Men's Tennis

Kevin Metka

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Worthington, Ohio

High School:
Worthington Kilbourne

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 175

Major:
Engineering

Kevin Metka

10/30/2013

Niehaus, Kobelt Earn OVTA Honors

Niehaus and Kobelt to receive performance and sportsmanship awards

10/20/2013

Kobelt, Metka to Play for Midwest Regional Doubles Title

Kobelt, Hunter Callahan advance to singles semifinals

10/19/2013

Buckeyes Continue Action at Midwest Regional

Callahan, Diaz, Kobelt advance in singles play; Kobelt & Metka and Callahan & Diaz advance in doubles

10/16/2013

Buckeyes Prep for Midwest Regionals

Ohio State will serve has hosts of 2013 edition

10/04/2013

Ohio State Falls in Main Draw Singles, Doubles at ITA All-American Championships

Kobelt, Metka will compete in consolation doubles Friday

Ohio State Career Honors - 2012 ITA Scholar-Athlete ... 2012 and 2013 Academic All-Big Ten ... three-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (2011, 2012 and 2013).

2012-13 (Redshirt Sophomore Season) - Played mostly doubles for Buckeyes ... paired with Blaz Rola at third position and posted a 21-0 record ... individually went 30-2 overall, including 25-0 at No. 3 doubles ... in singles play, advanced to Round of 16 at USTA/ITA Midwest Regional before dropping a 6-1, 6-3 decision to Evan King of Michigan in East Lansing, Mich. (Oct. 19) ... Second at the Midwest Section U.S. Open Playoffs ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.

2011-12 (Redshirt Freshman Season) - Saw limited action in singles, but posted 6-1 overall record in doubles play, including 4-0 record in dual action ... paired with senior Chase Buchanan vs. Iowa's Tom Mroziewicz and Jonas Dierckx and won 8-6 at No. 3 doubles ... also played in spring season openers vs. Butler and Xavier (Jan. 18) and posted victories alongside senior Steven Williams and Devin McCarthy, respectively; vs. the Bulldogs' Zach Ervin and Sam O'Neill (8-5) and Musketeers' Richard Canelas and Marc Pretorius (8-4) ... played in dual matches vs. Toledo (Jan. 29) and University of Northwest Ohio (March 11), downing the Rockets' Grant Adams and Garrett Cona, 8-0 ... the match vs. the Racers' Cassio Sirimarco and Gustavo Rueda went unfinished ... in singles, was 2-1 overall ... 2012 ITA Scholar-Athlete ... 2012 Academic All-Big Ten ... 2011 and 2012 Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.

2010-11 (Freshman Season) - Did not see action for the Buckeyes ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.

Prior to Ohio State - Four year starter at Worthington Kilbourne High School ... went 16-3 as a senior on way to OHSAA Division I state singles championship ... state doubles champion junior season ... ranked No. 75 nationally for high school seniors ... MVP and captain of high school team during senior season ... also played golf in high school.

Personal - Son of Ken and Tonia ... father played soccer at Ohio State ... has one sister, Claire and a brother Matt.

Kevin Metka's Career Records

Singles
Year Tournament Dual Big Ten Overall
2012-13 4-2 0-0 0-0 4-2
2011-12 1-1 1-0 0-0 2-1
Total 6-3 1-0 0-0 6-3
Doubles
Year Tournament Dual Big Ten Overall
2012-13 3-1 27-1 9-0 30-2
2011-12 2-1 4-0 1-0 6-1
Total 5-2 31-1 10-0 36-3


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