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    Michael Calkins
    Michael Calkins
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Portland, Ore.

    High School:
    Jesuit

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 182

    Birthdate:
    09/01/1981

    Major:
    Liberal Arts & Sciences

    AT ILLINOIS...

    2002-03:
    • Made 2003 NCAA All-Tournament team
    • Went 30-6 overall in singles; was undefeated in Big Ten play at 7-0
    • Earned All-Big Ten honors
    • Recipient of the team's Fighitng Illini Spirit Award and the Strength and Conditioning Award
    • Won 20 of his last 21 singles matches, including 14 in a row between Jan. 29 and April 5
    • Ranked as high as No. 42 in singles and No. 2 in doubles with 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

    2001-02:
    • 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

    2000-01:
    • 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

    PREPS/JUNIORS:
    • 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

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

    CALKINS' CAREER STATS:

    Singles:
    Season	  Overall  Big Ten
    2000-01    30-11    11-1
    2001-02    31-7      9-0
    2002-03    30-6      7-0
    Totals	   91-24    27-1
    

    Doubles: Season Overall Big Ten 2000-01 29-15 10-3 2001-02 33-9 10-1 2002-03 31-12 7-3 Totals 93-36 27-7

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