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    Mihir Kumar
    Mihir Kumar

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Carmel, Ind.

    High School:
    Carmel

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 175



    05/28/2014

    NU Ends Year With School-Record 220 Academic All-Big Ten Awards

    Fully 64 percent of eligible Northwestern student-athletes are Academic All-Big Ten

    05/10/2014

    Ole Miss Takes Close Singles Wins, NU Falls 4-1 in NCAA First Round

    The `Cats finish 21-11 on the season

    04/29/2014

    Northwestern Heads to Notre Dame for NCAA Opening Rounds

    The `Cats face No. 38 Mississippi in opening-round matchup Saturday

    04/26/2014

    NU Knocked Out of Big Ten Tournament by No. 2 OSU, 4-0

    `Cats await NCAA bid, to be announced Tuesday, April 29

    04/25/2014

    Wildcats Storm to Big Ten Tournament Semifinals

    Northwestern beats fourth-seed Purdue 4-0, will face top-seed Ohio State in semis

    2013-14: Posted season records of 21-11 in singles and 15-15 in doubles ... Often played at No. 3 or 4 in singles and No. 1 in doubles ... Ranked No. 39 in doubles with Raleigh Smith starting 5/1 ... Won three consecutive singles matches 4/18 to 4/25 ... Ranked No. 28 in doubles with Smith from 4/22 to 5/1 ... Defeated 20th-ranked Minnesota duo of Jack Hamburg and Mathieu Froment 8-5 with Smith (4/20) ... Ranked No. 33 in doubles with Smith from 4/15 to 4/22 ... Claimed three consecutive doubles victories with Smith over the 4/4-6 weekend ... Ranked No. 23 in doubles with Smith 4/8 to 4/15, No. 30 from 3/25 to 4/8, No. 35 from 3/11 to 25, and season-high No. 21 from 2/25 to 3/11 ... Won three straight singles matches over 2/21-23 weekend ... Defeated Harvard's No. 96 Sebastian Beltrame 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 (2/21) ... Beat Harvard's No. 14 doubles team Casey MacMaster and Denis Nguyen 8-6 with Smith (2/21) ... Downed Notre Dame's 17th-ranked duo Greg Andrews and Alex Lawson with Smith 6-5 (2/11) ... Clinched victory over No. 24 Tulsa in defeating Alejandro Espejo 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 (1/25) ... Went 4-0 in first four singles matches of dual match play (1/17-25) ... Posted 4-2 record in the fall ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2012-13: Finished 15-11 overall and 13-8 in dual-match play in singles ... Earned a 12-8 record in doubles with partner Alex Pasareanu ... Often competed at No. 4 slot in singles lineup and No. 2 or 3 in doubles ... Achieved three consecutive singles wins over the 3/9-10 weekend ... Posted four straight doubles victories with Pasareanu between 1/13 and 1/25 ... Went 2-3 in fall season.

    High School: Played No. 1 singles for the Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) state champions in 2010 and 2011 ... Greyhounds posted a combined record of 39-0 in those two seasons ... All-State selection ... Ranked individually in the top 30 in the United States ... Finished in the top 16 at the USTA Nationals in August 2012 ... Received the prestigious Wes Richards Sportsmanship Award for Feed-ins at the United States National Championships in Kalamazoo, Mich.

    Personal: Born Mihir Kumar ... Son of Anil and Manjusha Kumar ... Major is economics.

    Kumar's Stats

    SINGLES STATS

    Season Overall W-L Dual Match

    Fall

    Conference 1 2 3 4 5 6
    2012-13 15-11 13-8 2-3 6-5 --- --- 1-0 8-7 2-0 2-1
    2013-14 21-11 17-9 4-2 6-5 --- 3-0 6-3 8-6 --- ---
    Career 36-22 30-17 6-5 12-10 --- 3-0 7-3 16-13 2-0 2-1

    DOUBLES STATS

    Season Overall W-L Dual Match

    Fall

    Conference 1 2 3
    2012-13 16-15 14-13 2-2 4-5 0-1 6-9 8-3
    2013-14 15-15 13-14 2-1 4-7 12-12 1-2 ---
    Career 31-30 27-27 4-3 8-12 12-13 7-11 8-3