2012 UMKC Men's Tennis Media Guide

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2012 UMKC Men’s Tennis Media Guide QUICK FACTS 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 TENNIS INFORMATION First Year..................................................................................... 1987 All-Time Record.................................................................... 107-196 Summit League Record..........................................................55-20 Post Season Appearances....................4 (1999, 2000, 2009, 2011) NCAA Tournament Record..........................................................0-4 2011 REVIEW 2011 Record................................................................................. 16-7 Summit League Record....................................................... 6-0/1st Final Ranking............................................................................... n/a Letterwinners Returning/Lost.................................................... 6/4 Newcomers......................................................................................5 COACHING STAFF Head Coach...................................................................Kendell Hale Alma Mater.................................... Northwest Missouri State, 1990 Record at UMKC (men’s)......................................................53-30/4 Career Record (overall)................................................... 307-201/17 Office Phone.............................................................. 816-235-6377 Email..................................................................... halekl@umkc.edu Assistant Coach..................................... Dante Cipulli (4th Season) Alma Mater............................................... Southwest Baptist, 2005 Office Phone.............................................................. 816-235-5831 Email................................................................... cipullid@umkc.edu Assistant Coach............................................................. Zach Frisch Alma Mater.....................................................Western Illinois, 2010 Assistant Coach.......................................................... Patrick Smith Alma Mater.....................................................................UMKC, 2010 Assistant Coach.................................................... Erwin Quintanilla Alma Mater......................................................................UMKC, 2011 MEDIA INFORMATION Assistant SID/Men’s Tennis Contact...............................Nik Busch Office Phone.............................................................. 816-235-6618 Email.................................................................buschns@umkc.edu Mailing Address....................................5100 Rockhill Rd., SRC 201 ...................................................................... Kansas City, MO 64110 Shipping Address.......................................5030 Holmes, SRC 201 ...................................................................... Kansas City, MO 64110


Table of Contents.................................................................................. 1 Quick Facts............................................................................................ 1 Credits................................................................................................... 1 2012 UMKC MEN’S Tennis...........................................................2 Season Preview.................................................................................3-4 Schedule.............................................................................................. 5 Roster................................................................................................... 6 Coaches............................................................................................. 7-9 2012 PLAYER PROFILES........................................................... 10 Senior Gustavo Guerin.........................................................................11 Junior Tim Akhmedov........................................................................ 12 Junior Abdul Alawadhi....................................................................... 13 Junior John Burbano.......................................................................... 14 Junior Grant Fleming.......................................................................... 15 Junior Nino Hasandedic.................................................................... 16 Junior David Heckler.......................................................................... 17 Sophomore Max Helgeson.................................................................18 Sophomore Tomas Patino................................................................. 19 Sophomore Cameron Schoenhofer................................................. 20 Freshman Conner Edwards................................................................ 21 Freshman Jonathan Rodgers........................................................... 22 2011 SEASON REVIEW..............................................................23 2011 Match Results............................................................................ 24 2011 Overall Stats............................................................................... 25 2011 Summit League Stats............................................................... 26 2011 Summit League Review.............................................................27 HISTORY..................................................................................28 Honor Roll..................................................................................... 29-30 NCAA Tournament Teams............................................................ 30-31 Record Book................................................................................. 32-33 All-Time Results........................................................................... 34-35 All-Time Series..............................................................................36-37 Media.................................................................................................. 38 ABOUT UMKC...........................................................................39 About UMKC....................................................................................... 40 Chancellor Leo Morton....................................................................... 41 Director of Athletics Tim Hall........................................................... 42 Senior Staff........................................................................................ 43 Head Coaches.................................................................................... 44 KASF................................................................................................... 44 UMKC Athletic Training Staff and Team Doctors............................ 45 Facilities........................................................................................46-47 Kangaroos in the Community........................................................... 48 SASSO................................................................................................ 49 Summit League............................................................................50-51 Kansas City.................................................................................. 52-53 Evolution of the Kangaroo................................................................ 54

CREDITS The 2012 UMKC men’s tennis media guide was written, designed and edited by Nik Busch. Photography was provided by Matthew S. Hicks Photography, UMKC Photo Services, Scott Indermauer, Bob Greenspan, Carla Wilson, 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 816-235-1323 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). 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, student-athletes, 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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Season Preview With all but one regular returning from a team that posted its second straight undefeated Summit League season and made it to its second appearance in the NCAA Championships in the past three years, the 2012 UMKC Men’s Tennis team has high hopes for this season.

The Senior

Brazil native Gustavo Guerin returns as the lone senior on this year’s team after being named to the all-Summit League Team a year ago. In 2011, Guerin posted 13 singles wins, moving him into a tie for fifth place all-time at UMKC with 40 career wins, just eight shy of the school record. His 37 doubles wins, meanwhile, have him in the sixth spot in the UMKC annals, seven back of the top spot.

The Juniors

The six member junior class at UMKC is perhaps the most talented of the four, featuring two former all-Summit League

selections, including the Summit League Newcomer of the Year and Summit League Player of the Year in Nino Hasandedic. Hasandedic returns for his second season in the Blue & Gold after earning all-Summit League honors and Summit League Newcomer and Player of the Year honors, posting 16 singles wins, tied for the second most in a season and the most from the No. 1 position in UMKC history. Fleming enters his second season as a Kangaroo after also posting 16 singles wins last season, tied for the most all-time from the No. 2 line. In Summit League play, meanwhile, the Overland Park, Kan., native finished 5-1 in singles play and 4-0 in doubles play, earning him a spot on the all-Summit League Team. Alawadhi joined the ‘Roos two years ago and has etched is name throughout the UMKC annals as the Kuwait City native

holds the UMKC record for career winning percentage at .676. His 11 wins from the No. 4 line last season, meanwhile, are tied for the most in school history.

finishing 5-0 in league play singles action. His 10 doubles wins with Guerin, meanwhile, are the second most in a season all-time from the No. 2 line.

Houston, Texas, native Heckler enters his third season in the Blue & Gold, registering seven career singles wins and seven career doubles wins in his two seasons at UMKC.

Oklahoma State transfer Tomas Patino joins the ‘Roos after finishing with a 1-4 singles record and a 4-9 doubles mark for the Cowboys in 2011. As a prep in Colombia, Patino was ranked as the No. 2 player is final three seasons.

Cali, Colombia native John Burbano and Overland Park, Kan., native Tim Akhmedov, meanwhile, will look to bolster the UMKC roster throughout the season.

The Sophomores

The 2012 UMKC sophomore class feature one returner and a pair of transfers who will all battle for time in the lineup. Returning for his second season in the Blue & Gold is Tulsa, Okla., native Cameron Schoenhofer. In 2011, the first year ‘Roos posted 10 wins and was named to the all-Summit League Team for

Overland Park, Kan., native Max Helgeson, meanwhile, will bolster the UMKC lineup after transferring from Virginia Wesleyan.

The Freshmen

A pair of freshman out of Kansas, Conner Edwards and Jonathan Rodgers, will look to bolster the ‘Roos depth chart in their first years at UMKC. Conner Edwards joins the ‘Roos out of Topeka, Kan., where he was all-city for four years, all-state for three years and Team


2012 UMKC Men’s Tennis Media Guide Captain for two years at Washburn Rural. At WRHS, Edwards led the team to a third place finish at the Kansas 6A State Championships as a senior, a fourth place finish as a junior, a fifth place finish as a sophomore and a sixth place finish as a freshman. Individually, he finished third in state as a senior, junior and freshman and fourth as a sophomore. Jonathan Rodgers was the Team MVP, First Team all-Metro and First Team all-State selection as a senior at Blue Valley West High School, placing second in Kansas 6A State Championship in doubles with his brother Matthew. At BVWHS, he helped the team to a third place finish in the Kansas 6A State Championship as a sophomore and a fourth place finish as a senior.

The Schedule

The UMKC men’s tennis team will face one of its most challenging schedules ever when it embarks on its 2012 campaign. The Kangaroos will open up the 2012 sea-


son when they head to Stillwater, Okla., to take on Big 12 foe Oklahoma State on Jan. 20 before heading to the northwest for three matches in Oregon.

Baptist on Apr. 3 and Northwest Missouri State and Baker on Apr. 5.

to repeat as Summit League Champions in a poll by the league’s head coaches. The Kangaroos are comFuture Summit League ing off consecutive rival Nebraska-Omaha undefeated regular then makes a visit to season titles and are In the Beaver State, the the Plaza Tennis Center the defending tourna‘Roos will take on Port- on Apr. 6 before current ment champions for land in Portland before league member IPFW the second time in the facing No. 56 Idaho comes to town on Apr. past three years. and No. 75 Oregon in 7. In the men’s poll, UMKC Eugene on Jan. 28-29. received five of six Missouri Valley foe first-place votes for a Following a trip to Bradley and regional ri- total of 25 points, edgOmaha, Neb., to take val William Jewell head ing 2011 runner-up IUon Creighton, the to Kansas City on Apr. PUI, which received the Kangaroos will head to 13 and 18, respectively remaining first-place Indianapolis to open before the ‘Roos close vote and finished with Summit League play at out the regular season 21 points. Oral Roberts IUPUI on Mar. 3. with three consecutive had 13 points to place league games. third, followed closely A trip to No. 62 Wichita by Western Illinois (12) State on Mar. 7 and to UMKC will welcome in and IPFW (11). South Saint Louis on Mar. 9 South Dakota State and Dakota State rounded will lead the ‘Roos into Oral Roberts backout the poll. their home opener with to-back on Apr. 19-20 Division II opponent before heading to MaUMKC returns five of Abilene Christian on comb, Ill., for the final six starters, led by Mar. 12. regular season contest. 2011 Summit League Player of the Year and The following week, The following weekend Newcomer of the Year UMKC will face off the top four teams in Nino Hasandedic (16-6 with Lamar and No. 43 The Summit League in 2011), from a squad Arkansas on Mar. 19-20 will gather in Kansas that went 6-0 in league in Fayetteville, Ark., City for the 2012 Sum- play last season. Also before heading to Des mit League Champion- returning for the KanMoines, Iowa to battle ships where the winner garoos and 2011 SumNo. 46 Drake and Green will earn an automatic mit League Coach of Bay on Mar. 23-24. berth in the NCAA the Year Kendell Hale Championships. are All-Summit selecFrom there, the squad tions Grant Fleming returns home for nine (16-6), Gustavo Guerin Preseason Poll straight home matches (13-6) and Cameron The UMKC men’s tenstarting with Southwest Schoenhofer (10-8). nis team was picked

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Schedule Date Jan. 20 Jan. 27 Jan. 28 Jan. 29 Feb. 9 Mar. 3 Mar. 7 Mar. 9 Mar. 12 Mar. 19 Mar. 20 Mar. 23 Mar. 24 Apr. 3 Apr. 5 Apr. 5 Apr. 6 Apr. 7 Apr. 13 Apr. 18 Apr. 19 Apr. 20 Apr. 22 Apr. 27-28 May 11-13

Opponent/Tournament vs. Oklahoma State at Portland vs. Idaho at Oregon at Creighton *at IUPUI at Wichita State at Saint Louis Abilene Christian vs. Lamar at Arkansas at Drake vs. Green Bay Southwest Baptist Northwest Missouri State Baker Nebraska-Omaha *IPFW Bradley William Jewell *South Dakota State *Oral Roberts *at Western Illinois 2012 Summit League Championships 2012 Summit League Championships 2012 NCAA Championships 2012 NCAA Championships First Round

All times Central and subject to change

Location Time Tulsa, Okla. 9 a.m. Portland, Ore. 10 a.m. Eugene, Ore. 10 a.m. Eugene, Ore. 11 a.m. Omaha, Neb. 12:30 p.m. Indianapolis, Ind. 10 a.m. Wichita, Kan. 2 p.m. St. Louis, Mo. 2 p.m. Kansas City, Mo. 2 p.m. Fayetteville, Ark. 2 p.m. Fayetteville, Ark. 1 p.m. Des Moines, Iowa 6 p.m. Des Moines, Iowa 4 p.m. Kansas City, Mo. 3 p.m. Kansas City, Mo. 10 a.m. Kansas City, Mo. 3 p.m. Kansas City, Mo. 9 a.m. Kansas City, Mo. 10 a.m. Kansas City, Mo. TBD Kansas City, Mo. 4 p.m. Kansas City, Mo. 3 p.m. Kansas City, Mo. 1 p.m. Macomb, Ill. 10 a.m.


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Front Row (L-R): Abdulrahman Alawadhi, John Burbano, Gustavo Guerin, David Heckler Second Row (L-R): Assistant Coach Erwin Quintanilla, Assistant COach Zach Frisch, Cameron Schoenhofer, Nino Hasandedic, Tomas Patino, Head Coach Kendell Hale Back Row (L-R): Assistant Coach Patrick Smith, Tim Akmedov, Grant Fleming, Jonathan Rodgers, Conner Edwards, Assistant Coach Dante Cipulli

Name Tim Akhmedov Aubdulrahman Alawadhi John Burbano Conner Edwards Grant Fleming Gustavo Guerin Nino Hasandedic David Heckler Tomas Patino Jonathan Rodgers Cameron Schoenhofer

Ht. 6-2 5-5 5-10 6-2 5-11 5-11 6-1 5-10 6-0 6-0 5-11

Wt. 180 135 156 150 165 166 180 155 162 150 160

Yr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Fr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Jr. So. Fr. So.

Hometown/High School (Previous School) Overland Park, Kan./Shawnee Mission East (Johnson County CC) Kuwait City, Kuwait/Jaber Mubark Al Subah Cali, Colombia/Liceo Juan XXII (Johnson County CC) Topeka, Kan./Washburn Rural Overland Park, Kan./University of Missouri (Santa Clara) Itumbiara-Goias, Brazil/Colegio Ateneu Munich, Germany/Erasmus-Grasser Mathematical Scientific Gymnasium (Central Florida) Houston, Texas/Sanchez Casal Academy/Strake Jesuit College Preparatory Medellin, Colombia/Fontan School (Oklahoma State) Overland Park, Kan./Blue Valley West Tulsa, Okla./Bishop Kelley

Coaching Staff Head Coach - Kendell Hale (5th year) Assistant Coach - Dante Cipulli (4th year) Graduate Assistant Coaches -Patrick Smith (2nd year), Zach Frisch (2nd year), Erwin Quintanilla (1st year)



2012 UMKC Men’s Tennis Media Guide

Kendell Hale Head Coach Fifth Season NW Missouri St ‘90

Kendell Hale is entering his fifth season as the head coach of the UMKC men’s and women’s tennis program. Overall, the 2011-12 season will be Hale’s 18th as a collegiate head coach, where he has compiled a 317214 overall record. On the women’s side, he has a record of 29-51 at UMKC, while boasting a 53-30 mark with the men. Hale has orchestrated an amazing turnaround with the men’s and women’s tennis programs since joining the department in 2008. He has guided both the men’s and women’s squads to school-record win totals and has produced two Summit League regular season titles, two Summit League Tournament crowns and two NCAA Tournament appearances. He was also selected at the 2009 USPTA Missouri Valley College Coach of the Year., and the 2011 Summit League Men’s Coach of the Year. In four seasons at the helm, Hale has coached 15 all-league honorees on the men’s side and seven all-league selections on the women’s side. He’s also coached two Summit League Players of the Year and two Summit League Newcomers of the Year. In 2011, he led the men to the Summit League regular season and tournament titles (went 16-7, 6-0), while helping the women to a school record win total (12) and an appearance in the championship match of the league tournament for the first time in school history. Nino Hasandedic was named the men’s Summit League Newcomer and Player of the Year as well, and was named League Coach of the Year for his efforts. During the 2010 season, Hale led the men’s team to a 17-7 overall record, which included a school record 11-match winning streak. The 17 victories were the most in a single season in the record books. The squad finished a perfect 6-0 in league play during the regular season without dropping a single team point, as it

claimed The Summit League regular season title. The ‘Roos advanced to the league tournament final for the second straight year before being upset by third-seeded Oral Roberts.

the first time since only the top four teams advanced. A trio of studentathletes - Laura Bouet, Eva Dalvai and Jillian Yakominich - each earned all-Summit League honors.

Hale’s student-athletes produced unprecedented success on the court, as senior Patrick Smith was named The Summit League Player of the Year. Smith along with Bret Berryman, Serge Ristivojevic and Gustavo Guerin also received all-Summit League honors. Ristivojevic broke the school record for single season singles victories (18), while Smith and Berryman set the single season doubles mark (18).

In 2009, UMKC posted five wins and finished with a 4-4 mark in Summit League play. The five victories 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. In Hale’s first season in 2008, he led the ‘Roos to three victories, one of which was a 7-0 triumph over Centenary that snapped the program’s 58-match losing streak.

In 2009, 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 runner-up, 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 the then school record for single season victories. A trio of players earned all-league honors, while Bret Berryman was tabbed The Summit League Newcomer of the Year.

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 student-athletes were selected as ITA Scholar Athletes, 29 were named to The Summit League Winter/Spring Academic allLeague team and 13 were Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence honorees.

Under Hale’s guidance, Patrick 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 wins 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.

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 student-athletes. 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.

On the women’s side, Hale has made great strides with the women’s program in three seasons. In 2010, Hale guided the ‘Roos to a school record 10 victories and a 6-2 mark in Summit League play. UMKC finished third in the regular season standings to qualify for the league tournament for

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 five times (2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009), 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. 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 Fourth Season SW Baptist ‘05 Dante Cipulli is entering his fourth

all five players were selected as all-

season as an assistant coach with

League performers, including Nino

the UMKC tennis program.

Hasandedic being named The Sum-

Prior to coming to UMKC, Cipulli

of the Year, and he was voted an ITA

mit League Player and Newcomer of

served as a graduate assistant at

All-Star. In Feb. 2005, the state of

the Year.

his alma mater, Southwest Baptist,

Missouri recognized Cipulli for his

for two seasons from 2005-07.

tennis accomplishments, as he was

Cipulli initially joined the program during the 2007-08 school year,

Year, the ITA Regional Player of the Year, the ITA Division II Senior Player

where he coached four ‘Roos to all-

On the women’s side, Cipulli helped

Before joining the coaching ranks,

awarded the Missouri Sports Achieve-

league recognition. After stepping

the ‘Roos to a school record 12 wins

Cipulli played for the Bearcats for

ment Award for winning his national

away from the program to venture

and a runner-up finish in The Summit

three seasons from 2002-05. During


into the business world in 2008-09,

League Tournament, the highest

his that time, he was twice named

Cipulli rejoined the coaching staff in

finish ever by the ‘Roos. Under his

an ITA All-American, won two MIAA

In 2003-04, Cipulli was the national

2009-10, where he has coached the

leadership, Laura Bouet garnered her

Most Valuable Player awards, and was

runner-up in singles, and he finished

men’s (17) and women’s teams (12)

second straight appearance on the

a two-time unanimous all-MIAA First

third in the country in doubles. He

to school record victory totals since

all-Summit League Team.

Team selection. Additionally, he fin-

finished the year ranked No. 2 in

returning. Cipulli also coached 13

Academically, 12 Kangaroos (six

ished his career with a school record

the nation in singles and No. 22 in

all-Summit League student-athletes,

men/six women) were named to the

110 singles victories.

doubles. During his first season as

which included 2010 Summit League

Commissioner’s List of Academic

Player of the Year Patrick Smith and

Excellence and 14 (eight men/six

As a senior, Cipulli won the ITA NCAA

Rookie of the Year, as he was ranked

2011 Summit League Player of the

women) were named to The Summit

Division II Singles National Champi-

35th in the nation in singles.

Year Nino Hasandedic.

League Winter/Spring Academic all-

onship and the Small Colleges Super

League Team.

Bowl Championship. With that win,

Cipulli, a native of Tucuman, Ar-

he advanced to the NCAA Division I

gentina, graduated from Southwest

In the 2011 season, Cipulli helped the


58-match losing streak.

SBU, he was named the North Central

men’s program to its second league

During his first stint with the Kanga-

National Championships, where he

Baptist with an undergraduate degree

title, second league tournament title

roos, Cipulli helped guide the men’s

posted a 2-2 record. He also guided

in business administration/interna-

and second NCAA Tournament ap-

team to a 6-9 overall record and a

SBU to three straight MIAA Cham-

tional business in 2005. He then went

pearance in the last three seasons, as

4-2 mark in Summit League play and

pionship and NCAA Tournament

on to earn his MBA from SBU in the

well as helping guide the squad to the

the women’s squad to a 3-12 overall


summer of 2007.

Athletic Director’s Association Award

and a 3-5 league record. One of the

for the highest finishing program

women’s victories - a 7-0 win over

As a result, Cipulli was named the

among Division I-AAA schools. In

Centenary - snapped the program’s

ITA Division II National Player of the

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Zach Frisch

Patrick Smith Assistant Coach Second Season UMKC ‘10

Assistant Coach Second Season Western Illinois ‘09

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Gustavo Guerin

Senior•5-11•166 Itumbiara-Goias, Brazil/Colegio Ateneu

2010-11 - Finished the year with a 13-6 overall singles record at the Nos. 4-5 positions, including a 6-0 mark in league play and a 10-5 overall doubles record, including a 4-0 league mark, at the No. 2 position... moved into fifth place all-time on the UMKC career singles wins list (40) and into a tie for fifth on the doubles list (37)... .645 (40-22) career winning percentage is tied for fifth alltime in school history and .638 (37-21) doubles winning percentage is fourth in school history... 13 wins at the No. 5 position are the most in UMKC history... finished undefeated over final 11 doubles matches and final 13 singles matches... named to the all-Summit League Team. 2009-10 -- All-Summit League honoree... finished with a 15-7 singles and a 16-11 doubles record... played primarily at the No. 4 position in singles and the two line in doubles... went 2-0 in singles and 5-0 in doubles in Summit League play... the 15 singles victories are tied for the third most in a single season in school history, while the 16 doubles wins are the second most all-time... the 11 victores at the four singles line and the 12 wins at the two doubles position are both school records... won his first three matches of the spring in singles... was victorious in his final four singles matches that were played to their completion to close out the year... teamed with Serge Ristivojevic in doubles... started the spring slow, going 3-6 over first nine matches before winning eight straight matches that were played out from March 26 through April 11.

CAREER STATISTICS Singles Results YEAR 2009 2010 2011 Totals

Overall 12-9 15-7 13-6 40-22

Summit 4-1 2-0 6-0 12-1

No. 1 - - - -

No. 2 1-0 1-0 - 2-0

No. 3 5-5 0-1 - 5-6

Doubles Results YEAR 2009 2010 2011 Totals

Overall 11-5 16-11 10-5 37-21

Summit 2-0 5-0 4-0 11-0

No. 1 - 0-1 - 0-1

No. 2 1-4 12-8 10-5 23-17

No. 3 9-0 9-0

No. 4 5-3 11-4 0-3 16-10

No. 5 - - 13-3 13- 3

No. 6 -

2008-09 -- Second Team all-Summit League selection after finishing with a 12-9 singles and an 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 allLeague 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 top-five 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.


2012 UMKC Men’s Tennis Media Guide At Johnson County Community College -- Competed in 22 matches.

High School -- Helped Shawnee Mission East to the 6A State Championship in 2006, a runner-up finish in 2007 and a third place finish in 2005... individually, placed third in state in doubles as a sophomore and second in doubles as a senior... was all-Metro as a senior.

Personal -- Born August 31, 1989 in Moscow, Russia... Parents are Chingiz and Yelena Akhmedov...has an older brother Zaur... majoring in Psychology.


Tim Akhmedov

Junior•6-2•180 Overland Park, Kan./ Shawnee Mission East (Johnson County CC)

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Abdul Alawadhi Junior•5-5•135 Kuwait City, Kuwait/Jaber Mubark Al Subah

2010-11 -- Finished with a 12-8 singles record playing in Nos. 3-5 positions, including a 5-1 mark in Summit League play and a 6-4 record in doubles action at the Nos. 2-3 positions, including a 3-1 mark in league play... .676 (23-11) is the highest career winning percentage in UMKC history... 11 wins from the No. 4 position are tied for the most in school history... won nine straight singles matches from Mar. 19 through Apr. 12... won five straight doubles matches from Apr. 8 through Apr. 22... named to the Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence. 2009-10 -- Joined the team as a walk-on prior to the spring semester... posted an 11-3 singles record and a 5-5 doubles mark... competed primarily at the No. 5 position in singles, where he went 8-1... the eight victories are tied for the most at the position in school history... went 3-0 in Summit League matches... tallied his first collegiate singles and doubles victories on March 9 against Ferris State... won nine straight singles matches that were played to their completion to close out the season, all in straight sets... won a pair of matches at The Summit League Championship, downing Western Illinois’ Jim Capalbo (6-2, 6-3) and Oral Roberts’ Matt Tansil (6-1, 6-2)... named to The Summit League Winter/ Spring Academic all-League team. 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

Singles Results YEAR 2010 2011 Totals

Overall 11-3 12-8 23-11

Summit 3-0 5-1 8-1

Gulf Countries Cup (GCC) U18 tournament in singles...

No. 1 - - -

No. 2 - - -

No. 3 - 1-0 1-0

Overall 5-5 6-4 11-9

Summit 1-3 3-1 4-4

No. 5 8-1 0-3 8-4

No. 6 3-1 3-1

received the “U16 Best Player” honor at the GCC... reached the ITF doubles finals... won the GCC doubles as U14 and was the runner-up 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.

Doubles Results YEAR 2010 2011 Totals

No. 4 0-1 11-5 11-6

No. 1 - - -

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

No. 3 2-0 6-1 8-1

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.


2012 UMKC Men’s Tennis Media Guide 2010-11 -- Sat out due to eligibilty.

At Johnson County Community College -- Helped team to conference and regional championships in both years... qualified for nationals as a sophomore after finishing 15-4.

High School -- Attended Liceo Juan XXII High School.

Personal -- Born on February 19, 1989.. parents are Jairo Burbano and Maria Aydee Orozco... majoring in Business Administration.


John Burbano

Junior•5-10•156 Cali, Colombia/Liceo Juan XXII (Johnson County CC)

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Grant Fleming Junior•5-11•165 Overland Park, Kan./University of Missouri (Santa Clara)

2010-11 -- Finished with a 16-6 overall singles record and a 5-1 Summit League mark playing in the No. 2 position and a 7-13 doubles mark, including a 4-0 record in league play, at the No. 1 position... 16 singles wins are tied for the second most in a single season overall in UMKC history and are the most from the No. 2 position... named to the all-Summit League Team... won 10 straight singles matches from Mar. 13 through Apr. 12... named to the 2010-11 Summit League Winter/Spring Academic all-League Team.

At Santa Clara -- Compiled a 4-4 record in singles... made his dual season debut vs. UC Santa Cruz (1/16)... posted his first dual singles victory on Feb. 20 over Sonoma State’s Stewart Hutton, 6-4, 6-3... posted an 11-5 doubles record on the year... helped Santa Clara to an 18-7 overall record and a runner-up finish at the WCC Championship... the Broncos also finished the year as the No. 54 ranked team in the nation.

High School -- Doubles national champion and gained a top-70 national ranking... played for Elliot Mcdermed and Pete Stroer.


Personal -- Born on Nov. 10, 1989... son of Bill and Susan Fleming... has one older sister, Danielle... undecided on a major.

YEAR Overall Summit No. 1 No. 2 No. 3 No. 4 No. 5 No. 6 2011 16-6 5-1 - 16-6 - - - Totals 16-6 5-1 - 16-6 - - - -

Doubles Results YEAR Overall Summit No. 1 No. 2 No. 3 2011 7-13 4-0 7-13 - Totals 7-13 4-0 7-13 - -


2012 UMKC Men’s Tennis Media Guide 2010-11 -- Finished the year with a 16-6 overall singles record at the No. 1 position, including a 6-0 mark in league play and a 7-13 overall doubles record, including a 4-0 league mark, at the No. 1 position... selected as The Summit League Player of the Year and The Summit

Nino Hasandedic Junior•6-1•180 Munich, Germany/Erasmus-Grasser Mathematical Scientific Gym (Central Florida)

League Newcomer of the Year and to the all-Summit League Team... named Summit League Player of the Week on Feb. 1 and Mar. 15... named Summit League Athlete of the Month for April on May 6... 16 singles wins are tied for the second most in a single season overall in UMKC history and are the most from the No. 1 position... won seven consecutive matches from Apr. 8 through Apr. 22... named Distinguished Scholar on the 2010-11 Summit League Winter/Spring Academic all-League Team.

At Central Florida -- Posted a 4-11 singles record, while playing at the Nos. 2-6 positions... went 1-4 at No. 2, 0-2 at No. 3, 1-1 at No. 4, 1-1 at No. 5 and 1-3 at No. 6... was among the starting line-up for the Knights at the C-USA Championship... helped UCF post a 12-8 overall record in 2010.

High School -- Attended Erasmus-Grasser Gymnasium High School.

Personal -- Born on Jan. 26, 1990... son of Kenan and Sanja Hasandedic... has one younger sister, Selma... father is an architect and mother is a doctor... majoring in finance.

CAREER STATISTICS Singles Results YEAR Overall Summit No. 1 No. 2 No. 3 No. 4 No. 5 No. 6 2011 16-6 6-0 16-6 - - - - Totals 16-6 6-0 16-6 - - - - -

Doubles Results YEAR Overall Summit No. 1 No. 2 No. 3 2011 7-13 4-0 7-13 - Totals 7-13 4-0 7-13 - -


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David Heckler

Junior•5-10•155 Houston, Texas/Strake Jesuit College Prep (Sanchez Casal Academy)

2010-11 -- Finished the year with a 1-3 overall singles record at the Nos. 5-6 positions and a 1-11 overall doubles record at the Nos. 2-3 positions... defeated Northwest Missouri State’s Daniel Quesada, 7-6, 6-4 on Mar. 30... teamed with Serge Ristivojevic to defeat Southwest Baptist’s Daniel Cardona and Juan Estepa, 8-6 on Mar. 21... named Distinguished Scholar on the 2010-11 Summit League Winter/Spring Academic all-League Team and to the Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence.

2009-10 -- Finished with a 6-11 singles and a 6-12 doubles mark... competed at the Nos. 4-6 positions in singles and the three line in doubles... posted his first collegiate victory during the fall at the Arkansas Invitational, downing South Dakota State’s Jeff Moffatt, 6-2, 6-2... tallied his first doubles victory while teamming with Erwin Quintanilla, topping SDSU’s Moffatt and Morgan Salo, 8-1, in Fayetteville... went 1-0 in singles in Summit League play, defeating the Jacks’ Evan Sims, 6-2, 6-2... named to The Summit League Winter/Spring Academic all-League team.

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

Singles Results YEAR 2010 2011 Totals

Overall 6-11 1-3 7-14

Summit 1-0 - 1-0

district runner-up in 2008 as a senior... was the team

No. 1 - - -

No. 2 - - -

No. 3 - - -

No. 4 0-2 - 0-2

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

No. 6 2-4 0-3 2-7

captain from sophomore to senior seasons... high school coach was Chuck Kenny.

Personal -- Born on July 31, 1990, in Tampa, Fla... son of Tim and Renee Heckler... father, Tim, is the CEO of the

Doubles Results

U.S. Professional Tennis Association... mother, Renee,

YEAR 2010 2011 Totals

Overall 6-12 1-11 7-23

Summit 0-2 - 0-2

No. 1 - - -

No. 2 - 0-1 0-1

No. 3 4-10 1-10 5-20

is the CFO of the same organization... Tim played collegiate tennis at Lamar University, while Renee played collegiately at South Florida... has two younger sisters, Chelsea and Mia... relative, Ryan Lipman, plays college tennis at Vanderbilt... majoring in business.


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Max Helgeson

Sophomore•6-2•215 Overland Park, Kan./Blue Valley West (Virginia Wesleyan)

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Tomas Patino

Sophomore•6-0•162 Medellin, Colombia/Fontan School (Oklahoma State)

At Oklahoma State -- Posted a 1-4 singles record, while playing at the No. 6 position and 4-9 in doubles play.

High School -- Attended Fontan School... ranked No. 10 in Colombia in singles play as a freshman and No. 2 sophomore-senior years... ranked No. 8 in Colombia in doubles play as a freshman, No. 1 as a sophomore and senior and No. 2 as a junior... graduated with honors as the best student and the highest score on teh ICFES test.

Personal -- Born on May 13, 1992... son of Rafael Patino and Claudia Aristizabal... has one older brother, Mario... . majoring in civil engineering.


2012 UMKC Men’s Tennis Media Guide 2010-11 -- Finished with a 10-8 singles record playing at the Nos. 4-6 positions and a 10-6 doubles record playing at the Nos. 2-3 positions... eight wins at the No. 6 position are the second most in UMKC history... won seven consecutive matches from Mar. 21 through Apr.

Cameron Schoenhofer

Sophomore•5-11•160 Tulsa, Okla./Bishop Kelley

9... finished final seven singles matches of the season undefeated... named to the all-Summit League Team.

High School -- No. 1 singles state champion and Oklahoma all-state champion as a senior... helped Bishop Kelley to state titles as a freshman and junior... won the doubles state title as a sophomore... posted an 18-2 singles record and a 19-1 team record in 2009-10 as a senior... also received the Sportsmanship Award... played for the Trent Tucker Tennis Academy.

Personal -- Born on Aug. 12, 1991... son of Dennis and Julie Schoenhofer and Michelle Gottfred Shoenhofer... has three siblings, Samantha, Peyton and Drew... majoring in business.

CAREER STATISTICS Singles Results YEAR Overall Summit No. 1 No. 2 No. 3 No. 4 No. 5 No. 6 2011 10-8 5-0 - - - 1-0 1-1 8-7 Totals 10-8 5-0 - - - 1-0 1-1 8-7

Doubles Results YEAR Overall Summit No. 1 No. 2 No. 3 2011 10-6 4-0 - 10-5 0-1 Totals 10-6 4-0 - 10-5 0-1


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Conner Edwards

Freshman•6-2•150 Topeka, Kan./Washburn Rural

High School -- Was all-city for four years, all-state for three years and Team Captain for two years at Washburn Rural... led team to Third Place finish at the Kansas 6A State Championships as a senior, a fourth place finish as a junior, a fifth place finish as a sophomore and a sixth place finish as a freshman... individually finished third in state as a senior, junior and freshman and fourth as a sophomore. Personal -- Born July 18, 1993 in Arlington, Texas... parents are Brian and Lorie Edwards... has an older sister Cassie...majoring in Business Management.


2012 UMKC Men’s Tennis Media Guide High School -- Was a Team MVP, First Team all-Metro and First Team all-State selection as a senior at Blue Valley West High School... placed second in Kansas 6A State Championship in doubles with his brother Matthew.... helped team to third place finish in the Kansas 6A State Championship as a sophomore and a fourth place finish as a senior.

Personal -- Born December 30, 1992... parents are Tim and Susan Rodgers... has two brothers, Matthew and Eric.


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2011 Match Results Date Jan. 29 Feb. 4 Feb. 5 Feb. 6 Feb. 7 Mar. 6 Mar. 8 Mar. 12 Mar. 13 Mar. 19 Mar. 21 Mar. 25 Mar. 26 Mar. 27 Mar. 30 Apr. 8 Apr. 9 Apr. 12 Apr. 15 Apr. 17 Apr. 22 Apr. 23 May 13

Opponent/Tournament Location Drake Des Moines, Iowa Loyola-Marymount Los Angeles, Calif. UC-Riverside Riverside, Calif. UC-Irvine Irvine, Calif. Nevada Irvine, Calif. Bradley Peoria, Ill. Wichita State Wichita, Kan. Nebraska Lincoln, Neb. Saint Louis Kansas City, Mo. *South Dakota State Kansas City, Mo. Southwest Baptist Kansas City, Mo. Creighton Kansas City, Mo. *IUPUI Kansas City, Mo. SIU Edwardsville Edwardsville, Ill. Northwest Missouri State Kansas City, Mo. *IPFW Fort Wayne, Ind. *Centenary Fort Wayne, Ind. V O L L E Y Cowley County CC Kansas City, Mo. *Oral Roberts Kansas City, Mo. *Western Illinois Kansas City, Mo. 2011 SUMMIT LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP Oral Roberts Fort Wayne, Ind. IUPUI Fort Wayne, Ind. NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Texas Norman, Okla.

* - Summit League contest 24

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

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2011 Overall Statistics 2011 UMKC Men's Tennis UMKC 2011 Season Statistics Overall record: 16-7 • Summit: 6-0 • Region: 0-0 • Home: 12-0 • Away: 4-4 • Neutral: 0-3 vs National ranked: 1-0 • vs Regional ranked: 1-0 vs

SINGLES Abdulrahman Alawadhi Grant Fleming Gustavo Guerin Nino Hasandedic Nick Hays David Heckler Serge Ristivojevic Cameron Schoenhofer Totals Percentage

Overall 12-8 16-6 13-6 16-6 0-1 1-3 11-7 10-8 79-45 .637

Dual 12-8 16-6 13-6 16-6 0-1 1-3 11-7 10-8 79-45 .637

Tour 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 .000

Summit 5-1 5-1 6-0 6-0 0-0 0-0 5-1 5-0 32-3 .914


1 2 3 4 5 6 Nat'l Reg'l ----1-0 11-5 0-3 --0-0 0-0 --- 16-6 --------0-0 0-0 ------0-3 13-3 --0-0 0-0 16-6 ----------0-0 0-0 ----------0-1 0-0 0-0 --------1-0 0-3 0-0 0-0 ----- 11-7 ------0-0 0-0 ------1-0 1-1 8-7 0-0 0-0 16-6 16-6 12-7 12-8 15-7 8-11 0-0 0-0 .727 .727 .632 .600 .682 .421 .000 .000 vs

DOUBLES TEAMS Grant Fleming/Nino Hasandedic Abdulrahman Alawadhi/Gustavo Guerin David Heckler/Serge Ristivojevic Gustavo Guerin/Cameron Schoenhofer Abdulrahman Alawadhi/Cameron Schoenhofer Abdulrahman Alawadhi/Serge Ristivojevic Abdulrahman Alawadhi/Zach Alholm David Heckler/Cameron Schoenhofer Nick Mader/Serge Ristivojevic Totals Percentage

* * * * * *

Date 01/29/11 Feb 04, 2011 Feb 05, 2011 Feb 06, 2011 Feb 07, 2011 Mar 06, 2011 Mar 08, 2011 Mar 12, 2011 Mar 13, 2011 Mar 19, 2011 Mar 21, 2011 Mar 25, 2011 Mar 26, 2011 Mar 27, 2011 Mar 30, 2011 Apr 08, 2011 Apr 09, 2011 Apr 12, 2011 Apr 15, 2011 Apr 17, 2011 Apr 22, 2011 Apr 22, 2011 May 13, 2011

Overall 7-13 0-1 1-10 10-4 0-1 6-1 0-1 0-1 1-0 25-32 .439


at vs at vs vs at at at

Dual 7-13 0-1 1-10 10-4 0-1 6-1 0-1 0-1 1-0 25-32 .439


Tour 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 .000

Score 1-6 2-5 5-2 1-6 1-6 4-3 1-6 0-7 4-0 4-1 6-1 6-1 7-0 4-0 4-3 7-0 7-0 6-1 4-2 7-0 4-0 4-2 0-4

Summit 4-0 0-0 0-0 4-0 0-0 3-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 11-1 .917

Overall 0-1 0-2 1-2 1-3 1-4 2-4 2-5 2-6 3-6 4-6 5-6 6-6 7-6 8-6 9-6 10-6 11-6 12-6 13-6 14-6 15-6 16-6 16-7

Strk L1 W3 W11 L1 L1 L1 W8 L2


1 2 3 Nat'l Reg'l 7-13 ----0-0 0-0 --0-1 --0-0 0-0 --0-1 1-9 0-0 0-0 --- 10-4 --0-0 0-0 --0-1 --0-0 0-0 ----6-1 0-0 0-0 --0-1 --0-0 0-0 ----0-1 0-0 0-0 ----1-0 0-0 0-0 7-13 10-8 8-11 0-0 0-0 .350 .556 .421 .000 .000

Summit 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-0 1-0 1-0 2-0 2-0 2-0 3-0 4-0 4-0 5-0 6-0 6-0 6-0 6-0

Last 10 7-2 8-1 8-0 7-2 0-1 1-3 6-0 7-3

Strk L1 L1 L2 W9 L1 W6 L1 L1 W1

Last 10 6-4 0-1 1-9 9-1 0-1 6-1 0-1 0-1 1-0

Nation Region


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2011 Summit League Statistics 2011 UMKC Men's Tennis UMKC 2011 Season Statistics Conference-only matches

Overall record: 6-0 • Summit: 6-0 • Region: 0-0 • Home: 5-0 • Away: 1-0 • Neutral: 0-0 vs National ranked: 0-0 • vs Regional ranked: 0-0 vs

SINGLES Abdulrahman Alawadhi Grant Fleming Gustavo Guerin Nino Hasandedic Serge Ristivojevic Cameron Schoenhofer Totals Percentage

Overall 5-1 5-1 6-0 6-0 5-1 5-0 32-3 .914

Dual 5-1 5-1 6-0 6-0 5-1 5-0 32-3 .914

Tour 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 .000

Summit 1 2 5-1 ----5-1 --5-1 6-0 ----6-0 6-0 --5-1 ----5-0 ----32-3 6-0 5-1 .914 1.000 .833

3 --------5-1 --5-1 .833


4 5 6 Nat'l Reg'l 5-1 ----0-0 0-0 ------0-0 0-0 --6-0 --0-0 0-0 ------0-0 0-0 ------0-0 0-0 ----5-0 0-0 0-0 5-1 6-0 5-0 0-0 0-0 .833 1.000 1.000 .000 .000 vs

DOUBLES TEAMS Grant Fleming/Nino Hasandedic Gustavo Guerin/Cameron Schoenhofer Abdulrahman Alawadhi/Serge Ristivojevic Totals Percentage

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Date Mar 19, 2011 Mar 26, 2011 Apr 08, 2011 Apr 09, 2011 Apr 15, 2011 Apr 17, 2011


Overall 4-0 4-0 3-1 11-1 .917

Dual 4-0 4-0 3-1 11-1 .917


Tour 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 .000

Score 4-1 7-0 7-0 7-0 4-2 7-0

Strk W1 W1 W6 W6 W5 W5


Summit 1 2 3 Nat'l Reg'l 4-0 4-0 ----0-0 0-0 4-0 --4-0 --0-0 0-0 3-1 ----3-1 0-0 0-0 11-1 4-0 4-0 3-1 0-0 0-0 .917 1.000 1.000 .750 .000 .000

Overall 1-0 2-0 3-0 4-0 5-0 6-0

Summit 1-0 2-0 3-0 4-0 5-0 6-0

Nation Region

Last 10 5-1 5-1 6-0 6-0 5-1 5-0

Strk W4 W4 W3

Last 10 4-0 4-0 3-1

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2011 Summit League


Team 1. *#UMKC 2. *Oral Roberts *Western Illinois *IUPUI 5. IPFW 6. South Dakota State 7. Centenary

Summit League Record Pct 6-0 1.000 4-2 .667 4-2 .667 4-2 .667 2-4 .333 1-5 .167 0-6 .000

Overall Record 16-7 5-9 8-15 8-16 9-14 10-10 3-9

Pct .696 .357 .348 .333 .391 .500 .250

* = school made the Summit League Championship # = regular season champions

Honors All-Summit League Dario Beslic - Oral Roberts Roberto Cabrini - IPFW Jeff Cote - Western illinois Grant Fleming - UMKC Gustavo Guerin - UMKC Patrick Hammers - Western Illinois Nino Hasandedic - UMKC Ivan Mojsejev - IUPUI Serge Ristivojevic - UMKC Cameron Schoenhofer - UMKC Igor Sobolta - Oral Roberts Mikhail Trukshanin - Oral Roberts

Player of The Year Nino Hasandedic - UMKC Newcomer of the Year Nino Hasandedic - UMKC Coach of the Year Kendell Hale - UMKC

Tournament Results Summit League Tournament Fort Wayne, Ind. Semi Finals (1) UMKC 4, (4) Oral Roberts 0 (3) IUPUI 4, (2) Western Illinois 2

NCAA Tournament Norman, Okla. First Round Texas 4, UMKC 0

Final (1) UMKC 4, (3) IUPUI 2


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Honor Roll

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 2010 2nd 2011 1st League Regular Season Titles 1998, 1999, 2000, 2010, 2011 League Tournament Titles/NCAA Tournament Appearances 1999, 2000, 2009, 2011 DI-AAA Award 2011 League Player of the Year 1999 Angelo Vasilescu 2000 Divan Coetzee 2010 Patrick Smith 2011 Nino Hasandedic League Newcomer of the Year 1999 Angelo Vasilescu 2000 Divan Coetzee 2009 Bret Berryman 2011 Nino Hasandedic League Coach of the Year 2000 Peter Hancy 2011 Kendell Hale First Team all-League Selections 1995 Alok Sengupta 1997 Craig Gansen Jorge Morales 1998 Craig Gansen

1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011

Jorge Morales Craig Gansen Angelo Vasilescu Divan Coetzee Angelo Vasilescu Angelo Vasilescu James Nelson Evan Clark Richard Harrison Richard Harrison Richard Harrison Serge Ristivojevic Patrick Smith Bret Berryman Patrick Smith *Bret Berryman *Gustavo Guerin *Serge Ristivojevic *Patrick Smith *Grant Fleming *Gustavo Guerin *Nino Hasandedic *Serge Ristivojevic *Cameron Schoenhofer

* No First or Second Team distinction

ACADEMIC HONORS ITA all-Academic Team Selections 2008 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 2006 Darren Chiao

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 Craig Gansen was inducted into the 2010 James Nelson UMKC Athletics Hall of Fame on Jan. 22, 2011. 2004 Evan Clark Gansen was a four-time all-Mid-Con selec Richard Harrison tion as a ‘Roo, earning first team honors from 2005 Grant Gelina Dennis Schwarz 1997-99 and a second team accolade in 1996. 2008 Dennis Schwarz Gansen led his squad to a pair of regular season 2009 Gustavo Guerin

titles (1998, 1999) and a Mid-Con Tournament crown in 1999, which led the ‘Roos to their first ever NCAA Tournament berth. Gansen closed out his career as the school record holder for singles wins (48) and singles winning percentage (.667), while also being tied for the most doubles victories in the annals (44).


2012 UMKC Men’s Tennis Media Guide 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 Abdul Alawadhi Zachary Alholm Bret Berryman Nick Hays David Heckler Serge Ristivojevic ^Dennis Schwartz Patrick Smith Abdul Alawadhi ^Zachary Alholm

Grant Fleming ^Nino Hasandedic Nick Hays ^David Heckler ^Nick Mader Serge Ristivojevic

^ Distinguished Scholar 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 2010 Zachary Alholm Nick Hays Serge Ristivojevic Dennis Schartz Patrick Smith 2011 Abdul Alawadhi Zachary Alholm Nick Hays

David Heckler Nick Mader Serge Ristivojevic

UMKC Schlolar Athlete 2009 Zachary Alholm Nick Mader Serge Ristivojevic Dennis Schwarz 2010 Nick Mader Serge Ristivojevic Dennis Schwarz

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.


Honors & Tournament Teams

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Tournament Teams

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 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.

2011 NCAA TOURNAMENT TEAM NCAA First Round Summit League Tournament Champions 16-7 Overall/6-0 Summit League Left to Right: Abdul Alawadhi, Gustavo Guerin, Grant Fleming, Nino Hasandedic, Nick Mader, Cameron Schoenhofer, Serge Ristivojevic, Zachary Alholm, David Heckler, Nick Hays, Assistant Coach Dante Cipulli, Head Coach Kendell Hale, Assistant Coach Patrick Smith


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Record Book SINGLES WINS, SEASON Player (Year) 1. Serge Ristivojevic (2010) 2. Patrick Smith (2010) Nino Hasandedic (2011) Grant Fleming (2011) 5. Divan Coetzee (2000) Gustavo Guerin (2010) 7. Craig Gansen (1997) Alonso Tomas (2000) Patrick Smith (2009) 10. Jorge Morales (1998) Angelo Vasilescu (1999) SINGLES WINS, CAREER Player (Year) 1. Craig Gansen (95-99) 2. Serge Ristivojevic (2008-11) 3. Alonso Tomas (98-02) Marck de Lautour (95-99) 5. Patrick Smith (2007-10) Gustavo Guerin (2009-p) 7. Yasuhito Minoda (98-02) 8. Kendall Clarkson (90-94) 9. Brian Takemoto (98-01) 10. Mark Carney (95-99)

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

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

Record 18-10 16-5 16-6 16-6 15-7 15-7 14-6 14-8 14-6 13-3 13-4

Record 48-24 45-29 41-32 41-29 40-27 40-22 39-29 37-25 31-24 29-27

CAREER SINGLES WINNING PERCENTAGE (Min. of 20 wins) Player (Year) Pos. Record Pct. 1. Abdul Alawadhi 3-6 23-11 .676 2. Craig Gansen (95-99) 1-2 48-24 .667 3. Cho Lee (96-98) 3-6 20-11 .645 Jorge Morales (96-98) 1-2 20-11 .645 Gustavo Guerin (2009-p) 2-5 40-22 .645 6. Conway Huang (87-91) 1-5 25-16 .610 7. Serge Ristivojevic (2008-11) 1-4 45-29 .608 8. Kendall Clarkson (90-94) 1-4, 6 37-25 .597 Patrick Smith (07-10) 1-3 40-27 .597 10. Yasuhito Minoda (98-02) 3-6 39-29 .574 11. Brian Takemoto (98-01) 2-3, 5-6 31-24 .564 12. Alonso Tomas (98-02) 4-6 41-32 .562 13. Dennis Schwarz (07-10) 3-5 27-22 .551 14. Alok Sengupta (91-95) 1-4 26-24 .520 15. Mark Carney (95-99) 2-5 29-27 .518 TOP-FIVE WINNEST SEASONS, DUAL SINGLES No. 1 1. 2. 3. 4.


Player (Year) Nino Hasandedic (2011) Divan Coetzee (2000) Jorge Morales (1998) Alok Sengupta (1992)

Record 16-6 15-7 11-3 8-2

Craig Gansen (1996) Richard Harrison (2006) Bret Berryman (2009)

8-6 8-4 8-11

No. 2 1. 3. 4. 5.

Player (Year) Patrick Smith (2010) Grant Fleming (2011) Patrick Smith (2009) Craig Gansen (1997) Craig Gansen (1998)

Record 16-3 16-6 13-5 11-4 10-4

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

Player (Year) Serge Ristivojevic (2010) Serge Ristivojevic (2011) Marck de Lautour (1997) Mike Chamberlain (1990) Yasuhito Minoda (2002) Dennis Schwarz (2007) Serge Ristivojevic (2009)

Record 16-6 11-7 10-5 9-1 8-6 8-5 8-1

No. 4 1. 3. 4.

Player (Year) Gustavo Guerin (2010) Abdul Alawadhi (2011) David Goodwin (1991) Conway Huang (1988) Mark Carney (1996) Andy Urias (1997) Alonso Tomas (2000) Erwin Quintanilla (2007)

Record 11-4 11-5 7-4 6-0 6-1 6-6 6-4 6-4

No. 5 1. 2. 5.

Player (Year) Gustavo Guerin (2011) Mark Carney (1997) Alonso Tomas (2000) Abdul Alawadhi (2010) Marck de Lautour (1999) Dennis Schwarz (2009)

Record 13-3 8-4 8-1 8-1 7-3 7-9

No. 6 1. 2. 3.

Player (Year) Choo Lee (1997) Cameron Schoenhofer (2011) Brian Lowe (1988) Drake Vedrine (1996) Erwin Quintanilla (2009)

Record 10-3 8-7 7-5 7-3 7-6

2012 UMKC Men’s Tennis Media Guide DOUBLES WINS, SEASON Record


Brian Takemoto (97-01)





Yasuhito Minoda (98-02)




Player (Year)



Bret Berryman (2010)



Angelo Vasilescu (98-01)




Patrick Smith (2010)




Alok Sengupta (91-95)





Serge Ristivojevic (2010)




Serge Ristivojevic (08-11)




Gustavo Guerin (2010)




Kendall Clarkson (90-94)





Mark Carney (1999)




Alonso Tomas (98-02)





Yasuhito Minoda (1999)




James Nelson (99-03)





Craig Gansen (1997)



Alonso Tomas (2001)




Craig Gansen (1996)



Marck de Lautour (1996)



No. 1

Mark Carney (1997)



Players (Year)

Craig Gansen (1999)




Patrick Smith/Bret Berryman (2010)

Angelo Vasilescu (1999)




James Nelson (2002)







Craig Gansen/Angelo Vasilescu (1999)



Patrick Smith/Bret Berryman (2009)


Jorge Morales/Craig Gansen (1997)


Player (Year)



Mark Carney (95-99)



Craig Gansen/Brian Takemoto (1998)


Craig Gansen (95-99)



James Nelson/Divan Coetzee (2000)



Marck de Lautour (95-99)



Richard Harrison/Patrick Smith (2007)


Patrick Smith (07-10)




Serge Ristivojevic (08-11)



No. 2


Gustavo Guerin (09-p)



Players (Year)


James Nelson (99-03)




Serge Ristivojevic/Gustavo Guerin (2010)


Brian Takemoto (97-01)




Craig Gansen/Marck de Lautour (1996)



Yasuhito Minoda (98-02)




Brian Takemoto/Marck de Lautour (1999)



Alonso Tomas (98-02)




Angelo Vasilescu/Yasuhito Minoda (2000)



Kendall Clarkson (90-94)



Dennis Schwarz/Erwin Quintanilla (2008)


Bret Berryman (09-10)




Angelo Vasilescu (98-01)



No. 3


Richard Harrison (03-07)



Players (Year)

Erwin Quintanilla (07-10)




Yasuhito Minoda/Mark Carney (1999)



Mark Carney/Choo Lee (1997)




Brian Takemoto/Alonso Tomas (2000)

Player (Year)




Gustavo Guerin/Serge Ristivojevic (2009) 8-0


Bret Berryman (09-10)





Grant Priddy/Brad Scott (2002)



Mark Carney (95-99)




Tyler Burns/Evan Clark (2004)



Craig Gansen (95-99)





Gustavo Guerin (09-p)





Patrick Smith (07-10)





Marck de Lautour (95-99)









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All-Time Results 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 4/10 William Jewell 4/10 William Jewell Westminister

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 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 9/21 vs. Oral Roberts 9/21 vs. Northern Iowa 10/19 vs. Western Illinois 10/19 at Missouri 2/21 Southwest Missouri State 3/8 vs. Villanova

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

3/8 3/9 3/10 3/11 3/21 3/31 4/3 4/11 4/12 4/19 4/25 4/25 4/26

vs. Navy vs. Saint Louis vs. Boston vs. Evansville Missouri Creighton Rockhurst Saint Louis Western Illinois Oral Roberts &vs. Youngstown State

L, 0-5 W, 7-0 W, 7-0 L, 3-4 W, 7-0 L, 3-4 L, 3-4 W, 4-3 W, 5-2 W, 5-2 W, 4-0 &vs. Central Connecticut State W, 4-3 &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

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 2/26 at Nebraska 3/3 Southwest Missouri State 3/4 vs. Montana State 3/4 vs. Drury 3/18 ^vs. Western Illinois 3/18 ^at Chicago State 3/28 at Creighton 3/30 vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 3/31 vs. Charleston Southern 4/1 vs. Sacramento State 4/2 vs. Louisiana-Monroe 4/28 ^vs. IUPUI

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

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

4/28 4/29 4/30 5/13

^vs. Youngstown State & vs. Western Illinois & vs. Oral Roberts $ at UCLA

W, 5-1 W, 4-0 W, 4-0 L, 0-4

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

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 (Chicago, Ill.) $ - NCAA Tournament First Round (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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

^ - 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 4/25 &at Oral Roberts 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

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

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All-Time Results 4/3 4/4 4/9 4/9 4/10

^vs. Western Illinois ^vs. Chicago State ^at Valparaiso ^vs. Centenary ^vs. Oral Roberts

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

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

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

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

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

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 Mid-Con match

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

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

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

^ 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.)

2009-10 (17-7, 6-0) 2/5 at Murray State 2/6 at Southern Illinois 2/12 at Creighton 2/20 at Marquette 2/21 at Illinois-Chicago 2/24 Cowley County C.C. 2/27 at #53 Arkansas 3/9 Ferris State 3/10 at Drake 3/17 at NW Missouri State 3/22 Southwest Baptist 3/23 at Saint Louis 3/26 ^vs. IPFW 3/27 ^ at IUPUI 3/27 ^vs. South Dakota State 3/30 at Jacksonville 3/31 at Bethune-Cookman 4/1 vs. Niagara 4/9 ^Western Illinois 4/10 ^Oral Roberts 4/11 ^Centenary 4/12 Bradley 4/23 &vs. Western Illinois 4/24 &vs. Oral Roberts

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

2001-11 (16-7, 6-0) 1/29 at Drake 2/4 at Loyola-Marymount 2/5 at UC-Riverside 2/6 at UC-Irvine 2/7 vs. Nevada 3/6 at Bradley 3/8 at Wichita State 3/12 at Nebraska 3/13 Saint Louis 3/19 ^South Dakota State 3/21 Southwest Baptist 3/25 Creighton 3/26 ^IUPUI 3/27 ^at SIU Edwardsville 3/30 Northwest Missouri State 4/8 ^at IPFW 4/9 vs. Centenary 4/12 Cowley County C.C. 4/15 ^Oral Roberts 4/17 ^Western Illinois 4/22 &vs. Oral Roberts 4/23 &vs. IUPUI 5/13 !vs. Texas

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

^ - indicates Summit League match & Summit League Championship (Tulsa, Okla.)

^ - indicates Summit League match & Summit League Championship (Tulsa, Okla.) ! NCAA Tournament (Norman, Okla.)

RECORD VS. OPPONENTS Abilene Christian__________0-0 Air Force __________________ 1-8 Arkansas _________________0-3 Austin Peay _______________ 0-1 Baker ____________________2-4 Baylor ____________________ 0-1 Benedictine College ________ 2-0 Bethany College ___________ 0-1 Bethune Cookman __________ 2-0 Boston ___________________ 3-0 Bradley___________________4-1 Buffalo ___________________ 1-0 UC Irvine__________________ 0-1 UC Riverside_______________ 1-0 Centenary ________________ 8-0 Central Connecticut State ____ 2-0 Central Methodist __________ 3-1 Central Missouri ____________ 6-1 Charleston Southern ________ 0-1 Chicago State ______________ 7-2 Cowley County CC__________ 2-0 Creighton _____________ 10-14 Denver ___________________ 0-4 DePaul ___________________ 0-1 Drake ____________________0-9 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________________ 1-0 Georgetown _______________ 0-1 Gonzaga __________________ 1-0 Graceland _________________ 2-4 Green Bay________________0-0 Gustavo Adolphus __________ 0-1 Hampton _________________ 0-1 Hutchinson JC _____________ 1-0 Idaho ____________________0-1 Illinois-Chicago ____________ 1-1 Illinois State _______________ 0-2 Iowa State ________________ 0-1 IPFW _____________________4-0 IUPUI ___________________11-3 Jacksonville________________ 1-0 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 Lamar____________________0-0 Lewis ____________________ 1-0 Louisiana-Monroe __________ 0-1 Loyola-Marymount__________ 0-1 Marquette_________________ 0-1 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_______________ 1-0 Navy _____________________ 0-1 Nebraska _________________ 0-5 Nebraska-Omaha__________0-0 Nebraska Wesleyan _________ 1-0 Nevada___________________ 0-1 Niagara___________________ 1-0 Northeastern Illinois ________ 2-0 Northern Arizona ___________ 0-1 Northern Colorado _________ 2-3 Northern Iowa _____________ 5-2 Northwest Missouri State ___2-5 Oklahoma ________________ 0-2 Oklahoma State___________0-0 Oral Roberts ___________ 12-21 Oregon___________________0-0 Ottawa ___________________ 2-0 Portland__________________0-0 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 ______________11-4 South Carolina-Upstate ______ 0-1 South Dakota ______________ 0-1 South Dakota State ________7-0 Southeast Missouri State _____ 0-1 Southern California _________ 0-1 Southern Illinois____________ 1-0 SIU Edwardsville____________ 1-0 Southwest Baptist_________2-0 Stetson ___________________ 0-1 Texas_____________________ 0-1 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi ____ 0-1 Troy State _________________ 0-2 Truman State ______________ 1-2 Tulsa _____________________ 0-3 UALR_____________________ 0-2 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 ________ 13-10 Westminister ______________ 2-1 Wichita State ____________1-10 William Jewell ____________8-0 Xavier ____________________ 0-1 Youngstown State __________ 6-0 Bold indicates 2011 opponent.


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All-Time Series Results 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 (0-3) 4/9/08 (A) 3/22/09 (A) 2/27/10 (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

4/20/07 (A) 4/11/08 (N) 4/10/09 (N) 4/11/10 (H) 4/9/11 (N)

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

Central Connecticut State (2-0) 4/28/95 W, 4-3 4/25/97 (N) W, 4-3

Central Methodist (3-1) L, 2-5 4/7/88 L, 4-5 L, 0-7 4/7/91 W, 9-0 L, 0-7 4/21/91 W, 7-0 4/8/92 W, 7-2 Arkansas-Little Rock (0-2) 3/22/03 (A) L, 0-7 Central Missouri (6-1) 2/1/04 (A) L, 0-5 4/23/90 W, 8-1 9/22/90 W, 7-2 Austin Peay (0-1) 3/21/91 W, 6-3 3/8/94 L, 0-7 4/20/91 W, 6-3 9/21/91 W, 5-4 Baker (2-4) 4/1/92 L, 4-5 4/11/88 L, 0-9 4/7/92 W, 5-4 3/9/90 L, 1-8 10/2/90 L, 0-8 Charleston Southern (0-1) 3/4/91 L, 3-6 3/31/00 (N) L, 2-4 1993 W, 8-1 2/20/04 W, 5-1 Chicago State (7-2) 4/1/99 (H) W, 7-0 Baylor (0-1) 3/18/00 (A) W, 6-1 5/8/09 (N) L, 0-4 3/31/01 (A) W, 5-0 4/13/02 (N) L, 3-4 Benedictine College (2-0) 4/20/02 (N) L, 3-4 1993 W, 8-1 4/11/03 (H) W, 4-3 1994 W, 7-1 4/4/04 (N) W, 4-3 4/17/05 (H) W, 4-3 Bethany College (0-1) 4/8/06 (N) W, 5-2 3/13/92 L, 2-7 Cowley County C.C. (2-0) Bethune Cookman (2-0) 2/24/10 (H) W, 6-1 3/4/98 (A) W, 4-3 4/12/11 (H) W, 6-1 3/31/10 (A) W, 5-2 Creighton (10-14) Boston (3-0) 4/1/90 L, 0-9 3/10/97 (N) W, 7-0 10/20/91 L, 4-5 3/2/02 (N) W, 6-1 4/4/92 L, 1-8 3/8/04 (N) W, 4-2 2/27/93 L, 0-7 1993 L, 3-6 Bradley (4-1) 1994 L, 3-4 3/29/96 (N) W, 4-3 10/1/94 L, 0-7 4/14/02 (H) L, 3-4 10/1/95 W, 4-3 3/8/09 (H) W, 5-2 3/23/96 (H) W, 4-3 4/12/10 (H) W, 4-3 9/20/96 (A) L, 1-6 3/6/11 (A) W, 4-3 3/31/97 (H) L, 3-4 9/27/97 (A) W, 5-2 Buffalo (1-0) 3/31/98 (H) W, 4-3 4/20/96 (N) W, 4-0 3/28/00 (A) W, 4-3 2/2/02 (H) L, 0-7 Centenary (8-0) 2/1/03 (A) L, 2-5 4/9/04 (N) W, 6-1 2/13/04 (A) L, 0-7 4/22/05 (N) W, 6-1 3/4/05 (A) L, 2-5 4/13/06 (N) W, 5-2 2/25/06 (H) W, 4-3


2/11/07 (N) 3/15/08 (A) 2/27/09 (H) 2/12/10 (A) 3/25/11 (H)

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

Denver (0-4) 1/28/00 (N) 3/10/01 (N) 2/28/02 (A) 3/2/03 (N)

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

DePaul (0-1) 4/2/05 (A)

L, 0-5

Drake (0-9) 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) 3/10/10 (A) 1/29/11 (A)

L, 0-7 L, 0-7 L, 0-5 L, 0-7 L, 0-7 L, 0-7 L, 0-7 L, 0-7 L, 1-6

Drury (2-2) 4/16/88 4/7/90 10/13/90 3/4/00 (N)

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

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

Kansas (0-1) 3/3/01 (A)

L, 3-4

Kansas City Kansas CC (5-0) 3/5/90 W, 6-0 Gustavo Adolphus (0-1) 3/27/90 W, 6-3 3/1/02 (N) L, 1-6 9/29/90 W, 5-3 3/19/91 W, 6-3 Hampton (0-1) 4/10/91 W, 6-2 3/1/98 (N) L, 1-6 Kearney State (0-1) Hutchinson JC (1-0) 4/21/90 L, 0-6 3/14/92 W, 8-1 Lewis (1-0) Idaho (0-1) 3/6/94 W, 7-0 3/29/03 (N) L, 0-7 Louisiana-Monroe (0-1) Illinois Chicago (1-1) 4/2/00 (N) L, 1-4 3/9/01 (N) W, 7-0 2/21/10 (A) L, 0-7 Loyola-Marymount (0-1) 2/4/11 (A) L, 2-5 Illinois State (0-2) 3/12/99 (N) L, 2-5 Marquette (0-1) 1/23/05 (A) L, 0-4 2/20/10 (A) L, 0-7

Iowa State (0-1) L, 4-5 2/27/93 W, 5-1 W, 7-2 IPFW (4-0) L, 1-6 4/12/08 (H) 3/28/09 (N) East Carolina (0-1) 3/26/10 (A) 3/6/95 L, 0-7 4/8/11 (A)

Minnesota-Duluth (0-1) L, 0-7 1993 L, 3-6 W, 4-0 W, 4-1 W, 4-0 W, 7-0

Eastern Illinois (0-3) IUPUI (11-3) 4/29/95 L, 3-4 4/3/99 (H) W, 7-0 4/19/96 (N) L, 3-4 4/28/00 (N) W, 6-0 1/22/05 (A) L, 1-4 4/14/01 (A) W, 5-2 4/12/02 (N) W, 4-3 Eastern Michigan (1-0) 4/12/03 (H) L, 2-5 1/28/00 (N) W, 5-2 4/2/04 (N) L, 2-5 4/15/05 (H) W, 6-1 Eastern Washington (1-1) 4/9/06 (N) L, 2-4 1/29/00 (N) W, 4-3 4/20/07 (H) W, 5-2 3/10/01 (N) L, 3-4 3/29/08 (H) W, 4-1 3/27/09 (N) W, 4-1 Embry Riddle (1-0) 3/27/10 (A) W, 4-0 3/3/98 (A) W, 5-2 3/26/11 (H) W, 7-0 4/23/11 (N) W, 4-2 Evansville (0-1) 3/11/97 (N) L, 3-4 James Madison (0-1) 3/6/95 L, 0-7 Ferris State (1-0) 3/9/10 (H) W, 5-2 Jacksonville (1-0) 3/30/10 (A) W, 5-2 Georgetown (0-1) 3/7/94 L, 3-4 John Brown (1-0) 1993 W, 8-1 Gonzaga (1-0) Johnson County CC (0-4) 1/30/09 (N) W, 7-0 4/22/88 L, 2-7 4/2/91 L, 1-8 Graceland (2-4) 4/6/92 L, 1-8 4/14/88 L, 1-8 1993 L, 4-5

Missouri (10-3) 3/26/88 4/1/90 4/6/91 10/26/91 1993 1993 10/5/94 3/7/95 3/22/96 (H) 10/19/96 (A) 3/21/97 (H) 10/19/97 (A) 3/14/98 (H)

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

Missouri-Rolla (5-0) 3/26/88 W, 5-4 4/15/88 W, 6-0 4/8/90 W, 5-1 3/23/91 W, 6-3 3/21/92 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 W, 7-2 3/9/96 (A) L, 0-7 2/21/97 (H) L, 1-6 3/28/98 (A) L, 0-6 3/28/99 (H) L, 0-7 3/3/00 (H) L, 1-6 3/28/03 (N) L, 0-7

2012 UMKC Men’s Tennis Media Guide

All-Time Series Results Missouri Valley (0-1) 3/30/11 (H) 3/26/05 (H) L, 2-4 Oklahoma (0-2) Montana (0-1) 1994 3/3/03 (N) L, 1-6 3/30/96 (A)

W, 7-0 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (0-1) Sacramento State (0-1) 3/30/00 (N) L, 2-4 4/1/00 (H) L, 2-5 Troy State (0-2) St. Cloud (Minn.) (1-0) 4/26/97 (N) L, 2-4 3/4/98 (N) W, 6-0 3/19/09 (N) L, 0-7 Saint Louis (11-4) Truman State (1-2) 1993 W, 5-4 3/23/88 L, 1-7 4/14/95 L, 1-5 3/31/90 W, 6-3 9/16/95 (N) W, 5-2 3/27/92 L, 2-7 4/13/96 (A) W, 4-3 3/9/97 (N) W, 7-0 Tulsa (0-3) 4/11/97 (H) W, 4-3 2/22/02 (A) L, 0-7 3/29/98 (N) W, 5-0 1/18/03 (A) L, 0-7 2/20/99 (A) W, 5-1 1/17/04 (A) L, 0-7 2/18/00 (A) W, 6-1 1/31/04 (N) L, 0-6 UCLA (0-1) 3/30/06 (A) W, 6-1 5/13/00 (A) L, 0-4 3/23/07 (H) W, 4-3 3/8/08 (A) L, 0-7 UC-Irvine (0-1) 3/23/10 (A) L, 1-6 2/6/11 (A) L, 1-6 3/13/11 (H) W, 4-0 UC Riverside (1-0) SIU Edwardsville (1-0) 2/5/11 (A) W, 5-2 3/27/11 (A) W, 4-0 UNLV (0-1) South Carolina-Upstate 1/24/09 (A) L, 1-6 (0-1) 3/18/09 (N) L, 0-7 Valparaiso (6-6) 2/20/99 (N) W, 4-0 South Dakota (0-1) 4/24/99 (H) W, 4-0 3/22/91 L, 3-6 2/19/00 (N) W, 6-1 3/30/01 (N) W, 4-1 South Dakota State (7-0) 4/27/01 (N) W, 4-1 2/18/95 (H) W, 7-0 4/5/02 (N) L, 2-5 3/26/05 (H) W, 6-1 4/18/03 (N) L, 2-5 3/24/07 (H) W, 7-0 4/9/04 (A) L, 3-4 3/28/08 (H) W, 4-0 4/24/05 (N) L, 0-5 4/10/09 (N) W, 4-0 4/28/05 (N) L, 0-4 3/27/10 (N) W, 4-0 4/14/06 (A) L, 0-7 3/19/11 (H) W, 4-1 4/21/07 (N) W, 4-3

W, 4-3 3/7/95 L, 0-5 L, 0-7

Montana State (0-1) Oral Roberts (12-21) 3/4/00 (N) L, 3-4 1994 L, 0-7 1994 L, 0-7 Murray State (1-0) 4/15/95 L, 2-5 2/5/10 (A) W, 5-1 3/23/96 (H) L, 0-6 3/28/96 (A) L, 1-6 Navy (0-1) 9/21/96 (N) L, 0-7 3/8/97 (N) L, 0-5 4/19/97 (H) W, 5-2 9/27/97 (N) W, 4-0 Nebraska (0-5) 3/29/98 (N) W, 5-2 2/26/00 (A) L, 1-6 4/18/98 (H) L, 0-4 4/10/02 (H) L, 0-7 2/19/99 (N) W, 7-0 2/1/03 (A) L, 0-7 4/24/99 (H) W, 4-0 3/7/09 (A) L, 0-7 2/19/00 (N) W, 5-1 3/12/11 (A) L, 0-7 4/30/00 (N) W, 4-0 4/13/01 (H) L, 2-4 Nebraska Wesleyan (1-0) 4/28/01 (A) L, 1-4 3/21/90 W, 9-0 4/5/02 (A) W, 4-3 4/19/02 (N) L, 3-4 Nevada (0-1) 4/11/03 (H) L, 1-6 2/7/11 (N) L, 1-6 4/25/03 (A) L, 1-4 4/10/04 (N) L, 3-4 Niagara (1-0) 4/23/05 (N) L, 0-4 4/1/10 W, 6-1 4/15/06 (N) L, 2-4 4/21/06 (A) L, 2-4 Northeastern Illinois 4/14/07 (N) L, 1-4 (2-0) 3/28/08 (H) L, 1-4 1994 W, 5-1 4/25/08 (N) L, 1-4 4/19/96 (N) W, 6-0 4/9/09 (N) L, 3-4 4/25/09 (N) W, 4-2 Northern Arizona (0-1) 4/10/10 (H) W, 4-0 3/13/99 (A) L, 1-6 4/24/10 (N) L, 2-4 4/15/11 H) W, 4-2 Northern Colorado (2-3) 4/22/11 (N) W, 4-0 3/7/04 (N) L, 3-4 3/11/06 (A) L, 3-4 Ottawa (2-0) 3/4/07 (A) L, 3-4 9/29/90 W, 4-3 3/23/08 (A) W, 6-1 3/14/92 W, 6-0 2/1/09 (N) W, 7-0 Quinnipiac (1-0) Northern Iowa (5-2) 3/11/99 (N) W, 7-0 4/21/90 L, 1-5 1994 W, 5-1 Radford (0-1) 1994 L, 2-5 3/12/99 (N) L, 2-5 10/1/95 (N) W, 6-1 9/21/96 (N) W, 6-1 Rhode Island (1-0) 9/26/97 (N) W, 4-1 3/20/08 (N) W, 4-3 10/17/98 (H) W, 5-0 Rockhurst (4-1) Northwest Missouri State 10/11/94 W, 5-1 (2-5) 9/27/95 (H) W, 6-1 10/28/90 L, 1-8 4/3/97 (H) L, 3-4 3/8/91 L, 0-6 4/14/98 (H) W, 5-1 3/30/92 L, 0-9 10/13/98 (H) W, 5-2 3/20/04 (H) L, 2-5 4/15/09 (H) W, 4-3 Robert Morris (2-0) 3/17/10 (A) L, 1-6 3/9/94 W, 6-1

Southeast Missouri State Villanova (2-0) (0-1) 3/8/97 (N) 1993 L, 3-4 3/6/98 (N) Southwest Baptist (2-0) Washburn (0-2) 3/22/10 (H) W, 5-2 4/21/88 3/21/11 (H) W, 6-1 1993

4/12/96 (A) 10/19/96 (N) 4/12/97 (H) 4/2/99 (H) 3/18/00 (N) 4/29/00 (N) 3/30/01 (N) 4/13/02 (N) 4/19/03 (N) 4/3/04 (N) 4/16/05 (H) 4/7/06 (N) 4/13/07 (N) 4/27/07 (N) 3/30/08 (H) 3/28/09 (N) 4/24/09 (N) 4/9/10 (H) 4/23/10 (N) 4/17/11 (H)

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 W, 4-0 W, 4-0 W, 7-0

Westminister (2-1) 3/19/88 L, 1-8 4/28/88 W, 5-4 1992 W, 9-0 Wichita State (1-10) 4/23/88 L, 0-9 1994 L, 0-7 4/8/98 (A) L, 3-4 4/15/99 (N) W, 5-2 3/4/01 (H) L, 2-5 2/23/02 (A) L, 0-7 2/5/05 (A) L, 0-7 2/10/06 (A) L, 1-6 2/2/07 (A) L, 0-7 2/2/08 (A) L, 0-7 3/8/11 (A) L, 1-6

William Jewell (8-0) 3/30/88 W, 8-1 4/12/88 W, 5-4 3/26/90 W, 5-2 4/18/90 W, 5-2 4/17/91 W, 5-2 W, 5-2 4/10/92 W, 5-4 W, 5-2 4/10/92 W, 6-3 1993 W, 5-4 L, 1-8 Xavier (0-1) L, 2-7 10/5/94

L, 1-4

Southern California (0-1) Weber State (1-0) 5/15/99 (N) L, 0-4 1/24/09 (N)

Youngstown State (6-0) W, 4-1 4/20/96 (N) W, 5-0 4/25/97 (N) W, 4-0 Southern Illinois (1-0) 4/17/98 (H) W, 4-1 2/6/10 (A) W, 4-0 West Virginia (0-1) 4/3/99 (H) W, 6-0 3/27/03 (N) L, 0-7 4/28/00 (N) W, 5-1 Stetson (0-1) 4/14/01 (N) W, 6-0 3/2/98 (A) L, 1-6 Western Illinois (13-10) 3/16/92 L, 0-9 Texas (0-1) 1993 L, 3-6 5/13/11 (N) L, 0-4 4/28/95 L, 0-4


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About UMKC


or 77 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. With 125 academic programs in 13 schools, UMKC is bound to have the one thing (or more than one thing) you want to continue learning 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.

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UMKC By The Numbers Enrollment: 13,433 (Fall 2009)

undergraduate graduate & professional students

Enrollment breakdown: 8,015 undergraduate 5,418 graduate & professional students


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: 78 American Indian/Alaskan native 553 Hispanic 967 Non-resident International 13 Asian/Pacific Islander 1,610 Black, non-Hispanic 1,628 not available 9,315 White

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Where students come from: 47 states and 67 countries Number of international 908 (2010 data)

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Where students live: 852 (2010 data)


UMKC opened a new 109,000-square-foot Student Union in August 2010. The new Union offers a bird’s eye view of Kansas City’s Country Club Plaza, a new 329-seat theater, a two-story bookstore, new restaurants (Chick-fil-A Express, Baja Fresh Mexican Grill, SubConnection and Jazzman’s Café & Bakery) and 10,000 square-feet of space dedicated to studentt organizations. Located near UMKC’s residential halls at 51st and Cherry Streets, the $38.3 million Student Union features a green roof terrace and wide floorto-ceiling windows with views of the Plaza, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and UMKC’s Stanley H. Durwood Soccer Stadium and Recreational Field.

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Chancellor Leo E. Morton

LEO E. MORTON Chancellor


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. 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.

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

Director of Athletics Tim Hall

TIM HALL Director of Athletics

Tim 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. Since Hall accepted the post in 2007, UMKC has seen competitive improvement every year. UMKC has won Summit League Championships in men’s soccer, men’s golf, men’s tennis and softball. This academic year, all four of those UMKC sports were named favorites to win the Summit League, with three others picked in the top three. The women’s basketball team posted its first 20-win season since 1991-92 and its second ever trip to the Summit League Tournament Championship game. In the fall, the women’s soccer team advanced to the conference tournament for the first time in school history, while setting a school record for wins. Women’s tennis also set a record for wins following last year’s season, and advanced to its first ever Summit League Tournament Final appearance. UMKC’s athletics department staffing has grown during Hall’s tenure as part of an effort to catch up to other Summit League schools. Those additions have made UMKC more competitive in recruiting student-athletes, while providing fundraising support for many facility improvements and agreements in each sport. The 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. Hall led the ‘Roos to their most successful year since 2000 in 2008-09 and the ‘Roos continued excelling in 2009-10. 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, which led to a record 2009 finish in the annual Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup. During the 2010 campaign, the men’s tennis team won The Summit League regular season title and the men’s golf program was the league runner-up. This helped the men’s teams finish fourth in the Dr. William Steinbrecher Men’s All Sports Award standings, the best showing since 2001-02. Overall, the ‘Roos moved up to sixth place in the Commissioner’s Cup standings, which was the highest finish since 2006-07. In the classroom, the department posted a grade point average of better than 3.20 this past year. It had a 3.10 cumulative grade point in the spring 2010 semester and eight programs finished with at least a 3.0 GPA. Additionally, UMKC finished with a 958.7 APR average and the volleyball team received the NCAA public recognition award. 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 Student-Athlete Support Services Office to better assist and prepare Kangaroo studentathletes. 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’ 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 have included revamped locker rooms and lounges for men’s and women’s basketball and volleyball and the retro-fitting of Old Swinney Gymnasium, which provides the basketball and volleyball programs with a first-class practice facility. The project was funded through $500,000 of private support. Hall also was instrumental in the renovation of the Swinney Recreation Center with the installation of new seatback bleachers and new scoreboards, which enhances the venue for the men’s and women’s basketball and volleyball programs. The renovation allows the men’s basketball squad to move its games back on campus full-time for the 2010-11 season. Hall is also in the midst of a partnership with the Kansas City Parks Department to build a sports complex that will house both indoor and outdoor tennis courts, a 200-meter indoor track and a softball field. On an annual basis, the Kangaroo Athletics Scholarship Fund, which was rebranded prior to the 2007-08 school year, has posted three straight years of 50 percent growth, while donor participation is up over 200 percent. He also increased the department’s total sponsorships and gift-in-kind assistance to over $1.5 million and cash and trade sponsorships have increased 265 percent since 2008. Additionally, Hall has increased UMKC’s external support by 45 percent over fiscal year 2009 from $1.6 to $2.4 million. Hall also has also reconnected with over 200 former ‘Roos with the former student-athlete association. In the community, Hall has been active in an effort to get more community leaders involved in the Athletics Department. Hall restructured the Athletics Foundation Board in 2009 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 (Niles Media Group) 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, T-Mobile and JumpTV 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, Hall serves on The Summit League Joint Council leadership committee and sits on the league’s men’s basketball scheduling committee and the men’s and women’s soccer coaches committees. Additionally, Hall is also in the second of a three-year term on the NACDA Division 1-AAA Executive Committee and serves on the NCAA volleyball rules 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.

Senior Administrative Staff Carla Wilson Senior Associate Athletics Director for Business and Finance/Senior Woman Administrator

Carla Wilson was promoted to the Senior Associate Athletics Director for Business and Administration in September 2007. Prior to her appointment, Wilson served as the Assistant Athletics Director for Business Operations for nine years. In her current role, Wilson is responsible for the human resources and business operations of the department, as well as all day-to-day operations in the absence of the Director of Athletics. Wilson is responsible for the preparation, development and maintenance of the budgets for all 16 sports and nine administrative areas of the department. She is also the sport administrator for women’s basketball and men’s and women’s tennis, and serves as a member of the Director of Athletics senior staff. As Senior Woman Administrator, Wilson is the highest ranking female involved with the management of UMKC’s Intercollegiate Athletics program, and represents UMKC in dealings with The Summit League and the NCAA. She also partakes in program-wide administrative responsibilities, including decision making at the institutional, conference and national levels. She collaboratively addresses departmental goals, supports women’s interests and supports and helps manage diversity, gender equity and Title IX matters. Wilson, who is an action member of the National Association of Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators, the College Athletic Business Management Association and the Minority Opportunities Athletic Association, is a 2010 graduate of the NCAA Fellows Leadership Development Program. A 23-year career Kangaroo, prior to Wilson’s 14 years in athletics, she served UMKC as a budget specialist in the University’s administrative affairs office for four years, where she was responsible for assisting in the preparation of the University’s $159 million budget. From 1988-93, she also served in the accounting department as a senior accountant. Wilson graduated from UMKC in 1988 with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. She and her husband Kevin, have four children, Shae, Tristan, Kevin Jr., and Kylan, and they reside in Olathe, Kan.

Ursula Gurney Associate Athletics Director for Student-Athlete Services/Director of ‘Roo Life Skills

Ursula Gurney was named the Associate Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Services in August 2008. Prior to her appointment, Gurney spent seven years in various roles in academic athletic support at The Ohio State University. In her current role, Gurney serves as a member of the Director of Athletics Senior Leadership Team and is responsible for the academic development of over two hundred student-athletes in sixteen varsity sports. She oversees athletic advising, initial and continuing eligibility monitoring, at-risk programming, the tutorial, mentoring and summer bridge programs, study hall, athletic orientation and freshman transition classes. She also directs the Athletic Department’s Life Skills program and serves as the advisor to the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). In addition to her academic responsibilities, Gurney serves as the sport supervisor for the Men’s and Women’s Golf programs. Under Gurney and her staff, UMKC has built a tradition of academic success. The current cumulative department GPA is 3.23, and in 2010-11 UMKC topped the Summit League with a cumulative GPA of 3.22. Currently 14 of UMKC’s 16 teams have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or better. At Ohio State, Gurney served as an academic specialist in the Student-Athlete Support Services Office. She assisted in the academic support of over 900 student-athletes in 36 varsity sports. She specialized in preparing football student-athletes to meet education requirements, and traveled with the football team to the 2008 BCS National Championship game in New Orleans, La., to monitor academic development. In addition to her advising role, Gurney served as an undergraduate instructor in the history department at Ohio State from 2002-2008. Gurney earned her bachelor of arts degree in history from Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, British Columbia, in 2000. She then went on to earn her master’s degree in history from SFU in 2002. She is currently a PhD. candidate in history at The Ohio State University.

Ron Aulet

Associate 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.

Josh Snyder Associate Athletics Director for Compliance Josh Snyder was hired on as the Associate Director of Athletics for Compliance on May 31, 2011. Snyder comes to UMKC from Boise State University, where he served as the Executive Director for NCAA Compliance. Prior to his appointment at Boise State, Snyder spent seven years at Iowa State in several different leadership roles. While at Boise State, Snyder served as a senior staff member for the Compliance Department. He was responsible for all compliance operations and efforts. He began his appointment with the Cyclones in 2003 as the Director of Compliance and moved up the ranks to be named an Assistant Athletics Director in two years. Snyder received a bachelor’s of science in exercise and sports sciences from Iowa State University in 1995. He went on to graduate Cum Laude from Creighton University School of Law in 2001, ranking in the top-15 in his class. Snyder was admitted to practice before all Nebraska state and federal courts. He has served on multiple NAAC Committee’s and presented at several NCAA Regional Rules Seminars. While at Creighton, Snyder received two American Jurisprudence Awards for finishing first in his class in a course, was on the Editorial Staff and was a published author.

Jessica Dickson

Assistant Athletics Director for External Relations

Jessica Dickson was named the Assistant Athletics Director for External Relations in July 2007. Dickson joined the UMKC staff as the Director of Marketing and Promotions in Aug. 2006. As the Assistant AD for External Relations, Dickson oversees the marketing and promotions and ticketing initiatives for the Kangaroos. Dickson came to UMKC from Time Warner Cable/Metro Sports in Kansas City. While with TWC, Dickson created promotional materials and advertising packages for sporting events, movies, specials and cable networks. She also educated Time Warner media sales departments across the country on the network programming. Dickson graduated from Central Missouri State University in May 2002 with a bachelor of science degree in public relations and a minor in photography. At CMSU, she was a four-year letterwinner on the women’s soccer team. Dickson and her husband, Ryan, reside in Liberty, Mo.

UMKC Head Coaches & the Kangaroo Athletics Scholarship Fund Rick Benben Men’s Soccer

Chris Cissell Women’s Soccer

Christi Posey Volleyball

Shameika McField Cross Country/Track & Field

Matt Brown Men’s Basketball

Candace Whitaker Women’s Basketball

Kendell Hale Men’s & Women’s Tennis

J.W. VanDenBorn

he Kangaroo Athletics ScholarT ship Fund (KASF) supports the student-athletes 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 2011-12 academic year, student-athlete scholarship expenses are expected to include: • Tuition (out-of-state): $17,692 • Room and Board: $10,130 • Tuition (in-state): $6,876 • Books and Fees: $1,612 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 Scott Turek, Associate AD for Advancement at 816-235-6018. Donor Level

Minimum Donation


Boxing Roo


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

Young Alumni


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


Gold Kangaroo


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

Men’s Golf

Brianna Broderick Women’s Golf

Meredith Smith Softball

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


Director’s Circle


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

UMKC Athletic Training Staff and Team Doctors

UMKC Training Staff Shelby Brown Head Athletic Trainer

Jessica Lloyd Assistant Athletic Trainer

Ashley Melson Assistant Athletic Trainer

Tyler Fox Assistant Athletic Trainer

UMKC Sports Medicine Fellowship/Team Doctors

Dr. Russell White Head Sports Medicine physician

Dr. Russell White received his Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine in 1974 and completed a three-year residency in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Missouri Medical Center-Columbia. Today he is Professor of Medicine and Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery in the Department of Community and Family Medicine at the UMKC School of Medicine where he is Director of the Sports Medicine Fellowship Program and Medical Director of the Sports Medicine Center.

Dr. Meg Gibson Team Sports Medicine physician

Margaret “Meg” Gibson MD is board certified in family medicine and has a certificate of added qualification in sports medicine. She works at Truman Medical Center Lakewood Hospital. She participated in collegiate athletics at Washington University in St. Louis. She completed her medical training including sports medicine fellowship in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvannia at the Unversity of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She has worked with athletes of all levels, from high school to professional. She spent additional time training in concussion management and is a Certified ImPACT Consultant.

Dr. George Harris Team Sports medicine physician

George D. Harris, M.D., M.S., is a Professor and Assistant Dean at UMKC School of Medicine. He is board certified in family medicine and has certificates of added qualifications in both adolescent medicine and sports medicine. He has written widely on a variety of medical topics including areas in Sports Medicine. He is the Associate Director for the UMKC Sports Medicine Fellowship. His experience in the coverage of athletes and sporting events spans over 26 years. He was previously involved in Spring Training for Toronto Blue Jays professional baseball in the early 1990’s team and continues to provide medical coverage of Division I Collegiate sports teams, presently with UMKC.

Dr. Billy Irons Team Sports Medicine physician

Dr. Billy Irons attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine and did his residency at Saginaw Cooperative Hospitals. He is on the American Board of Family Medicine as well. He is now at Truman, and came there after 22 years in private practice in rural Oklahoma. During that time he assisted with high school sports. While at Truman he has spent five years in a Family Practice Orthopedic clinic and the last five years he has been involved in the UMKC Sports Medicine Fellowship.

Dr. Murtaza Batla Intern Sports Medicine physician Born and raised in Karachi, Pakistan, Dr. Murtaza Batla eent to medical school at Baqai Medical University. He did his residency in Internal Medicine at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland in Pontiac, Mich. He is now doing a Sports Medicine fellowship at UMKC.

Dr. Nina Upham Intern Sports Medicine physician Dr. Nina Upham was born and raised in Finland, where she also completed medical school. After working for 2 years in Finland as a family physician, she moved to the US and completed UMKC Family Medicine Residency at TMC Lakewood. During residency, she met and married her husband. After residency, she continued her education in UMKC Sports Medicine Fellowship where she now serves as a physician for the UMKC athletes.

Dr. Dan Gurley Team Orthopeadic physician

Dr. Dan Gurley attended Texas Christian University and received his medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He did his residency in Wichita. He was a member of the Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Center, in Jackson, Miss. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS). Gurley specializes in Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy and Orthopedic Surgery; specializing in shoulder, elbow, and knee injuries

Dr. Grant Smith Team Dentist

Dr. D. Grant Smith is a comprehensive family dentist providing cosmetic, restorative and general family dentistry. Dr. Smith graduated from the UMKC School of Dentistry. Following graduation Dr. Smith decided to complete a Residency program in Advanced Education in General Dentistry at UMKC. Dr. Smith received a Bachelor degree in Biology from Missouri State University in Springfield, Mo. He is a member of the Academy of Sports Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Missouri Dental Association, the Greater Kansas City Dental Society, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Kansas City University Dental Study Club.

Dr. Andrew Jacobs Sport Psychologist

Dr. Andrew Jacobs is one of the top sport psychology experts in the United States. He works with athletes of all ages from youth athletes to professionals in areas from concentration to motivation, to team building to sportsmanship. His expertise is at helping athletes and coaches reach their peak potential. He became one of the first sport psychologists to work with the U.S. Olympic team, professional teams and a major university in the 1980’s. Since 1992, he has hosted an extremely popular weekly sport psychology radio call-in show. He has produced numerous audio programs on success and visualization and has given over 1000 speeches nationally about mental training and sportsmanship. Dr. Jacobs grew up in Kansas City, received his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University in 1976 and his doctorate from the California School of Professional Psychology: San Diego in 1981, with a specialty in sport psychology and performance enhancement.

Becca McConville Dietician

Rebecca McConville, MS, RD, LD, is the UMKC registered and licensed dietitian. She is a member of the Kansas City Dietetic Association, the American Dietetic Association (ADA), and the ADA’s SCAN (Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition) group. She attended the University of Kansas Medical School and earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Missouri. She currently works at Cass Regional Medical Center in Harrisonville, Mo.

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 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 student-athletes.

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.

UMKC Athletic Facilities & Departments

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. 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 studentathlete 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.

Old Swinney Original Old Swinney Gymnasium, affectionately known as “Old Swinney”, which is part of the Swinney Recreation Center received a face lift in the summer of 2010. The renovation transforms the Old Swinney Gymnasium into a modern, collegiate practice facility that will better serve the student body, faculty and staff members and community members, as well as provide outstanding training opportunities for ‘Roo student-athletes. The $500,000 renovation plan calls for new basketball/volleyball court flooring and basketball standards and volleyball nets to be installed in the existing facility. The current skylights in the building will also be altered, which will allow for modified lighting to be put into place. The entire Old Swinney interior will be updated and scoreboards will be installed.

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.


The UMKC Athletics Department takes great pride in giving back to its neighbors and friends. During the 2010-11 school year, the Kangaroos outdid themselves by hosting and participating in a plethora of successful events. Here is a short list of the community service projects that UMKC teams, student-athletes and staff took part in: UMKC Campus Move-In Day Department of Athletics Orientation Day UMKC Women’s Center Walk-A-Mile in Her Shoes Children’s TLC October Pumpkin Patch Thanksgiving Can Collection for Harvesters Call-A-Thon Children’s TLC Groundhog Day Run UMKC Winter Warm-Up UMKC Career Services Etiquette Dinner Relay for Life UMKC Career Services Mock Interviews Children’s TLC Duck Race on the Plaza Blue and Gold Games ‘Roo Life Skills Challenge

Toys for Tots Toy Collection First Downs for Down Syndrome Go Red With the ROOS & the American Heart Association Summit League Food Fight for Harvesters Samaritans Feet Shoe Collection Kansas City Head Start Book Drive Project Perfect – rewarded elementary schools students for grades and attendance Girls Scouts Fitness Day Boy Scouts Fill It Up Campaign WBCA Pink Zone Sports Day at Spectrum Station UMKC’s Hispanic Youth Day Animal Haven

Student-Athlete Academic Support Services Office


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). 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.

2010-11 UMKC Student-Athlete Award Recipients MEN’S BASKETBALL • 3 Academic all-League • 2 Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence • 1 League Distinguished Scholar

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL • 9 Academic all-League • 6 Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence • 2 League Distinguished Scholars

• 9 Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence • 7 League Distinguished Scholars

MEN’S TENNIS • 8 Academic all-League • 6 Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence • 4 League Distinguished Scholar


• 12 Academic all-League • 7 Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence • 8 League Distinguished Scholars

• Summit League Team Academic Achievement Award • 6 Academic all-League • 6 Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence • 4 League Distinguished Scholars

MEN’S GOLF • 10 Academic all-League • 6 Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence • 2 League Distinguished Scholars

• 35 Academic all-League • 16 Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence • 12 League Distinguished Scholars

WOMEN’S GOLF • 5 Academic all-League • 4 Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence • 1 League Distinguished Scholars

VOLLEYBALL • 8 Academic all-League • 8 Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence • 5 League Distinguished Scholars




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

• 14 Academic all-League • 7 Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence • 4 League Distinguished Scholars

(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

WOMEN’S SOCCER • 13 Academic all-League • 7 Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence • 6 League Distinguished Scholars

year and be a letterwinner.)

(UMKC Scholar Athletes must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.5 during the calendar year.)

(League Distinguished Scholars must have a 3.60 GPA in the


semester in which they compete and be a letterwinner.)

• Kaelene Curry Second Team Capital Ona all-American • 12 Academic all-League

STUDENT-ATHLETE ADVISORY COMMITTEE (SAAC) Two members of each team are selected to serve on SAAC, the members represent the student leaders for the department. SAAC meets every three weeks during the academic year to discuss a variety of issues including student-athlete welfare, NCAA issues and UMKC issues. Additionally, SAAC is engaged in community and UMKC outreach. Under the direction of the Associate AD for Student-Athlete Services, SAAC students have been involved in many community and UMKC events such as: Walk A Mile in Her Shoes, Harvesters and Children’s TLC.

THE SUMMIT LEAGUE Celebrating its 30th season in Division I athletics

“Ascending” and “improving” are adjectives frequently used in media coverage of The Summit League as it continues a renaissance on the playing field and in the classroom. As The Summit League celebrates its 30th anniversary season as an NCAA Division I athletics conference, the level of performance and achievement among the 11 member institutions and over 3,000 student-athletes in 19 championship sports continues to grow. Since 2007, The Summit League has produced 39 All-Americans and 28 Academic All-America selections along with three NCAA Champions, two NBA Draft choices and one Olympic Silver medalist. Headlining The Summit League’s most recent history were the additions of the University of South Dakota and the University of Nebraska Omaha to its membership. USD joined in 2009 and the 2011-12 academic year marks its first year of full league competition. UNO’s membership took effect on July 1, 2011 and it will begin league competition in 2012-13. The Summit League’s visibility continues to expand on several fronts. The 2011 Baseball Championship drew a record 5,128 fans, topping the previous high by almost 1,500. Another successful Summit League Basketball Championship totaled a combined attendance of over 32,000 which ranked as the second-highest figure in league history while the men’s tournament was one of just six outside the traditional “power conferences” to average 4,400 or better per session. Television exposure also increased with the broadcasts of four Summit League sport championships in 2010-11. For the second consecutive season, all 14 men’s and women’s basketball tournament games were televised live, including the women’s championship on ESPNU and the men’s on ESPN2. Furthermore, The Summit League Outdoor Track and Field Championships were televised for the first time and the league’s entire Baseball Tournament was carried live, marking another first. The national reach of The Summit League was furthered when three member institutions hosted 2010-11 NCAA Championship events. IUPUI was a quad-host for the Women’s Basketball Final Four, UMKC co-hosted the Volleyball Championship and Oakland hosted the Great Lakes Cross Country Regional Championship. In 2013, Oakland will host the Men’s Basketball Second and Third Rounds and IUPUI will serve as co-host for a Men’s Basketball Regional. In men’s basketball, The Summit League ranked No. 18 in the Sagarin Ratings, placing four teams among the top 150 and six in the top 200. In the Mid-Major Top 25 poll, league champion Oakland ranked No. 5 with two first-place votes entering the NCAA Tournament, putting them ahead of two Final Four participants, including the national runner-up. The Summit League set a leaguerecord by playing 16 games against AP nationally-ranked teams, the highest total among mid-majors, including seven top-10 opponents, highlighted by Oakland’s win at then-No. 7 Tennessee. Women’s basketball joined the men in sending multiple teams to the postseason with three teams advancing for the second-straight year, including Oral Roberts, which reached the WNIT’s round of 16 to match the league’s deepest run in that tournament. Summit League teams combined to record four victories over “power six” conference foes during the season.

Individually on the hardwood, Oakland’s Keith Benson was selected in the second round of the 2011 NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks and Oral Roberts’ Steven Roundtree was named Mid-Major Freshman of the Year by CollegeInsider.com. On the women’s side, ORU’s Kevi Luper became the first player in NCAA history to lead the nation in both points per game and steals per game in the same season. Several teams continued impressive championship streaks within the league in 2010-11. Oral Roberts, which finished the season nationally-ranked, won its 14th-straight baseball title, tying for the second-longest streak in NCAA history. Oakland captured its 12thconsecutive men’s and women’s swimming and diving titles while North Dakota State won its fourth-straight men’s and women’s indoor track and field championships and its third softball crown in a row. South Dakota State became the first women’s basketball team to win three consecutive league championships. The Summit League enjoyed a successful track and field season with eight All-Americans, including six at the NCAA Outdoor Championships. Oral Roberts’ Jack Whitt finished as runner-up in the pole vault at the Outdoor Championships after placing third indoors. North Dakota State’s Whitney Carlson became the first female athlete in league history to earn All-America honors in two events at both the NCAA Indoor and Outdoor Championships during the same year. Two Summit League student-athletes received the prestigious NCAA Elite 88 Award, given to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade-point average participating at the finals site for each of the NCAA championships. Amy Anderson (women’s golf) and Carlson (outdoor track and field), both from North Dakota State, the lone non-FBS public university to have multiple recipients, were presented with the honor and added All-America honors for their athletic performances. Anderson led the league’s individual accomplishments, placing 12th at the NCAA Women’s Golf Championships, the highest finish ever by a Summit League player, and competing as an amateur in the U.S. Women’s Open. IPFW’s Amy Recht claimed her fourth consecutive Women’s Tennis Player of the Year honor and became the first Summit League athlete to win the sport’s top award in each season of eligibility. Academically, six Summit League student-athletes received Academic All-America honors and six teams were bestowed with the NCAA Public Recognition Award, an honor given to teams that have a Division I Academic Progress Rate (APR) in the top 10 percent of all squads in their respective sports. The accomplishments of 2010-11 came on the heels of the exceptional success the previous two years. In 2009-10, IUPUI’s Chen Ni became The Summit League’s first female NCAA Champion when she took first in the platform dive. Oakland’s Keith Benson was named the Lou Henson Award winner as the nation’s Mid-Major Player of the Year. The preceding year, Oral Roberts track star Andretti Bain won a silver medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics as a member of the


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One of the Summit League’s most iconic moments came when Valparaiso’s Bryce Drew hit “the shot”, a game-winning three-pointer at the buzzer, to top Mississippi in the first round of the 1998 NCAA Tournament. Valpo’s story captivated the nation as they became the league’s second team to reach the “Sweet 16.” Bahamas’ 4x400-meter relay team after winning both the NCAA Indoor and Outdoor 400meter titles and IUPUI’s George Hill became The Summit League’s second NBA first round draft pick. Originally formed in 1982 as the Association of Mid-Continent Universities and later known as the Mid-Continent Conference, The Summit League is in its fifth year of rebranding that followed its 25th anniversary and coincided with the Summit Plan, a strategic plan that places a renewed emphasis on improving the academic and athletic performances of all league student-athletes. Included in the plan was the league’s new name, the creation of a new image and the addition of three member institutions. The Summit League has a combined enrollment of over 135,000 at 11 universities, five of which are located in the top 76 U.S. media markets (Detroit, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Tulsa and Omaha). Member institutions include: IPFW (Indiana University-Purdue UniversityFort Wayne), IUPUI (Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis), UMKC (University of Missouri-Kansas City), the University of Nebraska Omaha (which begins league competition in 2012-13), North Dakota State University, Oakland University, Oral Roberts University, the University of South Dakota (in its first year as a full member), South Dakota State University, Southern Utah University and Western Illinois University. Eastern Illinois University is an associate member in swimming and diving and men’s soccer. These member institutions pride themselves on providing quality athletic, academic and social experiences for their student-athletes. The Summit League sponsors 19 championship sports: baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s golf, men’s and women’s soccer, softball, men’s and women’s swimming and diving, men’s and women’s indoor track and field, men’s and women’s outdoor track and field, men’s and women’s tennis, and volleyball. The league champion receives an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament in all applicable sports. Since its inception in 1982, The Summit League has had several transcendent moments on the national stage. In 1986, Cleveland State upset third-seeded Indiana in the first round of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament on its way to a berth in the Sweet 16. A decade later, Valparaiso captured the nation’s attention when Bryce Drew hit “the shot” to defeat No. 4 seed Mississippi in an NCAA first-round game and spark its Sweet 16 run. More recently, Oral Roberts’ baseball program finished the 2004 campaign with a nationalranking and became the first Summit League school to reach an NCAA Super Regional in 2006. Three years later, North Dakota State’s 2009 softball team became the first League member to win an NCAA regional and advance to the Super Regional round. During the 2008-09 basketball season, South Dakota State’s women’s team was nationally-ranked throughout the year and capped its season with an NCAA Tournament first round victory. The League has produced five NCAA champions, four Olympic athletes and several AllAmericans in the sports of track and field, swimming and diving and cross country. Numerous professional athletes and several draft choices have come directly from The Summit League, including three Major League Baseball first round picks, a pair of NBA first rounders, and one WNBA selection. Former Summit Leaguer Kevin Duckworth (NBA) was a two-time all-star during his professional career. Recent and historical success coupled with an increased growth among its membership base gives The Summit League a promising future on the landscape of college athletics.

IPFW Nickname: Mastodons Location: Fort Wayne, Ind. Enrollment: 14,193 Founded: 1964 Joined League: 2007 IUPUI Nickname: Jaguars Location: Indianapolis, Ind. Enrollment: 30,566 Founded: 1969 Joined League: 1998 UMKC Nickname: Kangaroos Location: Kansas City, Mo. Enrollment: 14,221 Founded: 1933 Joined League: 1994 NEBRASKA OMAHA Nickname: Mavericks Location: Omaha, Neb. Enrollment: 15,448 Founded: 1908 Joined League: 2011 NORTH DAKOTA STATE Nickname: Bison Location: Fargo, N.D. Enrollment: 14,407 Founded: 1890 Joined League: 2007 OAKLAND Nickname: Golden Grizzlies Location: Rochester, Mich. Enrollment: 19,053 Founded: 1957 Joined League: 1997 ORAL ROBERTS Nickname: Golden Eagles Location: Tulsa, Okla. Enrollment: 3,140 Founded: 1963 Joined League: 1997 SOUTH DAKOTA Nickname: Coyotes Location: Vermillion, S.D. Enrollment: 9,617 Founded: 1862 Joined League: 2011 SOUTH DAKOTA STATE Nickname: Jackrabbits Location: Brookings, S.D. Enrollment: 12,816 Founded: 1881 Joined League: 2007 SOUTHERN UTAH Nickname: Thunderbirds Location: Cedar City, Utah Enrollment: 8,066 Founded: 1897 Joined League: 1997 WESTERN ILLINOIS Nickname: Fighting Leathernecks Location: Macomb, Ill. Enrollment: 13,331 Founded: 1899 Joined League: 1982 (charter member) ASSOCIATE MEMBER: Eastern Illinois University competes as an associate member in swimming and diving and men’s soccer.

SUMMIT LEAGUE NOTABLES The Summit League has produced the following notable studentathletes during its 30 seasons at the Division I level ... Brian Anderson (Baseball): No. 3 pick in1993 Draft, World Series Champion Andretti Bain (Track & Field): 2-time NCAA Champion, Olympic Silver Medalist Tony Bennett (Basketball): NBA Draft pick, head coach at Virginia Liza Brown (Softball): 1st Team All-American, 2-time All-America selection Bryce Drew (Basketball): NBA Draft 1st Round pick, head coach at Valparaiso Kevin Duckworth: 2-time NBA All-Star, NBA Most Improved Player Award George Hill (Basketball): NBA Draft 1st Round pick Jim Maton (Track & Field): NCAA Champion Bill Mueller (Baseball): World Series and American League batting champion Prince Mumba (Track & Field): 2-time NCAA runner-up, Olympian Chen Ni (Swimming & Diving): NCAA Champion Anita Rapp (Soccer): 1st Team All-American, Olympic Gold Medalist Tony Sanneh (Soccer): 2nd Team All-American, U.S. National Team Dan Steele (Track & Field): NCAA Champion, Olympic Bronze Medalist (bobsled)

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. The Wizards are currently constructing a new $160 million state-of-the-art stadium at Legends.

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.

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.

Municipal Auditorium has hosted more NCAA Tournament games and more Final Fours than any other venue in the country. The UMKC men’s basketball team will play a game there this season.

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. 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.

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.

The Evolution of the Kangaroo


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.

2012 UMKC Men’s Tennis Media Guide

2011 UMKC Men’s Tennis Schedule Date Jan. 20 Jan. 27 Jan. 28 Jan. 29 Feb. 9 *at IUPUI Mar. 7 Mar. 9 Mar. 12 Mar. 19 Mar. 20 Mar. 23 Mar. 24 Apr. 3 Apr. 5 Apr. 5 Apr. 6 Apr. 7 Apr. 13 Apr. 18 Apr. 19 Apr. 20 Apr. 22 Apr. 27-28 May 11-13

Opponent/Tournament vs. Oklahoma State at Portland vs. Idaho at Oregon at Creighton Indianapolis, Ind. at Wichita State at Saint Louis Abilene Christian vs. Lamar at Arkansas at Drake vs. Green Bay Southwest Baptist Northwest Missouri State Baker Nebraska-Omaha *IPFW Bradley William Jewell *South Dakota State *Oral Roberts *at Western Illinois 2012 Summit League Championships 2012 Summit League Championships 2012 NCAA Championships 2012 NCAA Championships First Round

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