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  Michael Calkins
School: University of Illinois
Year: Junior
Home Town: Portland, Ore.
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Singles Record: 123-33
Doubles Record: 124-47


• Reached doubles semis at multiple Futures tourneys with partner Amer Delic over the summer
• Earned a No. 52 ITA fall singles ranking and a No. 4 doubles ranking with Amer Delic
• Won the ITA All-American doubles championship with Delic in the fall
• Reached the singles semifinals of the ITA Midwest Regional
• Won the consolation doubles title with Delic at the ITA National Indoors
• Advanced with Delic to doubles quarterfinal in USTA Challenger at the University of Illinois

• Assembled a 31-7 singles record, playing at Nos. 3, 4 and 5; his 31 victories are No. 6 on the all-time Illinois single-season wins list
• Went 31-9 in doubles with Amer Delic, 33-9 overall
• Won Big Ten singles title in the fall (over teammate Jamal Parker)
• His 14-match winning streak ranks third on UI's all-time list
• Paired with Delic to win the Region IV doubles title and reach the NCAA semifinals, earning his All-America distinction
• Named the team's Most Valuable Player
• Went undefeated in Big Ten singles play (9-0)
• Had team-best 10 conference wins with Delic

• Assembled a 30-11 singles record, mostly at No. 5
• His 30 victories are No. 10 on the all-time Illinois single-season wins list; the only other UI player to have had more singles victories as a freshman is classmate Phil Stolt (32)
• Went 29-15 in doubles, playing with Jamal Parker and with Mike Kosta at No. 2 and No. 3, respectively
• Highest ranking was No. 31 during the fall in doubles with Parker
• Had the longest singles winning streak of any player on the team-10 matches
• Reached the doubles semifinals of the ITA Region IV Championships with Parker
• Best doubles victories were with Parker over No. 29 Sean Cooper and Nick Fustar of Fresno State and with Kosta over No. 30 Cody Hubbell and Jarin Skube of Texas A&M
• Shared the team's Most Improved Player award with Stolt
• Earned the squad's Strength and Conditioning award

• U.S. National Juniors Ranking: No. 10
• Was a finalist at Boys' 16's nationals
• Doubles finalist at Boys' 18's nationals
• Three-time Oregon state champion
• Ranked No. 1 in Pacific Northwest section

• Parents are Tom and Jackie Calkins
• Has one brother, Mark (22), who plays baseball at Indiana University