (H) 3/18/00 (A) 3/31/01 (A) 4/13/02 (N) 4/20/02 (N) 4/11/03 (H) 4/4/04 (N) 4/17/05 (H) 4/8/06 (N)

Baylor (0-1) 5/8/09 (N)

L, 0-4

Benedictine College (2-0) 1993 W, 8-1 1994 W, 7-1 Bethany College (0-1) 3/13/92

L, 2-7

Bethune Cookman (1-0) 3/4/98 (A) W, 4-3 Boston (3-0) 3/10/97 (N) 3/2/02 (N) 3/8/04 (N) Bradley (2-1) 3/29/96 (N) 4/14/02 (H) 3/8/09 (H)

W, 7-0 W, 6-1 W, 4-2 W, 4-3 L, 3-4 W, 5-2

Buffalo (1-0) 4/20/96 (N)

W, 4-0

Centenary (6-0) 4/9/04 (N) 4/22/05 (N) 4/13/06 (N) 4/20/07 (A) 4/11/08 (N) 4/10/09 (N)

W, 6-1 W, 6-1 W, 5-2 W, 4-0 W, 4-0 W, 6-1

Creighton (8-14) 4/1/90 10/20/91 4/4/92 2/27/93 1993 1994 10/1/94 10/1/95 3/23/96 (H) 9/20/96 (A) 3/31/97 (H) 9/27/97 (A) 3/31/98 (H) 3/28/00 (A) 2/2/02 (H) 2/1/03 (A) 2/13/04 (A) 3/4/05 (A) 2/25/06 (H) 2/11/07 (N) 3/15/08 (A) 2/27/09 (H) Denver (0-4) 1/28/00 (N) 3/10/01 (N) 2/28/02 (A) 3/2/03 (N) DePaul (0-1) 4/2/05 (A)

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2009-10 UMKC MEN’S TENNIS MEDIA GUIDE

W, 7-0 W, 6-1 W, 5-0 L, 3-4 L, 3-4 W, 4-3 W, 4-3 W, 4-3 W, 5-2

Drake (0-7) 2/23/02 (N) 2/21/03 (A) 2/12/04 (A) 2/11/05 (A) 2/4/06 (A) 2/10/07 (A) 2/24/08 (A) Drury (2-2) 4/16/88 4/7/90 10/13/90 3/4/00 (N)

L, 4-5 W, 5-1 W, 7-2 L, 1-6

East Carolina (0-1) 3/6/95

L, 0-7

Eastern Illinois (0-3) 4/29/95 4/19/96 (N) 1/22/05 (A)

L, 1-5 L, 0-7 L, 0-7 L, 0-7 L, 0-5

L, 3-4 L, 3-4 L, 1-4

Eastern Michigan (1-0) 1/28/00 (N) W, 5-2 Eastern Washington (1-1) 1/29/00 (N) W, 4-3 3/10/01 (N) L, 3-4 Embry Riddle (1-0) 3/3/98 (A) Evansville (0-1) 3/11/97 (N)

L, 0-9 L, 4-5 L, 1-8 L, 0-7 L, 3-6 L, 3-4 L, 0-7 W, 4-3 W, 4-3 L, 1-6 L, 3-4 W, 5-2 W, 4-3 W, 4-3 L, 0-7 L, 2-5 L, 0-7 L, 2-5 W, 4-3 W, 7-0 L, 1-6 W, 7-0

L, 0-7 L, 0-7 L, 0-5 L, 0-7 L, 0-7 L, 0-7 L, 0-7

Georgetown (0-1) 3/7/94

W, 5-2

Illinois State (0-2) 3/12/99 (N) 1/23/05 (A)

L, 2-5 L, 0-4

Iowa State (0-1) 2/27/93

L, 0-7

IPFW (2-0) 4/12/08 (H) 3/28/09 (N)

W, 4-0 W, 4-1

IUPUI (8-3) 4/3/99 (H) 4/28/00 (N) 4/14/01 (A) 4/12/02 (N) 4/12/03 (H) 4/2/04 (N) 4/15/05 (H) 4/9/06 (N) 4/20/07 (H) 3/29/08 (H) 3/27/09 (N)

W, 7-0 W, 6-0 W, 5-2 W, 4-3 L, 2-5 L, 2-5 W, 6-1 L, 2-4 W, 5-2 W, 4-1 W, 4-1

James Madison (0-1) 3/6/95

Missouri-Rolla (5-0) 3/26/88 4/15/88 4/8/90 3/23/91 3/21/92

W, 5-4 W, 6-0 W, 5-1 W, 6-3 W, 9-0

Missouri-St. Louis (2-0) 3/31/88 W, 5-4 1993 W, 8-1 Missouri State (1-6) 3/4/89 3/9/96 (A) 2/21/97 (H) 3/28/98 (A) 3/28/99 (H) 3/3/00 (H) 3/28/03 (N)

W, 7-2 L, 0-7 L, 1-6 L, 0-6 L, 0-7 L, 1-6 L, 0-7

Missouri Valley (0-1) 3/26/05 (H)

L, 2-4

Montana (0-1) 3/3/03 (N)

L, 1-6

Montana State (0-1) 3/4/00 (N)

L, 3-4

Navy (0-1) 3/8/97 (N)

L, 0-5

Nebraska (0-4) 2/26/00 (A) 4/10/02 (H) 2/1/03 (A) 3/7/09 (A)

L, 1-6 L, 0-7 L, 0-7 L, 0-7

L, 0-7

John Brown (1-0) 1993 W, 8-1 Johnson County CC (0-4) 4/22/88 L, 2-7 4/2/91 L, 1-8 4/6/92 L, 1-8 1993 L, 4-5 Kansas (0-1) 3/3/01 (A)

L, 3-4

L, 3-4 W, 7-0

Graceland (2-4) 4/14/88 10/6/90 4/12/91 9/28/91 1993 2/8/06 (A)

L, 1-8 L, 2-7 L, 3-6 W, 7-2 L, 3-6 W, 4-3

Gustavo Adolphus (0-1) 3/1/02 (N) L, 1-6

Kansas City Kansas CC (5-0) 3/5/90 W, 6-0 3/27/90 W, 6-3 9/29/90 W, 5-3 3/19/91 W, 6-3 4/10/91 W, 6-2 Kearney State (0-1) 4/21/90 Lewis (1-0) 3/6/94

Nebraska Wesleyan (1-0) 3/21/90 W, 9-0 L, 0-6 W, 7-0

Northern Arizona (0-1) 3/13/99 (A)

Northern Colorado (2-3) 3/7/04 (N) L, 3-4 3/11/06 (A) L, 3-4 3/4/07 (A) L, 3-4 3/23/08 (A) W, 6-1 2/1/09 (N) W, 7-0

L, 1-6

Minnesota-Duluth (0-1) 1993 L, 3-6

Hutchinson JC (1-0) 3/14/92

W, 8-1

Missouri (10-3) 3/26/88 4/1/90 4/6/91 10/26/91 1993 1993 10/5/94 3/7/95

L, 0-7 W, 7-0

Northeastern Illinois (2-0) 1994 W, 5-1 4/19/96 (N) W, 6-0

Louisiana-Monroe (0-1) 4/2/00 (N) L, 1-4

Hampton (0-1) 3/1/98 (N)

Illinois Chicago (1-0) 3/9/01 (N)

W, 5-2 W, 4-3 W, 7-0 W, 7-0 W, 4-3

L, 3-4

Gonzaga (1-0) 1/30/09 (N)

Idaho (0-1) 3/29/03 (N)

3/22/96 (H) 10/19/96 (A) 3/21/97 (H) 10/19/97 (A) 3/14/98 (H)

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W, 5-1 W, 5-2 L, 1-7 L, 2-7 L, 3-4 W, 6-1 W, 4-1 W, 5-2

Northern Iowa (5-2) 4/21/90 1994 1994 10/1/95 (N)

L, 1-6

L, 1-5 W, 5-1 L, 2-5 W, 6-1


2009 SUMMIT LEAGUE CHAMPIONS 9/21/96 (N) 9/26/97 (N) 10/17/98 (H)

W, 6-1 W, 4-1 W, 5-0

Northwest Missouri State (1-4) 10/28/90 L, 1-8 3/8/91 L, 0-6 3/30/92 L, 0-9 3/20/04 (H) L, 2-5 4/15/09 (H) W, 4-3 Oklahoma (0-2) 1994 3/30/96 (A)

L, 0-5 L, 0-7 L, 0-7 L, 0-7 L, 2-5 L, 0-6 L, 1-6 L, 0-7 W, 5-2 W, 4-0 W, 5-2 L, 0-4 W, 7-0 W, 4-0 W, 5-1 W, 4-0 L, 2-4 L, 1-4 W, 4-3 L, 3-4 L, 1-6 L, 1-4 L, 3-4 L, 0-4 L, 2-4 L, 2-4 L, 1-4 L, 1-4 L, 1-4 L, 3-4 W, 4-2

Ottawa (2-0) 9/29/90 3/14/92

W, 4-3 W, 6-0

Quinnipiac (1-0) 3/11/99 (N)

W, 7-0

Radford (0-1) 3/12/99 (N)

L, 2-5

Rhode Island (1-0) 3/20/08 (N)

W, 4-3

Rockhurst (4-1) 10/11/94 9/27/95 (H) 4/3/97 (H) 4/14/98 (H) 10/13/98 (H)

W, 5-1 W, 6-1 L, 3-4 W, 5-1 W, 5-2

W, 6-1 W, 7-0

UNLV (0-1) 1/24/09 (A)

L, 1-6

Valparaiso (6-6) 2/20/99 (N) 4/24/99 (H) 2/19/00 (N) 3/30/01 (N) 4/27/01 (N) 4/5/02 (N) 4/18/03 (N) 4/9/04 (A) 4/24/05 (N) 4/28/05 (N) 4/14/06 (A) 4/21/07 (N)

W, 4-0 W, 4-0 W, 6-1 W, 4-1 W, 4-1 L, 2-5 L, 2-5 L, 3-4 L, 0-5 L, 0-4 L, 0-7 W, 4-3

Villanova (2-0) 3/8/97 (N) 3/6/98 (N)

W, 5-2 W, 5-2

Washburn (0-2) 4/21/88 1993

L, 1-8 L, 2-7

South Carolina-Upstate (0-1) 3/18/09 (N) L, 0-7

Weber State (1-0) 1/24/09 (N)

W, 4-1

South Dakota (0-1) 3/22/91

West Virginia (0-1) 3/27/03 (N)

L, 0-7

Sacramento State (0-1) 4/1/00 (H) L, 2-5 St. Cloud (Minn.) (1-0) 3/4/98 (N) W, 6-0 Saint Louis (10-3) 1993 4/14/95 9/16/95 (N) 4/13/96 (A) 3/9/97 (N) 4/11/97 (H) 3/29/98 (N) 2/20/99 (A) 2/18/00 (A) 1/31/04 (N) 3/30/06 (A) 3/23/07 (H) 3/8/08 (A)

W, 5-4 L, 1-5 W, 5-2 W, 4-3 W, 7-0 W, 4-3 W, 5-0 W, 5-1 W, 6-1 L, 0-6 W, 6-1 W, 4-3 L, 0-7

L, 3-6

South Dakota State (5-0) 2/18/95 (H) W, 7-0 3/26/05 (H) W, 6-1 3/24/07 (H) W, 7-0 3/28/08 (H) W, 4-0 4/10/09 (N) W, 4-0

Western Illinois (10-10) 3/16/92 1993 4/28/95 4/12/96 (A) 10/19/96 (N) 4/12/97 (H) Southeast Missouri State (0-1) 4/2/99 (H) 1993 L, 3-4 3/18/00 (N) 4/29/00 (N) Southern California (0-1) 3/30/01 (N) 5/15/99 (N) L, 0-4 4/13/02 (N) 4/19/03 (N) Stetson (0-1) 4/3/04 (N) 3/2/98 (A) L, 1-6 4/16/05 (H) 4/7/06 (N) Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (0-1) 4/13/07 (N) 3/30/00 (N) L, 2-4 4/27/07 (N) 3/30/08 (H) Troy State (0-2) 3/28/09 (N) 4/26/97 (N) L, 2-4 4/24/09 (N) 3/19/09 (N) L, 0-7 Westminister (2-1) Truman State (1-2) 3/19/88 3/23/88 L, 1-7 4/28/88 3/31/90 W, 6-3 1992 3/27/92 L, 2-7 Wichita State (1-9) Tulsa (0-3) 4/23/88 2/22/02 (A) L, 0-7 1994 1/18/03 (A) L, 0-7 4/8/98 (A) 1/17/04 (A) L, 0-7 4/15/99 (N) 3/4/01 (H) UCLA (0-1) 2/23/02 (A) 5/13/00 (A) L, 0-4 2/5/05 (A)

2/10/06 (A) 2/2/07 (A) 2/2/08 (A) William Jewell (8-0) 3/30/88 4/12/88 3/26/90 4/18/90 4/17/91 4/10/92 4/10/92 1993 Xavier (0-1) 10/5/94

L, 1-6 L, 0-7 L, 0-7 W, 8-1 W, 5-4 W, 5-2 W, 5-2 W, 5-2 W, 5-4 W, 6-3 W, 5-4 L, 1-4

Youngstown State (6-0) 4/20/96 (N) W, 5-0 4/25/97 (N) W, 4-0 4/17/98 (H) W, 4-1 4/3/99 (H) W, 6-0 4/28/00 (N) W, 5-1 4/14/01 (N) W, 6-0

L, 0-9 L, 3-6 L, 0-4 L, 2-6 L, 2-5 W, 5-2 W, 7-0 W, 7-0 W, 4-0 W, 5-1 W, 5-1 W, 5-2 L, 3-4 W, 5-2 L, 0-4 L, 0-4 L, 3-4 L, 3-4 W, 4-0 W, 4-3

ALL-TIME SERIES RESULTS

Oral Roberts (9-20) 1994 1994 4/15/95 3/23/96 (H) 3/28/96 (A) 9/21/96 (N) 4/19/97 (H) 9/27/97 (N) 3/29/98 (N) 4/18/98 (H) 2/19/99 (N) 4/24/99 (H) 2/19/00 (N) 4/30/00 (N) 4/13/01 (H) 4/28/01 (A) 4/5/02 (A) 4/19/02 (N) 4/11/03 (H) 4/25/03 (A) 4/10/04 (N) 4/23/05 (N) 4/15/06 (N) 4/21/06 (A) 4/14/07 (N) 3/28/08 (H) 4/25/08 (N) 4/9/09 (N) 4/25/09 (N)

Robert Morris (2-0) 3/9/94 3/7/95

T E N N I S

L, 1-8 W, 5-4 W, 9-0 L, 0-9 L, 0-7 L, 3-4 W, 5-2 L, 2-5 L, 0-7 L, 0-7

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The Evolution of the Kangaroo

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hen choosing a mascot, the discussion usually starts with three main categories - predatory animals, historical or regional figures, or humans that represent power and strength - and ends with a collection of the usual suspects. Thanks to Walt Disney, The Kansas City Star and the Kansas City Zoo, UMKC has a very unique mascot, but how exactly does the Kangaroo fit? As it turns out, quite well. In 1936, the issue of a mascot was first brought up by the editors of The University the campus newspaper for Kansas City University. Although there were no organized intercollegiate athletics teams at the time, the newspaper staff felt that KCU’s debate team - and more importantly the school itself - deserved a unique identity. During that same year, the Kansas City Zoo purchased a pair of baby Kangaroos, and The Kansas City Star lit the fire with an article titled “Kangaroo May Go To KCU ... Student Editors Believe University Should Have A Symbol.” Others on campus were not as enthusiastic. The editors of The Crataegus - the University’s yearbook - thought that a Kangaroo was not an appropriate symbol for KCU. A proposed feature page in the 1936-37 yearbook for the Kangaroo emblem was deleted, sparking a tremendous amount of debate. As the debate wore on, interest from the campus community began to wane. It looked as if KCU would not adopt a mascot after all. But in 1937, two events would combine to indelibly link the Kangaroo with the University and give the mascot a name.

The first incarnation of Kasey Kangaroo was inked by Marceline, Mo., native Walt Disney, and featured the KCU mascot alongside a somewhat more famous rodent.

During the student government elections in the spring semester, the CO-OP Party adopted the Kangaroo as its official mascot, naming him Kasey. With a landslide victory in April behind the slogan “Kasey fits KC”, the first part of the foundation was laid. During the same month the first issue of KCU’s humor magazine - The Kangaroo - was published, with a kangaroo gracing the cover. Six months later, a kangaroo made another appearance on the cover of The Kangaroo, and although it wasn’t a solo appearance, it put a quick end to the debate over whether a kangaroo was an appropriate mascot for KCU. Missouri native and famed cartoonist Walt Disney provided the artwork for the cover illustration, which featured Mickey Mouse shaking hands with Kasey Kangaroo. In a matter of a few years, The Kangaroo thrived while The Crataegus floundered, with the latter eventually folding. The Kangaroo became the University’s yearbook and the Kangaroo became the official mascot of Kansas City University. Kasey has undergone several changes over the years, with the most recent metamorphosis led by UMKC Director of Athletics Tim Hall. With the help of local advertising agency Bernstein-Rein, UMKC developed a set of new athletics marks in the spring of 2008. After a community vote, the new Kangaroo logo was unveiled in May. With its aggressive snarl, the new Kangaroo capitalizes on UMKC’s mission to be an outstanding urban university while keeping mindful of the traditions established in 1937.

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Chancellor Leo E. Morton

Leo E. Morton Chancellor

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eo E. Morton was named Chancellor of the University of Missouri-Kansas City on December 15, 2008. Prior to assuming the Chancellorship, Leo was employed by Aquila, Inc, joining the firm in January 1994 as vice president, Performance Management. He was named senior vice president in 1996 with responsibility for re-engineering, corporate procurement and environmental services. Morton assumed additional duties for the management of human resources in 1997 and information technology in 1998. He was named senior vice president and chief administrative officer in 2000 as he also assumed responsibility for additional corporate services. Prior to joining Aquila, Morton’s management career spanned 26 years in a wide range of engineering and manufacturing positions with AT&T Microelectronics, Bell Laboratories, General Motors, Rust Engineering Company and Corning Glass. Morton has been a University of Missouri-Kansas City trustee since 2000 and was in his third year as chairman of the Board of Trustees when he stepped down to serve as the university’s interim chancellor. Previously, he was a member on UMKC’s Center for the City board and chaired the community relations committee of the Trustees. He is chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Menorah Medical Center and chairman of the advisory board of Prep-KC, a major regional youth educational development organization. Morton also serves as 2nd vice chairman of the board of Swope Community Enterprises. In addition, he serves on the Board of Trustees for MRI, the Economic Development Corporation, the Kansas City Area Development Council, the Starlight Theatre, the independent advisory commission on racial profiling for the Overland Park Police Department, the Ironhorse Golf committee and as a commissioner for the Local Investment Commission.

UMKC Vision Statement UMKC will become a model urban research university characterized by signature graduate and professional programs, a dynamic undergraduate population, a highly diverse faculty, staff and student body, and active engagement with its city and region.

UMKC Mission Statement UMKC’s mission is to lead in life and health sciences; to deepen and expand strength in the visual and performing arts; to develop a professional workforce and collaborate in urban issues and education; and to create a vibrant learning and campus life experience.

Goals - Strengthen resource base and financial capacity - Strengthen core academic mission - Increase student success - Improve the racial climate and increase campus diversity

Morton has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Tuskegee University, and a master’s degree in management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Director of Athletics Tim Hall

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im Hall was named the UMKC Director of Athletics on Feb. 14, 2007. In this role, he serves as a member of the Chancellor’s executive cabinet, and is responsible for leading the strategic direction in growing the university’s intercollegiate athletics program.

In Hall’s first two-and-a-half years in Kansas City, UMKC has enjoyed a record amount of success on the fields of competition, in the classroom, and in the Kansas City community. These successes were reinforced by the NCAA in 2009, as UMKC Athletics received full NCAA certification without condition. The certification showed that the University is operating its athletics program in substantial conformity with operating principles adopted by the NCAA Division I membership and is valid for the next 10 years. From an athletics standpoint, Hall led the ‘Roos to their most successful year since 2000 in 2008-09. UMKC claimed a pair of Summit League titles in men’s soccer and men’s tennis, while also earning the runner-up nod in both men’s and women’s golf. These successes led to a record 2009 finish in the annual Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup. In Hall’s short time at UMKC, head coaches have been either hired or promoted for 13 of UMKC’s 16 sports. UMKC’s 16th sport, women’s soccer, begins play in the 2009 season. In the classroom, the department posted a 3.09 cumulative grade point as of the spring 2009 semester. Ten of the 16 programs finished with at least a 3.0 GPA. Additionally, UMKC finished with a 964.5 APR average and two of the teams – women’s tennis and volleyball – were recognized for its academic achievement. Internally, Hall has been hard at work to align the department with peer institutions and the NCAA. He restructured the rules compliance office to be more in line with NCAA rules and the StudentAthlete Support Services Office to better assist and prepare Kangaroo student-athletes. He also continues to work with new UMKC Chancellor Leo Morton to craft the athletics’ strategic plan in concert with the University’s new strategic goals. From a fund raising standpoint, Kangaroo Athletics have never been better. In 2008, UMKC received a $5 million pledge from the Stanley H. Durwood Foundation, the largest gift in Athletics’history and the fourth-largest gift in University history. The resulting Stanley H. Durwood Soccer Stadium and Recreational Field opened in August 2009 and is among the premier soccer facilities in the Midwest region. Additional facility improvements include revamped locker rooms and lounges for men’s basketball, women’s basketball, and volleyball, and the anticipated completion of the Old Swinney basketball practice facility in 2010. On an annual basis, the Kangaroo Athletics Scholarship Fund, which was rebranded prior to the 2007-2008 school year, has posted back-to-back years of 50 percent growth, while donor participation is up over 200 percent. He also increased the department’s corporate sales figures by over percent and the new athletics’ alumni association has reconnected with over 150 former Kangaroos. Hall has also been out in the community in an effort to get more community leaders involved in the Athletics Department. Hall restructured the Athletics Foundation Board by adding representatives from a number of Kansas City-based businesses such as Cerner, Kansas City Southern Railways, Lathrop Gage LLC, and Mark One Electric. New partnerships have come quickly to Kangaroo Athletics, including television (Metro Sports) and radio (810 WHB) agreements that ensure a continued presence within the Kansas City region. Renowned local advertising firm Bernstein-Rein produced a redesigned athletics logo and graphics set, while additional contractual agreements have also been signed with adidas, Truman Medical Centers, Pepsi, JumpTV, and NACDA Consulting to better serve the department’s student-athletes. Hall continues to bring leadership to UMKC and The Summit League. In addition to his role on the Chancellor’s Executive Cabinet, he chairs The Summit League Volleyball Coaches Committee, serves on The Summit League Joint Council leadership committee and sits on the Summit League men’s basketball scheduling committee. Additionally, Hall was recently named to a three-year term to the NACDA Division 1-AAA Executive Committee. Hall came to Kansas City after serving as the Associate Athletics Director for Development at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio, from 2003-07. While at KSU, he was a member of the athletics senior administrative staff, working in all phases of departmental management including game and personnel contracts, scheduling, budget, policy and strategic planning. In this role, Hall created and implemented a comprehensive restructuring of the athletic advancement unit, resulting in the creation of the Office of Athletic Advancement. He increased fundraising by more than 33 percent, helped secure the largest gift to date in the history of KSU athletics, a $1.53 million gift for the baseball stadium renovation, and raised more than $16.1 million. Prior to moving back to Ohio, Hall worked at Eastern Kentucky University from 2000-03. Hall began work as the collegiate Director for Development in 2000 before being promoted to the Director of Major Gifts and Special Projects in 2001. In this capacity, he raised over $4.6 million for the university, including $1.3 million for athletics. Hall also served as the Assistant Director of Development at Saint Xavier University in Chicago from September 1999 through October 2000. At Saint Xavier, Hall managed fundraising efforts for a $13 million Athletic and Convention Center. He also managed the President’s Club, and developed and implemented the Cougar Club, an athletics affinity group. Before moving to Chicago, Hall worked at Youngstown State University as an Assistant Director of Athletic Development from 1997-99. In this role, he helped the university complete its successful $26 million capital campaign. Hall also began his collegiate career at YSU, serving in the school’s athletic marketing and promotions office. Hall earned his bachelor’s degree in sports administration from the University of Toledo in 1994. He then received his master’s degree in sports administration from Kent State University in 1998. Hall and his wife, Beth, have four children, Aidan, Aislin, Donovan and Landon, and they reside in Kansas City, Mo.

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Senior Administrative Staff Carla Wilson

Senior Associate Athletics Director for Business and Finance/Senior Woman Administrator A 12-year veteran of UMKC Athletics, Wilson is responsible for the human resources and business operations of the department, as well as day-to-day operations in the absence of the Director of Athletics. She is responsible for the preparation and supervision of the budgets for each of UMKC’s 16 sports and nine administrative areas and serves as the sports supervisor for men’s and women’s tennis, men’s and women’s track and field & cross country and softball. Wilson is an active member of the National Association of Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators, the College Athletic Business Management Association and the Minority Opportunities Athletic Association. Wilson is a 2009 NACWAA HERS East graduate, as well as a member of the 2009-10 NCAA Fellows Leadership Development Program class. The 18-month NCAA Fellows Program was developed with the specific goal of enhancing the employment and leadership opportunities for racial/ethnic minorities and women at the senior management level of intercollegiate athletics administration. From 2004-2007, she served on the Division I NCAA Men’s and Women’s Tennis Committee. Wilson earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting from UMKC in 1988. She and her husband Kevin reside in Olathe, KS. They have four children - Shae, Tristan, Kevin Jr., and Kylan.

janet justus

Senior Associate Athletics Director for Administration and Compliance A former senior staffer for the NCAA, with 23 years of experience in sports law and higher education, Justus joined UMKC in August 2007 as Interim Assistant Athletics Director for Internal Operations and was hired in her current capacity in April 2008. She came to UMKC after an eight-year tenure at Verrill Dana LLP, where she practiced law and consulted in the areas of Title IX compliance, litigation, NCAA rules compliance and student-athlete eligibility appeals, athletics risk management and sexual harassment education. Prior to joining Verrill Dana, Justus oversaw the development and growth of several key programs for the NCAA, including the CHAMPS/Life Skills program, Title IX education, the National Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and the NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Conference. A native of Kansas City, Mo., Justus graduated with honors from the University of Kansas in 1978 with a bachelor of arts in sociology, and earned her juris doctorate from the University of Kansas School of Law in 1981.

ursula gurney

Associate Athletics Director for Student-Athlete Services Gurney joined the UMKC Athletics staff in August 2008, following a highly successful six-year tenure at The Ohio State University, where she worked in the Student-Athlete Support Services Office. At UMKC, Gurney is currently overseeing the athletics academic unit with a combined GPA of 3.09, a graduation success rate of 83 percent and a comprehensive academic progress rate of 966, which is the highest in The Summit League. For the Buckeyes, she assisted in the academic support of 949 student-athletes in 36 varsity sports, specializing in preparing football student-athletes to meet educational requirements and traveling with the team to the 2008 BCS National Championship game to monitor academic development. Alongside her work in the athletics department at OSU, she has also served as an undergraduate instructor in the history department and assisted in the organization of several international conferences for the Mershon Center for International Security Studies from 2005-08. Gurney, who swam competitively on the national level in Canada, earned her bachelor of arts degree in history from Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, British Columbia, in 2000. She also earned her master’s degree in history at SFU in 2002 and is a candidate for a doctorate in history from Ohio State. She and her husband reside in Kansas City, Mo.

steve stroud

Associate Athletics Director for Advancement Since joining UMKC in September 2007, Stroud has worked closely with Director of Athletics Tim Hall to lead UMKC Athletics to new heights in fundraising, totaling record amounts in each of the past two years. The Kangaroo Athletics Scholarship Fund, the annual giving program for athletics, was recreated and has proven to be a major success, increasing by 50 percent in each of the last two years and attracting more donors than ever before. In addition, he worked with Hall to secure the largest-ever single gift to UMKC Athletics, a $5 million pledge by the Stanley H. Durwood Foundation to build the Stanley H. Durwood Soccer Stadium and Recreational Field, opening in August 2009. Prior to arriving at UMKC, Stroud served as the Assistant Athletics Director for Annual Giving at the University of Memphis and as the Assistant Director of Development at the University of Miami. Stroud received a bachelor of business degree from the University of Georgia in May 2000 and earned his master’s of science in sports administration from St. Thomas University in December 2001. He and his wife Deirdre have two sons - Carter and Dashel - and they reside in Kansas City, Mo.

jessica dickson

Assistant Athletics Director for External Relations Dickson joined UMKC in August 2006 following a successful tenure at Time Warner Cable/Metro Sports, and was named to her current position in July 2007. She oversees all of the marketing, promotions and ticketing efforts for UMKC, also serving as the sport supervisor for women’s soccer. While at TWC, she was responsible for educating Time Warner sales departments nationwide on network programming as well as creating promotional material and advertising packages for TWC’s client networks. Additionally, she coordinated the highly successful www.beepbeep.com, an automotive marketplace website in Kansas City that averaged 30 participating dealerships under her oversight. Dickson has also served in a volunteer capacity for the Kansas City Sports Commission and WIN for KC since 2005. Dickson earned a bachelor of science degree in public relations with a minor in photography from Central Missouri State University in May 2002 and was a four-year letterwinner for the women’s soccer team. She and her husband Ryan reside in Kansas City, Mo.

ron aulet

Assistant Athletics Director for Operations/Facilities Aulet, who began his duties at UMKC in May 2007, oversees game operations for each of UMKC’s 16 intercollegiate sports and serves as point person for construction of new athletic facilities for the Kangaroos. Additionally, he serves as the coordinator for the strength and conditioning departments, and is the sports supervisor for men’s soccer and volleyball. Prior to his tenure at UMKC, he served as equipment manager at the University of Kansas, where he was responsible for maintenance and inventory of all equipment for KU’s Olympic sports programs. He was also the departmental contact for Coca-Cola and served as the chair of the KUAC Staff Advisory Committee during the 2003-04 school year. Aulet received his bachelor of arts degree in management from Hiram College in 1995, earning a master of arts degree with a sports administration concentration from Kent State University in 1999. He and his wife Kerrianne have two daughters - Danielle and Samantha - and reside in Lawrence, Kan.

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UMKC Athletic Facilities & Departments Durwood Soccer Stadium and Recreational Field

Durwood Soccer Stadium and Recreational Field will serve as the official home of the Kangaroos and will provide student-athletes, students and community groups with one of the top soccer facilities in The Summit League and the Midwest. The $9 million dollar addition adds to the growing residential feel of the UMKC campus. The gift from the Durwood Foundation and its trustees to construct this stadium is another in their long history of supporting a variety of UMKC initiatives. Durwood will provide seating for 850 fans and a separate addition will host locker rooms, offices and concession areas. Stanley H. Durwood was one of the University’s and the athletic program’s most ardent supporters. His affiliation with UMKC began when NCAA Division I participation was a pipe dream. Durwood also helped establish an endowed scholarship for UMKC studentathletes.

Victor F. Swyden Athletics Training Facility The Victor F. Swyden Athletics Training Facility continues UMKC’s commitment to the total care of each student-athlete. Under the guidance of Head Athletics Trainer Ted Ferris, the UMKC Sports Medicine staff prioritizes prevention, treatment and rehabilitiation in working with Kangaroo student-athletes. Built in 1999, the Swyden Athletics Training Facility honors the memory of former Kansas City councilman and longtime UMKC Athletics supporter Victor F. Swyden, who headed the taskforce that guided the Kangaroos from NAIA to NCAA Division I. A lifetime resident of Kansas City and a graduate of Paseo High School, Swyden was honored in 1993 with the Golden Torch Award, one of the highest honors bestowed by UMKC upon an individual. For the 2009-10 season, the UMKC Athletics Department is teaming up with the UMKC School of Medicine Sports Medicine Fellowship Program, under the direction of Dr. Russell D. White. The Fellowship Program will provide health care for the student-athletes by staffing the training room 3-4 days per week and will also be available to see student-athletes in need of urgent care. Members of the Sports Medicine Fellowship Program will also be present at all major home sporting events and tournaments, in addition to providing assistance with any specific athletic events. Dr. George D. Harris, Dr. Meg Gibson, Dr. Billy Irons, Dr. Matt John and Dr. Emily Lott will all be serving the needs of UMKC student-athletes. Dr. Dan Gurley, meanwhile, is entering is eighth year as the Kangaroos primary orthopedic surgeon and Dr. Grant Smith serves as the team dentist for the Kangaroos.

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UMKC Athletic Facilities & Departments Municipal Auditorium Municipal Auditorium - affectionately known as “The Muni” - is one of the most historic venues in all of college basketball. The arena has hosted more NCAA Final Fours than any other building in the country, as nine NCAA Championship games have been contested at Municipal. Adding to its rich and storied history, Municipal recently underwent a series of upgrades to improve the overall experience. More than $3.5 million was invested in new arena lighting, new seating and enhanced locker rooms for players and officials. Additionally, the court was replaced prior to the 2006-07 season. Municipal is home to the UMKC men’s basketball team, also hosting several doubleheaders with the UMKC women throughout the season.

Swinney Recreation Center The home of UMKC Athletics, Swinney Recreation Center is also one of the finest fitness centers in all of Kansas City. Created through a $14.5 million addition to the old Swinney Gymnasium, the center includes five basketball courts, four racquet ball courts, a 25-meter indoor/ outdoor pool and three exercise rooms - two weight rooms and a cardio room. The competition court serves as the home venue for UMKC volleyball in the fall, UMKC women’s basketball and select men’s basketball contests during the winter. It is also the main practice venue for the men’s and women’s basketball and volleyball teams.

Dutton Brookfield Strength and Conditioning Center The Dutton Brookfield Strength and Conditioning Center at UMKC’s Swinney Recreation Center was officially dedicated on Sept. 22, 2004. Led by Director of Strength, Conditioning and Sports Enhancement Trumain Carroll, the Brookfield Center is designed to help enhance UMKC student-athletes’ levels of performance while significantly reducing the chances for injuries. The benefit of performing structured strength and power training throughout the entire year will give student-athletes the opportunity to reach new levels of physical development. The center contains free weights, plus platforms, benches and machines and the latest cardiovascular equipment. In the summer of 2006, the area purchased the latest Sports Motion system to give student-athletes the video analysis needed to improve their techniques.

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Kangaroo student-athletes enjoy some of the finest locker room facilities in The Summit League courtesy of a major renovation undertaken prior to the 200708 school year. Along with providing each student-athlete their own individual locker space, the facility also features a player’s lounge that includes leather couches and a big screen television. In addition, the lounge is equipped with a computer workstation with a high-speed internet connection.


UMKC Head Coaches & the Kangaroo Athletics Scholarship Fund

Kangaroo Head Coaches T rick benben Men’s Soccer

brianna broderick Women’s Golf

matt brown Men’s Basketball

geno frugoli Volleyball

kendell hale Men’s & Women’s Tennis

shameika mcfield Track and Field/Cross Country

anita rodriguez Women’s Soccer

Meredith smith Softball

j.w. vandenborn Director of Golf/Men’s Golf

candace whitaker Women’s Basketball

he Kangaroo Athletics Scholarship Fund (KASF) supports the studentathletes of UMKC through the offsetting of expenses such as scholarships, travel, recruiting, and equipment. As costs continue to rise, support for our student-athletes through the KASF becomes more crucial as we continue to build an elite Summit League athletics department. For the 2009-2010 academic year, student-athlete scholarship expenses are expected to include: • Tuition (out-of-state): $17,226 • Room and Board: $10,467 • Tuition (in-state): $6,876 • Books and Fees: $1,280 In addition, over the past year it has become extremely difficult for budgets to keep pace with rising travel and food costs. While athletics must be vigilant in cost containment, we must continue to provide for the best possible student-athlete experience. That is where the KASF donors can play such a tremendous role. Donors to the KASF enjoy a number of benefits based on their donor level, including Priority Seating, access to the pre-game Kangaroo Club hospitality parties at men’s basketball games, invitations to a number of events, complimentary media guides and gifts, and exclusive opportunities to meet the student-athletes, staff, coaches, and University leadership. For more information on the Kangaroo Athletics Scholarship Fund, please contact Cassie Corker, Assistant Director of Advancement, at 816-235-6170. Donor Level

Minimum Donation

Benefits

Boxing Roo

$100

Tax Deduction, Membership Decal, Recognition Opportunities, Priority Status for season tickets and postseason tickets, and invitations to special events

Young Alumni

$35

A special introductory level for recent UMKC grads. If you’ve earned an undergraduate degree from UMKC within the past five years, get all the benefits of the Boxing Roo donor level for a reduced price.

Blue Kangaroo

$250

Gold Kangaroo

$500

Access for two to the “Kangaroo Club” hospitality room at men’s basketball games plus all above benefits Complimentary men’s and women’s basketball media guides and special UMKC gift plus all above benefits Access for two additional guests in the “Kangaroo Club” hospitality room plus all above benefits Complementary Parking for men’s basketball plus all above benefits

Swope Circle $1,000 Captain’s $1,500 Circle All-American $2,500 Circle Kangaroo Champions

$5,000

Director’s Circle

$10,000

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Premium UMKC gift, invitation to a special basketball reception plus all above benefits Invitation to the Champions’ Reception with coaches and studentathletes plus all above benefits Annual men’s basketball trip including team travel and tickets plus all above benefits


The Summit League

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Student-Athlete Academic Support Services Office

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he Student-Athlete Academic Support Services Office (SASSO) provides a variety of support services to ensure student-athletes acquire the tools to meet their academic, professional and personal goals. SASSO integrates its services within the mission of the University of Missouri–Kansas City and the Athletics Department to promote the overall development of the student-athletes. To foster the positive development of student-athletes, SASSO provides a comprehensive support unit which includes: academic counseling, degree progress monitoring, assessment, tutoring, computer access, academic and individual skill development, mentoring, individualized study plans and knowledge of on-campus resources. The Student-Athlete Support Services Office was founded in 1987 in conjunction with the UMKC Center for Academic Development (CAD). The Center for Academic Development oversees the Student-Athlete Academic Services Office, and has dual reporting responsibility to both the Divisions of Student and Academic Affairs. Located in the Swinney Recreation Center, SASSO was renovated and expanded in 2005 and updated in 2008. The academic unit includes a study and computer room, quiet tutor spaces and several offices for personnel.

2008-09 ACADEMIC YEAR

Top-5 Percents of Majors Among UMKC Student-Athletes 15% - Liberal Arts BA 12% - Pre-Business 10% - Business Administration BBA 9% - Criminal Justice BA 8% - Nursing BSN

Ursula Gurney (pictured center), Associate Athletics Director for Student-Athlete Services/Director of CHAMPS/ Life Skills, pictured with her staff Sarah McWilliams (left), Learning Services Coordinator, and graduate assistant Kim Singer (right).

SASSO is committed to providing student-athletes with a well rounded and diverse education.

- As a department, UMKC finished the 2008-09 academic year with a 3.09 grade point average. - More than half (9) of UMKC’s athletics teams finished with at least a 3.0 grade point average. - The men’s golf and volleyball programs posted the highest GPA for the year at 3.31. - Along with men’s golf and volleyball, the women’s soccer (3.39), women’s cross country (3.29), women’s tennis (3.25), softball (3.24), men’s tennis (3.18) and women’s golf (3.17) and men’s soccer (3.01) teams all posted a GPA above 3.0. - The Kangaroos also have a pair of student-athletes that currently boast a perfect 4.0 cumulative grade point average.

2008-09 UMKC Student-Athlete Award Recipients MEN’S BASKETBALL

• Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award Semifinalist Dane Brumagin • 4 Academic all-League • 1 Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence • 2 UMKC Scholar Athletes

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL • 7 Academic all-League • 2 Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence

CHEER/DANCE • 9 UMKC Scholar Athletes

CROSS COUNTRY

•9 Academic all-League • 5 Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence • 1 UMKC Scholar Athlete MEN’S GOLF • Cleveland Golf all-America Scholar Michael Schnegelberger • 7 Academic all-League • 5 Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence • 1 UMKC Scholar Athlete WOMEN’S GOLF • National Golf Association all-American Scholar Chelsea Cadwell Kelsey Kipp • 4 Academic all-League • 1 Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence • 3 UMKC Scholar Athletes

MEN’S SOCCER

• ESPN/CoSIDA Third Team Academic all-America Selection Garret Guthrie • NSCAA College Scholar all-American Brian Harris • Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award Finalist Garret Guthrie • NSCAA North/Central Region Academic Selections Brian Harris Garret Guthrie • CoSIDA District 7 Academic all-American Garret Guthrie Matt Kopsky Brian Harris • 12 Academic all-League • 6 Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence • 5 UMKC Scholar Athletes

WOMEN’S SOCCER

• 1 UMKC Scholar Athlete

SOFTBALL

• 13 Academic all-League • 6 Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence • 8 UMKC Scholar Athletes

MEN’S TENNIS

• ITA Scholar Athlete Dennis Schwarz • 6 Academic all-League • 4 Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence • 4 UMKC Scholar Athletes

WOMEN’S TENNIS

• ITA All-Academic Team • ITA Scholar Athlete Caitlin Burke Jillian Yakominich • 5 Academic all-League • 3 Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence • 2 UMKC Scholar Athletes

TRACK AND FIELD

• ESPN The Magazine Third Team Academic all-American Sara Hiller • CoSIDA District 7 Academic all-American Sara Hiller •17 Academic all-League • 10 Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence • 4 UMKC Scholar Athletes VOLLEYBALL • Recipient of the AVCA Team Academic Award • 10 Academic all-League • 6 Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence • 5 UMKC Scholar Athletes (Academic all-league selections must have a 3.0 GPA in the semester in which they compete and be a letterwinner.) (Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence must have a cumulative 3.0 grade point average at the end of the school year and be a letterwinner.) (UMKC Scholar Athletes must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.5 during the calendar year.)

FALL SEMESTER

- Eight programs finished with grade point averages above 3.0. - The women’s cross country team posted the highest team GPA with a 3.39 average, while volleyball was second with a 3.31 GPA. - The nine women’s teams posted a 3.23 cumulative GPA, while the seven men’s teams had a 2.97 GPA. - A total of nine student-athletes posted perfect 4.0 GPAs during the fall semester.

SPRING SEMESTER

- 10 of the 16 teams finished with a 3.0 or better grade point average for the spring semester. - The women’s cross country team had the top GPA among the teams with a 3.40 average. - The nine women’s squads had a 3.16 GPA, while the seven men’s programs had a 2.86 grade point average. - A total of 16 student-athletes had a perfect 4.0 grade point average during the spring semester.

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About UMKC

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or 76 years, the University and Kansas City have been partners and neighbors, a relationship that has enhanced the growth of both. A part of Kansas City’s thriving urban core, UMKC brings together its students and the city it calls home. The University offers an amazing education experience with top-notch faculty and skills that go directly from the classroom to the real world.

► Location ► Study What You Want ► Research Right Now ► Internships and Job Opportunities ► Diversity ► First-rate Faculty ► Campus Life ► National Recognition ► Affordability ► Home Away From Home

With 125 academic programs in 13 schools, UMKC is bound to have theonething(ormorethanonething)youwanttocontinuelearning about. Whether you have an idea of what you want to study or not, UMKC is a great place to explore your potential, putting different classes together to define what you know and who you are.

Why

choose UMKC?

UMKC By The Numbers

Enrollment: 14,462 (Fall 2007)

undergraduate graduate & professional students

Enrollment breakdown: 62% undergraduate 38% graduate & professional students

RESIDENTIAL LIFE AT UMKC

Student housing at UMKC is about more than just offering you a place to eat and sleep it’s about your total educational experience. Whether it’s continuing a classroom discussion over pizza, or attending a discussion with faculty outside of class, we know that having a home away from home is important. Residence Life offers you a place where you can hang out with friends, learn about others and most importantly, learn about yourself. That’s why all housing is conveniently located on the west side of campus, near the University Center (and cafeteria), Swinney Recreation Center, and within easy walking distance to all other Volker campus buildings. Nearby are the Country Club Plaza and museums, and other local attractions. Downtown Kansas City, Mo., is approximately 10 minutes away by automobile (or bus).

Enrollment diversity: 1% American Indian/Alaskan native 3% Hispanic 5% Non-resident International 6% Asian/Pacific Islander 11% Black, non-Hispanic 14% not available 60% White Where students come from: 50 states and 62 countries

Health Sciences Building

Haag Hall

Number of international students: 785 (2007 data) Where students live: 865 students on-campus

LIVING AT UMKC

Residential Life at UMKC is excited to offer three different living experiences for our students. Students can choose to live in the suite style gender-wing specific residence hall (Johnson Hall), a suite style residence hall (Oak Hall), or our newly opened Oak Place Apartments. Each location offers programs by Residential Life geared to assist each student to achieve their goals at UMKC.

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Oak Street Residence Hall


Kansas City

Cowtown Shmowtown Although Kansas City’s reputation outside the Midwest may be that of an agricultural cowtown, its residents know the truth. UMKC is in the middle of it all, with history, culture and entertainment options on all sides and within just a short walk or drive. Here’s just a few of the options that students at UMKC have at their disposal. The Legends at Village West boasts 1.1 million square feet of retail space and is home to more than 100 shops and restaurants. This northern shopping mecca is also located by the Kansas Speedway and Community America Ballpark. The Kansas Speedway hosts major league racing events like NASCAR’s Nextel and Busch series and Indy Racing League. Community America Ballpark is home to the Kansas City T-Bones and serves as the temporary site for the Kansas City Wizards.

Located within a short walk from the Volker Campus, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art includes works of art from some of the great masters. The lawn of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art resembles a badminton court with 18-ft.-tall sculptures, titled “Shuttlecocks.”

The Country Club Plaza offers 14 blocks of shopping amid beautiful Spanish architecture, fountains and statues. More than 80 miles of lights outline every building, dome and tower on the Country Club Plaza each holiday season. The Plaza is within a short walking distance from the Volker Campus. Kansas City is known as the City of Fountains with more than 200 fountains on the Plaza and in downtown KC.

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Kansas City The $850 million Power & Light District is the largest new development project in the Midwest. Just steps from the Convention Center and a short drive from the Volker Campus, the Power & Light District features eight blocks of dining, nightlife and entertainment venues. Located next to the Power & Light District, the Sprint Center opened in downtown Kansas City in October 2007. The Sprint Center is a state-of-the-art, 18,500-seat arena offering marquee concerts and sporting events. Located in the Sprint Center, the College Basketball Experience celebrates college basketball by placing visitors in electrifying, game-like situations. Home to the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame as well, UMKC had the honor of opening the CBE and held its first practice of the 2007-08 season. The Kangaroo men’s and women’s basketball teams will kick-off the 2009-10 season with their first practice on Oct. 16.

The UMKC men’s basketball team plays its home games at Municipal Auditorium. The historic venue has hosted more NCAA Tournament games and more Final Fours than any other venue in the country.

The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum chronicles the history and heroes of the Negro Leagues from their founding after the Civil War to their demise in the 1960s. The first professional Negro Leagues were founded in Kansas City in 1920, just two blocks from the museum.

Arrowhead Stadium, home of the Kansas City Chiefs, seats more than 79,000 on game day. The Kansas City Royals play in Kauffman Stadium, which just wrapped up a $250 million renovation for the 2009 season. Kauffman Stadium’s unique features include a 322-foot-wide water spectacular. The water spectacular is the largest privately funded fountain in the world. Both teams play at the Truman Sports Complex.

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Kangaroos Out In The Community

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s a member of the Kansas City community, the UMKC Athletics Department takes great pride in giving back to its neighbors and friends. The Kangaroos outdid themselves during the 2008-09 school year by hosting a plethora of successful events and volunteering their time. Here is a short list of the community service projects that UMKC teams and student-athletes took part in: ► The UMKC Athletics Department assisted students by helping them move their

personal belongings into their new homes as a part of Student Move-In Day 2008. Student-athletes, coaches and administrators from all 16 athletics teams battled rainy conditions to help their fellow students move into the Oak Street Residence Hall.

► Launched by UMKC softball head coach Meredith Smith, Trunk-or-Treat offers

youngsters from the neighborhoods surrounding UMKC the opportunity to participate in a safe and fun trick-or-treat environment. UMKC student-athletes and coaches dress up and hand out candy and other items from the trunks of their cars, participating in Halloween-themed games as well. Along with the Activities and Programming Council, Trunk-or-Treat was a success in just its third year.

► UMKC men’s basketball head coach Matt Brown coached barefoot against North

Dakota State back in January in an effort to collect shoes for the non-profit organization Samaritan’s Feet. UMKC supporters brought in 115 pairs of kid shoes for the cause. Coach Brown joined 300 basketball coaches from across the country teaming up to support this initiative.

► UMKC teamed up withThe Summit League during the 2008-09 season and participated

in The Summit League’s Students Team Up To Fight Hunger (STUFH). The league designated 20 “Food Fight” games during the basketball season as part of a league-wide food drive initiative. The Kangaroos hosted “Black Out” night where fans donned black t-shirts and donated over 900 pounds of food!

► The UMKC Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) supported the Planet Aid Clothing Drive and placed two bins on campus. The drive was held from April 3 to May 8 and they collected clothes for development programs around the world.

► The volleyball, women’s basketball and softball

teams all participated in Think Pink events to raise breast cancer awareness. The volleyball team wore pink shoelaces, while the women’s basketball joined over 700 other institutions in taking part in the WBCA “Think Pink” week. Softball paired up with Summit League foe South Dakota State in their ongoing tradition, donning commemorative pink uniforms for the final game of the league series between the teams.

► In addition to their summer camps, designed for the elite player, several UMKC teams also took time out to give clinics to the community at large. Men’s soccer continued its 11-year tradition this spring, working with the Kansas City Department of Parks and Recreation to offer clinics and coaching assistance to youngsters at Swope Park, while softball, women’s basketball and women’s soccer all took leadership roles in WIN for KC’s Camp WIN, teaching young girls from the Kansas City area both sport and life skills.

Other events during the 2008-09 year: ► After school program at James Elementary (Women’s Soccer) ► Christmas Wish Lists for Temporary Lodging for Children (Track and Field) ► Field Day at Ozanam (Track and Field) ► Friends for Brandon: Walk-a-thon and Wiffle Ball Tournament (Softball) ► Go Red For Women (Men’s and Women’s Basketball) ► Kids Fit N Fun Day (Women’s Basketball) ► Sports Day at Spectrum Station (Women’s Basketball and Women’s Soccer) ► UMKC’s Hispanic Youth Day (Men’s and Women’s Soccer)

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ONCE A KANGAROO, ALWAYS A KANGAROO. UNIVERSITY of MISSOURI-KANSAS CITY

KANGAROO FORMER STUDENT-ATHLETE ASSOCIATION

ESTABLISHED 2008

The Former Student-Athlete Association serves a key role in uniting the Kangaroos of past and present. All former Kangaroo studentathletes, coaches, cheerleaders and dance squad members, team managers and trainers and administrators are eligible to participate in the Former Student-Athlete Association. Membership within the Former Student-Athlete Association is free and provides each member with complimentary tickets, emailed updates and newsletters, gifts, and, most importantly, the easy ability to reconnect with your former teammates through different reunion events. It’s the least we can do for all of those who have worn the Blue and Gold and represented the Kangaroos! For details on the Former Student-Athlete Association or to sign up, just call Steve Stroud at 815-235-6018.



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