ALL-AMERICAN ITA SCHOLAR-ATHLETE SEC ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL CHANCELLOR'S HONOR ROLL DEAN'S HONOR ROLL UMAA HONOR ROLL
2011-12 (SENIOR) Became the 27th All-American in the history of the program ... Advanced to NCAA Final Four in doubles ... Ended the year ranked No. 11 nationally in doubles ... Helped lead the Rebels to the NCAA Sweet Sixteen for the 16th time ... Clinched the doubles point against Michigan which proved huge in the Rebels' 4-2 win to advance to the Sweet Sixteen ... Posted an 11-11 overall singles record ... Went 19-7 in doubles with his brother, Marcel, including 6-1 at No. 2 doubles ... Captured the SEC Indoor Doubles Championship ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Made the UMAA Honor Roll both semesters.
2010-11 (JUNIOR) Ended the year ranked No. 11 in the nation in doubles ... Participated in the NCAA Doubles Championship for the second year in a row ... Helped lead the Rebels to their 18th consecutive NCAA appearance ... Posted a 14-6 overall record, 11-5 in dual matches ... Went 6-1 at No. 4 singles ... Finished 6-3 in the SEC ... Teamed with his brother, Marcel, for a 17-12 overall record, 9-9 at No. 1 doubles ... Clinched the win over then No. 8 Florida on the road ... Won six in a row at one point during the season ... Defeated UCLA's Adrian Puget in straight sets to give the Rebels a 2-1 lead in their NCAA second round match ... Teamed with his brother to win the ITA Southern Regional Doubles title in the fall and advance to the ITA National Indoor Final ... Named an ITA Scholar-Athlete ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Made the Dean's Honor Roll in the fall and the Chancellor's Honor Roll in the spring ... Posted a perfect 4.0 grade point average in the spring.
2009-10 (SOPHOMORE) Ended the year ranked No. 24 in the nation in doubles ... Participated in the NCAA Doubles Championship ... Helped lead the Rebels to their ninth SEC West Championship ... Helped the Rebels advance to the SEC Tournament semifinals for the eighth time in the last nine years ... Finished with a 25-9 overall record, 17-4 in dual matches ... Teamed with his brother, Marcel, for a 24-8 overall record, 20-5 in dual matches ... The duo posted a 10-1 record in the SEC at No. 1 doubles ... Clinched six of the Rebels' wins ... Won a big match at No. 3 singles to clinch the win over Alabama that gave the Rebels' the SEC West title ... Named an ITA Scholar-Athlete ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Made the Chancellor's Honor Roll in the spring and the UMAA Honor Roll in the fall.
SPRING 2009 (FRESHMAN) Won both matches in the NCAA first and second rounds to help the Rebels move onto the round of 16 ... Helped lead the Rebels to the SEC regular season title and an undefeated league record ... Helped lead the Rebels to their second consecutive SEC Tournament Championship ... Helped lead the Rebels to their eighth straight SEC West title ... Named the SEC Freshman of the Week for the week of April 14 ... Posted a 9-4 overall record, 7-3 in dual matches ... Went 5-0 at No. 6 singles, 3-0 in the SEC ... Won six in a row to end the season ... Named to the Chancellor's Honor Roll with a perfect 4.0 grade point average.
PRIOR TO OLE MISS Achieved a ranking of No. 7 in Germany in 18s and No. 80 in the German men's rankings ... Reached the semifinals at the German National Championship in 18s and the doubles final in 16s with Marcel ... Winner of the North-German Masters under 21 in 2008 ... Winner at North-German Championship 18s in 2006 ... Finalist at North German Championship 18s in 2007 ... Winner of North-German Championship in 16s in 2005.
PERSONAL Born March 23, 1989 ... Son of Martin and Angelika Thiemann ... Graduated from the University of Mississippi with a degree in Managerial Finance ... Enjoys soccer, music and hanging out with friends ... Favorite tennis player is Nicolas Kiefer.
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