Junior Chris Diaz starts the year ranked No. 21
Buckeyes to face Tennessee, Kentucky and ETSU at the event
Niehaus and Kobelt to receive performance and sportsmanship awards
Kobelt, Hunter Callahan advance to singles semifinals
Callahan, Diaz, Kobelt advance in singles play; Kobelt & Metka and Callahan & Diaz advance in doubles
Ohio State Career Honors - 2012 ITA Scholar-Athlete ... 2012 and 2013 Academic All-Big Ten ... four -time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (2011-14) ... 2014 ITA Indoor All-Tournament Team at No. 5 singles ... 2014 Second-Team All-Big Ten ... 2014 ITA Doubles All-American
2013-14 (Redshirt Junior Season) - Singles: 32-7 (Dual: 28-5), Doubles: 43-8 (Dual: 26-4) ... highest ranking: Singles: No. 104, Doubles: No. 2 ... played third, fourth, fifth and sixth singles positions and all doubles ... earned his first ITA All-America honors ... reached the finals of the NCAA Doubles Championship with Kobelt and finished runner-up ... his 43 doubles victories are tied for second on the OSU single-season wins list ... earned second team All-Big Ten honors ... had a ranked singles victory over No. 79 Garrett Brasseaux of Georgia on March 12 ... posted a 12-4 record against ranked doubles opponents ... clinched seven matches for the Buckeyes, including a 6-5 (7-5), 5-6 (5-7), 6-5 (12-10) win (saving match points) over No. 1 Virginia when the match was tied 3-3 to put Ohio State in the ITA National Team Indoor Championship ... also gave the Buckeyes the win over Florida in the NCAA round of 16 with a thrilling 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 (10-8) victory, rallying from down 4-1 in the final set ... named to ITA NTI All-Tournament Team at No. 5 singles and No. 1 doubles (with Kobelt) ... won first 12 singles matches of the dual season... twice compiled seven-match winning streaks in doubles... won doubles consolation draw at ITA National Indoors with Kobelt ... reached singles Round of 16 and captured doubles title at ITA/USTA Midwest Regionals with Kobelt... at ITA All-Americans, won three matches in qualifying with Kobelt and reached main draw consolation championship in doubles, while winning two pre-qualifying singles matches ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
Kevin Metka's Career Records