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Michael Swank
Michael Swank

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lawrence, Kan.

High School:
Lawrence Free State

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 220

05/06/2014

24 Hawkeyes to Watch: Michael Swank

Leadership, effort, paid off for UI senior men's tennis player

05/29/2013

57 Hawkeyes Earn Spring Academic All-Big Ten Honors

3 UI student-athletes boast a 4.0 cumulative GPA

04/19/2013

Hawkeyes Fall to Wisconsin

Jonas Dierckx picks up singles victory

04/17/2013

Hawkeyes Prepared for Final Matches

Men's tennis wraps up its spring season this weekend

04/12/2013

Hawkeyes Fall to Ranked Opponent

Matt Hagan picks up singles victory

04/11/2014

Iowa Men's Tennis vs Illinois

Iowa Men's Tennis vs Illinois

04/06/2014

Hawkeyes Fall to No. 69 Indiana, 4-3

Hawkeyes Fall to No. 69 Indiana, 4-3

04/04/2014

The Iowa Hawkeyes face Purdue in Iowa City

The Iowa Hawkeyes face Purdue in Iowa City

02/28/2014

Iowa Men's Tennis faces Creighton

Iowa Men's Tennis faces Creighton at the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Center

02/11/2014

Iowa faces UMKC at the Hawkeye Recreation and Tennis Center

Iowa faces UMKC at the Hawkeye Recreation and Tennis Center

Spring 2014 -- Posted a 9-14 singles record... finished 7-15 in doubles action... opened the season winning five-of-six matches, including defeating Minnesota's Juan Pablo Ramirez, 6-3, 6-7 (3-7), 6-3, in the No. 6 slot... picked up conference victories over Michigan State's Mac Roy, 7-5, 6-3, and Michael Sellitto of Indiana, 2-6, 6-0, 6-3... won four-of-five doubles matches stretching from Feb. 28 to March 15... collected a conference victory over Jalalov/Wikberg of Wisconsin at the No. 1 slot, 8-7 (7-3)... team's recipient of the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award... academic All-Big Ten... letterwinner.

Fall 2013 -- Posted a 4-6 record in singles action . . . finished 5-6 in doubles play . . . won three-straight doubles matches at the Purdue Invitational with teammate Joey White to advance to the Flight A consolation title match . . . won the flight C consolation doubles title with teammate Nils Hallestrand at the Wake Forest Invitational . . . defeated Mac Roy and Doug Zade of Michigan State, 8-3, at Big Ten Singles/Doubles tournament paired with Nils Hallestrand.

Spring 2013 -- Posted a 3-8 record in singles action . . . registered a 10-12 record in doubles play . . . won three-straight singles matches from Jan. 27 through Feb. 9 . . . won first five doubles matches of season paired with Garret Dunn . . . defeated No. 51 Anis Ghrobel and James McKie of Drake, 8-6, in doubles paired with Garret Dunn . . . academic All-Big Ten honoree . . . letterwinner.

Fall 2012 -- Posted a 2-3 record in singles action . . . registered a 1-3 record in doubles play . . . won two-straight singles matches at the Big Ten Singles/Doubles tournament . . . defeated Young and Chen of Penn State in doubles, 8-6, at the Big Ten Singles/Doubles tournament paired with Garret Dunn.

2012 Spring -- Played entire season at No. 1 doubles . . . finished with team-high eight doubles victories . . . had three Big Ten No. 1 doubles wins . . . defeated No. 13 doubles team in nation against Michigan . . . defeated No. 33 doubles team in nation against Minnesota . . . made collegiate dual singles debut on Feb. 19 against Western Michigan . . . played in three singles matches at No. 5 and No. 6 positions . . . letterwinner.

2011 Fall -- Finished with 3-3 record in singles and 3-3 mark in doubles play . . . won two singles matches at Wildcat Invitational . . . defeated Northwestern's Tobias Reitz in Big Ten Indoors . . . earned doubles win with Garret Dunn at Wildcat Invitational . . . earned two doubles wins with Dunn at Big Ten Indoors.

Spring 2011 -- Did not see action . . . letterwinner.

Fall 2010 --Competed in Purdue Fall Invitational . . . reached quarterfinals in Flight C singles main draw . . . finished with a 2-1 record.

High School --Attended Lawrence Free State High School in Lawrence, Kansas . . . eighth place at state in singles freshman year . . . 2nd place in conference meet . . . seventh place at state in singles sophomore year . . . 1st place in conference meet, team placed second . . . sixth place at state in singles junior year . . . 1st place in conference, team placed first . . . injured senior year.

Personal --Born July 7, 1991, in Dallas, Texas . . . father is Tom Swank mother is Julie Swank (alma-maters of Miami of Ohio) . . . one sister (Katie) . . . finance major.

Season (Singles) #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Big Ten Dual Tourn. Overall Pct.
2010-11 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2-1 2-1 .666
2011-12 -- -- -- -- 0-1 0-2 0-2 0-3 3-3 3-6 .333
2012-13 -- -- -- -- 0-6 3-2 0-5 3-8 2-3 5-11 .313
2013-14 -- -- -- 1-0 3-2 5-12 3-8 9-14 4-6 13-20 .393
Career -- -- -- 1-0 3-9 8-16 3-15 12-25 12-13 23-38 .377

Season (Doubles) #1 #2 #3 Big Ten Dual Tourn. Overall Pct.
2010-11 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010-11 7-13 1-1 -- 3-8 8-14 3-3 11-17 .399
2012-13 6-5 1-3 3-4 3-7 10-12 1-3 11-15 .423
2013-14 7-14 0-1 -- 1-9 7-15 5-6 12-21 .364
Career 20-32 2-5 3-4 7-24 25-41 9-12 34-53 .390

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