THREE-TIME ALL-AMERICAN THREE-TIME ALL-SEC FIRST TEAM ITA SCHOLAR-ATHLETE SEC ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL CHANCELLOR'S HONOR ROLL DEAN'S HONOR ROLL UMAA HONOR ROLL
2011-12 (SENIOR) All-American ... Advanced to NCAA Final Four in doubles ... NCAA participant in singles as well for the third year in a row ... All-SEC first team ... Became the third player in history of the program to earn All-SEC first team honors three years ... Ended the year ranked No. 22 in the nation in singles and No. 11 in doubles ... Helped lead the Rebels to the NCAA Sweet Sixteen for the 16th time ... Posted a 22-8 overall record ... Went 10-1 in the SEC at No. 2 singles ... Teamed with his brother, Chris, for a 19-7 overall record, 6-1 at No. 2 doubles ... Captured the SEC Indoor Doubles Championship ... Finalist for the Boyd McWhorter SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year Postgraduate Scholarship ... Named to the Who's Who Among American Colleges and Universities ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Made the UMAA Honor Roll both semesters.
2010-11 (JUNIOR) Earned All-America honors for the second year ... Advanced to the NCAA Quarterfinals in singles for the second consecutive year ... Also qualified for the NCAA Doubles Championship for the second year ... Ended the year ranked No. 29 in the nation in singles and No. 11 in doubles ... Earned All-SEC first team honors for the second time ... Helped lead the Rebels to the NCAA Championships for the 18th year in a row ... Posted a huge win over the nation's then No. 6 ranked player to reach the NCAA Singles Quarterfinals ... Defeated then No. 6 nationally ranked Alexandre Lacroix of Florida, setting up his brother's match-clinching win at No. 8 Florida ... Posted a 17-13 overall record, 6-5 in the SEC at No. 1 singles ... 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.
2009-10 (SOPHOMORE) Became the 25th All-American in the history of the program ... Advanced to the NCAA Quarterfinals in singles ... Also participated in the NCAA Doubles Championship ... Ended the year ranked No. 19 in the nation in singles and No. 24 in doubles ... Earned All-SEC first team honors ... Helped lead the Rebels to their ninth consecutive SEC West Championship ... Helped the Rebels advance to the SEC Tournament semifinals for the eighth time in the last nine years ... Named to the first ever SEC All-Tournament Team ... Clinched the doubles point and then won a big match against the nation's 12th-ranked player to lead the Rebels to the win over 11th-ranked Kentucky and into the SEC Tournament semifinals ... Posted a 27-14 overall record, 15-8 in dual matches ... Played No. 1 singles and doubles after playing No. 6 singles as a freshman ... Posted eight wins against nationally ranked opponents in the spring, including five in the top 25 ... Teamed with his brother, Chris, for a 24-8 overall record, 20-5 in dual matches ... The duo went 10-1 in the SEC ... 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) Helped lead the Rebels to the SEC regular season title and an undefeated league record ... Went 3-0 to help 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 twice ... Posted a 17-5 overall record, 16-4 in dual matches ... Clinched five wins ... Clinched the win over LSU in the quarterfinal round of the SEC Tournament ... Won eight of his last nine matches 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. 3 in Germany in 18s and No. 60 in the German men's rankings ... Won the German Championship in doubles in 2003 ... Runner-up in doubles in 2005 ... Took third in singles in 2005 ... Won North-German Championship in 2005 and 2007.
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 Roger Federer.
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