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 Mike Vermeer

Spring 2015:
Ranked 124th in the singles preseason ITA poll and 21st with Richard Pham on the doubles list ... Competed in singles and paired with Winston Lin on the doubles court at the MLK Invitational ... Defeated Jack Schipanski, 7-5, 6-3, of No. 17 Tennessee at No. 5 singles in the opening round of ITA Kick-Off Weekend (Jan. 24) … Helped Columbia punch its ticket to National Indoors with a 4-6, 6-2, 6-4, win on the sixth singles court over No. 14 Notre Dame’s Alex Lawson and a 7-6(7-4) victory over No. 9 Hagar/Covalschi with Lin at No. 2 doubles in the ITA Kick-Off Championship (Jan. 25) ... At No. 2 doubles with Lin, defeated Georgia’s Pasha/Diaz, 6-3, at ITA Men’s National Team Indoors (Feb. 13) … With Lin, clinched the doubles point at ITA Men’s National Team Indoors  vs. No. 9 Texas with a 7-6 win over Goldhoff/Berkowicz at No. 2 (Feb. 15) ... Swept Caripi/Reyes of St. John's at No. 2 doubles, 8-0 (Feb. 21) ... Teamed with Lin at No. 2 doubles for a 6-4 victory over Binghamton’s Lesage/Hureau (Feb. 27) ... Defeated Northwestern’s Fedor Baev, 7-5, 6-4, at No. 5 and paired with Lin for a 6-3 win over Baev/Kirchheimer on court 2 (March 14) … Picked up a 4-6, 7-5, 6-2, victory at No. 5 over Cal’s J.T. Nishimura (March 20) … Downed Oklahom’s Florin Braguis, 6-2, 6-3, on the sixth court and combined with Lin for a 7-6(7-2) victory versus No. 69 Ghilea/Harris (March 21) ... Defeated Cornell’s Colin Sinclair at No. 5 singles, 7-6, 3-6, 10-7, and teamed up with Lin as the top Lions duo for a 6-4 victory over Casareas Rosa and Vrabel (March 28)... Defeated Dartmouth’s George Wall in the No. 4 match, 6-1, 6-3 (April 4)… Picked up a singles win in the No. 5 match against Alex Steinroeder of Harvard (April 5)… Downed Yale’s Andrienko/Doehler at No. 1 (April 11)… Tallied a win in the No. 4 match over Peter Tarwid of Brown (April 12)… Upset Princeton’s No. 37 Colautti/McCourt in the No. 1 doubles match and picked up a point over Dan Richardson on the fourth court (April 17)… Swept Penn’s Matt Nardella 6-0, 6-4, in the No. 4 match (April 19).

Fall 2014:
Ranked No. 107 on the ITA preseason national singles list … Opened his junior campaign with a 2-0 showing at the Princeton Invitational that included wins over Cornell’s Sam Fleck (6-0, 6-1) and St. John’s’ Vaidik Munshaw (6-1, 6-0) ... Helped the Lions' make program history as one of six Columbia players to reach the singles main draw quarterfinals at the USTA/ITA Northeast Regional Championships ... Advanced to the round of 16 in the A Draw at the Florida State Invitational and finished the tournament with a 2-1 singles record ... Tallied a win in the doubles main draw with partner Pham at the USTA/ITA NIIC before falling in teh round of 16. 

Spring 2014:
Was a perfect 18-0 in dual matches, primarily at No. 6, until dropping his match in the NCAA Sweet Sixteen … Won 11 matches in straight sets … Defeated Dartmouth’s Diego Pedraza and Harvard’s Nicky Hu at the ECAC Championship … Went 5-0 in Ivy League matches … Downed East Tennessee State’s Roger Ordeig in straight sets in the first round of the NCAA Tournament … Topped Vanderbilt’s Ryan Smith in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, 6-1, 7-5 … Compiled a 15-7 doubles record with Winston Lin, splitting time at No. 2 and 3 … Was 5-2 against the Ivy League.

Fall 2013: 
Earned a 4-2 doubles record, winning two matches with Eric Rubin and two matches with Richard Pham.

Before Columbia:
Luxembourg National Junior Tennis Champion … Named to the Honor Roll/Dean’s List six semesters … Earned the Student-Athlete Award. 

Personal: Intended major is financial economics ... Son of Viviane and Edward Vermeer.

      SINGLES DOUBLES
Year Overall Dual Tour Ivy Overall Ivy
2013-14 18-1 18-1 0-0 5-0 19-9 5-2
2014-15 14-4 12-0 7-4 6-0 17-9 3-2
Career 37-5 30-1 7-4 11-0 36-18 8-4
Year: Junior
City/State: Steinsel, Luxembourg
High School: Schiller
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