||Ohio State University
Ohio State Career Honors Two-time ITA All-American ... 2008 Big Ten Athlete of the Year ... 2008 ITA Midwest Player to Watch ... 2006 Big Ten Freshman of the Year ... 2007 and 2008 unanimous All-Big Ten ... 2006 All-Big Ten selection as a freshman, the only Big Ten freshman to be named to the team ... Big Ten Player of the Week Feb. 7, 2007, April 2, 2008.
2007-08 (Junior Season) For second-consecutive year, named an ITA All-American ... advanced to round of 16 of NCAA championships (May 15-26) before ending the year ranked No. 14 in the nation in singles ... became Ohio State’s first Big Ten Athlete of the Year since 2003 when Vince Ng won the honor ... joins elite company, becoming only the eighth student-athlete in the conference to win both Big Ten Freshman of the Year and Athlete of the Year accolades ... April 2 Big Ten Athlete of the Week and First-Team All-Conference selection for third-consecutive year ... in singles action, recorded a dominant 34-9 overall record, including a 24-4 ledger in dual action ... in Big Ten, compiled a perfect 10-0 record, coming at the Nos. 1, 2 and 3 spots ... overall, at No. 1 singles, was 13-2, while also recording 6-1 and 5-1 ledgers at Nos. 2 and 3 singles, respectively ... entered the NCAA championships round of 16 on a 17-match win streak ... entered the NCAA championships round of 16 on a 18-match win streak ... of his 34 wins in 2008, 24 were straight-set victories (71 percent) ... prior to fall tournament action, won Ecuador Futures 2 Tournament Sept. 2, 2007 in Guayaquil, Ecuador ... en route to title, beat four players ranked ahead of him in the International Tennis Federation (ITF) standings, including tournament No. 2 seed Juan Sebastian Cabal ... paired with classmate Steven Moneke to form one of the most dominant doubles tandems in the nation ... pair advanced to the NCAA championships round of 16 and finished season ranked No. 10 in the country ... duo combined to own the most wins on the Buckeye squad with 33 (5 losses) ... had 27 wins to their credit in dual action and went 10- 0 in the Big Ten ... seeing most of their action at the No. 2 position, the pair went 13-0 at the second spot, but also saw time at No.1 singles and compiled a 10-1 mark ... also owned a 4-1 ledger at No. 3 doubles.
2006-07 (Sophomore Season) 2007 ITA All-American ... member of the 2007 All-Big Ten Team ... Named Big Ten Player of the Week Feb. 7 ... advanced to the last 16 of the NCAA singles tournament in Athens, Ga. ... finished the season No. 15 in the ITA national rankings ... 29-11 in singles ... 22-7 in dual play ... 2-0 at the No. 3 singles spot ... 10-0 at the No. 2 singles spot ... 9-7 at the top singles spot ... 10-0 in Big Ten singles play ... owned a doubles record of 30-4 ... had a 26-2 record with Moneke at the No. 3 doubles spot and 28-3 overall with Moneke ... went 9-1 in Big Ten doubles play ... awarded a U.S. Open Qualifying Wild Card by the USTA ... named to the 2007 USTA Summer Collegiate Team.
2005-06 (Freshman Season) Selected to the 2006 All-Big Ten Team, the only freshmen to be selected ... named the 2006 Big Ten Freshman of the Year ... 29-15 in singles action ... ranked No. 19 in the Preseason ITA national rankings ... 19-8 in dual play ... 5-1 at the No. 3 singles spot, 6-4 at the No. 2 singles spot, 8-3 at the No. 1 singles spot ... advanced to the semifinals of the Big Ten Indoor Championships ... owned a doubles record of 25-6 ... 21-4 with Drew Eberly and 7-0 with Eberly at the No. 3 spot ... 9-1 in Big Ten doubles play.
Syosset High School All-American for the Syosset Braves ... named the most valuable player on his team ... won back-to-back varsity championships ... played in junior tournaments in the Australian Open and Wimbledon ... ranked among the Top 10 U.S. junior players nationally ... has played in 15 countries while playing on the U.S. junior circuit.
Personal Son of Andrzej Koniecko ... has a younger brother, Emil ... plans to play professionally after graduation ... enjoys kickboxing in his spare time.