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    Alexander Thams
    Alexander Thams

    Graduate Student

    Stockholm, Sweden

    High School:
    Enskilda Gymnasiet

    Height / Weight:
    5-9 / 150

    2008-09: Tied for team lead with 25 overall singles victories, including 17 dual wins... Played primarily at No. 3 singles, posting a 10-5 record... Second on the team, competing in every dual but one... Posted 8-2 record to start the season... Clinched 4-3 victory for the `Cats in three-set thriller over Iowa's Reinoud Haal... Anchored No. 3 doubles with Andrew McCarthy, posting 16-6 record... Tandem posted 11-2 record from 2/7 to 3/28... In the fall season, won the Milwaukee Tennis Classic with 3-0 record... Advanced to Round of 16 at Big Ten Singles Championship... Named Academic All-Big Ten.

    2007-08: Played primarily at No. 3 singles ... Posted four overall wins including victories against opponents from Chicago and Butler ...Won three matches at No. 2 singles ... Anchored the No. 2 doubles spot during the dual season, compiling ten wins with partner Peter Rispoli ... Won three Big Ten matches from No. 3 doubles with Andrew McCarthy in the latter parts of the season.

    High School: Third place in the Swedish Men's Under-21 Championships (singles and doubles) ... Third place in Swedish Men's Under-18 Team Championships ... One of just 15 students to receive honor for outstanding academics ... Board member of the high school athletic department.

    Personal: Born Alexander J.C. Thams ... Son of Ylva and Robert Thams ... Progressing toward a master's in public policy and administration.

    Thams' Stats

    Year Overall Dual Big Ten
    2007-08 4-18 4-18 0-10
    Career 4-18 4-18 0-10
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