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  Steven Moneke
School: Ohio State University
Year: Senior
Home Town: Alten-Buseck
Home State:
Home Country: Germany
High School: Gesamtschale Gissen-Ost
Height: 6-0
Weight: 180 lbs.
Birth Date:
Dominant Hand: Right
Major:
Singles Record: 0-0
Doubles Record: 0-0
Ohio State Career Honors Two-time ITA All-American ... unanimous First-Team All-Big Ten selection in 2007 and 2008 ... Big Ten Player of the week March 8, 2006, March 26, 2008, April 23, 2008 ... nation’s top ranked singles player from Jan. 11, 2007-Feb. 21, 2007 ... two-time Academic All-Big Ten recipient ... three-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete. 

2007-08 (Junior Season) Advanced to NCAA championships quarterfinals in singles bracket for second consecutive season ... only Buckeye in program history to advance to NCAA quarterfinals two times ... finished season ranked 16th in the nation in singles ... owned the largest Buckeye win streak of 31victories entering final singles match of the season vs. J.P. Smith of Tennessee in national quarterfinals (May 21) ... joined Bryan Koniecko and Justin Kronauge as 2008 unanimous All-Big Ten First-Team selections ... two-time conference athlete of the week (March 26 and April 23), finished season with 38 wins, including 32 victories in dual action, the most dual wins on OSU roster ... lone dual-match loss came against Pepperdine’s Andre Begemann in a 2-6, 7-5, 4-6, three-set thriller (Feb. 3) ... one of three Buckeyes to compile 10-0 records in the Big Ten (Bryan Koniecko and Justin Kronauge) ... spotless at No. 1 (5-0) and No. 3 (12-0) singles ... with Buckeyes tied 3-all against conference rival Illinois in 2008 Big Ten Tournament championship match in Iowa City, Iowa (April 27), pulled out crucial 5-7, 6-1, 6-4 win over Marc Spicijaric at No. 3 singles to give Scarlet and Gray its third-consecutive conference tournament crown ... of 38 total wins, 32 were straight-set victories (84 percent) ... paired with Bryan Koniecko to form one of the most dominant doubles tandems in the nation ... finished season ranked 10th in the nation, duo owned most wins on Buckeye squad with 33 (5 losses) ... tandem has 27 wins to their credit in dual action and went 10-0 in Big Ten ... seeing most of their action at No. 2 position, the pair went 13-0 at the second spot, but also seeing time at No.1 singles, compiled 10-1 mark ... compiled a 4-1 ledger at No. 3 doubles.

2006-07 (Sophomore Season) 2007 ITA All-American ... 2007 All-Big Ten Selection ... compiled a doubles record of 30-4 ... was 28-3 with Bryan Koniecko ...  had a 26-2 record with Koniecko at the No. 3 doubles spot ... went 9-1 in Big Ten doubles play ... won the 2006 ITA Midwest Regional ... advanced to the final of the 2006 ITA National Indoors Championship ... finished the year No. 6 in the nation in singles ... was the nation’s top ranked singles player from 1/11/07-2/21/07 ... advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2007 NCAA Singles Championships in Athens, Ga. ... 6-1 at the No. 1 singles spot ... 11-1 at the No. 2 singles spot ... 5-0 at the No. 3 singles spot ... 22-2 in dual matches (singles) ... 20-5 singles tournament record ...  had singles win streaks of 10 (10/21/06-11/5/06) and 12 (3/24/07-4/27/07) ... tied with Jeremy Wurtzman (2004) for second on the Ohio State single season singles wins list with 42 victories.

2005-06 (Freshman Season) Named the Big Ten Player of the Week March 6 ... 21-6 in singles on the year ... went 6-1 in singles in the Big Ten ... 11-2 at the No. 4 singles spot ... 19-5 in dual matches in singles ... 3-0 in doubles.

Personal Son of Burkhard and Silke Moneke ... has two siblings, Leonie and Sophie ... won the German Team Championship U-16 event ... won the ITF Tournament in Austria and in the Netherlands as a junior player ... participated in the U.S. Junior Open in 2004 ... plans on playing professional tennis after graduation ... enjoys playing and watching soccer in his spare time.