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September 18, 2012

 
Jonas Lutjen, a senior member of the Ole Miss tennis team from Schessel, Germany, got off to a hot start in his final year. He recently captured the Southern Intercollegiate singles title in Athens, Ga. The tournament included more than 128 participants, with many SEC schools represented. Lutjen was 6-0 during the event, only dropping one set.

 
Jonas Lutjen, a senior member of the Ole Miss tennis team from Schessel, Germany, got off to a hot start in his final year. He recently captured the Southern Intercollegiate singles title in Athens, Ga. The tournament included more than 128 participants, with many SEC schools represented. Lutjen was 6-0 during the event, only dropping one set.
 

June 15, 2012

 

A record four All-Americans highlight another great year for the Ole Miss men’s tennis team. 

Senior twins Marcel Thiemann and Chris Thiemann, junior Jonas Lutjen and freshman Nik Scholtz earned All-America honors, bringing the total in the history of the program to 28. The Rebels led the SEC and tied NCAA runner-up Virginia for the most All-Americans in the country. This marks the fourth time in six years the Rebels have tied for the most All-Americans in the nation. 

All four helped lead the Rebels to the NCAA Sweet Sixteen and a final national ranking of No. 14. The Rebels have proven to be one of the most consistent teams in the nation. In addition to finishing in the top 10 14 times, they have finished ranked in the top 15 a record 17 times since 1994.

 

May 29, 2012

The No. 13 Ole Miss men’s tennis team concluded their season May 18 against No. 4 ranked UCLA Bruins in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament. The Rebels finished the year with an overall record of 15-9. Despite a scoreline of 4-1, the match was close with the Bruins. 

 

 

The No. 13 Ole Miss men’s tennis team concluded their season May 18 against No. 4 ranked UCLA Bruins in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament. The Rebels finished the year with an overall record of 15-9. Despite a scoreline of 4-1, the match was close with the Bruins. 

“The match was definitely a lot closer than the final score indicates,” freshman Nik Scholtz said. “We fought hard, but just couldn’t put it together.”

May 14, 2012

 

By Ignacio Murillo

Junior Jonas Lutjen

The No. 13 seed Ole Miss men's tennis team defeated Binghamton 4-0 after being moved into Gillom Center in the first round. On Sunday, the Rebels moved into the Sweet Sixteen after defeating Michigan 4-2 in the second round. The team will travel to Athens, Ga., to face UCLA Friday at 11 a.m.

April 26, 2012

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Ole Miss men’s tennis player Nik Scholtz has been named the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Year, while Marcel Thiemann and Jonas Lutjen joined him on the All-SEC team as the league announced the 2012 postseason awards Thursday. 

 

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Ole Miss men’s tennis player Nik Scholtz has been named the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Year, while Marcel Thiemann and Jonas Lutjen joined him on the All-SEC team as the league announced the 2012 postseason awards Thursday. 

April 22, 2012

 

 The Ole Miss men’s tennis team posted a big win late Friday against Florida and was looking to maintain momentum heading into Saturday’s SEC Championship Semifinal match against top-seeded Kentucky. Unfortunately, the Rebels fell behind early and couldn’t recover as they dropped a 4-0 decision to the Wildcats.

 

 

SATURDAY: No. 1 KENTUCKY 4, No. 5 OLE MISS 0

April 20, 2012

STARKVILLE, Miss. – The Ole Miss men’s tennis team, seeded No. 5 in the SEC Championship, advanced to the quarterfinals with a 4-0 win against 12th-seeded Arkansas, in a match that began on Thursday and ended at 12:15 a.m. Friday.  The Rebels advance to face No. 4 seed, Florida, later at 5 p.m.

STARKVILLE, Miss. – The Ole Miss men’s tennis team, seeded No. 5 in the SEC Championship, advanced to the quarterfinals with a 4-0 win against 12th-seeded Arkansas, in a match that began on Thursday and ended at 12:15 a.m. Friday.  The Rebels advance to face No. 4 seed, Florida, later at 5 p.m.

Sophomore Johan Backstrom finished off a 6-4, 6-3 win over Razorback Mike Nott at No. 5 singles to clinch the win.

April 15, 2012

On Senior Day, the No. 14 Men’s Tennis team could not overcome a close doubles loss and ultimately came up short against in-state rival, No. 9 Mississippi State.

 

On Senior Day, the No. 14 Men’s Tennis team could not overcome a close doubles loss and ultimately came up short against in-state rival, No. 9 Mississippi State.

The Rebels honored senior twins Chris and Marcel Thiemann.

“Well I tell you what, those guys are great,” head coach Billy Chadwick said. “They give us great team leadership, and it has been a great career for them.”

April 1, 2012

 

SUNDAY: NO. 14 OLE MISS 5, NO. 27 LSU 2

The No. 14 Ole Miss men’s tennis team completed their weekend sweep with an impressive 5-2 win against No. 27 LSU. With the win, the Rebels improve to 10-5 overall and 6-2 in the SEC.

 

SUNDAY: NO. 14 OLE MISS 5, NO. 27 LSU 2

The No. 14 Ole Miss men’s tennis team completed their weekend sweep with an impressive 5-2 win against No. 27 LSU. With the win, the Rebels improve to 10-5 overall and 6-2 in the SEC.

“It is especially good to get a win over (LSU) when they have a good team,” head coach Billy Chadwick said. “It was a great team effort that we had going from top to bottom. It was great to get the doubles point, and I felt we played really well in the first sets.”

March 25, 2012

 

SUNDAY: NO. 11 FLORIDA 5, NO. 14 OLE MISS 2

Coming off a big 6-1 win against South Carolina on Friday, No. 14 Ole Miss men’s tennis team (8-5, 4-2 SEC) were defeated by No. 11 Florida (10-7,3-3 SEC) 5-2 Sunday at the Palmer/Salloum Tennis Center.

 

SUNDAY: NO. 11 FLORIDA 5, NO. 14 OLE MISS 2

Coming off a big 6-1 win against South Carolina on Friday, No. 14 Ole Miss men’s tennis team (8-5, 4-2 SEC) were defeated by No. 11 Florida (10-7,3-3 SEC) 5-2 Sunday at the Palmer/Salloum Tennis Center.

March 7, 2012

 

Junior tennis player Jonas Lutjen grew up around tennis and the sport was in his life as long as he can remember. From juniors and international play in his native Germany to three years at Ole Miss, he has tasted success.

 

Junior tennis player Jonas Lutjen grew up around tennis and the sport was in his life as long as he can remember. From juniors and international play in his native Germany to three years at Ole Miss, he has tasted success.

March 7, 2012

 

The No. 14 Ole Miss men’s tennis team swept the doubles matches yesterday and led 3-0 after wins by freshmen William Kallberg and Nik Scholtz in singles play, but fell short in a heartbreaking match to No. 3 Virginia 4-3 Wednesday at the Palmer/Salloum Tennis Center/Galtney Courts.

The Cavaliers rallied with three straight singles wins, and sophomore Justin Shane, the No. 72 player in the nation, outlasted 97th-ranked senior Chris Thiemann 4-6, 6-3, 7-6(4) in a third-set tiebreaker. The match had been circled on the calendar for a while and the thought of letting it slip away was devastating to the team.

 

The No. 14 Ole Miss men’s tennis team swept the doubles matches yesterday and led 3-0 after wins by freshmen William Kallberg and Nik Scholtz in singles play, but fell short in a heartbreaking match to No. 3 Virginia 4-3 Wednesday at the Palmer/Salloum Tennis Center/Galtney Courts.

March 7, 2012

 

The nationally ranked No. 16 Ole Miss men’s tennis team, coming off a sweep of No. 12 Auburn and No. 46 Alabama this past weekend, moved up 28 spots in this week’s ITA National Rankings and welcomes No. 3 Virginia to the Palmer/Salloum Tennis Center/Galtney Court today at 2 p.m. 

 

The nationally ranked No. 16 Ole Miss men’s tennis team, coming off a sweep of No. 12 Auburn and No. 46 Alabama this past weekend, moved up 28 spots in this week’s ITA National Rankings and welcomes No. 3 Virginia to the Palmer/Salloum Tennis Center/Galtney Court today at 2 p.m. 

Ole Miss was one of four Southeastern Conference schools to go 2-0 on the opening weekend of league play, along with Georgia, Kentucky and Mississippi State. 

March 4, 2012

 

SUNDAY: NO. 44 OLE MISS 6, NO. 46 ALABAMA 1

The Ole Miss men’s tennis team (5-2, 2-0 SEC) completed a successful Southeastern Conference opening weekend with a 6-1 win against No. 46 Alabama (5-6, 0-2 SEC) Sunday at the Palmer/Salloum Tennis Center/Galtney Courts.

 

SUNDAY: NO. 44 OLE MISS 6, NO. 46 ALABAMA 1

The Ole Miss men’s tennis team (5-2, 2-0 SEC) completed a successful Southeastern Conference opening weekend with a 6-1 win against No. 46 Alabama (5-6, 0-2 SEC) Sunday at the Palmer/Salloum Tennis Center/Galtney Courts.

February 29, 2012

The No. 44 Ole Miss men’s tennis team (3-2) rallied to defeat No. 33 Memphis (3-4) yesterday in their first outdoor match of the season at the newly renovated Palmer/Salloum Tennis Center/Galtney Courts.

 

The No. 44 Ole Miss men’s tennis team (3-2) rallied to defeat No. 33 Memphis (3-4) yesterday in their first outdoor match of the season at the newly renovated Palmer/Salloum Tennis Center/Galtney Courts. The Rebels lost the doubles point but won four of the six singles matches, including No. 6 singles where sophomore Johan Backstrom clinched the win.

February 27, 2012

The No. 22 Ole Miss men’s tennis team will host No. 33 Memphis today in its first outdoor match of the season. The match will also be their first at the newly renovated Palmer/Salloum Tennis Center/Galtney Courts.

 

The No. 22 Ole Miss men’s tennis team will host No. 33 Memphis today in its first outdoor match of the season. The match will also be their first at the newly renovated Palmer/Salloum Tennis Center/Galtney Courts.

“We’re very excited about playing in the newly renovated facility,” said head coach Billy Chadwick. “The guys are really looking forward to this match. This is a very tough match, and we’re going to need the fans to really come out and help us through it.”

February 10, 2012

JACKSON – The Ole Miss men’s tennis team looked to defend their 12 consecutive Mississippi Cup titles Thursday night at Jackson’s River Hills Country Club against No. 14 Mississippi State.
The match had major implications of NCAA seeding and hosting later on, and both teams knew that this match was more than just a rivalry.

JACKSON – The Ole Miss men’s tennis team looked to defend their 12 consecutive Mississippi Cup titles Thursday night at Jackson’s River Hills Country Club against No. 14 Mississippi State.
The match had major implications of NCAA seeding and hosting later on, and both teams knew that this match was more than just a rivalry.
The Bulldogs ended up getting the best of the Rebels winning the match 4-2.

January 31, 2012

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The No. 23 nationally ranked Ole Miss men’s tennis team got off to a slow start against No. 24 Tennessee in the final round of the ITA Kick-Off Weekend, but got back in the match and held a 3-2 lead, before the Vols won the final two matches for a 4-3 victory here Monday night at the Goodfriend Indoor Tennis Center.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The No. 23 nationally ranked Ole Miss men’s tennis team got off to a slow start against No. 24 Tennessee in the final round of the ITA Kick-Off Weekend, but got back in the match and held a 3-2 lead, before the Vols won the final two matches for a 4-3 victory here Monday night at the Goodfriend Indoor Tennis Center.

With the loss, Ole Miss falls to 2-1 on the season, while Tennessee (4-1) advances to the ITA National Team Indoor Final 16.

January 31, 2012

The road to American college tennis has not been an easy one for redshirt freshman Nik Scholtz. The South African native made his collegiate debut this past Thursday against Southern Miss.

In the 7-0 sweep of the Golden Eagles, he paired with junior Jonas Lutjen for an 8-2 win at No. 2 doubles and won in straight sets 6-2, 6-3 at No. 1 singles.

The road to American college tennis has not been an easy one for redshirt freshman Nik Scholtz. The South African native made his collegiate debut this past Thursday against Southern Miss.

In the 7-0 sweep of the Golden Eagles, he paired with junior Jonas Lutjen for an 8-2 win at No. 2 doubles and won in straight sets 6-2, 6-3 at No. 1 singles.

January 26, 2012

“The guys were very excited to have their first dual match, especially the freshmen on the team,” Ole Miss head coach Billy Chadwick said. “There is a lot of excitement with this team, and I think the fans saw that.”

The Ole Miss men’s tennis team, ranked No. 23 in the nation, got its 2012 season off to a good start with 7-0 sweep of Southern Miss yesterday at the Gillom Sports Center.

“The guys were very excited to have their first dual match, especially the freshmen on the team,” Ole Miss head coach Billy Chadwick said. “There is a lot of excitement with this team, and I think the fans saw that.”

January 25, 2012

The No. 23 Rebel Netters take to the courts today to open its dual match season against Southern Miss, looking to building on their success from this past season. Doubles play will begin at 1:30 p.m. followed by singles matches at the Gillom Sports Center.

The No. 23 Rebel Netters take to the courts today to open its dual match season against Southern Miss, looking to building on their success from this past season. Doubles play will begin at 1:30 p.m. followed by singles matches at the Gillom Sports Center.

November 2, 2011

 

The Ole Miss tennis teams will be well represented in New York for USTA/ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships this weekend.

On the men’s side, junior Jonas Lutjen and sophomore Jonas Backstrom will be competing in doubles. On the women’s side, senior Kristi Boxx will play in the singles’ tournament and also combine with fellow senior Abby Guthrie in the doubles’ tournament.

All four players are excited and emotions are running high entering the tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

October 24, 2011

AUBURN, Ala. — For the second year in a row, the Ole Miss men’s tennis team will be represented in the USTA/ITA National Indoor, as Jonas Lutjen and Johan Backstrom won the USTA/ITA Southern Regional Doubles Championship to earn a trip to New York next month.

The duo defeated LSU’s Olivier Borsos and Chris Simpson 8-5 in the final. The Rebel pair started hot leading 5-0.

October 23, 2011

AUBURN, Ala. – For the second year in row, the Ole Miss men’s tennis team will play for the singles and doubles titles at the USTA/ITA Southern Regional Championships, after posting semifinal wins on Sunday.

In the morning, junior Jonas Lutjen teamed up with sophomore Johan Backstrom to defeat the Alabama duo of Daniil Proskura and Carlos Taborga 8-6 to advance to the finals.  They will face LSU’s Olivier Borsos and Chris Simpson in the final today at 9 a.m.